XChange Int'l announce Q2ID v3 for CS3 and Universal Binary Support

July 23, 2007 in Software (F)

[prMac.com] XChange International, the source for extended technology worldwide, are pleased to announce the release of the QuarkXPress to Adobe(R) InDesign (Q2ID) plug-in for converting documents from QuarkXPress(R) to InDesign(R) format. Q2ID now includes Universal Binary support as well as CS3 compatibility.

The plug-in is designed for use by Service Bureaus, Translation Services, Data Conversion Specialists, and other users migrating to the Adobe InDesign platform. The product can convert Quark documents created with either the Microsoft(R) Windows(R) or Apple(R) Macintosh(R) versions of QuarkXPress into Adobe InDesign for Macintosh format. The repurposed legacy content from Quark files preserves the content, pages, layers, look and feel of the original

Benefits include:
* Preserves intellectual property investment
* Enables easy data migration
* Eliminates time re-creating content
* Reduces costs re-creating content
* Offer freedom to choose your authoring system
* Simple to install
* Quick and easy to use
* Rapid return on investment

Intricate details of the content within the QuarkXPress document are instantly re-created within InDesign. Items converted from Quark format include: page positioning, colour models, fonts and styles, images, and text attributes as well as tables, layers, blends, runarounds, linked text boxes and anchored boxes, PANTONE(R) colours and other colour models.

The Q2ID document conversion technology saves countless hours of scanning, re-keying and formatting. This product will convert and transform files created from QuarkXPress on either the Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh OS, into an Adobe InDesign file which then can be opened on both platforms.

Supported applications include:
* The plug-in runs with Adobe InDesign CS2 & CS3 for Macintosh and Windows
* Converts QuarkXPress v3.3, v4.1, v5.0, v6.0, v6.5 and v7 files

Q2ID v3 is available now through XChange International. Upgrades from earlier versions are available at a discount. To order, or for more information, users can visit www.xchangeuk.com, or call on +44(0)20 7490 4455 during UK business hours.

XChange are a leading supplier of desktop graphic and publishing applications, QuarkXTension(R) technology; Adobe InDesign(R), Acrobat(R) and Photoshop(R) Plug-ins(R) and other design and publishing utilities. XChange offer extended technology products from across the world specific to the graphic design, print and publishing industries and make them available to an extensive user base via their printed catalogue or online at their web site. The company are headquartered in Central London.