First version with measurement palette and support for libraries. First version to also support Windows. First version to support Applescript and color management. First version to support PPC natively. First Passport Version (optional). Support for QuarkImmedia. This is the last version which works on Windows 3.x (requires Win32s to be installed).
First version to support Mac OS X. First version with Excel Import filter. First version to also support the Document Object Model and picture retouching features. Bug fix release, released after release of Quark 7.
First version to support OpenType, Unicode, PDF/X, Shadows/Transparencies, Job Definition Format and Composition Zones. First native version for Intel Macs (Universal binary), plus PPML support. Additional language support in Passport. Performance update. First version to support Windows Vista, additional languages. Increased UI localization and PDF support, improved performance and stability. Certification on Windows Vista, support for Mac OS X v10.5 ("Leopard"), enhancements to spell checking. Bug fix release, released after release of Quark 8.