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Quark Offers Buy QuarkXPress 7, Get QuarkXPress 8 Free Promotion

Users Who Upgrade to or Purchase QuarkXPress 7 between Now and August 1, 2008 Are Eligible to Upgrade to QuarkXPress 8 for Free

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY - 5/29/2008 -

Today Quark announced QuarkXPress® 8, the next major release of the industry standard page-layout and design software that delivers superior design power through a new, modern and intuitive interface. The new software will be available for purchase directly from Quark and through Quark® resellers worldwide within the next 60 days. In the interim - between May 29, 2008 and August 1, 2008 – Quark users who purchase or upgrade to QuarkXPress 7 at regular price are eligible to upgrade to QuarkXPress 8 for free.

QuarkXPress 7 was one of the most significant upgrades to QuarkXPress ever. With more than 160 new and enhanced features, QuarkXPress 7 has improved page-layout and design workflow with features such as Composition Zones®, Job Jackets®, and advanced transparency and drop shadow functionality. QuarkXPress 8 builds on those features to advance the design experience with a new, modern and intuitive interface, built-in Web and Flash® authoring tools, design-driven typography, and global publishing capabilities. These new features allow users to:

-- Move freely through the application
-- Share print content across media
-- Maintain control to create stunning text
-- Work faster and smarter with Illustrator® file import and Photoshop® support
-- Fully customize hanging characters and baseline grids
-- Publish globally with dictionaries and hyphenation for more than 30 languages

See today’s corresponding press release on QuarkXPress 8 for further information or visit 8.quark.com. Quark will be delivering a series of QuarkXPress 8 podcasts, “how-to” guides and much more over the next 60-days on this site.

Promotion Details
The “Buy QuarkXPress 7, Get QuarkXPress 8 Free” promotion is available to anyone purchasing or upgrading to QuarkXPress 7 from now through August 1, 2008, either directly from Quark or through Quark resellers. Quark is also extending this offer to anyone who has purchased or upgraded to QuarkXPress 7 from May 1, 2008 through May 29, 2008. For further details and terms and conditions, please see 8.quark.com/promos.

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, Composition Zones, Job Jackets 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