Yay! QuarkXPress is now officially certified for OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), as well as 10.7, 10.6 and 10.5.
See Quark’s press release below.
Free Update to QuarkXPress 9 Adds Support for OS X Mountain Lion
Software Supports Gatekeeper; Helps Designers Create Print, iPad Apps, and eBooks with One Software Tool
Denver, CO – August 14, 2012 – Quark announced today the availability of a new, free update to QuarkXPress® 9 that allows designers to use all features of QuarkXPress 9 on OS X Mountain Lion. QuarkXPress 9.3.1 is now certified on four versions of OS X: Leopard (OS X 10.5), Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6), Lion (OS X 10.7), and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8).
Additionally, QuarkXPress 9.3.1 supports Gatekeeper, a new security feature Apple added in Mountain Lion to help users keep their Mac safe. With version 9.3.1, QuarkXPress 9 now installs with the default setting of Gatekeeper to prevent malicious software installations.
QuarkXPress 9.3.1 is available free-of-charge to Mac QuarkXPress 9 users and can be downloaded here: http://www.quark.com/support/downloads/. Please note that Windows users of QuarkXPress should continue to use QuarkXPress 9.3.
Upgrade for $349
Currently all QuarkXPress users – even those with versions dating back to version 3 – are eligible to upgrade to QuarkXPress 9 for just $349. In addition to support for publishing to the Kindle, the iPad, and ePub devices, QuarkXPress 9 features productivity-boosting print and digital design functionality and Mac OS X Lion certification. For more information about QuarkXPress, visit: http://www.quark.com/Products/QuarkXPress/.
Get Markzware PDF to QuarkXPress 9 for Free
For a limited time, all purchases of and upgrades to QuarkXPress 9 will include a free copy of Markzware’s brand new PDF2DTP (PDF to Desktop Publishing) software – a $199 value. PDF2DTP is XTensions software for QuarkXPress that enables designers to turn any PDF into an editable QuarkXPress 9 project. PDF2DTP for QuarkXPress 9 is the first tool of its kind and supports both Mac and Windows platforms. Learn more or redeem the offer here: http://www.quark.com/pdf2qxp_US.
To purchase or upgrade to QuarkXPress 9, please visit the Quark Store http://shop.quark.com, call 1.800.676.4575 option 3, or visit Quark’s authorized resellers http://www.quark.com/Buy/QuarkXPress_Sales/ResellerSearch.aspx. Then complete the redemption form found here: http://www.quark.com/pdf2qxp_US.
Founded in Denver in 1981, Quark’s vision was to create software that would lay the foundation for modern publishing. For 30 years, Quark has delivered on that promise. Quark’s dynamic publishing solutions are setting new standards in automated cross-media publishing by combining the power of XML with flexible layout and design to automate the delivery of customized, intelligent communications across print, the Web, and digital media.
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.