A Lowly Apprentice Production Inc., or
ALAP, has released XPert Tools Pro 2.1, XPert Align 2.1, XPert Layers 2.1 and XPert Scale 2.1 — updates to the products that add support for QuarkXPress 6 and Mac OS X. All the updates take advantage of QuarkXPress 6.0’s new multiple “undo/redo” feature (when applicable), while continuing to work under both QuarkXPress 4 and 5 for Mac and Windows.
XPert Tools Pro 2.1 is a set of 16 XTensions for typography, scaling, layering, aligning, navigation, and printing. It costs US$179.99; upgrades from earlier versions are $39.99. Upgrades for XPert Tools Volume 1, Volume 2 or XPert Tools for Windows are $99.99, while updates from XPert Tools Bundle (Volume 1 and 2) are $79.99.
XPert Align 2.1 provides a visual method for aligning items with other items or the page. XPert Layers 2.1 helps you juggle layered items that comprise several design elements by offering a streamlined method for locating, selecting, and modifying layered items on pages. XPert Scale 2.1 lets you scale QuarkXPress documents, items, groups, and contents similar to the way drawing programs scale objects.
XPert Align, XPert Layers and XPert Scale are $99.99 each; upgrades from versions 2.0 to 2.1 cost $29.99. Updates from versions 1.0 to 2.1 are priced at $49.99.