updated 06:40 am EST, Tue November 1, 2005
Markzware has announced , an Adobe InDesign plugin that can quickly and easily convert Quark Xpress documents to the native InDesign document format. The conversion tool allows Adobe InDesign users to convert all elements of QuarkXPress 3/4/5/6 documents, including, page size, style sheets, fonts, text, images, layers, lines, tables, etc. provided Adobe InDesign supports the converted item. "This includes the intricate details of all objects of the document such as exact page positioning, color models, fonts and styles, images, as well as precise text attributes. Important items such as Tables, Layers, Blends, Runarounds, Linked Text boxes and Anchored boxes, Pantone colors and other color models are instantly re-created within InDesign. Conversion is enabled with a single click using InDesign's File->Open." It runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later and is available for $200.