It used to be the de facto publishing software until Adobe launched Creative Suite 2 for a fraction of the price. But now QuarkXPress is set for a comeback with the launch of version 9. Among its many features is App Studio, which gives designers a dedicated design environment for creating iPad apps, distributing them through the App Store and then publishing interactive content to those apps. The price is right, too.
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