Quark has announced special promotional pricing for QuarkXPress 6.5, including a low price upgrade deal.

The company is offering XPress 6.5 at a special low suggested retail price of £199 (excluding VAT) for upgrades and £679 (excluding VAT) for full product. The deal is available until June 30, 2005.

The special upgrade fee is available when upgrading from QuarkXPress 3, 4, or 5. XPress 6.5 is available at the new promo price from resellers across Europe and the US, and also directly from the company.

To order directly from Quark by phone, call 00800 1787 8275 (toll free) or +41 32 720 14 14, or visit the Quark Web site.

The software includes new built-in image manipulation, variable data printing with QuarkXClusive, and provides support for importing native Photoshop files.

QuarkXPress 6.5 has won a Macworld Eddy award, a Macworld UK four-star rating, and a PC Magazine Germany Top-Produkt award.