Alter Ego Services

Alter Ego Services

Data and software consulting for diary and calendar publishers

Qpp.XNT part of the Q++Studio software

Q++Studio uses your own QuarkXPress layouts as inputs and, uses them to generate complete diaries as standard, fully editable, QuarkXPress files.

XTension Type: Diary and calendar automation

axaio software

axaio software.

axaio software optimizes and standardizes output workflow processes for QuarkXPress and Quark Publishing Platform(QPP) environments. Its Xtension MadeToPrint vastly enhances the reliability of PDF creation and export through standardization and automation of output processes. Additionally Quark Publishing Platform can be integrated seamlessly with MadeToPrint for a status-based output. axaio solutions are in use by publishing houses, advertising agencies, prepress service providers, public agencies all over the world.


axaio MadeToPrint is the intelligent print and export XTension to standardize and automate output from QuarkXPress:

  • Export into different file formats in parallel (e.g., PDF)
  • Merging multiple, repetitive output steps into one output task
  • Flexible token engine for a standardized naming of output files and destination folders
  • Control several output destinations in one go
  • Efficient and individual layer export
  • Ensuring consistent output results through different controll/preflight check ups


  • No manual control of output settings/processes
  • Standardized output settings for consistent and correct results
  • Automated output for time and cost savings
  • Higher efficiency and output reliability
  • Seamless integration with QPP for a status-based output

Three automation versions:

  • MadeToPrint Standard – One-click print and export
  • MadeToPrint Auto – Unattended automation via hot folder processing
  • MadeToPrint Auto QPP – Unattended status-based output from within QPP

XTension Type: Print Automation & Publishing

Platform: For Mac and Windows supporting QuarkXPress 8-2021

Badia Software

Badia Software

XTensions and plug-ins for QuarkXPress. For more than 23 years, Badia Software has been creating powerful solutions for the printing, graphics and publishing industries.


The professional picture manager. With BigPicture, you get instant access to detailed image information, complete picture lists, a unique search and relink engine, plus powerful tools for updating, revealing, opening, renaming, replacing and moving multiple links.

XTension Type: Graphics

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)

Exportools Standard

Export documents as single pages to several formats. Exportools Standard automates exporting individual document pages or spreads into separate files. It can also export groups of pages and selections, extract all the document text, and even split documents with their corresponding image links.

XTension Type: Exporting and Printing

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)

Exportools Professional

Batch export and preflight multiple InDesign and QuarkXPress documents. Exportools Professional allows you to output multi-page documents as single-page or multi-page files. With more than a dozen of formats to choose from, Exportools Professional is the only tool you need to export pages, spreads, text and images. Split and merge documents.

XTension Type: Exporting and Printing

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)


Batch printing, preflighting, rename at print, save to PS/PDF, and page slugs. Printools provides you with a powerful collection of printing tools for automated and error-free output. In one comprehensive package you get batch printing of multiple documents, rename at print, print to file into different formats, custom page slugs and preflighting.

XTension Type: Exporting and Printing

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)

ContactPage Pro

Build professional image contact sheets quickly and easily. ContactPage Pro is the easiest way to create professional-looking contact sheets of images with captions. Use ContactPage Pro to create picture catalogs, proof sheets, photo books, or anytime you need to quickly browse or print pictures with full descriptive text captions.

XTension Type: Graphics and Photography

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)


Instant access to detailed document information and powerful tools. Text tools (text count, copy fitting, special characters, text export, case conversions), complete picture information and tools, reference points, nudge controls, search and replace special characters in batch, and document information.

XTension Type: Utilities & Graphics

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)


Copy and paste multiple attributes at once. Duplica allows you to sample and apply text and item attributes using multiple clipboards. Simply choose the attributes you wish to copy and then paste them in other parts of the document in one single step.

XTension Type: Utilities and Text

Platform: Available for QuarkXPress 2021 or older (Mac only)



Creationauts brings disruptive software technologies to creatives working in the field of music, graphic design and publishing.

Spell Checker Pro

This XTension puts your QuarkXPress Spell Checking palette on steroids to speed up your review process. Get the power of Hunspell or your OS Spell Checker inside QuarkXPress. Add more Hunspell dictionaries for your favorite language.

XTension Type: Grammar Spell Checker

Image Info

Get access to detailed image information right when you need it. Select an image to get its name, full path, status, file size, date modified, color model, format, color profile, and dimensions. Reveal the picture or enclosing folder in the finder with a click of a button.

XTension Type: Image content manager

PDF Importer Pro

Import an entire PDF in QuarkXpress at once with this handy XTension.You will be given options, such as specific page selection, and to create an entire QuarkXPress project from just a PDF File! The PDF Importer Pro leverages the QuarkXPress “Convert To Native Objects” feature to get the job done for you.

XTension Type: Additional options for PDF Imports



DeltaXML is a world leader in developing software tools for change-control and version management. Their tools find, merge, process and synchronise change in XML and JSON data and documents and are used daily throughout the world by governments, banks, aircraft manufacturers, and the defence industry, where 100% accuracy is vital.

Jaganath Tomer

XTensions Software, Plug-ins and custom solutions (since 1998).


checks the spelling on typing of text as well as on copy/paste of text. It highlights misspelled words and suggests the correct words (multiple) in right-click (context menu) and can replace with the correct words. Users also can add words that can be skipped during the spell-check.

Platform: Mac, development for Windows in progress

JoLauterbach Software

JoLauterbach Software GmbH

JoLetter 7.x

Mail and merge, personalization. Input CSV –> Output either Quark document or PDF.

ImageX 3.x

Palette with all placed images in the frontmost document with a lot of functions via a context menu.

KyTek, Inc.

KyTek, Inc.

KyTek is the leading developer of XTensions that automate the layout of books, directories and yellow pages with QuarkXPress.


Autopage is the most powerful QuarkXTension for the automated page layout of books, textbooks, encyclopedias, directories and yellow pages.

XTension Type: Automated page layout

Platform: Mac, QXP2021 and earlier


VJxt brings proportional, paragraph-based vertical justification as an alternative to QuarkXPress vertical justification.

XTension Type:Vertical justification

Platform: Mac, QXP2021 and earlier


XMLxt is an XTension to QuarkXPress allowing you to embed XML tags or other arbitrary text strings within a QuarkXPress document for later retrieval and export.

XTension Type: Embedded XML in QuarkXPress documents

Platform: Mac, QXP2021 and earlier



Multilingual publishing and management solutions for the publishing and printing industry.


Supports Arabic and other right to left languages in QuarkXPress

Platform: Macintosh & Windows. For QXP-2021


Markzware, established in 1995, is a world leader in file format conversion and preflight.


QXPMarkz is a standalone application that previews and converts QuarkXPress files to IDML. Perfect for QuarkXPress users to share their layouts with InDesign users. Best of all, like all of Markzware’s conversion applications, there’s no need for InDesign to export the IDML. QXPMarkz also can extract text out of a QXP file as well as generate a preview of the QXP file and it makes a host of workflow automations possible.

XTension Type: QuarkXPress to IDML Conversion, Text Extraction

Platform: QXPMarkz is available for macOS 10.12 and higher. A Windows version of QXPMarkz SE is planned for release in late Q4 2021.


PDFMarkz is a standalone application that converts PDF files to IDML, thus PDFMarkz can act as a PDF to Quark converter for versions of QuarkXPress that support IDML files. In addition, PDFMarkz can extract text out of a PDF file (as long as it is not a bitmap PDF file). PDFMarkz can be setup to automatically open your PDF in versions of Quark that support IDML files.

XTension Type: PDF to Quark Conversion, Text Extraction

Platform: PDFMarkz is currently available for macOS 10.12 and higher. A Windows version is planned for the future.


OmniMarkz is a standalone application that previews and converts InDesign, QuarkXPress and PDF files to IDML. This stand-alone application has a full resolutioin preview and provides complete File Information with details on all colors, fonts and images used. OmniMarkz can act as a Quark to InDesign converter for versions of QuarkXPress that support IDML files. In addition OmniMarkz can extract text out of QXP, INDD and PDF files. OmniMarkz also displays a detailed Inventory view of QXP files. This is very useful, as an overview, before making conversions.

XTension Type: PDF to Quark Conversion, InDesign to Quark Conversion, Text Extraction

Platform: OmniMarkz is planned for release in Q4 2021 and initially will be available for macOS 10.12 and higher.

FlightCheck 2022

FlightCheck 2022 is available in open beta for all QuarkXPress users. This stand-alone application will preview, preflight and package your QuarkXPress layouts. It also will package with a preview-PDF. Preflighting is rules based, an exciting development for Markzware. You can sign-up for the beta on our website, with the product expected to launch in Q4 of 2021.

XTension Type: QuarkXPress Preview, Preflight and Package tool


IDMarkz is a standalone application that Previews and Converts InDesign files to IDML. IDMarkz acts as an InDesign to QuarkXPress converter for newer versions of QuarkXPress that support IDML files. In addition, IDMarkz can extract text out of InDesign files and can preview InDesign files. IDMarkz is available for macOS 10.12 and higher IDMarkz SE is a streamlined version of IDMarkz for Windows with an anticipated release in Q4 2021

XTension Type: InDesign to QuarkXPress Conversion and Text Extraction



Quadient is an international company specializing in mailing equipment, business process automation and customer experience management.

QuarkXPress Plugin for Inspire Designer

XTension Type: Export QuarkXPress designs for import into Quadient Inspire Designer

Microsoft Windows 10
macOS 10.12 Sierra
macOS 10.13 High Sierra
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 11 Big Sur
macOS 12 Monterey
QuarkXPress 2017


Quentin, spol. s r. o.

Print and prepress solutions, a Quark distributor in Czechia and Slovakia.

Pevne mezery

Quark 2016-2021 for the Czech language (Slovak and Polish), it is important to define non-breaking characters that cannot end or begin a line. It is applied with the separate shortcut.

XTension Type: Style sheet, H&J xTension

Platform: MAC / WiN xtension