Quark today announced the release and availability of QuarkXPress 7, the newest upgrade to its flagship product, QuarkXPress. Debuting worldwide today, QuarkXPress 7 offers new and innovative features that promote better design, faster production, and more efficient collaboration — transforming the business of creative communications, the company says. “This powerful upgrade combines new and enhanced design features with multi-channel publishing, collaboration, and job-driven workflow capabilities to deliver simply faster creative development for print and Web publishing. Through Composition Zones, Job Jackets, transparency, OpenType, Unicode, and many other new features, QuarkXPress 7 makes it easier for creative professionals to work together, optimize design, and minimize production errors. QuarkXPress 7 enables efficient and consistent desktop design, collaboration, and production.” Details on pricing and upgrade options are not presently available from the company’s Web site.