Quark Announces Availability of Free QuarkXPress 7.3 Updater; Extends
Support to Five Additional Languages
Maintenance Release Demonstrates Commitment to Addressing User-Reported Issu=
Denver, CO — August 2, 2007 — Quark Inc. today announced availability of
the QuarkXPress 7.3 updater, a maintenance release of the industry-leading
professional design software. The QuarkXPress 7.3 updater provides new
localized user interfaces in European Portuguese, Finnish, Croatian,
Hungarian, and Russian, increasing the number of languages supported by
QuarkXPress 7 to 18. In addition, this regularly scheduled 90-day
maintenance release addresses the most frequently reported issues
identified by QuarkXPress 7 users. The updater is available as a free
download at www.quark.com.
“Quark is pleased to empower users in Portugal, Finland, Croatia, Hungary,
and Russia in their pursuit of unmatched creativity and productivity by
providing QuarkXPress user interfaces in their native languages,” said
J=FCrgen Kurz, Quark’s senior vice president, desktop business unit. “Equall=
important, we are committed to acting promptly on issues that matter most
to our customers by delivering free maintenance releases every 90 days. I
encourage customers to download the QuarkXPress 7.3 updater to begin
leveraging the supplemental language features and enhancements of the
In addition to the new user interfaces in these five languages, the updater
includes hyphenation and spelling support for Ukrainian, Romanian,
Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Slovenian, Latvian, Estonian, Icelandic, and Slovak.
Commitment to customer feedback, incremental enhancements
The QuarkXPress 7.3 updater addresses the most frequently reported issues
identified by users since the original release of QuarkXPress 7.
When comparing the QuarkXPress 7.3 updater against the Quark 7.2 updater
released earlier this year, performance enhancements show:
— Spell checking–Up to 500 percent increased performance in spell
checking within text handling for Windows users.
— Saving projects–Up to 75 percent faster operations when saving
documents on local and network drives; resolution to issues when saving to
network volumes or Mac OS Tiger.
— Text handling–Up to 50 percent faster performance through enhanced
navigation and when typing within text-heavy documents.
— Collection for output–Up to 40 percent performance improvement when
collecting for output.
The QuarkXPress 7.3 updater also includes enhancements to multiple-copy
output and project file size.
The new Default PDF Output Styles feature, which requires no additional set
up, also adds more options for PDF output, including:
— Press – High Quality/High Resolution
— Print — Medium Quality/Medium Resolution
— Screen — Medium Quality/Low Resolution
— Screen — Low Quality/Low Resolution
— PDF/X-1a: 2001 and
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To learn more about QuarkXPress 7 and how to purchase or upgrade visit the
Quark Web site. A fully functional 30-day evaluation version of QuarkXPress
7 is available for download from www.quark.com.
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) is an innovative software company providing
design, production, and collaboration solutions that are transforming the
business of creative communications. Quark has provided award-winning
software for professional publishers since its flagship product,
QuarkXPress, changed the course of traditional publishing. Denver-based
Quark Inc. is privately held.