A public beta program for QuarkXPress 7 provides an early look at the upcoming changes to the program. For publishers who use Quark or are thinking about adopting Quark, this is a free way to test the software. Anyone thinking about using the beta version of QuarkXPRess 7 should note the following:
•The QuarkXPress 7 Public Beta only will be functional through March 31, 2006.
•Not all of the features in QuarkXPress 7 are available in the beta release and users "may experience unexpected results" when using certain features, according to Quark's press release.
•QuarkXPress 7 public beta software is not intended for use in a production environment.
To download the QuarkXPress 7 public beta software, go to Quark’s website.