Creative Edge Software updates iC3D

Creative Edge Software is to launch the next upgrade to its iC3D packaging design software at next week’s Label Expo show. This latest version 5 concentrates on shape modelling and realism and follows on from the release of v4 at last year’s Drupa show, which added greater photorealism. Continue reading “Creative Edge Software updates iC3D”

Quark2016 to ship this month

Quark is due to release the next update to its eponymous page layout program later this month on 24 May. Details of the new features can be found in an earlier story here. Quark is still running two special offers, which will end on the 24th: customers ordering QuarkXpress 2015 or an upgrade from any version will receive a free upgrade to QuarkXpress 2016; customers that already have the 2015 version can order an upgrade now for half the price.

Markzware releases tool for converting InDesign files

Markzware has updated its MarkzTools program which converts Adobe InDesign (INDD) files to IDML or InDesign Markup Language. The advantage of this is that the IDML files are essentially an XML representation of what the page should look like, so when these files are opened they reconstitute the page as a fresh design, without any clutter left over from earlier versions of that design, or unwanted side effects from any plug-ins used with InDesign. Continue reading “Markzware releases tool for converting InDesign files”