Quark started to lower its pricing levels in In December , Quark licensed the Windows version of QuarkXPress 5 to be distributed for free on the cover of a UK computer magazine, Computer Shopper , with the idea of enticing consumers to upgrade to later versions. Grand Prix Winner . Since , QuarkXPress has been updated on an annual cycle, with major version releases in May , May , May , May , July  Use and features[ edit ] The package provides the basic functionality of font, alignment, spacing, and color, but it also provides its users with professional typesetting options such as kerning , curving text along a line, and ligatures. A QuarkXPress document contains text and graphics boxes. The boxes can be reshaped, layered, and given varying levels of transparency and text alignment runaround. Color control allows the full-use of printing-press standard Pantone or Hexachrome inks, along with a variety of other color-space options.
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QuarkXPress 2018 – See the major features in detail (39 minutes)