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The Q++Studio Diary and Calendar Publishing System

Since 1999, the Q++Studio Diary Publishing Software System has been the choice of the world's foremost diary and calendar publishers, to automate the typesetting of their diaries and calendars, reliably and efficiently.

By perfectionists, for perfectionists

Q++Studio is a tool designed by perfectionists, for clients who are also perfectionists and want 100% automation of their typesetting. Our clients and users do not want to adapt to the software; they want the software to do exactly what their diaries and calendars require.

Top-notch documentation and support

Being able to automate even the most complex diary or calendar, means that Q++Studio has a rich palette of options and settings. In addition to the thorough documentation that accompanies Q++Studio, users of Q++Studio also benefit from direct technical support by the developper of the software, 365 days a year.

Built on industry standards

Q++Studio uses your own 2-page QuarkXPress sample layouts, as input, to generate complete diaries, as editable QuarkXPress files. There are no pre-set layouts, Q++Studio works with your layouts. The same 2-page layouts can be re-used for different languages, or multi-lingual combinations, and for all future years.

Backward and forward compatibility

With Q++Studio, you are never forced to upgrade, except when you want to. Q++Studio still supports QuarkXPress versions 4-5-6-7-8-9 on Windows XP, and QuarkXPress versions 8-9-10-2015-2016-2017-2018 Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. On the other hand, Q++Studio always supports new versions of QuarkXPress, on the date of their official release (Q++Studio is currently already compatible with QuarkXPress 2019 whose announced release date is weeks away).

International support

Q++Studio is currently used by other diary manufacturers to generate diaries in all European languages, as well as non-European languages such Amheric, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Arabic (including prayer times), using its full support for Unicode, as well as dozens of other European, Asian and African languages.

Built-in worldwide public holidays

Q++Studio includes the unique qppstudio database of worldwide public holidays rules, allowing you to generate diaries that include public holidays dates for all the countries of the world, for as many years into the future as you need. This database is the source of information used since 1999 by the world's foremost diary publishers.

Astronomical data

Q++Studio automatically calculates and inserts into diaries astronomical information such as sunrise/sunsets, moon phases, moonrise/moonset, equinoxes, solstices, zodiac signs, seasons, and most information that can be found in ephemerides. Our calculations are based on the DE430 numerical integration package of NASA and the JPL.

Flexible configurations

The software is available in many different configurations, ranging from a single workstation, to a single location where multiple workstations are connected to a shared server, all the way to a multi-site configuration where users at multiple remote sites connect via regular internet connections to a shared server.

For more information, or to arrange for an onsite, no-obligation demo, please don't hesitate to contact us.