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Quark Announces Special Promotion with Apple Specialists

Customers Who Purchase MacSystems from Ingram Micro Apple Specialists are Eligible to Purchase QuarkXPress 8 at Discounted Prices

DENVER - 1/5/2009 -

Quark announced today that it has teamed with Ingram Micro Inc. to offer Quark® customers discounted prices on QuarkXPress® 8 when they purchase MacSystems from participating Apple® Specialists.

When a MacSystem is purchased from an Ingram Micro Apple Specialist between now and March 31, 2009, QuarkXPress 8 will be available to the customer at discounted rates, both for full product and upgrades. Users may upgrade to QuarkXPress 8 from any version of QuarkXPress. The discounted price will vary based on the Apple Specialist and the MacSystem that is purchased.

Apple Specialists are local, knowledgeable, and independent Mac® dealers and service providers who have exhibited a strong commitment to the Mac platform and have met or exceeded Apple’s highest level of sales and service authorizations. Find an Apple Specialist here: http://www.applespecialist.com/specialist.php?page=home.php.

Since its release in July 2008, QuarkXPress 8 has met with positive acclaim globally. Customers and critics alike have given the software high marks, calling out QuarkXPress 8’s:

-- New and highly intuitive user interface that requires fewer clicks to create critical design elements and saves designers 30 minutes a day*
-- Built-in Flash® functionality that allows designers to create interactive design with the QuarkXPress skills they already have – no coding required
-- Advanced tools for typography that apply to hanging characters, paragraph by paragraph precision, and more to put designers back in control
-- Global language features, notably for East Asian text with a single global file format

For more about QuarkXPress 8 visit http://8.quark.com.

* These calculations are explained on pages 3 and 7 of the Pfeiffer Report. This can be found at http://8.quark.com/pfeiffer_report.html.

About Ingram Micro
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves 150 countries and is the only broad-based global IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

About Quark
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) provides desktop publishing and dynamic publishing software that help customers design and publish richly designed communications across a broad spectrum of media. Two decades ago, our flagship product — QuarkXPress — changed the course of traditional publishing. Today, not only does QuarkXPress continue to innovate in the desktop publishing market — now Quark is revolutionizing publishing again with Quark Dynamic Publishing Solution, helping customers cost-effectively meet enterprise-scale publishing challenges by extending the benefits of advanced technologies across the publishing process. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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Quark, the Quark logo and QuarkXPress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quark, Inc. and its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact: Sarah Rector, Quark Inc., 303-894-3753, srector@quark.com