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Quark Interactive Designer Now Supports Mac OS 10.5 Leopard

Quark's Interactive Flash Application Joins QuarkXPress 7.31 as Fully Compatible with the Latest Mac OS Release

SAN FRANCISCO (MACWORLD) - 1/16/2008 -

Quark Inc. announced today Quark Interactive Designer 1.02, an updated version of Quark Interactive Designer that is compatible with Mac OS® X 10.5 Leopard. Quark Interactive Designer allows designers using QuarkXPress® to create Flash® (SWF) layouts for the Web without having to code.

The release of Quark Interactive Designer 1.02 follows the November 2007 release of QuarkXPress 7.31, a maintenance release of the professional design software that is optimised for Mac OS X Leopard.

"Quark is dedicated to providing the Mac® community timely updates to our software that support the Mac OS. Quark Interactive Designer 1.02 now offers designers Flash authouring capability that works in conjunction with QuarkXPress 7.31," said Tim Banister, Quark’s general manager of QuarkXPress. "Mac users working with Leopard will find Quark Interactive Designer valuable not only because it allows for the creation of Flash layouts without writing code, it also enables users to repurpose print work for the Web and offers innovative design functionality."

With Quark Interactive Designer designers are able to create rich, interactive tours, online advertisements and design-driven presentations using QuarkXPress 7. The software features interactive buttons, animations and dozens of predefined actions for transitioning pages, playing sounds, sliding objects and creating interactive menus.

The new Quark Interactive Designer 1.02 update is free for existing Quark Interactive Designer users. To download the updater, please visit http://euro.quark.com/en/products/interactivedesigner/QID_102_update.html. To note, Quark Interactive Designer 1.01 continues to offer Microsoft® Windows® users the most updated software and functionality available.

Quark Interactive Designer is available for purchase as a standalone product or available bundled with QuarkXPress 7 and Quark® XPert Tools Pro. For more information regarding the purchase of Quark Interactive Designer, please visit the Quark Store at http://store.digitalriver.com/store/quarkeu/DisplayHomePage


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Quark Inc. (euro.quark.com) is an innovative software company providing design, production, and collaboration solutions that are transforming the business of creative communications. Quark has provided award-winning software for professional publishers since its flagship product, QuarkXPress, changed the course of traditional publishing. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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