Dutch Designer Praises QXPMarkz macOS App: Preview/Convert QuarkXPress

By: Joseph Oswald

Markzware products continue to supply seasoned graphic designers with a tool for success. Markzware’s QXPMarkz gives designers the ability to convert old QuarkXPress files into more common, new, and improved platforms. Released in October 2020, QXPMarkz has changed the world for numerous graphic designers. With over a hundred positive reviews and a 4.5-star rating, graphic designers from all over the world benefit from this amazing product, especially Dutch graphic designer and business owner, Ferdinand Rusch.

From journalist to graphic designer and from QuarkXPress to InDesign with QXPMarkz

Ferdinand Rusch, once a Journalist turned designer. He is the creator and owner of the company Formaat. Formaat is a valued company that designs and produces e-books for publishers. Formaat is a prestigious company with over 60 employees, who together support and represent more than 400 member organizations in Flanders and Brussels. They are an overseas powerhouse in the Dutch design business world and continue to grow each and every day. Dealing with documents from past generations, QXPMarkz made Formaat lives easier with its conversion abilities.

Not only does Markzware’s QXPMarkz convert QuarkXPress documents to InDesign, but also Affinity Publisher, Adobe Illustrator, and more! About 10 years ago, Ferdinand discovered Markzware, and his life as a graphic designer became much easier. Ferdinand goes on to say, via Youtube, at

“Sometimes, I get QuarkXPress documents from designers who make books for print and I have to make a tiff of it, but my workflow is in InDesign, so I need to convert those documents.”

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Ferdinand goes on to explain how quickly Markzware‘s beneficial QXPMarkz allows him to dissect and work with older QuarkXPress documents.

“I could not imagine that there was a program that would convert Quark documents into InDesign. I think it’s a big deal, actually, to be able to do this.”

QXPMarkz is not only a life-changing tool for graphic designers, but it is fast and easy! Ferdinand praises its ability to work not only smoothly, but quickly! With a smile on his face, Ferdinand explains:

“It is so simple, I don’t spend a lot of time in the program.”

Markzware‘s managing director of Europe, David Dilling continues on, to explain:

“It’s as easy as drag, drop, and go. That’s how our engineers want it to be. We are converting it all, from colors, links, images. Yet, for the user, it’s quick.”

Download a free trial, today and experience the convenience and evolution that is Markzware’s QXPMarkz. This Dutch Designer praises it, and you can use it too!

Dutch Designer Praises QXPMarkz macOS App: Preview/Convert QuarkXPress

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