FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Extensis Announces Support for Apple QuickTime 4
Portfolio 4.1 is the First QuickTime 4-Savvy Media Asset Management Database
Portland, OR - June 24, 1999 - Extensis Corporation today announced
the availability of Portfolio 4.1, a free update to registered users
of Portfolio 4.0, its award-winning software for digital media asset
management. In addition, Extensis today announced full compatibility
with Apple QuickTime 4 within Portfolio 4.1. By incorporating support
for QuickTime 4, users can now easily distribute, manage, and share
all their digital assets including QuickTime, Flash, FlashPix and MP3
files. Portfolio 4.1 is available for download at the Extensis Web
"We are pleased to bring our customers full support for Apple's
industry-leading multimedia software, QuickTime 4," said Sioux
Fleming, senior product marketing manager, Portfolio. "Portfolio is
an ideal tool for anyone wishing to organize their digital assets.
With Portfolio 4.1's support for Apple QuickTime 4, Portfolio users
now have an even more open and versatile tool to manage an entire
spectrum of leading digital file formats."
"The combination of Apple QuickTime technology and Extensis Portfolio
gives customers an incredibly compelling system with which to view,
organize, edit, manage, and distribute the highest quality video and
audio for the Internet," said said Frank Casanova, Apple's director
of QuickTime product marketing.
QuickTime 4 is the latest version of Apple's industry-leading
multimedia software for Macintosh and Windows platforms. QuickTime 4
features "streaming" of live and stored video and audio over the
Internet, and is the first Internet streaming solution to use open,
industry-standard protocols (RTP and RSTP). New features of QuickTime
4 include an all new, sleek QuickTime Player that offers easy access
to QuickTime content, and significant enhancements to the QuickTime
PictureViewer application and QuickTime Web Browser Plug-in.
Portfolio: Scalable Digital Asset Management Portfolio 4.0 is a
completely scalable media asset management solution; this
functionality allows individuals, workgroups, or entire corporations
to manage digital assets through Portfolio. Users may purchase the
stand-alone, or client software, and workgroups with multiple copies
of Portfolio can share catalogs on a network. When workgroups are
ready to scale up to accommodate more users in a client/server
environment, they can purchase Portfolio Server, which comes with
five client seats and the Portfolio Web server plug-in. Portfolio Web
Edition allows users complete flexibility to provide people with
accessible, searchable information and media assets over the Internet.
Pricing and Availability
Portfolio 4.1 is a free update for registered users of Portfolio 4.0.
New users may purchase the stand-alone or client version of Portfolio
4.1 for an estimated street price of $199.95. Portfolio Server 4.1
for Windows NT includes five clients and a copy of the Portfolio Web
server plug-in and is available for an estimated street price
$2499.95. Portfolio Web Edition 4.1 is available for an estimated
street price of $399.95.
About Extensis Corporation
Extensis Corporation develops, publishes, markets and supports
productivity software for creative professionals. From design through
output, Extensis products make the process of creating, editing,
assembling and managing digital content for print and electronic
publishing more productive and efficient. Extensis' award-winning
productivity software for Windows, Macintosh and the Internet is
distributed worldwide. Founded in 1993, Extensis corporation is based
in Portland, OR. For additional information please visit the Extensis
Web site at http://www.extensis.com.