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Aug 25
HierListBox 4.5.1 for REALbasic
HierListBox 4.5.1 is the latest evolution of Theo Smith's "TreeVar and HierListBox" classes, rewritten for REALbasic 4 as a ListBox subclass. This class implements a hierarchical ListBox with support for drag and drop reordering, maintenance of the Edit menu, reading and writing to the Clipboard, Appearance Manager sounds under Mac OS 9, and other features. HierListBox 4.5.1 requires Thomas Tempelmann's "TT's MemoryBlock" plugin, Noah Desch's "ControlOps" module (included), and makes use of the REALbasic 4.5 "Notes" feature. HierListBox 4.5.1 is an open source project, released under the GNU General Public License. It's available for download from ( -- Scott Forbes
Aug 25
AquaAboutBox 1.0 for REALbasic
AquaAboutBox 1.0 AquaAboutBox is a set of REALbasic window templates that follow Apple's Aqua Human Interface Guidelines for an about box. The Aqua HI Guidelines are very specific about the layout and content of Mac OS X about boxes, with exact rules for icon placement, font sizes, distance between elements and other requirements. These templates will save you the tedious effort of designing your about box to Apple's exact specs -- just download AquaAboutBox, choose the template that best suits your application, fill in the blanks, and be done in five minutes. AquaAboutBox also includes the StaticURL class, a StaticText subclass that behaves like a web link. AquaAboutBox is public domain software, and you can download the source code from ( Thanks to Amar Sagoo at The Interface Mafia (( for inspiring this project. -- Scott Forbes
Aug 25
NavDialog 2.8 Plug-in for REALbasic
NavDialog Plugin has obtained a new class: Version 2.8, August 20, 2002 --added a new class: NavCallback that allows the client to sneak the user's temporally choices when a NavDialog is open. It also provides ways to block the opening, to block saving or prevent creation of a new folder. NavCallback (Class) NavCallback provides additional info and manipulates a NavDialog. When subclassed, you can block opening, or saving or block creation of a new folder. You can monitor what files are being selected by the client, such that when the client cancels the Navdialog, you still know what the last folderitem was that was selected. NavCallback is a natural enhancement of the Navigation Services the MacOS provides. Alfred -- Alfred N. Van Hoek, Ph.D.
Aug 25
Colourfull Creations Updates Calendar Class for REALbasic
* For Immediate Release * Contact: Constance Borsuk Email: * Web: Phone: (586) 716-0807 * Fax: (586) 716-0806 Colourfull Creations * 36885 Main St. * New Baltimore, MI. 48047-1616 Press Release Colourfull Creations Colourfull Creations Updates Calendar Class for REALbasic Developers, New Baltimore, MI. Colourfull Creations Releases the update for the popular Calendar Class for REALbasic Developers. Calendar Class is an easy to insert calendar for your projects. Simply drag the class into your next project to add a customizable calendar. Change font, button color, background color and more for a customized look for every project. Colourfull Creations has added even more features to Calendar Class like multiple window styles, multiple button styles, multiple selection options, special properties for localization and more. Calendar Class is available for immediate release. Information can be obtained by contacting Colourfull Creations...
Aug 25
Runtime Labs Announces Release Of MacSQL 2.5
RUNTIME LABS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF MacSQL 2.5 Latest Version Features Oracle and OpenBase Support For Immediate Release Contact Dan Wald, 917-661-0200 ext 14 ( NEW YORK - August 21, 2002 - Runtime Labs, a premiere provider of Mac database tools, today announced the release and immediate availability of MacSQL 2.5. MacSQL is a robust solution for database management on the Macintosh. A fully AppleScriptable application, MacSQL provides web authors, publishers, and developers with a simple, graphical way to interact with SQL databases. "MacSQL 2.5 is the first commercial MacOS X product with native support for communicating with Oracle," said Mark Lilback, President of Runtime Labs. "MacSQL 2.5 represents a significant step forward for all Macintosh users who want to interact with Oracle databases running on any platform." MacSQL 2.5 includes many new and upgraded features from MacSQL 2.2: * Ability to connect to FrontBase, Microsoft SQL Server...
Aug 23
Script Debugger 3.0.4
Hello, We are pleased to announce the release of Script Debugger 3.0.4. Among several other things this free update corrects compatibility problems with Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar). Please see the release notes for a full list of changes for both Mac OS X and Classic Mac OS systems. The update and release notes are available at: Cheers -Mark Mark Alldritt Late Night Software Ltd. Phone: 250-380-1725 333 Moss Street FAX: 250-383-3204 Victoria, B.C. WEB: CANADA V8V-4M9
Aug 23
Big Nerd Ranch Announces New Class on Core Mac OS X Programming
Big Nerd Ranch Announces New Class on Core Mac OS X Programming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emily Herman Big Nerd Ranch, Inc. (678) 595-6773 Atlanta, GA - August 23, 2002 - The Big Nerd Ranch announces a new class - Core Mac OS X Programming. Following the success of Big Nerd Ranch Cocoa training, a class is now available for programmers interested in taking the next step. Core Mac OS X Programming will allow programmers to harness the power of Mac OS X's Unix foundation. For the week of November 11-15, 2002, Aaron Hillegass, Cocoa instructor and author of "Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X," is teaming up with Mark Dalrymple to teach the new class. As with Cocoa classes, the Big Nerd Ranch intensive training methods will guide students' progress. Mark Dalrymple joins the Big Nerd Ranch after 17 years as a Macintosh programmer and 12 years as a programmer on various unix platforms. Mark and Aaron have developed course material that allows programmers to...
Aug 23
PrefsOverload 5.0 for Mac OS and Mac OS X Released
LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, ITALIAN Gela, Italy - Aug 23rd, 2002 PREFSOVERLOAD 5.0 FOR MAC OS AND MAC OS X RELEASED. PrefsOverload 4 won the 2002 Cubie Award only a week ago and today I'm proud to announce the release of PrefsOverload 5.0. This version includes a lot of new and/or improved features, such as full Finder integration via drag and drop, faster file listing performance and so on. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PrefsOverload is a full-featured tool for managing the Preferences Folder, which contains your various "Preference Files". Preference Files are those files in which applications store their settings and other information. After System 7, all these files have been enclosed in the "Preferences Folder". Preferences are important files, but sometimes they can turn out to be completely unnecessary. This can occur, for example, when their mother application doesn't exist--or no longer exists--on your computer. Over time the Preferences Folder will slowly grow and may become filled with files...
Aug 21
4D WebMail and Source Code Released
4D WebMail and Source Code Released -- Free, Easy Web-based Mail Handling Application; Powerful and Customizable for 4D Developers -- SAN JOSE, Calif., August 22, 2002 - 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced the immediate availability of 4D WebMail and its source code. "Built entirely in 4D, 4D WebMail showcases the power and flexibility of 4th Dimension," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. "Now anyone can use 4D WebMail, plus 4D developers can easily customize and integrate 4D WebMail functionality into their applications." "The beauty of 4D WebMail is that there is practically no setup," said Charles Ying, 4D WebMail beta tester. "It took me 5 minutes to get 4D WebMail up and most of that time was spent wondering how it could be so easy. It is the most useful free server in the world for the rest of us." Cross-platform, 4D WebMail allows end-users to read, reply, forward, send and file email within...
Aug 21
ClassicBooster 1.1
COGCO RELEASES "CLASSICBOOSTER 1.1" August 22, 2002. "We're ready for Jaguar !" said Simon Jensen-Fellows, Cogco's Chief Engineer. "This release of ClassicBooster further improves the launch time of the Classic environment as well as improving its ability to disable unnecessary extensions. We've also updated the utility to be prepared for changes in the 10.2 release of Mac OS X "Jaguar". ABOUT CLASSICBOOSTER ClassicBooster lets users create an Extensions Manager set customized for Classic running under Mac OS X. ClassicBooster ensures that this set is loaded when you launch Classic, and your normal set loads when you boot Mac OS 9. Finally, ClassicBooster caches extensions and loads the Classic environment really fast, in as little as a quarter of the normal time. A trial version of ClassicBooster is available from: ABOUT COGCO Cogco has been developing Macintosh and Unix software for five years. They are the authors of the hugely popular...
Aug 21
Super Get Info 1.0.9
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meredith Taitz, 781-687-0700, ( Super Get Info 1.0.9 Now Available From Bare Bones Software Powerful File Info Utility for Mac OS X Bedford, MA -- August 21, 2002 -- Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of Super Get Info 1.0.9. Super Get Info is a file and folder info utility for Mac OS X, offering a powerful, flexible, well-designed alternative to the "Show Info" command provided by the Mac OS X Finder. Super Get Info has been enhanced to improve compatibility with Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar, includes a "Reveal in Finder" menu item, and provides the ability to configure a keystroke to invoke the "Empty Trash" command. This update also incorporates various other minor improvements as well as fixes for reported issues. Overview -------- Super Get Info enables the user to open a separate information window for each selected Finder item, so that multiple selected items can be viewed and edited...
Aug 21
Lighthouse 3.0b2 for Web Site Development
LIGHTHOUSE 3.0b2 Spending long hours online searching for information? Get organized and maximize your time with the new Lighthouse 3.0b2. With its extensible plugin architecture, you can search the world's best websites. This time-saving Internet companion also includes: - Web Accounts Manager - Personalized Calendar * - Note Keeper * - Local Weather for more than 160 Cities * - World Clock for 65 Cities * - URL Favorites Organizer * - Plugins Manager/Editor - Small, Screen-saving Interface WHAT'S NEW IN BETA 2: - Export your Calendar to HTML or XML. - Export your Notes to Text, HTML or XML. - Export your Web Favorites to Text, HTML or XML. - Print Support with Editable Print Preview. - Backup Option for archiving personal data. - Improved Aqua interface for Mac OS X version. - New Preferences format with improved handling. Unlock the Platinum Edition features (*) for only $10 (US). Available for both Classic Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X (Not yet tested on 10.2 Jaguar). Lighthouse Info,...
Aug 19
Space Cadet
** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Gardnerville, NV - August 19, 2002 - Choice Logistics, LLC today released Space Cadet for MacOS 9 and Mac OS X. The Space Cadet utility is a small droplet application which users can drop files and folders onto. Space Cadet removes all spaces from the names of files and folders dropped onto it so that the files can be accepted by internet servers such as some FTP servers which do not accept files that have spaces in their file names. The utility can be downloaded from Choice Logistics' website at
Aug 19
vCard Class for REALbasic
This is the first release of a class that you can use (modify if you wish) to process vCard files. It is used in two of my applications to accept dragged items out of the Apple Address Book. It so far supports vCard 2.1 and 3.0 formats. The class is currently wrapped in a project that will give you an idea of how to use the class. It is a free class and I hope that it can help somebody else out. The project will also show you how to receive dragged items from the Apple Address Book. With slight modification the code can be used to accept dragged items from iPhoto. If you make any modifications then please let me know. I hope soon to have the class to create vCard files. Download it from the following URL ( Regards Sam Rowlands
Aug 19
Virtual Volume Manager for REALbasic
I'm pleased to announce Virtual Volume Manager, a utility for the REALbasic developer who's using Virtual Volumes in their application. Virtual Volume Manager streamlines every stage of creating, maintaining, and optimizing a Virtual Volume. * Finder-like interface for browsing directories and moving files * Easily create volumes containing any number of files and folders * Optimize function eliminates wasted space Check it out at: ( Eric M. Williams Oxalyn Seattle, WA
Aug 19
SilverNetworks releases SilverCreator v1.0: Game Creation Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SilverNetworks releases SilverCreator v1.0 Houston, TX -- August 18th, 2002 -- SilverNetworks today released the final version of it's free game creation program, SilverCreator. SilverCreator enables anyone with Mac OS 7.5.5 - Mac OS X to create and develop your very own games for the Macintosh at a price that can't be beat. Creating a game is as simple as drawing some graphics, typing some text, clicking some buttons, and compiling! Advanced developers can take advantage of the powerful event-based scripting language to create advanced and engaging games. Full QuickTime support is included (including Flash and QuickTime VR support) as well as a fast sprite system with transparency support. You can even create online games where 2 players can play over the internet, with the built-in and easy to use socket support. One you've made your game, you can compile it for Classic PPC, Mac OS X (Carbon), and even for 68K machines. Unlike other game creators, there are no...
Aug 19
Rage Software releases WebDesign 1.7
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rage Software releases WebDesign 1.7 Toronto, Ontario - August 19, 2002 - Rage Software announced today, the immediate availability of WebDesign 1.7. A major update to the fully featured web development application for Mac OS and Mac OS X. WebDesign is a unique Macintosh web development tool offering many features not found in standard HTML editors. WebDesign allows you to visually create HTML elements including forms and image maps and insert them into your document. WebDesign allows you to see and edit the actual HTML code giving you complete control over your web page design. It allows you to edit tag attributes and values using its built in tag attribute editor and drag and drop tools pallet. WebDesign's built in file browser and FTP client give you extended organization over your full web site. Extend WebDesign's features through the use of plugins and language extensions. WebDesign's Plugin Maker allows users, even users with no programming experience, to...
Aug 18
PC-Mac-Net FileShare v2.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PC-Mac-Net FileShare v2.0 makes workgroup file sharing simple, secure and inexpensive ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA -- August 19, 2002 -- Lava Software is now shipping PC-Mac-Net FileShare v2.0, a product which allows users to transfer files easily and securely between Macintoshes and Windows PCs over a Local Area Network (LAN) or the Internet. This new version includes streamlined support for workgroups containing from 2 to 50 computers, where any number of workgroups can be set up on a network. Settings can be easily transferred to all computers in a workgroup, making it simple to manage networks containing a large number of computers. Since Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is used for all network operations, PC-Mac-Net FileShare is the perfect solution for cross-platform file sharing on home, school and office networks. PC-Mac-Net FileShare offers additional benefits compared to file sharing built into Windows and MacOS: all file access is protected by strong 448-bit...
Aug 18
MGI 2, now Free!
From: Steve Crisp ( Subject: MGI is now Free! Many of you have wanted to use MGI, but were reluctant to purchase MGI 2 since OS 9 and WebStar 4.x are essentially dead products. Not only do we understand that logic, we agree with it completely. As such, we are doing two things about it. One: We are committed to porting MGI to run under OS X/WebStar V and OS X/Apache. The WebStar V port is in progress, and the Apache port will follow on the heels of WebStar. But... We also recognize that there are many people who, for a very long time, will also continue to use OS 9/WebStar 4.x for whatever reasons they have. And we understand those reasons. As such... Two: We want as many people as possible using MGI on the systems they are presently accustomed to. We, therefore, are giving away MGI 2. Yes, you read that correctly. We are giving it away. All you have to do is download MGI 2 for Macintosh at ( and install the...
Aug 18
Haxial RemoteAdminTool 1.0: Remotely Admin Your Mac
Haxial RemoteAdminTool 1.000 Haxial is pleased to announce the release of it's new product, Haxial RemoteAdminTool (RAT). RAT allows you to remotely control a computer. It is particularly useful for a computer that is being used as a server because you can administer your server even if you are not physically located in front of it. You can do the following tasks remotely over the Internet: * See a list of the processes running on the remote computer. * Exit/Terminate/Restart processes. * Launch programs. * View the display of the remote computer. * See how much free space there is on each hard disk. * Empty the trash / recycle bin. * Restart/shutdown the computer. * View how long the server has been running (uptime). RAT uses encryption to protect your communications. It is also cross-platform, meaning that you can use a Mac to control a Windows computer, or vice-versa. The product page for RAT is:
Aug 16
REAL Software announces the Cubie winners
REAL Software's Cubie awards ( We want to recognize the contributions our users have made to the industry by promoting the excellence of what they have produced with REALbasic. We accepted nominations from anyone, but no REAL Software employee or member of their family is eligible. The only other requirement is that the products be Premier partners in the Made with REALbasic program. Winners will receive TWO free upgrades to REALbasic, our support in publishing the product (if desired), free publicity, the admiration and envy of their peers, and other prizes to be announced. The entries will be judged on quality, fitness to the task (fun game? useful utility?), polish, verve, and brio. Each winner in the categories (past categories have included: Advocate of the Year, Cross-Platform, Developer Tool, Game, Internet, Mac OS X, Utility, Overall, and Business) will receive prizes. The categories change based on the entries received. The...
Aug 16
MacSpeech Announces the Release of iListen 1.5
MACSPEECH RELEASES iLISTEN 1.5 FOR MAC OS X FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bedford, NH, August 16th, 2002: Macintosh speech recognition authority MacSpeech, Inc. today announced the release of iListen 1.5, the latest incarnation of its popular speech recognition program. This is the first Mac OS X version of iListen, including its renowned TalkAnywhere dictation technology, which converts spoken words to text directly into almost any Mac application. This release of iListen delivers several new features and in addition it runs on both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. iListen is the only Speech Recognition product that allows you to share profiles between both operating systems. We are also bringing a Productivity enhancement to the platform for the first time - Transcription. "Using a Digital Voice Recorder to record some audio for later transcription is an incredible time saver", said MacSpeech's Donald MacCormick. "iListen's ability to read audio from AIFF and WAV files and put the recognized text...
Aug 16
Bluetooth-Mac email discussion list I'm pleased to announce the Bluetooth-Mac email discussion list. Bluetooth-Mac is a forum for Macintosh users and fans of Bluetooth to discuss hardware, devices and software. "It is exciting to see Apple on the verge of doing for Bluetooth, what they did for USB." Said Eric Prentice, Listmom of Bluetooth-Mac List, "With Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar now shipping on new machines and phones like Sony Ericsson's T68 readily available, the average user now can include Bluetooth technology in their daily lives. And anything involving new technology will always benefit from a support system like Bluetooth-Mac list." The two-dozen discussion lists at now have over 17000 members and the list server pushes millions of messages each month. Sending a message to ( will begin subscription to the list. Or you can fill out one of the forms at:
Aug 16
Griffin releases gPort OS X Software version 1.2 plus PowerMate
Griffin releases gPort OS X Software version 1.2 plus PowerMate SDK for developers New driver brings Jaguar compatibility to complete line of serial port adapters including g4Port, CubePort and the original gPort. Nashville, TN - August 16, 2002. Griffin Technology, Inc. has released OS X Software version 1.2 for its entire line of gPort Serial Adapters, including the popular g4Port. Just in time for the international release of Apple's newest operation system OS 10.2, this release brings complete compatibility to the new OS and further enhances performance and stability of all gPort devices. Griffin's gPort Serial Adapters adds an internal "board level" serial port to Apple PowerMacs, Cubes and CRT iMacs. This allows users continued access to their favorite serial port devices such as modems, printers, etc. The gPort OS X Software version 1.2 is a complete rewrite of the driver that provides improved stability and works more reliably when upgrading the OS. The release of gPort...
Aug 15
DragStrip for Mac OS X ships
ALADDIN SYSTEMS SHIPS DRAGSTRIP FOR MAC OS X- A DESKTOP ORGANIZER FOR AUTOMATICALLY ACCESSING, ORGANIZING, AND LAUNCHING DOCUMENTS QUICKLY DragStrip Is A Desktop Organizer For One-Click Access To Frequently Used Applications, Files, Folders, URLs, And More -For Mac And Windows Watsonville, CA- August 15, 2002 - Aladdin Systems, Inc. today announced that DragStrip(r) is now compatible with Mac OS X. DragStrip is a full-featured "launcher" application that allows users unlimited flexibility in organizing and accessing frequently used files and applications. It helps to eliminate desktop clutter and repeated searches in disks, folders, and on the Internet, by placing drag-and-drop modifiable palettes on the desktop. A palette can easily handle a user's files, folders, applications, and URLs all in one location. The update is available for DragStrip customers using Mac OS X and is free for registered users of version 3.7 DragStrip's...
Aug 14
PowerGlot 2.0
PowerGlot Software Releases PowerGlot 2.0 Premier Localization Tool for Mac OS Gets Major Upgrade For Immediate Release (Nice, France) August 13th, 2002 - PowerGlot Software announced today the release of PowerGlot 2.0, a new version of its premier localization tool for Macintosh software. PowerGlot enables developers to make their products available worldwide in the native language of their choice, including 2-byte languages like Japanese, Chinese and Korean. PowerGlot extracts text from applications, helps perform the translations and then builds the localized applications, with an easy to use, fast and powerful interface. A major upgrade to the PowerGlot 1.x series, PowerGlot 2.0 brings Mac OS X compatibility and support for Mac OS X applications. The new Work Files mechanism improves automation for large projects. PowerGlot 2.0 also improves AppleScript support for extended automation, and brings numerous other changes, improvements and bug fixes over PowerGlot 1.x. Retail price...
Aug 14
Gefen's ex-tend-it ADC Switcher
GEFEN'S NEW ADC SWITCHER DOES DOUBLE DUTY AS SWITCH AND CONVERTER-IN-ONE, ACCOMODATING DVI-EQUIPPED COMPUTERS WOODLAND HILLS, CA [August 14, 2002] Gefen's ex-tend-it ADC Switcher allows Apple Cinema Display users to work on two cross-platform computers using just one display, keyboard and mouse. It supports most DVI computers so either Macintosh or non-Macintosh computers (with DVI outputs) can connect to an Apple Cinema Display via the Switcher. This is important because Apple Cinema Displays require an ADC connection in order to operate, which only recently became available on newer Macintosh computers. With the ADC Switcher, a DVI to ADC conversion is essentially built-in to the Switcher itself, improving compatibility between a wider variety of computers and Apple's line of digital displays. To jump between two computers using an Apple Cinema Display, users simply plug their display and peripherals into the back of the Switcher, connect the Switcher to the computers, and then...
Aug 14
Singlestep Enhances Management of Cisco routers, switches,
Singlestep Technologies announces software to enhance the management of Cisco routers, switches and firewalls SEATTLE, WA, August 14, 2002 -- Singlestep Technologies, creator of network integration and management software, today announced the release of the first in a series of Device Management Applications developed specifically to give network managers more efficient management of their network devices. These applications are available for download and purchase now at ( The applications improve the manageability of select Cisco routers, switches and security devices. The feature set includes the ability to more easily: * Set the status, speed and duplex of one or more Ethernet interfaces * Change settings on all interfaces with a single command * Monitor traffic across one or more interfaces This means functionality that generally requires a network engineer or in-depth knowledge of command line access to the Cisco IOS is now available...
Aug 13
TimeBase Control Plugin for REALbasic
TimeBase Control Plugin for REALbasic Version 1.0, August 12, 2002 --Initial release Working With Time Bases The Movie Toolbox provides a number of functions that allow you to work with time bases. A QuickTime time base defines the time coordinate system of a movie. However, you can also use QuickTime time bases to provide general timing services. Although most time base functions can be used at interrupt time, several of the Movie Toolbox functions cannot. Creating Time Bases NewTimeBase lets you create a new time base. Time bases rely on either a clock component or another time base for their time source. You can use SetTimeBaseMasterTimeBase to cause one time base to be based on another time base. GetTimeBaseMasterTimeBase allows you to determine the master time base of a given time base. You can assign a clock component to a time base; that clock then acts as the master clock for the time base. You can use SetTimeBaseMasterClock to assign a clock component to a time base....
Aug 13
Troi Automatisering ships Troi Plug-in Power 7 CD-ROM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FileMaker Developer Conference, Palm Desert - August 13th, 2002--Troi Automatisering today announced it has begun shipment of the Troi Plug-in Power CD-ROM volume 7, for FileMaker Pro 6 on Mac and Windows. The Plug-in Power CD-ROM contains demonstration versions of 12 powerful Troi Plug-ins for FileMaker Pro, as well as some other utilities. You'll find all plug-in demonstrations neatly organized, thus saving you from hunting down the plug-ins from the Internet. Peter Baanen, company president, comments: "Since the release of Plug-in Power vol. 6 we have released new versions for almost all our plug-ins, adding a lot of new features and making all of them Mac OS X compatible. Moreover, we have tested the new versions with FileMaker Pro 6, and all 12 of them run perfectly under Mac OS, Mac OS X and Windows. Of course all these new versions are on the CD-ROM". Every attendee of the 2002 FileMaker Developer Conference in Palm Desert will receive a free copy of the...
Aug 13
Troi Automatisering releases URL Plug-in for FileMaker Pro 6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New cross platform plug-in lets you post and retrieve information from the Internet. FileMaker Developer Conference, Palm Desert - August 13th, 2002--Troi Automatisering today announced the availability of the first public beta version of the Troi URL Plug-in for FileMaker Pro 6. What is Troi URL Plug-in? Troi URL Plug-in can help you fill in forms on the Internet, all from FileMaker Pro. It also retrieves data from any HTTP URL. You can: -use the POST command to fill in a web form and retrieve the result directly in FileMaker -use the GET command to retrieve data -use a secure connection (HTTPS) using SSL (currently Mac OS only) Suggested Uses Troi URL plug-in allows you to: -fill in forms on web sites or your intranet -get online data like stock quotes, weather reports, etc. -automatically add information to listings and online databases -search the Internet for terms or other specific items (like Sherlock) The possibilities are only limited by your imagination...
Aug 13
Virtually Limitless Data Exchange/Support for New FileMaker Pro 6
Virtually Limitless Data Exchange and Support for New FileMaker Pro 6 Highlighted At Annual Developer Conference   Recent launch of FileMaker Pro 6 spotlights ability to better gather, manage and share information through use of standards, including XML   Palm Desert, CA - Aug.12, 2002 - Under the theme of "Information, Integration and Innovation", FileMaker, Inc, today officially opened its annual Developer's Conference held this year at the Desert Springs Marriott resort in Palm Desert, California.   During the three-day conference, which draws corporate and independent database developers from around the world, attendees will explore how the recently released FileMaker Pro 6 integrates with a virtually limitless world of applications and data.  With integrated XML (Extensible Markup Language), import and export, FileMaker Pro can now integrate and exchange data with many applications, without complex, costly conversion of data between proprietary...
Aug 13
QuickPage Ported to MacOS X
QuickPage Ported to MacOS X 12 August 2002 - Hanover, NH. Dartware LLC has ported the open-source QuickPage package (also known as qpage) to run on MacOS X. QuickPage was developed by Thomas Dwyer III, and has been ported to run on many Unix systems. Complete information about qpage is available from its web site, QuickPage offers two facilities that work together, and can run concurrently on the same computer. These are: * A Simple Network Paging Protocol (SNPP) server, that listens for SNPP messages, and sends them through an analogue modem using the TAP protocol; * A paging client that can send pages to a SNPP server. Dartware made minor changes to the modem initialization code to allow the package compile and run on OS X. In addition, Dartware created an installation script to place the pre-compiled Darwin/OS X binaries in the appropriate places, edit the configuration files, start the server, and create a StartupItem. Dartware makes this ported version...
Aug 13
Security Manager 1.0 for FileMaker Pro
[PR] Waves in Motion announces Security Manager 1.0 for FileMaker Pro [PR] Waves in Motion announces Security Manager 1.0 for FileMaker Pro -- Hassle free security management! Manage the complex world of security in one simple database. FILEMAKER DEVELOPER CONFERENCE, Palm Desert, CA - August 12, 2002. Waves in Motion unveiled an innovative security enhancement today at the FileMaker Developer Conference; "Security Manager 1.0". "This product will revolutionize the way administrators manage FileMaker Pro passwords and access privileges," said Vincenzo P. Menanno, President of Waves in Motion. "It enhances security, eases database administration, and simplifies access for your users". Security Manager 1.0 is a secure user-login system that can integrate with existing databases without scripting. Once installed, Security Manager provides a single point of entry for any number of users and databases, eliminating password sharing, forgotten passwords and time-consuming FileMaker Pro...
Aug 13
DropDMG 1.7
DropDMG 1.7 is now available. DropDMG is the easiest way to create ".dmg" and ".img" disk images on Mac OS X. It can encrypt images and post-process them with GZip or MacBinary. It also supports segmented images and images that auto-open when you mount them. All the options are available from AppleScript. DropDMG is robust and has no trouble handling folders with spaces, quotation marks, dollar signs, or other "special" characters. It even works without Mac OS X's optional "BSD Subsystem" installation. Full documentation is included in PDF and Apple Help formats. New in this Version: - Added support for license agreements. License agreements support rich text and may be localized. - The image destination path is now stored abbreviated with a tilde, if possible. This should help people who have multiple boot partitions. - The log is printable. - Finer-grained progress bar and status text. - If adding the requisite filename extensions would make the requested...
Aug 13
Waves in Motion announces NetAccess 1.0 for FileMaker
[PR] Waves in Motion announces NetAccess 1.0 for FileMaker Pro Manage the Web from within your FileMaker Pro Databases! Phoenix, AZ - August 12, 2002. Waves in Motion announces a brand new plug-in that will help you manage Internet content. NetAccess gives developers the ability to flow web content in and out of FileMaker databases from anywhere in the world. NetAccess 1.0 can integrate FileMaker with the growing web services industry. With NetAccess, you can get data from, or put data to, virtually any web source in the world. Download content directly into any field in your database or create a file with the downloaded data. Managing web content from within FileMaker has never been easier. NetAccess also has the ability to run requests in non-blocking mode, allowing you to continue to use FileMaker while NetAccess sends or receives your information in the background. "We have been managing our web site with NetAccess." said Vince Menanno, President of Waves in Motion. " It has saved...
Aug 13
Apple Unveils Dual-Processor Power Macs Starting at $1,699
Apple Unveils Dual-Processor Power Macs Starting at $1,699 Fast Xserve Architecture, DDR Memory & Pre-loaded Mac OS X v10.2 "Jaguar" CUPERTINO, California-August 13, 2002-Apple=AE today unveiled an all new Power Mac G4 line featuring dual PowerPC G4 processors in every model, starting at just $1,699 (US). With dual 1.25 GHz, dual 1 GHz and dual 867 MHz PowerPC G4 processors, the new Xserve=81 high-performance architecture with support for up to 2GB of Double Data Rate (DDR) memory at up to 333 MHz, the industry's first ATI Radeon 9000 Pro graphics card and an enhanced enclosure with increased storage up to nearly half a terabyte, the new Power Macs are the fastest desktop workstations for creative professionals. The new all dual processor Power Mac=AE G4 line also ships with Apple's new Mac=AE OS X version 10.2 "Jaguar" pre-installed, offering more than 150 amazing new features and applications. Taking advantage of "Jaguar's" advanced UNIX-based architecture and symmetric...
Aug 12
Mac OS X Bootable ABSplus Now Available
Mac OS X Bootable ABSplus Now Available -- New Mac OS X-Bootable Automatic Backup System Provides Easy Backup and Elegant Disaster Recovery in an Instant -- COSTA MESA, Calif. (August 12, 2002) - CMS Peripherals(R) today announced the new ABSplus previewed at Macworld Expo in New York is available immediately, starting at $299, from all major distributors, Apple resellers, corporate resellers and directly from CMS at ( The new, easy-to-use ABSplus is the first ever backup solution and restoration/recovery system for Mac(R) OS X with complete system bootability. "Even if you don't know a gigabyte from a horse bite, the CMS ABSplus is so easy to set up and use, even your grandmother could do it," explained Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus. "And once it's up and running, she doesn't have to do a thing -- the intelligent hardware and software do the work for her." "The ability to boot into Mac OS X from an ABSplus backup opens up a wealth of possibilities, including...
Aug 12
St. Clair Software updates Default Folder X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Clair Software updates Default Folder X adding Jaguar support and "Finder Click" feature (Blacksburg, VA -- August 12, 2002) St. Clair Software has released version 1.6 of Default Folder X, its utility for improving Open and Save dialogs in Mac OS X. Default Folder X 1.6 includes support for Mac OS X 10.2 ("Jaguar") and also adds the much-requested "click on a Finder window" feature to OS X. You can now display a folder in an Open or Save dialog by simply clicking on that folder's window. Version 1.6 also integrates XRay and FileExaminer as well as Super Get Info for expanded Get Info capabilities, and improves compatibility with AppleScript, QuickTime, OmniPage, and Ircle. This update is free to users who have registered earlier versions of Default Folder X. Download links and a full list of changes can be found at the following URLs: Details about Default Folder X 1.6 (with download links): (
Aug 12
db Reports 3.1a5
From: Aaron Bratcher ( To: db Reports Press Release ( db Reports 3.1a5 is now available for download. This releases makes the runtime classes work with REALbasic 4.5 and fixes some bugs with growing expression fields, and the accidental closing of databases. db Reports is a cross-platform report writing application. With db Reports, you can extract, format and print data from one of various data sources*. Using the built-in assistant, or the easy-to-use drawing environment, a report can be built quickly and easily. db Reports also supports data grouping and fully recursive expressions. String, Math, and Logical (including IF) expressions make db Reports a powerful tool for analyzing data. Professional users can use report variables and can export the data used to generate the report. REALbasic developers get not only the db Reports application, but also get REALbasic classes. Use these classes to make your task of printing...
Aug 12
The TackyShirt Mac OS X Project
Here's the latest developments on the best Mac OS X training package out there, namely "The TackyShirt Mac OS X Project', ( This is 4 DVDs with 16 hours of content focusing on Mac OS X. Normally, training and educational Computer Based Training, (CBT) is a good cure for insomnia. We vehemently disagree that CBT *has* to be that way. There is no reason why you can't learn while having fun. The content is excellent, and because it's *fun*, you won't feel like you're sliding into a morass of lethargy every time you watch it. We also are going with DVDs because that gives us room to play. Even the VCD format is limited by the relatively paltry amount of room on a CD. DVD helps free us from that limitation, and allows us to take advantage of the capabilities of DVD. It also allows you to just watch the information and take notes, or use it in situations where you don't have a computer handy, or your computer doesn't have a DVD player. Because we make extensive...
Aug 09
Dr. Bott Distributes Koss Stereophones
For Immediate Release Portland, OR August 9, 2002 Dr. Bott announces distribution agreement with Koss Corporation for their Stereophones. ( Dr. Bott is proud to announce a distribution agreement with Koss Corporation for their quality line of stereophones. We're excited to be carrying Koss' full line of stereophones. From the high end noise reduction like the Quiet Zone 2000 to the flexible SportaPro, Koss offers headphones for most every situation. Apple's iPod has revolutionized the way people listen to their music. Having your entire music collection with you at all times necessitates a stereophone that is tailored to each person's specific needs. Koss' diverse line of products will ensure that every person will be able to find one that meets their needs. "Today's music lover wants a high quality sterereophone that fits their lifestyle", said Michael J. Koss, President & C.E.O., Koss Corporation. Koss stereophones are available...
Aug 09
SQLBoss Layouter VIP Preview Available
From: ( Subject: SQLBoss Layouter VIP Preview 2 now available for download Date: Fre, 9. Aug 2002 August 7th, 2002 -- A new release of SQLBoss Developer is now available for download. All registered users can test SQLBoss Layouter free of charge for over a month. SQLBoss Layouter is the ultimate program for professionals and novices alike. SQLBoss Layouter is an easy to use database front end builder. It is available for Mac OS 9, Mac OS X and little later for Windows. You can extend the functionality of SQLBoss with several different database and file format plugins. SQLBoss Layouter lets you maintain your database data and retrieve data without typing a single line of SQL. The ease of use lets you quickly create front ends for more than 10 different databases. You can compile your work and distribute it to your clients. This application is good even for novices, as it is easy to use and does not necessary require any database know how. Professionals will...
Aug 08
everstor's Replicator for Mac OS X Available Now
EVERSTOR'S REPLICATOR FOR MAC OS X =96 ENTERPRISE-LEVEL MANAGEMENT, REPLICATING, ARCHIVING SOFTWARE =96 AVAILABLE NOW Runs on Apple platform in multiple O/S network environments. Provides seamless connect to Linux, Solaris, UNIX, Windows, and Mac systems. Note to Editors: You can download a Replicator for Mac OS X data sheet at Contacts listed at end of this release. ORANGE, CA =96 August 8, 2002 =96 Replicator for Mac OS X 10.1 =96 everStor'= s enterprise-level management, replicating and archiving software =96 is available for installation now. everStor's first Mac OS X product, Replicator runs on the Apple OS X platform in multiple O/S network environments, and provides a seamless connect to Linux, Solaris, UNIX, Windows, and Mac servers and clients. It offers the same reliability, ease-of-use, and ability to replicate any client operating system provided by the previously released Linux and Solaris Replicator versions. Replicator resides only on the server...
Aug 08
piDog Software Releases piPop V2.0.3
PIDOG SOFTWARE RELEASES PIPOP V2.0.3 MESA, AZ August 7th, 2002 - piDog Software releases piPop version 2.0.3, the latest incarnation of their highly acclaimed file navigator and launcher for the Mac. piPop is made with REALbasic. This release introduces several minor bug fixes and major speed improvements. piPop, formerly know as piDock is a navigation system for the Mac allowing users to access any file quickly with a single click. Version 2.0.3 renders menus 200% faster than 1.x versions and operates considerably more smoothly than previous versions. piPop uses a proprietary menu system to display files rather than the operating system's menus, giving piPop a great advantage over other navigation systems. With piPop the user is able to navigate folders of unlimited size, and virtually limitless depth. Folders with more items than can be displayed onscreen are scrolled as the mouse pointer moves across the menu. piPop is Built for OSX but is compatible with OS8.x-9.x with carbonlib...
Aug 08
A.E. Wood & Erickson Releases SyncDeK 4.1 For FileMaker
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2002 A.E. Wood & Erickson Releases SyncDeK 4.1 For FileMaker ** Next-Generation Database Synchronization Engine Speeds Development of Distributed Database Systems ** BERKELEY, CA - August 8, 2002 - A.E. Wood & Erickson today announced the immediate availability of SyncDeK 4.1, the leading tool for enabling robust, flexible synchronization of a distributed set of FileMaker Pro databases. "Using SyncDeK 4.1, FileMaker developers can handle not just two-way data synchronization, but also the business logic for controlling distributed ownership with conflict resolution and conditional sharing," said Alan Wood, CEO of A.E. Wood & Erickson. "In SyncDeK 4.1 we've added features and reduced the costs involved in testing and deploying fully-synchronized distributed database systems." SyncDeK 4.1 is a world-class data replication engine used to build completely distributed database systems with FileMaker Pro. SyncDeK 4.1 can be installed in any...
Aug 08
HTMLrendering, cIconButtons, NavDialog Plugins for REALbasic
Three new versions of the famous plugins for REALbasic are available @ ( HTMLrendering exploits the HTMLrendering capabilities of MacOS. The plugin is also useful to make your own web-browser. For this you also require to install URLAccess plugin. version 2.2 August 7, 2002 --fixed a major rendering flaw that showed up with REALbasic 4.5 carbon, while went unnoticed in earlier versions of REALbasic. REALbasic version 4.5 has improved the graphics internals, allowing the renderer to fit better with REALbasic. --fixing/improvement also included the renderer being tabpanel savvy. --support for obtaining focus appropriately (RB4.0 and higher), and changed the buttontoKey event to a Focus event, reporting whether the renderer has the focus. --known issues carbon: picture of a rendered page leaves the renderer and the window in an unknown state, and parsing files the URLAccess manager generates, when in web-browser mode, is by the renderer not...
Aug 07
TRI-EDRE is proud to announce you the availability of Clone...
TRI-EDRE is proud to announce you the availability of Clone'X 1.0.1 Clone'X 1.0.1 ************* Clone'X is a protection utility that allows you to easily clone the System (Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Mac OS 9) that runs your computer in order to quickly repair it if it gets damaged or if there is an installation problem. Clones are compressed in order to save about 50% of disk space. They can be saved on any local hard disk (even on the internal hard disk) or CD-Rs (only if your CD burner is supported by Disc Burner). Clones are protected and invisible in the Finder to prevent users from inadvertently damaging them. Clone'X 1.0.1 is a minor update which brings several new features. This new version displays new information dialogs to help users and makes clone deletion easier. It is a free update. A free demo version, giving you access to every function during 30 days, is available at New features in version 1.0.1: - New "Empty Trash" command in the "File" menu...
Aug 07
ArcaneWare Releases TypeJet 1.0: Viewing Fonts with Ease
ARCANEWARE RELEASES TYPEJET 1.0 AUGUST 07 02 -- ArcaneWare, where they are dedicated to creating quality software for the Mac, releases a new product for the Macintosh which is for viewing fonts with ease, TypeJet. TypeJet is ArcaneWare's superior and fast font viewing utility, built to improve your creativity. Find the perfect font for your logo or project in minutes, rather than scrolling through menus multiple times to view every one of your fonts. TypeJet provides you with many of extensive features to find that perfect font. One of those features being multiple font sets, to put your favorite fonts into different groups, or to take aside the fonts you used for a certain project. Not only are there the manually made font sets, but there are also "Smart Font Sets". You can program one of these font sets in seconds, and get great results. For example, you can make a smart font set display all and only Helvetica's, without having to manually add each one. With smart font sets, add a...
Aug 07
eZedia Releases eZeClip Plug-in for Apple's iMovie 2
eZedia Releases eZeClip Plug-in for Apple's iMovie 2 WINNIPEG, CANADA =96 August 7, 2002 =96 eZedia Inc., a leader in digital med= ia software technology, today released eZeClip 1.0, the third in a series of eZedia plug-ins for Apple's iMovie 2, the world's most popular, easy-to-use consumer digital video editing software. eZedia's eZeClip plug-in gives iMovie 2 users the ability to create picture-in-picture and split screen effects. Users can position, resize, loop, add borders and apply drop shadows to an additional QuickTime movie over an iMovie 2 clip. "The release of eZeClip, combined with eZedia's other plug-ins, gives iMovie users special effects and functionality that was previously only available in professional level products," said Stefan Embleton, President and Chief Executive Officer of eZedia Inc. "eZeClip continues to follow our mandate of producing incredibly powerful authoring software that lets everyone communicate through the digital medium." "Easy-to-use...

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