Software : Quark : QuarkXPress


(as of 6/27/2014)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Native support for PDF files
  • QR code generator
  • Support for HiDPI and Retina Displays on Macs
  • Full screen color browsing
  • Up to 8000% zoom
  • Integration with Microsoft Word

QuarkXPress is a desktop publishing program with a WYSIWYG interface. It is used to create a wide range of published materials including flyers, newspapers, and catalogs.

Beyond basic tools like font, alignment, spacing, and color, QuarkXPress comes with many features and professional typesetting options. It lets allows you to change more advanced typesetting options like kerning, curving text on a path, and ligatures. Other features include highlighting of missing fonts, exporting to eBook, and importing of Microsoft Word files.

QuarkXPress allows you to delve deep into the details of your publication so that you can tweak them to perfection. It allows you to zoom in up to 8000% so that you can position elements on a page as precisely as possible. With its adaptive resolution and native support for PDFs, all elements on a page retain the highest quality when you zoom.

If you are looking for a powerful publication tool that allows you to focus on every detail of your project, QuarkXPress is a great program. If you are on a tight budget, you might want to try an alternative.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.QXP – QuarkXPress Project File

Other file extensions used by QuarkXPress 10

Supported File Types
.AIAdobe Illustrator File
.BMPBitmap Image File
.GIFGraphical Interchange Format File
.PDFPortable Document Format File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.PRFQuarkXPress Preferences File
.PSDAdobe Photoshop Document
.QPTQuarkXPress Project Template
.QRCQuarkXPress Required Component File
.QXBQuarkXPress Book File
.QXDQuarkXPress Document
.QXLQuarkXPress Library
.QXTQuarkXPress Template
.TIFTagged Image File
.WMFWindows Metafile
.XNTQuarkXPress Extension File
Additional Related File Formats
.DCSDesktop Color Separation File
.DCTDictionary File
.EPSEncapsulated PostScript File
.INDDAdobe InDesign Document
.INDTAdobe InDesign Template
.TIFFTagged Image File Format

Updated: June 27, 2014