Quark has announced Quark Content Manager (QCM) 3, introducing Mac OS X support in the product.

QCM 3 offers enterprise-grade solutions for managing workflows from the desktop to the printed page or Web site. It's compatible with XPress 6, Mac OS X, and offers a series of workflow management improvements.

Quark's director of enterprise product development Mohan Dhandapani said: "This product demonstrates our expertise in publishing and enterprise content management - not just for the newspaper and magazine industries, but also for advertising agencies, cataloguers, and corporate marketing communications groups.

Unrivalled tools

"Quark Content Manager 3 provides tools that are unrivalled in the industry and is built with powerful database technologies, open standards, and a distributed architecture. It integrates and unites the efforts of business partners, vendors, and outside agencies so that managing a global brand is no longer a daunting task."

"Quark Content Manager provides media-independent publishing and allows users to publish to print and the Web while sharing and repurposing content across media types. With Quark Content Manager, we provide a solid foundation to integrate those workflows, centrally manage corporate assets and brand identity, and automate conversion and repurposing tasks," explained Thomas Allen, Quark senior product marketing manager for enterprise solutions.

Comprehensive tools

"Quark Content Manager 3 offers companies a comprehensive array of tools for managing workflow from concept to final output. It provides content management tools so that users can quickly locate, deploy, or repurpose assets for print or Web. It also makes it easy for users to update images and text quickly, giving companies the ability to manage their content to ensure brand consistency and quality control."

Quark Content Manager is available immediately from Quark and through authorised Quark system integrators worldwide. Pricing varies according to implementation.