Quark Software says QuarkXPress 2016, the next new version of QuarkXPress, will ship on May 24. Starting on that day, the new version will officially be available to purchase and pre-orders will be fulfilled.

QuarkXPress 2016 builds on the performance and stability of version 2015 and adds new such new features as:

° The ability to create and export HTML5 publications. Now designers will be able to create HTML5 Publications within QuarkXPress that can be previewed locally and displayed on all modern desktop, tablet and mobile browsers.

° The ability to convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to native QuarkXPress Objects. Users can import PDF, Illustrator and EPS files and convert them to native, editable objects.

° The ability to copy and paste objects from Illustrator, PowerPoint and other apps to QuarkXPress.

If you buy QuarkXPress 2015 now, you can get QuarkXPress 2016 free. Customers who purchase a new full license of QuarkXPress 2015 or upgrade from any previous version to QuarkXPress 2015 will receive an upgrade to QuarkXPress 2016 free when it arrives on May 24. Quark is offering current QuarkXPress 2015 users a reduced upgrade price of $179 on all pre-orders of QuarkXPress 2016. Both offers apply to valid products purchased between Feb 16, 2016, and the official release of QuarkXPress 2016. For more information visit www.quark.com/2016.