For Immediate Release
Contact: Bonnie Mitchell
C&G web page: http://www.soundjam.com
Casady & Greene announced today that SoundJam MP version 1.1 has been
optimized for the Power Mac G4 with Velocity Engine making it the fastest
MP3 encoder on the market, bar none, up to 5 times faster than on G3-based
machines and faster than any Pentium-based encoder.
Additional new features in SoundJam MP includes improved ID3 Support, Genre
information is now alphabetized and can be typed in as well as selected
from the menu. SoundJam MP 1.1 offers new plug-ins including WhiteCap and a
smoother and faster Melt-O-Rama which also supports Power Mac G4 with
Velocity Engine. SoundJam MP supports the upcoming Rio500 MP3 audio player.
SoundJam MP will in fact be the Macintosh solution for the upcoming Rio500.
"Yesterday I spent the afternoon demoing SoundJam and the RioPort with G4
systems. The product ran perfectly and the consumer response was
enthusiastic. Thanks to all at C&G for the G4 savvy SoundJam!" said Dan
Brown, Music and Audio Partnership Manager, Worldwide Developer Relations
Apple Computer, Inc.
Casady & Greene is also very pleased to announce affiliate partnerships
with Ampcast.com, Greenwitch.com and MP3.com. The addition of these popular
sites offering MP3 information, streaming and legal MP3 music provides
SoundJam MP the audience to satisfy the deluge of requests for this full
featured Mac Player/Encoder!
Ampcast.com is the developer of a progressive Internet music portal
dedicated to supporting an online music community of musical artist, music
enthusiasts and other key companies within the digital music industry.
Ampcast.com currently provides a host of free and valuable services that
include the downloading of digital music, expanded search engines,
up-to-date digital music news, and links to quality software products like
SoundJam MP. We recommend you bookmark their site at http://www.ampcast.com.
The Green Witch Internet Radio broadcasts a number of stations in streaming
MP3 format using the Icecast Open Source Streaming Media Server. Featuring
free music with no ads, our aim is to drive purchases by exposing listeners
to music which fits their tastes, and by providing an easy way to buy. Our
streams are fully compliant with all know regulatory agencies, and we are
thrilled that the SoundJam Player works so well with the Green Witch Remote
Controller, enabling Macintosh users to enjoy the Green Witch broadcast
streams. We encourage you to visit them at http://www.greenwitch.com
MP3.com: "Where the world comes for music". This is defined by the 400,000
visitors per day, and a database of over 2,500,000 music lovers. It is
definitely the site with the most unique collection of music on the
planet-with 270 genres of music and more than 56,000 songs. MP3.com is home
to over 19,000 artists, with hundreds added weekly, including top acts of
tomorrow as well as current major artists. MP3.com offers a new venue for
any and all artists. Anyone can download, listen to and share music for
free. This site also offers a new forum for artist empowerment and consumer
choice. Visit them at http://www.mp3.com.
You can download this free updater and view the change history for SoundJam
MP v1.1 at http://www.soundjam.com