QuarkXPress Version Comparison

Feature Feature   Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature   Coming Soon Coming Soon   Passport Edition Only Passport or Plus Editions Only

  7 8 9 10
Native Cocoa Application* not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Xenon Graphics Engine not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
HiDPI and Retina® Display Support not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Next Generation Palettes* not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Full Screen Experience* not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Set default tool preferences from existing objects not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Full Screen Colour Browsing* not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Adaptive Resolution not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
PDF Pass-Through Transparency not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
8000% Zoom not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Dynamic Guides not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
HTML5 Animations not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Books and Collaboration Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Export as Image not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Custom Colour Schemes* not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Redlining not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Notes not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Superior Output (ready for PDF/X-4) not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Anchored Boxes without limit not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Import/export hyphenation exceptions not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Advanced Image Control Palette not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Print Preview not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
QR Code Creator not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Page Navigator* not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Flip shapes horizontally and vertically not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Space/Align not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Highlight Missing Font not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Create tablet and smartphone apps not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
ePub and Kindle export not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Conditional Styles not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Bullets and Numbers not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Callouts not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
ShapeMaker not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
ImageGrid not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Linkster not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Story Editor not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Cloner not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Trim Preview not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
View Sets not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Spotlight support (for all versions) not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
QuickLook support not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Word import Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Excel import Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Report local formatting/update style sheet not available Newly added or existing feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Modern, intuitive interface not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Native Illustrator® file import not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Native Photoshop® file import Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Preset and customisable hanging characters not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Advanced picture content tool not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Drag and drop not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Advanced baseline grids not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Common Illustrator and Photoshop keyboard controls not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Export unflattened transparency in PDFs not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Export layers in PDFs not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Refined spell checking not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Global file format not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Support for 35+ languages Passport Edition only Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Additional East Asian baseline grid setup options not available Plus Edition Only not available Newly added or existing feature
Advanced character spacing; Mojigumi setup controls not available Plus Edition Only not available Newly added or existing feature
Additional East Asian text and typography setup controls not available Plus Edition Only not available Newly added or existing feature
Guide Manager Pro not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Item Styles and Item Find/Change not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Advanced scaling controls not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Auto updater not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Flexible transparency and drop shadows Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Unicode® and OpenType® support Newly added or existing feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Job Jackets® Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Composition Zones® Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
PDF/X Plus export Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Glyphs palette Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Palette grouping/palette sets Newly added or existing feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
ICC-based colour management Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Synchronised content Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Direct PDF export (without distiller) Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Tables Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Layers Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Text on a path Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Bézier illustration tools Newly added or existing feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Indexes and tables of contents Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Measurement palette Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature Enhanced Feature
Dual-platform licensing Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Mac OS® X Snow Leopard® not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Mac OS X Lion™ not available not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Mac OS X Mountain Lion™ not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Mac OS X Mavericks™ not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature
Windows 7 not available Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature Newly added or existing feature
Windows 8 and 8.1 not available not available not available Newly added or existing feature

* Currently a Mac OS X only feature