updated 09:40 am EDT, Thu April 5, 2007
QuarkXPress 7.2 released
Quark on Thursday released QuarkXPress 7.2, the latest update to its popular software for graphic design and multi-channel page layout. Available as a free download to all existing QuarkXPress 7 customers, the QuarkXPress 7.2 updater provides performance improvements and addresses customer input as well as bring support for Windows Vista and Quark XPert Tools Pro (the popular suite of QuarkXPress XTensions), and new language support, including user interfaces in five additional languages -- Czech, Greek, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Turkish. Also included in the update are usability enhancements to Job Jackets, a unique workflow feature that provides quality control and facilitates collaboration for anyone involved in a creative job. In addition, version 7.2 enables users to specify resolutions for different types of objects, specifically vector graphics, drop shadows, and blends and also supports Kodak's new CMM that adds Black Point Compensation. A free 30-day demo of the "Universal" $750 application is available online (upgrades are $250).