MEI Integrates Ad-Layout Products with QuarkXPress 9

February 27, 2012

Article by: Managing Editor Inc.

New XTs update Page Director® ALS ALS for Magazines AdForce

Jenkintown PA (February 27 2012) — Managing Editor Inc. (MEI) today announced the release of new XTensions that allow its industry-leading ad-layout solutions to work with QuarkXPress® 9 the latest version of the page-design software.

MEI’s flagship Page Director Advertising Layout System (ALS) ALS for Magazines and AdForce handle issue creation and advertising layout for newspapers and magazines worldwide. These ad layouts can then be opened in QuarkXPress for editing and output. MEI also offers Plug-Ins that connect its ad-layout solutions with Adobe® InDesign®.

With ALS XT QuarkXPress users can import all ALS and AdForce issue information including issue size ad file paths and other placement details plus folios to a Quark document. FiFi (short for “Find Files”) XT finds and links ad files that were not available during the initial import and also hunts down missing misnamed or misplaced ads to complete the publication.

ALS XT 9 and FiFi XT 9 are available now and are free to customers who participate in MEI’s Ad Layout and FiFi Premium Site Support Agreement program. Other customers should contact their MEI sales rep or call 215-886-5882 for more information.

Managing Editor Inc. an Adobe premier development partner develops sells and supports quality proven publishing software. MEI specializes in providing tools that manage content for any output medium — print online tablets such as the iPad mobile devices such as the iPhone and other digital formats. Solutions include the Page Director Series of Advertising and Classified Layout Systems vjoon K4™ Cross-Media Publishing Platform Integrated Production Suite (IPS) and IPS AdTrac. Learn more at