Quark announced today that it has teamed with Ingram Micro Inc. to offer Quark® customers discounted prices on QuarkXPress® 8 when they purchase MacSystems from participating Apple® Specialists.
When a MacSystem is purchased from an Ingram Micro Apple Specialist between now and March 31 2009 QuarkXPress 8 will be available to the customer at discounted rates both for full product and upgrades. Users may upgrade to QuarkXPress 8 from any version of QuarkXPress. The discounted price will vary based on the Apple Specialist and the MacSystem that is purchased.
Apple Specialists are local knowledgeable and independent Mac® dealers and service providers who have exhibited a strong commitment to the Mac platform and have met or exceeded Apple’s highest level of sales and service authorizations. Find an Apple Specialist here: http://www.applespecialist.com/specialist.php?page=home.php .
Since its release in July 2008 QuarkXPress 8 has met with positive acclaim globally. Customers and critics alike have given the software high marks calling out QuarkXPress 8’s:
— New and highly intuitive user interface that requires fewer clicks to create critical design elements and saves designers 30 minutes a day*
— Built-in Flash® functionality that allows designers to create interactive design with the QuarkXPress skills they already have – no coding required
— Advanced tools for typography that apply to hanging characters paragraph by paragraph precision and more to put designers back in control
— Global language features notably for East Asian text with a single global file format
For more about QuarkXPress 8 visit http://8.quark.com.
* These calculations are explained on pages 3 and 7 of the Pfeiffer Report. This can be found at http://8.quark.com/pfeiffer_report.html .