Quark is preparing to release of a large number of XTensions that expand the functionality of the recently-announced QuarkXPress 9, the company's graphic design and page-layout software. QuarkXPress 9 XTensions will give users hundreds of additional ways to add more functionality to QuarkXPress, and were developed by members of QuarkAlliance. XTensions software cover a range of applications, from advanced spell check, pre-flighting, and exporting solutions to translation applications.
The new XTensions will become available when QuarkXPress 9 ships in April. Quark is also offering customers who purchase or upgrade to QuarkXPress 8 at the regular price between January 1, 2011 and the April ship date a complimentary upgrade to QuarkXPress 9.