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Quark Includes Channel in Digital Publishing Revolution

Denver, CO - 9/1/2011 - With today’s launch of QuarkXPress® 9.1 and App Studio™, Quark becomes the only vendor in the digital publishing industry to allow its channel partners to sell licenses that enable their customers to publish content to the iPad.

App Studio, a new component of QuarkXPress 9.1, allows designers to create branded apps for the iPad, distribute apps through the Apple App Store, and design and publish content that can be purchased and downloaded from within their apps. Now Quark’s worldwide network of QuarkXPress Authorized Resellers can also sell App Studio licenses and issue packs to their customers.

“App Studio is making digital publishing to the iPad accessible to everyone because it puts designers at the center of the publishing process and is affordable,” said Geredith Gonzalez, director of North American desktop sales for Quark. “By extending the ability to sell App Studio licenses and issue packs to our worldwide network of channel partners, we expect not only to expand the reach of App Studio, but increase revenue for our resellers and add value for their customers.”

All of Quark’s Authorized Resellers are eligible to sell App Studio licenses and issue packs, including Apple Specialist Resellers. Quark is also offering special education pricing associated with App Studio that will be available to the channel to sell as well. Resellers can locate a Quark Authorized Distribution partner in their region here: http://www.quark.com/Buy/QuarkXPress_Sales/DistributorSearch.aspx.  

More about App Studio
To learn more about App Studio, please read today’s corresponding announcement regarding the official launch here: http://www.quark.com/About_Quark/Press/Press.aspx or visit Quark.com here: http://www.quark.com/Products/AppStudio/. To view the end user pricing associated with App Studio licenses and issue packs, please visit: http://www.quark.com/Products/AppStudio/Pricing.aspx.

Become a Quark Reseller
Quark manages a worldwide Authorized Reseller Program that offers unique benefits to members. Resellers interested in joining or interested in more information should visit the Quark Partner page at http://www.quark.com/Communities/Partners/Become_A_Partner.aspx.

About Quark
Quark Software Inc. (www.quark.com) is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product — QuarkXPress® — changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionizing publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media, as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Software Inc. is privately held.

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Quark, QuarkXPress, App Studio, and the Quark logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quark Software, 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 Software Inc., srector@quark.com, 303-894-3753