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Golf Magazine Publishes iPad App with QuarkXPress

Digital Edition of CTGolfer.com Now Available from Netminder Communications, Inc.

Denver, CO - 10/6/2011 - Quark announced today the availability of the iPad edition of the CTGolfer.com Course Guide 2011, Connecticut’s oldest and most widely read golf magazine. The new digital edition was created entirely using QuarkXPress®.

Published by Netminder Communications, Inc., the CTGolfer.com Course Guide 2011 is known for providing the most comprehensive information about Connecticut’s golf community, including public courses, private courses, golf shops, and driving ranges. The 2011 issue includes a directory of all the courses in the state, maps by type of course, and in-depth features on select Connecticut courses that include slideshows and course photos. The new iPad edition is on sale at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ctgolfer.com-course-guide/id449955379?mt=8

Robert Samek of Netminder Communications said, “Being a small business, there is no way we would have been able to create an iPad edition of our annual course guide without Quark App Studio. It’s exciting to be able to take our QuarkXPress skills and leverage them to output interactive content to digital outlets. Because the CTGolfer.com Course Guide is an annual special, it was a perfect edition for us to offer on the iPad so our readers can access it throughout the season.”

In addition to the iPad edition of the CTGolfer.com Course Guide 2011, golf enthusiasts can access the latest golf news and information in Connecticut at http://www.ctgolfer.com.

About App Studio
Launched in September 2011, App Studio is already being lauded as the solution for publishing to the iPad that is most accessible to designers, media, and corporate publishers. Together with QuarkXPress 9, App Studio enables designers to create branded apps for the iPad, distribute apps through the Apple App Store, and design and publish content that can be purchased from within the apps.

For a full overview of App Studio, including in-depth training material, please visit: http://www.quark.com/AppStudio/.

App Boot Camps
In October Quark is hosting App Studio Boot Camps in Denver and London. In each one-day event attendees will learn how to create, design, and publish apps to the App Store, as well as how to publish enriched, immersive content to those apps. Quark’s own experts as well as special industry guests will guide attendees through the process and offer insight into iPad and tablet publishing. For more about the event in Denver, please visit: http://publish.quark.com/content/AppStudioBootCamp and for the London event, please visit: http://www.macworld.co.uk/events/appcreatesessions/.

For users who are not currently using QuarkXPress 9, Quark is offering a free, fully functional, 30-day Test Drive version. To download the QuarkXPress 30-day Test Drive visit http://www.quark.com/products/quarkxpress/test_drive.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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NOTE TO EDITORS: Artwork to illustrate this story is available on request.

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