The begin of a desktop revolution – November 22, 2004

New Linotype font package integrated in QuarkXPress 6.5

Bad Homburg, 22. November, 2004. The new release of QuarkXPress 6.5 marks a groundbreaking new development in desktop publishing. Now, for the first time, an integrated font package from Linotype GmbH will provide publishers and designers with unprecedented font services in the page layout software QuarkXPress. This pioneering partnership between Linotype and Quark Ltd. provides a number of advantages to registered users. For instance, QuarkXPress 6.5 now also recognizes missing typefaces in a document and connects users to the Linotype / Quark FontStore for online download. In addition, a bundle of 43 Linotype OpenType fonts are included within the software package. The simplicity of the system is perhaps it’s greatest appeal. Encouraging easy and affordable downloading of fonts from the new Linotype / Quark FontStore. So look out for the "Linotype QuarkXPress font package" sticker – and become a part of the new desktop revolution!

Linotype GmbH, based in Bad Homburg, Germany and a member of the Heidelberg Group, looks back onto a history of 118 years . Building on its strong heritage, Linotype Library develops state-of-the-art font technology and offers more than 6,000 original fonts, covering the whole typographic spectrum from antique to modern, from east to west, and from classical to experimental. All typefaces (in PostScript™ and TrueType™ format as well as more than 1,400 fonts in OpenTypeTM) are now also available for instant download at www.linotype.com. In addition to supplying digital fonts, Linotype Library also offers comprehensive and individual consultation and support services for font applications in worldwide (corporate) communication.

If you would like further information, please contact:

Linotype GmbH
Du-Pont-Straße 1
61352 Bad Homburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 61 72 - 484 - 24 60
Fax: +49 (0) 61 72 – 484 - 5 24 60
E-Mail: info@linotype.com
This press release is available as pdf file. Please download:
English long version (80 kb)
German long version (196 kb)
English short version (64 kb)
German short version (140 kb)