Extensis (stand 415) is telling MacExpo visitors of its plans to release a slew of compatibility updates for Mac OS X10.3 (Panther), Adobe Creative Suite (CS) and QuarkXPress 6.

The free updates will be made available for registered users from the Extensis Web site.

The company's European business director, Bob Campbell, said: "Extensis has always kept up-to-date with the latest operating system and software upgrades, so we are pleased to be able to offer these compatibility updates to our existing customer base free of charge."

Free updates for SmartScale, Mask Pro, PhotoFrame, and Intellihance Pro are available today for both Panther and Adobe Photoshop CS.

Extensis will deliver Panther updates for Suitcase X1 by the end of the month, while updates for Font Reserve 3.1 and Font Reserve Server 1.6 are in development and will be released in Q1 2004.

By the end of 2003, Extensis plans to release a Portfolio update that supports drag-&-drop support for the product in when used with QuarkXPress 6 as an XTension. A Panther update is also promised.