Quark Announces Q3 Performance Driven By New Product Innovation



    Two Major Product Releases Increase Quark's Presence in the Enterprise
Market;

    Updates to QuarkXPress, Preview of QuarkConnects Further Enhance Desktop
Market Position

    DENVER, November 13 /CNW/ - Quark Inc. today announced continued momentum
across its business in the third quarter of 2007, driven by new product
launches in the Desktop and Enterprise markets, new clients and partnerships,
and other key benchmarks.

    "Our third quarter performance demonstrates the strong progress that we
are making toward delivering on Quark's strategic plan for expanding in the
Enterprise market and continuing our commitment to high quality and customer
service in the Desktop market," said Ray Schiavone, president and CEO, Quark.
"We are making the investments needed to further extend our leadership and
position ourselves for long-term growth, and I am excited about the
opportunities ahead."

    Major New Products, Upgrades and Initiatives

    Quark began the third quarter with the release of QuarkXPress Server 7.2,
the latest update to Quark's dynamic publishing technology. QuarkXPress Server
combines the typography and graphic support of QuarkXPress with server-based
performance to enable on-demand advertising automation, catalog production,
Web-to-print, and one-to-one marketing. Quark introduced new XML capabilities
to ease system integration and enable users to repurpose content created in
QuarkXPress into other publishing or Web environments.

    Further expanding its presence and capabilities in the Enterprise market,
Quark ended the quarter on a high note with the launch of Quark Publishing
System (QPS) 7, the next generation of the world's leading collaborative
workflow system. Designed with a new open, standards-based architecture, QPS 7
integrates seamlessly with existing business systems and complimentary
publishing solutions - simplifying the editorial, creative and production
processes for publishers and corporations with demanding workflows.

    Quark continued its commitment to delivering the industry's leading
professional design software in the third quarter with new features and
enhancements to QuarkXPress 7. The QuarkXPress 7.3 updater addressed the most
frequently reported issues identified by QuarkXPress 7 users and added new
localized user interfaces in European Portuguese, Finnish, Croatian,
Hungarian, and Russian -- increasing the number of languages supported by
QuarkXPress 7 to 18.

    Quark also announced in the third quarter that Quark Print Collection,
the company's comprehensive set of prepress and imposition tools, now supports
Adobe Acrobat 8. The enhanced Quark Print Collection offers publishers and
output providers advanced features that enable the imposition of native
QuarkXPress layouts or PDF files quickly, simply and accurately.

    At Graph Expo in September, Quark invited output providers and industry
stakeholders to provide feedback on QuarkConnects, a new technology concept
that will connect printers to QuarkXPress 7 users. Currently in development,
QuarkConnects will link output providers that are members of QuarkAlliance(TM)
with designers using QuarkXPress 7 to help them expand their current and
potential printing business opportunities, and to provide designers with
direct access to first-rate print services.

    New and Expanded Client and Partner Relationships

    In the third quarter of 2007, Quark developed and expanded relationships
with clients across the Desktop and Enterprise markets. Examples of Desktop
clients worldwide that purchased, upgraded or renewed licenses during the
quarter include: Crain Communications, Parce que le ciel est blu, Savannah
College of Art & Design and University of Lincoln. Examples of Enterprise
clients worldwide that purchased, upgraded or renewed licenses during the
quarter include: Ad Giants, BurdaYukom, Chicago magazine, l'agence Textuel,
and Univers Workplace Benefits.

    In addition, Quark developed new partnerships with system integrators and
developers including Heiler (Germany), Connect3 (United States), and Codeware
(Germany).

    Expansion with New Silicon Valley Office

    In the third quarter, Quark opened a new office in Santa Clara,
California, to expand support for its sales, customer service and product
development teams. Establishing a presence in Silicon Valley enables Quark to
attract top talent to develop and deliver the industry's most cutting-edge
publishing technology to customers worldwide. The office is the latest
addition to Quark's global presence, which includes new teams in the Latin
American, Asian, Eastern European, Benelux and Russian markets.

    Awards and Recognition

    Quark was honored in the third quarter with a prestigious Macworld (UK)
Award for Quark Interactive Designer, its innovative software for creating
Adobe Flash (SWF) content with QuarkXPress 7. Quark Interactive Designer was
named best creative Web software by the judges, who stated that it makes
QuarkXPress a more rounded cross-media authoring tool and enables designers to
build lively Flash presentations.

    In addition, market research firm Frost & Sullivan named Quark to its
"Hot Company Watchlist" for the company's performance in the world dynamic
publishing market. In its first study on dynamic publishing, Frost & Sullivan
identified Quark as a market leader and positioned for further growth, driven
by its strategy for new product and features development, and strong channel
partner relationships.

    New Leadership Team Member

    Quark made a new appointment to its executive team in the third quarter.
Mark Benfer joined Quark as senior vice president of sales for North America,
responsible for leading the company's direct and channel sales activities
across North America and driving key growth initiatives in the desktop and
enterprise markets. Benfer has spent over two decades in technology sales,
including global experience in building and managing sales teams with
market-leading companies.

    To learn more about these and other key global initiatives at Quark,
visit www.quark.com.

    About Quark

    Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) is an innovative software company providing
design, production, and collaboration solutions that are transforming the
business of creative communications. Quark has provided award-winning software
for professional publishers since its flagship product, QuarkXPress, changed
the course of traditional publishing. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately
held.

    Quark and Quark related marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Quark, Inc. and its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other
marks are the property of their respective owners.




For further information:

For further information: Quark Inc. MacLean Guthrie, 303-894-3371
mguthrie@quark.com or Sarah Rector, 303-894-3753 srector@quark.com

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