XChange UK and ThePowerXChange.com, have announced a new promotion starting today, 4th January.

The deal offers users a free Xdata for QuarkXPress with their purchase of QuarkXPress 8 full versions or upgrades. Users potentially save £250/$400 and can utilise Xdata for any type of database publishing.

Xdata is a document building tool that bring the full layout, design, typographic and picture publishing power of QuarkXPress to bear on all data-driven repetitive publishing tasks promise the makers.

Xdata boasts sophisticated picture importing and sizing. Users can import related graphic images - of any type supported by QuarkXPress - into picture boxes anchored in the incoming text - flowing with the text.

Users can size the image to the picture box or the box to the image using one of several sizing options. Users also have the ability to calculate and store information for later use in the prototype, or for use in later records.

The Free Xdata with QuarkXPress 8 full version or upgrade promotion is available now through XChange UK and ThePowerXChange.com.

Users can visit www.xchangeuk.com, or www.thepowerxchange.com for details on how to order.

Additionally, Quark have extended their QuarkXPress 8 'Buy One Get One Free' offer until 31 January, first introduced in the run up to Christmas.

Anyone purchasing a qualifying new QuarkXPress 8 full product can receive an additional QuarkXPress 8 full license free of charge.

"All you have to do is purchase your new QuarkXPress 8 license from any Quark Authorised Reseller or direct from Quark and then follow the redemption process to receive your additional free license," explains Quark.

The offer expires 31 January 2010 and only applies to valid products purchased between 19 November 2009 and 31 January 2010.

System requirements are Mac OS X 10.4.6 (Tiger), Mac OS X 10.5.x (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.6.2 (Snow Leopard) or later, Intel or PowerPC based Mac.