Weird QuarkXPress Performance Regressions After Going Universal

QuarkXPress 7.01 (Universal) is significantly slower than version 7.0 (PowerPC only) when running on PowerPC Macs. And even on Intel Macs, 7.01 is slower than InDesign CS2 running through Rosetta. Quark blames Xcode and GCC, but something’s way out of whack here.

Wednesday, 20 September 2006