Over two years after the last release of QuarkXPress, Quark is now shipping version 4.0 of the popular desktop publishing application. QuarkXPress 4.0 incorporates a number of new features, including support for character-level style sheets, the ability to create objects with bezier curves on a point-by-point basis, and options for controlling clipping paths in images. In addition to a U.S. English version, Quark has also released QuarkXPress Passport 4.0, which incorporates Danish, Dutch, French, German, International English, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, and Swiss-German into one product. The U.S. English version costs $995, with a variety of pricing options for upgrades; the Passport version has a suggested retail price of $1,595. A demo is also available via a 16 MB download.