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Planning to use macOS High Sierra, Windows 10 etc? Read this

Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 09 Jun 2015, 10:26

Hi all,

I have extracted the "support by operating system" section out of the platform support FAQs:

Version by operating system (QuarkXPress 8 to 2017)
If you are planning to use the following operating system, here are the QuarkXPress versions that have been officially supported (or still are) on it:

Mac OS X / macOS
  • Using OS X Tiger (10.4)? QuarkXPress 8 was supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Leopard (10.5)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 (up to 9.5.3.1) were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Snow Leopard (10.6)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Lion (10.7)? QuarkXPress 9 & 10 (up to 10.2.1) were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)? QuarkXPress 9, 10 & QuarkXPress 2015 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Mavericks (10.9)? QuarkXPress 9, 10, 2015 & QuarkXPress 2016 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X Yosemite (10.10)? QuarkXPress 10, 2015, 2016 & QuarkXPress 2017 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using OS X El Capitan (10.11)? QuarkXPress 2015, 2016 & 2017 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using macOS Sierra (10.12)? QuarkXPress 2015, 2016 & 2017 are supported on this OS.
  • Using macOS High Sierra (10.13)? QuarkXPress 2016 & 2017 are supported on this OS.

NB: Though QX2015 is not officially supported on High Sierra, QX2015 seems to run well on High Sierra with one minor cosmetic issues: Some controls are not shown in Save/Export dialogs. They will appear when you click somewhere (e.g. Desktop shortcut in sidebar).

Windows (32 bit)
  • Using Windows XP (32 bit)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows Vista (32 bit)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 7 (32 bit)? QuarkXPress 8, 9 & QuarkXPress 10 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 8.0 (32 bit)? QuarkXPress 9 & QuarkXPress 10 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 8.1 (32 bit)? QuarkXPress 10 was supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 10 (32 bit)? We will not certify any version of QuarkXPress for the 32-bit version of Windows 10 (or higher). Please use the 64-bit flavor of Windows 10 instead.
Quark does not support 32-bit flavors of Windows anymore, please consider upgrading to the 64-bit flavor of Windows instead.

Windows (64 bit)
  • Using Windows XP (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows Vista (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 8 & 9 were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 7 (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 8, 9, 10, 2015, 2016 & QuarkXPress 2017 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 8.0 (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 9, 10 & QuarkXPress 2015 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 8.1 (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 10, 2015, 2016 & QuarkXPress 2017 are/were supported on this OS.
  • Using Windows 10 (64 bit)? QuarkXPress 2015, 2016 & 2017 are supported on this OS.

Please note that QuarkXPress 2018 will be the last version to support Windows 7 (64 bit).

Specific Operating System support by QuarkXPress version

QuarkXPress 8, 9 and 10: http://forums.quark.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=4608

QuarkXPress 2015 / 2016 / 2017: http://forums.quark.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=26911


How to create yourself a possibility to downgrade OS X if needed
Please read this: http://www.planetquark.com/2013/11/05/b ... roduction/


And – as written in the other post – "not supported" does not necessarily mean "won't work". It just means that Quark didn't test this combination and will also not help you to make this run, it is up to you. If you need technical support by Quark, please use a supported combination has not reached end-of-life.

Thanks
Matthias
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