Markzware’s PM2Q6 ($199) is an XTension for QuarkXPress 6 that lets you open Adobe PageMaker documents into QuarkXPress, or extract images stored within a PageMaker publication.
It also has a batch processing function for quickly converting multiple files. It converts Windows and Macintosh PageMaker documents, versions 4.2 to 7, preserving layers, text runaround options, and Hexachrome colors.
It also lets you replace missing fonts during conversion.
Markzware also has versions for QuarkXPress 6.x ($199).
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.