Adobe Systems Incorporated announced Adobe FrameMaker 7.1. FrameMaker 7.1 introduces conditional text support for XML to allow multiple variations of an XML document to be stored in a single file. FrameMaker 7.1 also extends its cross-referencing features to allow links between XML documents. New filters enable PageMaker and Quark XPress files to be migrated into FrameMaker.
Corporate publishers can import Photoshop files directly into FrameMaker 7.1. Other additions include support for the JPEG 2000 graphics format and improved filters for handling artwork in Adobe PDF, including native files from Adobe Illustrator, and expanded support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). Adobe FrameMaker 7.1 for Windows and Sun Solaris will be available in January 2004 in the United States, Europe and Canada at the Adobe store at FrameMaker 7.1, desktop version, for Microsoft Windows has an estimated street price of US$799 for the full version and $199 for the upgrade. On Sun Solaris, the full version has an estimated street price of $1,329 and $279 for the upgrade.