FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Equilibrium Extends DeBabelizer Product Line to Home Users and Business
DeBabelizer LE offers low-cost introduction to world standard in digital
media conversion and optimization
SAN FRANCISCO (Seybold Booth 3849), August 31, 1999 - Equilibrium today
announced the immediate availability of Equilibrium DeBabelizer LE, a
low-cost introduction to DeBabelizer, the world standard in digital media
conversion and optimization. Equilibrium DeBabelizer LE will provide home
digital imaging enthusiasts and business users access to professional image
optimization and conversion tools without the full range of DeBabelizer's
automation and compression functionality at an estimated street price of
just $49.95 (U.S.). To save users time and money, DeBabelizer LE will be
available through a secure on-line download system provided by Digital
River (Nasdaq: DRIV).
Equilibrium DeBabelizer LE is based on the capabilities found in the full
version of Equilibrium DeBabelizer- the award winning automated graphics
processing software for Web, publishing and multimedia professionals.
DeBabelizer LE provides imaging enthusiasts and business professionals with
the fundamental tools needed to acquire, open, edit and optimize images for
use on the Web, as well as in e-mail, print, and on-screen presentations.
DeBabelizer LE is compatible with all major digital cameras and scanners
and will enable users to acquire images for immediate processing. Users
will also have the ability to create DeBabelizer Pro compatible BatchLists
to organize and manage their image, animation and digital video files.
"With the addition of DeBabelizer LE, Equilibrium now has media processing
solutions that meet the needs of every user -- from the mom at home wanting
to send a digital photograph to her son at college, to the professional Web
designer creating eye-catching sites for valued clients," said Sean Barger,
Equilibrium vice president of sales and marketing.
Equilibrium now offers versions of DeBabelizer software for graphics
professionals and non-professionals alike. For imaging aficionados and
business professionals, DeBabelizer LE offers the primary tools for
converting graphic file formats, optimizing images for Web and email use
and making basic image edits. For graphics professionals who need to
process and optimize a large number of files for high-level Web, publishing
and multimedia use, the full version of Equilibrium DeBabelizer features
award-winning automation capabilities, proprietary SuperPalette technology,
robust Web optimization tools, and automated digital video compression.
Pricing and Availability
Equilibrium DeBabelizer LE is currently shipping for an estimated street
price of $49.95 (U.S.) to US customers only through a secure on-line
download at www.equilibrium.com and www.digitialriver.com. For more
information customers can call 1-800-524-8651 or visit
Based in Sausalito, California, Equilibrium is the worldwide leader in
automated graphics processing software. Equilibrium's current product line
includes DeBabelizer Pro 4.5 for Windows 95 and NT, DeBabelizer 3 for
Macintosh, and DeBabelizer LE. Equilibrium DeBabelizer 3 and DeBabelizer
Pro 4.5 can be purchased through catalogs and wherever graphics software is