CoDesCo’s ex QRCode is an XTension for QuarkXPress that creates QR Codes! You simply type in the destination URL or text, and QRCode generates a black graphic that looks something like this:
Any user with a mobile device can use a QR code app to take a snapshot of your QR code and be taken to your URL or see the text you supplied.
Below is a screen shot of its interface:
ex QRCode costs 39 euros, and is also available for InDesign. A “PRO” version is also available that supports colored QR codes and additional data types.
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.