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WEB BROADCASTING RELEASES WEB SERVER PICTURE ADD-ON FOR FILEMAKER PRO 3.0 FOR
MAC OS

PICT FM PERFORMS ON-THE-FLY IMAGE CONVERSION FOR FILEMAKER PRO 3.0 WEB SITES

Palo Alto CA -- February 6, 1997 -- Web Broadcasting Corporation has announced
the release of PICT FM 1.0, the first web server picture add-on product for
Claris Corp.'s FileMaker(r) Pro 3.0v4 for Macintosh. PICT FM enables
on-the-fly PICT to JPEG conversion of graphic images stored or referenced in
FileMaker Pro 3.0 container fields. As a special purpose web server plug-in,
image conversions are exceptionally fast. If a file reference to the source
image rather than the image itself is stored in the container field, than PICT
FM will convert the source image, if necessary, to the JPEG file format
on-the-fly as it serves the image to the web browser. If the source image is
already a GIF or JPEG file, than PICT FM does no conversion at all and will
simply serve the source file as-is.

BACKGROUND
PICT FM was developed to solve the compatibility and graphic management
problems in serving graphics from FileMaker Pro 3.0 databases on the World
Wide Web and corporate Intranets. FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Mac OS only stores
imported database graphics in Macintosh PICT format, regardless of the file
format of the original graphic image. In order for a graphic included in an
HTML document to appear inline in a web browser, the graphic must be in GIF or
JPEG format. A separate PICT to GIF or JPEG image conversion process is
required before it can be published on the web. PICT FM's on-the-fly PICT to
JPEG conversion process solves these problems and makes FileMaker Pro 3.0 a
much more integrated solution with any Mac OS-based web site.

COMPATIBILITY
PICT FM is compatible with any web server supporting Quarterdeck Corporation's
WebSTAR API 1.1 (W*API) plug-in standard and requires the version 4 release of
FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Mac OS.

PICT FM was designed for use with ALL the existing general purpose web server
CGI's and plug-ins available for FileMaker Pro 3.0 including WEB FMA, TangoA,
LassoA, and ROFMA.

SYNTAX EXAMPLES
For WEB FM or ROFM Calculation:
"(IMG SRC=""database+name.fmp?RecNum=" & RecNum & "&picture=photo"")"

For Tango query document:
(IMG SRC="database+name.fmp?RecID=(@COLUMN
"Layout_0.record_id")&picture=photo")

For Lasso format file:
(IMG SRC="database+name.fmp?RecID=[recid]&picture=photo")

BLUFIRE FASHION MODEL AND TALENT REGISTRY
For an excellent example of PICT FM in use, visit the BluFire Fashion Model
and Talent Registry at
http://www.sapphire.com/blufire/form.fashion.female.us.html.

PICTUREPLUG
PicturePlug (included) is a web server plug-in that performs on-the-fly PICT
to JPEG compression of PICT files on disk. Although not specifically for
FileMaker Pro 3.0, PicturePlug may prove useful for saving PICT images and
serving them on the web inline without having to first convert them to GIF or
JPEG.

ORDERING & DOWNLOAD INFORMATION
PICT FM pricing is $125, or just $99 for purchases made by Friday, February
28th, 1997. A demonstration version of PICT FM may be downloaded at:

http://macweb.com/

ABOUT FILEMAKER PRO 3.0 FOR MAC OS

FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Macintosh requires any Macintosh, Power Macintosh or
compatible computer running System 7.0 or later (System 7.1 or later
recommended); CD ROM drive or 1.4 MB high density disk drive; hard disk drive
and 4MB memory (8MB recommended for 680X0 Macintosh; 8MB required by Power
Macintosh).

For more information on FileMaker Pro 3.0 for Macintosh and Windows 95,
FileMaker Pro 3.0 Server for Macintosh, FileMaker Pro 3.0 Companion for
Newton, FileMaker Pro Solutions Distribution Kit or other Claris products and
services, customers may call Claris at (800) 544-8554 or (408) 727-8227 or
visit ClarisWeb, the Claris Internet home page at http://www.claris.com.

ABOUT WEB BROADCASTING CORPORATION
The Web Broadcasting Corp.'s mission is to develop incredibly fast, powerful,
and easy to use dynamic web server add-on tools for the FileMaker Pro
community.

Press inquiries should be directed to Eric Bickford at (415)326-9676 or via
email at eric@macweb.com

TRADEMARKS
PICT FM and WEB FM are trademarks of Web Broadcasting Corporation.
Tango is a trademark of Everyware Development Corporation
Lasso is a trademark of Blue World Communications, Inc.
ROFM is a trademark of Russell Owen
FileMaker is a registered trademark of Claris Corp.
Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
WebSTAR is a trademark of Quarterdeck Corp.

Eric Bickford eric@macweb.com
Web Broadcasting Corporation http://macweb.com/
Web Essentials for FileMaker Pro WEB*FM, PICT*FM, STAT*FM, HOST*FM

Press Contact:
Eric Bickford
President & CEO, Web Broadcasting Corp.
415-329-9676
eric@macweb.com
http://macweb.com/

 
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