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Dec 10
Macfilink: protection for affiliate links
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mac Users can finally enjoy protection for affiliate links with Macfilink Hobart, TAS -- 10 December 2004 -- Dejal Systems, LLC and Beyond Midnight Software today announced the release of Macfilink, their new affiliate cloaking software designed to stop thieves from stealing affiliate commissions. A common problem online for web site owners who promote affiliate or referral programs (like the one Amazon offers) is that people who know what they are doing can easily steal commissions. Some estimates suggest up to 30% of affiliate commissions are lost in this way. Windows users have been able to protect their affiliate links for some time, using specialized software designed to "cloak" the affiliate link. Now for the first time Mac users have a tool that combines the same level of protection for their affiliate links with features not found in most Windows tools. Macfilink allows Mac users to hide their affiliate link from prying eyes, making it much harder for a...
Dec 10
MarsEdit 1.0, new weblog editor for Mac OS X
Ranchero Software releases MarsEdit 1.0, new weblog editor for Mac OS X Seattle, WA, USA -- December 9, 2004 -- Ranchero Software, creators of the RSS newsreader NetNewsWire, today released MarsEdit 1.0, a new weblog editor for Mac OS X. MarsEdit makes weblog writing like writing email, with each post edited in its own window, the ability to save posts as drafts, spell-checking, and a familiar Mac OS X interface. While designed to be easy to use for new webloggers, MarsEdit also includes features power-bloggers need: support for categories, text filters, trackbacks, custom templates, AppleScript, and more. "MarsEdit is simple, intuitive, flexible, and customizable. It's a very comfortable and efficient tool for writing," said John Gruber of Daring Fireball. Other MarsEdit features include image and file uploading, a bookmarklet that lets you send a page from your Web browser to MarsEdit, and custom tags. "Our company uses blogs to track technical projects as well as business and...
Dec 08
iPOD PowerGuards, ScreenShields and WheelFilms
PARIS, France, December 8, 2004 - has launched a new range of iPOD PowerGuards, ScreenShields and WheelFilms. Protect your iPod stylishly from scratches, dirt, and grime, while injecting it with your own unique personality. PowerGuard and WheelFilm come in different colors and patterns, each uniquely designed and engineered to its best quality. Start expressing yourself today!
Dec 08 wants to put you in a custom iPod ad wants to put you in a custom iPod ad announces the launch of a service that will transform any photo into an image identical to the iPod silhouette ads for $19.95. These are done by professional artists and the results are amazing. Put yourself or someone you love into an iPod ad - makes a great gift!
Dec 08
Apimac Slide Show 6.3
Apimac is pleased to announce Apimac Slide Show 6.3, a maintenance release of its slide show and presentation tool for multimedia files. This release primarily fixes an issue caused by a stand-alone presentation saved to a folder containing another stand-alone presentation, avoids to save a stand-alone presentation to a folder imported into the current presentation - which will end in a hang -, and introduces some tweaks on the audio control in order to get a better performance. New in this release is the support for AAC audio files. Apimac Slide Show 6.3 is available immediately for download and is free of charge for registered customers. Apimac Slide Show is a slide show and presentation tool for multimedia files, QuickTime movies, sounds, and images. As a fast-to-learn and easy-to-use application, Apimac Slide Show lets users to customize presentations and adapt them to their most varied needs. It is possible to create presentations and slide shows in just a few clicks, with custom...
Dec 08
BBEdit 8.0.3 Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 8.0.3 Update BEDFORD, Mass. - Dec. 8, 2004 - Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of BBEdit(R) 8.0.3, the latest version of the award-winning HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. BBEdit 8.0.3 is a maintenance release to fix reported issues and add minor interface refinements and enhancements. The BBEdit 8.0.3 update is available free of charge to all registered BBEdit 8.0 customers. An update package is available for download from the Bare Bones Software web site: ( About BBEdit ------------ BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of professional Web authors and software developers, this award-winning product provides a plethora of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text. BBEdit reliably transforms text with high performance. An intelligent...
Dec 08
Mac OS X Tcl/Tk Aqua 8.4.9
Mac OS X Tcl/Tk Aqua 8.4.9 Binary Release Announcement Dec 8, 2004 I'm pleased to announce the availability of Mac OS X binary distributions for Tcl/Tk Aqua 8.4.9, the Mac OS X native port of the Tcl scripting language and the Tk toolkit; bundled with over fifty popular extensions. The distributions are downloadable as compressed disk images from the Tcl/Tk Aqua file release page on SourceForge: Three variants are available: * TclTkAquaBI: Batteries-Included distribution, includes over fifty popular extensions (c.f. list below), as well as the Tcl/Tk Aqua 8.5a2 alpha release. This is a superset of ActiveState's ActiveTcl distribution (on other platforms). Installs in systemwide locations, administrator password required. (33.5M) * TclTkAqua: smaller distribution of just the TclTk frameworks, Wish, tclsh...
Dec 08
Maxum Releases Rumpus FTP 4.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAXUM RELEASES RUMPUS FTP 4.0 Rumpus 4.0 combines the best of Mac OS and Unix to create a professional, easy-to-use file transfer server. December 9, 2004 - Rumpus FTP, the premier Internet file transfer server for Macintosh, is now even better. Rumpus 4.0, released today by Maxum Development, continues to offer the rock solid FTP services Mac administrators have relied on for years, but has been redesigned to take full advantage of Mac OS X. Administrators will first notice the completely new interface, rewritten specifically for Mac OS X and reworked to provide clean, simplified and responsive server management. The new Rumpus application also includes: * Fast context-sensitive help * An expanded setup assistant * Integrated self-diagnosis of common problems * Quicker, easier access to controls and server reports While the top-level interface is all new, the biggest changes are underneath, resulting in a server engine that is faster, more efficient and...
Dec 07
DropDMG 2.5
DropDMG 2.5 is now available. DropDMG is the easiest way to create Mac OS X disk images. Just drag and drop a folder or file, and DropDMG will create an image in ".dmg", ".img", or ".smi" format--or a Zip or StuffIt archive. Or, you can drag an existing image or archive file onto DropDMG to easily convert it to any of the other supported formats. DropDMG supports encryption, segmented images, and custom icons, and it can create images with rich-text license agreements in multiple languages. There are many time-saving features such as temporary preferences when you hold down Option, remembering recent folders, configurations to keep track of popular combinations of settings, and the ability to create more than one image or archive at a time. All the options are available from AppleScript and from the "dropdmg" command-line tool. New in this Version: * Can now create archives in Panther's Zip format; can convert Zip archives to images and vice-versa. * DropDMG can now create...
Dec 06
Telestream Flip4Mac Brings Windows Media Encoding to the Mac
Telestream Flip4Mac Brings Windows Media Encoding to the Mac Available now - Industry's first component to enable QuickTime-based applications to export Windows Media files Nevada City, Calif., December 6, 2004 - Telestream, the world's leading provider of universal media encoding solutions, today announced availability of its Flip4Mac Windows Media Export Component for Apple's Mac OS X platform. The Flip4Mac Export Component is the first product to provide encoding in Microsoft Windows Media 9 Series SD and HD on the Macintosh. It is the premier product in a series of major new digital media tools for the Mac to be offered by Telestream for immediate worldwide purchase at Prices start under US$100. "Mac users have long lacked a good way to get to the Windows Media format from their video authoring tools," said Ben Waggoner, compression expert and principal of Interframe Media. "Telestream's Flip4Mac finally makes it possible for any app supporting QuickTime Export...
Dec 06
iMovie Lens Filter released
iMovie Lens Filter released Zurich, Switzerland -- December 6th, 2004 -- cf/x have released 'Lens Filter', an advanced iMovie plug-in that emulates a large variety of camera lens filters. This easy-to-use, yet versatile and exceptionally flexible plug-in lets the user create your own lens filters quickly, and apply their effects after the footage has been shot. Usages for Lens Filter include improving color and/or touching up footage, balancing color, and creating color themes for footage. The built-in tools allow the user to quickly create of over a million different filters, and support the import or pictures that can be used as additional filters. cf/x's website can be visited at - from there you can download all their plug-ins, Lens Filter included. Their plug-ins are typically priced between USD 1.50 and USD 5.50. Many plugs-ins are free, and all plug-ins can be downloaded for free trials. Each plug-in can be purchased individually. About cf/x cf/x is...
Dec 06
Peachpit Announces The iPod Playlist Book
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Peachpit Announces The iPod Playlist Book Book offers playlists for nearly every mood and occasion Berkeley, CA-Dec. 6-Today Peachpit Press announced The iPod Playlist Book (ISBN: 0-321-30469-1), chock full of playlist ideas for every imaginable occasion. Available now from online booksellers and at local bookstores for just $14.99, this book is an ideal companion for iPod owners or a great gift for those iPod-loving friends. Many consumers find it overwhelming having to sort through a massive collection of music to find the right tunes to make a perfect playlist. The iPod Playlist Book makes it simple by featuring more than 150 playlists organized by genre (punk, blues, roots, and more) and activity (road trips, cocktail parties, weddings, luaus, etc.). Each page includes a playlist and interesting tidbits about that list. Some examples of playlists include: * Road Trippin' * Not Your Typical Wedding Songs * Cryin' in Your Beer: Songs for Soaking in Cheap Suds...
Dec 06
Athenaeums v1.4.0: EIMS Filter for Rolled Logs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Athenaeums v1.4.0 Released by Deep Sky Technologies, Inc. EIMS Filter Adds Support for Compression and Emailing of Rolled Logs Vero Beach, FL - Monday, December 6th, 2004: Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of Athenaeums v1.4.0 for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. Athenaeums is an EIMS filter for archiving of standard EIMS log documents, specifically the error log, mail log, sending error log, and console log. This latest release of Athenaeums adds compression options for rolled logs and can also included rolled log documents in notification emails. The new version of Athenaeums is free to all license holders as of December 2004. Any license for Athenaeums valid through the month of December 2004 are free to upgrade to Athenaeums v1.4.0. Upgrade licensing is available for older license holders at 50% off the current initial license cost. Every night at midnight, the Athenaeums filter will make copies of the log documents maintained by EIMS and set to...
Dec 06
Lasso Professional Developer 8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OMNIPILOT SOFTWARE, INC. INTRODUCES LASSO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPER 8 Driven by Customer Demand, this Limited IP Developer Edition is Now Available Fort Lauderdale, FL - December 6, 2004 - OmniPilot Software, Inc., global provider of integrated management software, introduces Lasso Professional Developer 8, a fully robust edition available to developers at a low price. Lasso 8 represents the next generation of building data-driven Web sites, supporting multiple databases simultaneously and easing the sequential migration of databases. The Developer Edition is specifically tailored to meet the needs of advanced Web developers by easily installing on any platform and by allowing development and testing on one machine, as well as remote testing from another machine. "There is nothing like Lasso Professional Developer 8 for building data-driven Web sites," said, Chad Roll, chief operating officer, OmniPilot. "It supports multiple databases simultaneously while easing...
Dec 06
SyBrowser v6.5
SyBrowser: A Macintosh application that can query Sybase, OpenBase, FrontBase, PostgreSQL, Oracle, ODBC and MS SQL databases hosted on OSX, UNIX, Linux, and Windows servers. SyBrowser v6.5 features include: - Added OpenBase support. - Added a Cartesian graphing panel. - Added a 'Spotlight'-like search field that truncates the rows displayed on the SQL panel. - Added context sensitive Auto-Fill to the SQL statement panel. - Added a 'Spotlight'-like search field to the Sybase Stored procedures panel. - Added help text and auto-fill for some common Sybase stored procedures - Started work on Japanese, French, German and Spanish versions of SyBrowser. - Added an encoding popup menu. - Added a Preferences menu that displays the preferences panel. - Fixed a bug in Find command where it was not searching the first column. - Increased the click area around the end and start arms. - Autosize now accommodates ellipses. - Added "System" to the list of font names. - Renamed "Ordinality" popup menu...
Dec 04
Omni Group Announces OmniOutliner 3.0
The Omni Group Announces OmniOutliner 3.0 and OmniOutliner 3.0 Professional, Ships Public Beta Seattle, WA --December 3, 2004 -- The Omni Group has announced a major new upgrade to their outlining and organizational application, OmniOutliner. Targeted for early 2005, The Omni Group plans to ship OmniOutliner 3.0, as well as a new "pro" version, OmniOutliner 3.0 Professional. New to OmniOutliner 3.0 are many new options for styling and editing documents, as well as support for attachments, new export options, inline notes, improved AppleScript support, a batch find feature, and much more. "I think it's amazing what our team has done with OmniOutliner 3," said Ken Case, CEO of The Omni Group. "They've worked hard to deliver the features most requested by our current customers: support for inline images, links to external URLs, more flexible options for searching and navigating, and rich formatting options for presentation on screen and in print. But they didn't stop there - they've also...
Dec 03
Take Control of Mac OS X Backups Released
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New ebook makes Mac OS X backups easy Ithaca, NY USA (December 2, 2004)--Mac OS X users who have found making backups too complicated or time-consuming will find the straightforward advice they need in "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups," a 96-page ebook by backup expert and best-selling author Joe Kissell. Everyone knows backups are essential, not just for important files, but also for irreplaceable digital photos and music purchased from the iTunes Music Store. The ebook helps readers develop a rock-solid backup strategy, choose among common types of backup media, and pick the most appropriate backup software. Readers will learn the utility of having both a duplicate and an archive, the necessity of testing backups, and the importance of offsite backups. The ebook focuses on backup strategies for single computers and small networks. "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups" is Joe's fourth ebook and the fourteenth in the Take Control series, which has helped tens of...
Dec 03
XtremeMac's Audio Splitter for iPod
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Share Your Tunes in Style with XtremeMac's Audio Splitter for iPod Fort Lauderdale, Florida - December 3, 2004 - XtremeMac, the premier accessory manufacturer for Apple Computer's iPod, is proud to announce the best way to share music from one iPod with two listeners. XtremeMac's new Audio Splitter for iPod is the first splitter designed specifically for the 3G iPod, Click Wheel iPod, iPod photo and iPod mini. The new XtremeMac Audio Splitter for iPod converts the single earbud connection on your iPod into two earbud connectors, splitting the audio signal from the iPod into 2 pairs of headphones while maintaining all of the high quality crystal-clear audio the iPod is famous for. The sleek new XtremeMac Audio Splitter for iPod is exquisitely designed, precision molded to match perfectly in iPod white, and sculpted to sit flush on the iPod along the symmetrically curved side of the iPod mini. The splitter is only half as wide as an iPod mini, so it allows free...
Dec 02
PDF2Office v2.0 Professional Edition
PDF2Office v2.0 Professional Edition - Major Upgrade to the PDF to Office file formats document conversion tool ships. Osaka, Japan, December 2, 2004 - Recosoft Corporation the developer of cross platform Macintosh and Windows file format conversion solutions and PDF document conversion tools has started shipping PDF2Office v2.0 Professional Edition. PDF2Office v2.0 Professional Edition represents a major upgrade to PDF2Office v1.1 the PDF document conversion tool for the Macintosh platform. In addition to the more than 150 features and enhancements made, PDF2Office v2.0 Professional Edition provides seamless integration with Microsoft Word X/2004 - allowing PDF documents to be opened directly within Microsoft Word X/2004. PDF2Office v2.0 recreates the original construction and layout of the document - forming paragraphs; applying styles; regrouping independent graphic elements; extracting images; creating tables; and processing headers/footers, endnotes/footnotes and columns/sections...
Dec 02
SoftRAID 3.1.1
December 2, 2004 Mendocino, CA. SoftRAID, LLC today released version 3.1.1 of their software RAID application, SoftRAID 3. Version 3.1.1 adds the capability of creating Bootable SoftRAID DVDs and fixes several bugs related to the manipulation of Mirror volumes. "Fixing bugs is an integral part of product development, and we place the highest priority on providing software suitable for mission critical storage solutions", said Tim Standing, VP of Engineering. SoftRAID, LLC will be in Booth 1347 at the Macworld Expo and Conference in San Francisco, January 11-14, 2005. SoftRAID 3.1.1 is available for $129.00 and may be purchased through SoftRAID's website, All registered users will receive a free upgrade via email. For more information about SoftRAID 3, contact us at Demo version download URL: Press Release URL: User Testimonials: About...
Dec 02
Lasso Professional Server 8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OMNIPILOT SOFTWARE, INC. SHIPS LASSO PROFESSIONAL SERVER 8 Fort Lauderdale, FL - December 2, 2004 - OmniPilot Software, Inc., a global provider of integrated management software, officially ships Lasso Professional Server 8 (LP8) today. Lasso Professional Server 8 is the premier tool for developing, serving and managing data-driven web applications, and offers a "build once, deploy anywhere" approach for developers who demand an easy-to-use, yet powerful development environment. According to Chad Roll, chief operations officer (COO), "Lasso Professional Server continues to optimize the user experience with dramatically enhanced performance and security. LP8 allows developers to quickly and securely develop applications with any database on virtually any platform - without a degree in programming - and with far less code than ASP, PHP, JSP or ColdFusion. LP8 is 100% backward compatible with LP7 and it is an incredible step forward in Lasso's product evolution."...
Dec 01
SpamX: Spam Tracing and Reporting Solution
Hendrickson Software Components Announces SpamX Available Now For Windows, Macintosh and Linux Spam Tracing and Reporting Solution Reduces Spam to Nearly Zero; Ideal for Heterogeneous Computing Environments Arlington, Virginia (December 01, 2004) -- Hendrickson Software Components (hsc) announced today that SpamX, the company's popular software for spam source tracing and reporting, is available cross-platform for Windows, and now Macintosh and Linux. "SpamX is the ideal solution for spam-weary customers. Because it automatically traces the source of spam and then reports spam offenders to their ISPs, we help to eliminate the problem at the source," stated Jeff Hendrickson, creator of SpamX. "In addition, we offer SpamX for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, so everyone can get relief from spam, regardless of the computer operating system they use." SpamX enables everyone from end users to IT professionals working in complex networked environments to effectively reduce spam in their e-...
Nov 30
RollCall Directory 1.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Midnight Mage Software announces RollCall Directory 1.2. 30 November 2004, HAYMARKET, VA. The new holiday edition of Midnight Mage Software's print utility for the Mac OS X Address Book is now available. RollCall Directory 1.2 incorporates features requested most by our users. Multiple Addresses, Four Column format, as well as special new holiday artwork, perfect for your seasonal labeling needs, are included. Compatible with Jaguar, Panther and soon to be released Tiger (Mac OS 10.2, 10.3 & 10.4), RollCall Directory 1.2 allows easy printing of any address book or pictorial directory you may need. Don't be limited by Mac OS X Address Book printing capabilities! Specify the appearance of the address book YOU want to have! Set multiple columns (1-4), select the fields you want to display, change the font, size, style, color, and other layout options. Specify only the information you really want for the perfect hard copy edition of your OS X Address Book. All...
Nov 30
Reduplicator v1.0.0: EIMS Filter for Archiving Email
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reduplicator v1.0.0 Released by Deep Sky Technologies, Inc. EIMS Filter for Archiving Email Using Custom Rules Vero Beach, FL - Tuesday, November 30th, 2004: Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of Reduplicator v1.0.0 for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. Reduplicator is an EIMS filter for archiving email using custom rules and criteria. This first full release of Reduplicator follows on the very successful beta testing of the new EIMS filter during the month of November, 2004. Reduplicator allows EIMS administrators to archive email based on criteria they control. Email can be archived based on who it is coming from, who it is going to, what IP address it is coming from, and the use of authentication. Archiving location can also be customized to organize archived email by domain, username, and current date values. Reduplicator provides functionality vital to companies and hosting providers that must fulfill HIPAA guidelines, publicly traded or health...
Nov 29
Navicat 5.3 MySQL Client
Navicat 5.3 MySQL Client What's new in this version: This new version of Navicat (MySQL Client) supports Character Set ( A new function in MySQL 4.1 or above. ) and it includes a new feature - Filter Wizard, allowing user to quickly and easily locate desired data. In addition, XML Import feature is improved and user can now check the History Log of executed SQL statements. Navicat, a database management tool from PremiumSoft, is an integrated GUI tool let you perform MySQL administration and database development in an easier way. Advanced features allow you to import/export data, backup, transfer database from server to server, create query and manage local or remote MySQL server. An evaluation version of Navicat for Mac OS X 10.1 or later is available for download at (
Nov 24
iPod Boombox by DLO
DLO BEGINS SHIPPING iBOOM iPOD BOOMBOX Portable Stylish iPod Boombox is the Perfect Way to Add Fun to Upcoming Family Gatherings, Holiday Parties, Vacations and More CHARLESTON, SC -November 24, 2004. Just in time for the holiday shopping rush, ( Lifestyle Outfitters (DLO) announced it is shipping the much-anticipated DLO iBoom - Boombox for the iPod. The DLO iBoom lets users connect their iPod and share their music anywhere. The DLO iBoom fits all iPods and iPod minis (does not fit iPod photo), and features a fully digital FM stereo with 4 station presets and a bright amber backlit display. Running on 6 D batteries or plugged in, the DLO iBoom is the portable iPod Boombox customers have been waiting for. It is available immediately for $149.99 from ( and at CompUSA stores everywhere. The DLO iBoom features a 20-watt...
Nov 24
FAST DVD COPY 3.1 Released
FAST DVD COPY 3 The First Digital Copy Software for Mac OS X Now copies PlayStation 2 games and more! Make your Superdrive Scream! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco, CA --- October 25, 2004 --- Velan Software announces today the release of FAST DVD COPY 3, the first software built for Mac OS X that allows users to copy their DVD video collections, Audio CD collections, PlayStation 2 games, DVD-ROMs or CD-ROMs without losing any quality from the original. FAST DVD COPY 3 is the most powerful digital technology copy software for Mac available on the market today. "I've been using FAST DVD COPY to copy my DVDs, and I'm really glad that I can now back up my Audio CDs and my PlayStation 2 games with the same program. These new features are the greatest. Keep up the good work!" said Roger Cohen, a user of the software. FAST DVD COPY 3 features: General features * One-click copy interface * Allows you to copy: - almost all DVD videos to blank DVD-R(W) discs - PlayStation 2 games to a...
Nov 24
The Missing Sync for Palm OS v4.0.2
Mark/Space is pleased to announce the immediate availability of The Missing Sync for Palm OS v4.0.2. This release adds support for palmOne's Treo 650 and Tungsten T5, speeds up synchronization operations and better supports many conduits, including Now Up-to-Date, Photos/Media Conduit, NotePad and airline schedule conduits. Version 4.0.2 also improves iTunes integration and better detects conduit conflicts. Mark/Space recommends that all users of version 4.0 download and install this free update. The installer and complete release notes are available from (
Nov 24
GarageKey USB-MIDI Keyboard Available For Pre-order
GarageKey USB-MIDI Keyboard Available For Pre-order November 24, 2004 - For Immediate Release Today, MacMice, a division of DVForge, Inc., announces that its GarageKey USB-MIDI keyboard for Apple GarageBand users is available for pre-order, with shipping guaranteed in time for Christmas. The GarageKey USB-MIDI keyboard is the only keyboard on the market designed exclusively for use by Apple GarageBand software users who want a small, elegantly styled keyboard. The GarageKey has 37 full-size, professional quality, velocity sensitive keys. It has octave up and down buttons discretely placed on the rear panel. And, it is plug and play compliant with OS X USB-MIDI. It's clear acrylic over bright white styling, and its bright white keys, are made to precisely match Apple's desktop styling. Plus, GarageKey is the only MIDI keyboard available that includes clear acrylic riser legs that permit using the GarageKey sitting between an Apple wired or wireless keyboard and a display. There is...
Nov 24
CodeFutures Launches Mac OS X FireStorm/DAO Java Code Generator
CodeFutures Launches Mac OS X Version of FireStorm/DAO Java Code Generator [Denver, CO, November 24, 2004] CodeFutures has shipped a Mac OS X version with Release 2.3 of its FireStorm/DAO code generation product for data persistence. Dan Froelich, CodeFutures VP Sales, explains the reason for adding OS X support: "CodeFutures had many requests for an OS X version of FireStorm/DAO. The decision to support OS X was purely commercial. We have already signed up our first paying Mac customers just by providing a preview of Release 2.3." The award-winning FireStorm/DAO makes Java software developers more productive by generating the business logic for accessing databases. The benefits provided by CodeFutures' code generation approach are higher developer productivity, better software quality, and lower maintenance costs. FireStorm/DAO is available in Standard, Enterprise, and Architect editions. FireStorm/DAO Architect Edition allows new custom code generation templates to be developed and...
Nov 22
ProVUE Releases Major New Version of Panorama
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ProVUE Releases Major New Version of Panorama RAM based database for Mac OS X and OS 9 Huntington Beach, California - November 21st, 2004 - ProVUE Development announces the release of Panorama V (5.0), introduced today. The new RAM-based database program, available for the first time in a native OS X version, is more than 100,000 times faster than traditional disk-based systems for many critical operations. "This is the most significant upgrade for Panorama in nine years" says James Rea, president of ProVUE Development. "We've completely revamped the user interface and substantially improved searching, connectivity, form layout and the program development environment. The ability to integrate web content within databases opens up unlimited possibilities." Key Upgrade Features: * Runs native in Mac OS X * Refined user interface * Live Clairvoyance=81 searching (like iTunes) * New & Improved Wizards (including Address Checker, Bulk Email,...
Nov 17
DAVE 5.1
For Immediate Release November 17, 2004 Arlington TX Thursby Software Systems today announced the release of DAVE 5.1, the leading PC file and print sharing solution for Macintosh computers. DAVE 5.1 enhancements include: * Support for latest Microsoft and Apple OS Releases * Support for user drop boxes * Support for Symbolic Links * Improved client write performance DAVE 5.1 is free to existing DAVE 5.x customers and for all customers under an Annual Upgrade Agreement. Upgrades can be obtained electronically from Thursby's web site Customers with special Volume License Agreements will obtain a new CD distribution shipped to them free of charge. Thursby Software Systems has been developing network software solutions since 1986. Thursby products include DAVE, ADmitMac, TSStalk and MacNFS. For additional information, visit the web site
Nov 17
New IntelliScanner Pro
INTELLI INNOVATIONS UNVEILS NEW INTELLISCANNER PRO Complete Barcode & Inventory Solution Offers Scanning Anywhere, FileMaker & QuickBooks Integration, Included IntelliScanner Business Essentials CARY, North Carolina (November 17th, 2004) -- Intelli Innovations, Inc. today announced the release of the new IntelliScanner Pro, offering a complete barcode and item tracking solution for business and education. Available for both Mac OS X and Windows, IntelliScanner Pro can be used with popular business applications such as FileMaker Pro, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Excel, or with the product's included IntelliScanner Businesss Essentials commercial software suite for inventory control, media management, and asset tag creation. "IntelliScanner Pro offers everything you need to take advantage of barcode technology -- hardware, software, even asset tags -- to automate business processes," said Travis J. Hicks, Product Manager. "Delivering a complete, plug-and-play business solution,...
Nov 16
Cross Culture Updates Mergemill to 3.8.3
Cross Culture Updates Mergemill to 3.8.3 Mergemill Delivered with Updated Database Engine HONG KONG -- November 16, 2004 -- Cross Culture Limited today announced the immediate release of Mergemill 3.8.3. The database engine of this release is updated to 4D 2003.5, which delivers a number of important bug fixes. Mergemill is a versatile website development and database tool. It serves well in multiple parts of the web publishing workflow, especially when users need to web publish text-based contents. It may be used to quickly create thousands of static web pages from simple text files, spreadsheets or databases, to be published on the web or CD-ROM. Users can easily set up FTP accounts, and instruct Mergemill to automatically upload generated web pages to specified server directories. Source contents may come from any text editor, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Access, 4th Dimension, Microsoft Excel, AppleWorks, or any database that can export data in XML, Merge or tab-separated text format...
Nov 16
RapidWeaver 3.0 Release with .mac and iPhoto integration
RapidWeaver 3.0 Release with .mac and iPhoto integration. Realmac Software today announced the release of RapidWeaver 3.0 for Mac. RapidWeaver is a next-generation web design application to help you easily create professional looking web sites in minutes. No knowledge of HTML, CSS or even javascript is required, RapidWeaver will take care of all that for you. RapidWeaver has been built with users digital life in mind. Most of us have plenty of photos, movies and ideas we'd like to share online. RW makes this unbelievably easy. With drag and drop simplicity, iPhoto and .Mac integration users will have their new website online within minutes of downloading RapidWeaver. RapidWeaver comes with a host of page styles special designed for you to share your thoughts, photos, movies, files and much more. Standard page styles include Blog, External Link, File Sharing, HTML, Photo Album, iFrame, Styled Page (WYSIWYG) and Quicktime. "We believe RapidWeaver 3 is a breakthrough in web design as no...
Nov 16
Formac introduces dual-layer 16X DVD burner
Formac introduces dual-layer 16X DVD burner Devideon(tm) 16x DL featuring 16X DVD burning speeds and dual-layer technology with up to 8.5GB data capacity for $199. BERKELEY, CA - November 16th 2004 - Formac Electronic Inc., a leading manufacturer of performance enhancing peripherals and advanced visualization solutions, today announced its next generation DVD burner, Devideon(tm) 16x DL. The new drive features the latest DVD/CD combination drive with speeds of up to 16X for DVD-R and DVD+R media. The Devideon(tm) 16x DL also takes advantage of a new dual-layer technology, allowing Macintosh users to store up to 8.5GB* of data or video on one single media. Bundled with Formac's proprietary DVD authoring software the new Devideon(tm) 16x DL provides a complete and easy-to-use solution to create professional looking DVDs. The FireWire drive is compatible with Macintosh running OSX. "The introduction of the new Devideon brings a promising new DVD technology to the Apple Macintosh."...
Nov 16
SubEthaEdit 2.1
SubEthaEdit 2.1 Released. For Immediate Release - November 16, 2004 TheCodingMonkeys are proud to announce the release of SubEthaEdit 2.1. Despite being a point release it brings a bunch of exciting new features: - UNIX command line tool combining the power of SubEthaEdit and Terminal. - Customizable syntax colors, complete with easy user interface, and import/export functionality to support sharing of color schemes. - Export to HTML web pages, including collaboration metadata, like color-coded authorship information and co-author's names, pictures, email addresses and AIM screennames. - Overhauled printing architecture. Also prints collaboration metadata. - Open and save files as Administrator. - AppleScript interface to remote control basic editing and collaboration. SubEthaEdit 2.1 also adds French and Korean to its list of localizations (also supports Catalan, Trad. Chinese, Danish, English, German, Japanese and Russian). For a detailed list of additions, changes and...
Nov 15
FootTrack 2.0
FIRST MAJOR UPDATE! T-SQUARED SOFTWARE RELEASES FOOTTRACK 2.0 November 14, 2004 - T-Squared Software today released Version 2 of FootTrack, the first major update to their digital video cataloging application. FootTrack is a Mac OS X application that allows you to capture, catalog an= d easily search all your digital video tape footage. You can think of it as iPhoto for your digital video. Why it is more than worth checking out: * Searching your clips is vastly improved. It is now real time while also allowing searching across all your tapes without needing to select them first. * Burn your cataloged tapes to CD/DVDs to free up disk space, do a backup or to view on another computer with FootTrack installed. When you insert the CD/DVD the tapes are added to your catalog. * Anamorphic (widescreen) support has been added. Video clips marked as anamorphic now play back in widescreen format. When they are compressed to create preview copies they retain their widescreen aspect ratio. *...
Nov 15
HelpLogic 1.0a4
ELECTRIC BUTTERFLY RELEASES HELPLOGIC 1.0a4 Major Update to Award-Winning Help Authoring Tool Includes Support for MS HTML Help and Redesigned Web-based Help LOS ANGELES, California (November 16, 2004) -- Electric Butterfly, Inc. proudly announces the release of HelpLogic 1.0a4, the fourth public pre-release of the award-winning help authoring solution for cross-platform developers. HelpLogic is available in a Mac OS X Edition and a Windows XP Edition. With HelpLogic, you can easily create help systems for your software and web sites from a single source! Save time with the integrated Workshop, Visual TOC Builder, HTML Editor, and Link Manager to quickly generate Web-based Help, Apple Help, Microsoft HTML Help, UniHelp, and more... HelpLogic 1.0a4 represents a major update that adds more than a dozen new enhancements. Here are a few highlights: * Extensive publishing support for Microsoft HTML Help! * Redesigned Web-based Help format with new tab-style toolbar and index! * New TOC...
Nov 15
EIMS Filter for DNS Lookups Using Custom Rules
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Denes v1.0.0b06 Released by Deep Sky Technologies, Inc. EIMS Filter for DNS Lookups Using Custom Rules Vero Beach, FL - Monday, November 15th, 2004: Deep Sky Technologies, Inc., today announced the release of Denes v1.0.0b06 for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. Denes is an EIMS filter for performing DNS lookups using custom rules and criteria. This first fully public beta release of Denes is open to all owners of EIMS and EIMS X and is available for use through the month of November, 2004. Denes is an EIMS filter for taking actions on email based on DNS lookups using custom rules and criteria. Denes allows email to be accepted or denied based on DNS lookups, making full support for DNS based blacks list and white lists available in a single filter; there is even a simple test mode to log DNS lookups without actually denying or accepting email. The most convenient feature of the Denes rules document is that it dynamically reloads after any changes made in it. This means,...
Nov 15
Mesa Dynamics Releases Beholder 2.0
Mesa Dynamics Releases Beholder 2.0 Washington, DC - November 15, 2004 - Mesa Dynamics today released Beholder 2.0, a significant upgrade to its Internet image searching utility for the Macintosh. Beholder searches for images on the web, automatically querying Internet search engines and presenting thumbnail results in a navigable contact sheet with URL and other link details. Designed for quick image inspection and discovery, Beholder also supports targeted Internet searches via the scanning of specific web pages and folders for images. Beholder 2.0 features improved handling of large thumbnail collections, including link verification for rapid confirmation of accessibility of source images and direct image downloading. Additional features include QuickOpen thumbnail navigation, image zoom and a new XML search engine plugin format. A trial version of Beholder is available for download at and requires Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar) or later. A single user license...
Nov 15
Audio Hijack 2.2
Audio Hijack 2.2 Princeton, NJ - Audio Hijack is constantly growing and improving, and Rogue Amoeba has just released Audio Hijack 2.2. This new version adds several new features, including a new AIFF Sample Rate selector, a "Stop Recording After" setting, and two new post-processing scripts to "Add To iPod" and "Encode To Wav". Several other features have also been added, and minor bugs have been fixed. Audio Hijack is the perfect tool to record any audio on your computer. With Audio Hijack, you can quickly and easily save audio from almost any application to an AIFF file. This file can then be burned to a CD, or played in any software audio player like iTunes or any hardware audio player like an iPod. New Features * AIFF Sample Rate selector * "Stop Recording After" option * New "Add to iPod" and "Encode to Wav" scripts * Scroll-wheel support for knobs * Many hijacking and AppleScript reliability improvements Bug Fixes * Better handling of RealPlayer-related files and mal-formed...
Nov 11
StickyBrain 3.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chronos Releases StickyBrain 3.0, "Your Universal Note Manager" Park City, Utah - November 11, 2004 -- Chronos LC today announced the release of StickyBrain 3, its third generation note manager for Mac OS X. The all-new StickyBrain 3 has been completely rewritten in Cocoa and is the premier universal note manager for Macintosh. STICKYBRAIN DESCRIPTION StickyBrain is like a really big drawer-users can just throw all their notes and other information into it, then use the powerful Note Viewer to retrieve anything with just one click. Users can now manage their digital notes-from reminders and alarms to pictures, URLs and text. Everything is instantly organized and searchable. StickyBrain will help users increase productivity, save time, and gain unprecedented control over their information. WHAT'S NEW IN 3.0? StickyBrain 3 starts where its predecessor left off. It sports a new interface fashioned after Mac OS X Mail, so organizing notes into folders and sub-folders...
Nov 08
GSFTP 1.0: FTP/SFTP client
Gideon Softworks, Inc. announces the immediate availability of version 1.0 of its FTP/SFTP client GSFTP. If you have any comments/suggestions or problems, please feel free to email us at GSFTP can be downloaded from our home page at:
Nov 08
Konfabulator version 1.8
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mountain View, California - November 8, 2004 - Pixoria, Inc. is proud to announce that Konfabulator version 1.8 is available for download. The amazingly popular utility, previously only available for Mac OS X, is now available for Windows as well. Konfabulator is a utility that allows you to use (and develop) cross-platform mini-Applications using JavaScript and XML to do whatever you want, and look however you want. Using the time-tested Mozilla JavaScript engine, Konfabulator is a completely open and easy to learn environment, so creating your own Widgets is an extremely simple task. For the "skinning" crowd, Konfabulator is a dream come true. You can easily change the look, feel, layout, even functionality of a Widget so that it matches your lifestyle, your desktop, or the pants or skirt you have on that day. For Mac OS X users, Konfabulator 1.8 offers a host of new features for Widget developers, along with a spectacular new Stock Ticker Widget. For...
Nov 08
SyBrowser v6.1
SyBrowser: A Macintosh application that can query Sybase, Oracle, PostgreSQL and MS SQL databases hosted on OSX, UNIX, Linux, and Windows servers. SyBrowser v6.1 features include: - Pressing the Command key and the down arrow moves forward though the history of executed statements. - A new preference was added. "Show Results In SQL panel" - All databases available to Sybase users are now displayed in the Database popup menu. - Relationships, when selected via a mouse click on any horizontal or vertical arm, now show drag handles. - Oracle, ODBC and PostgreSQL databases should now be able to be queried from MacOS X and Windows. - Added "Marching Ant" ERD selection - Improved the auto-completion of columns names after adding a period to the table name in the SQL statement field - Added a 'Dump Tran with no_log" button on the Index panel for native Sybase connections. SyBrowser Overview SyBrowser is a table browser and alternative "isql" client for Sybase databases. It facilitates SQL...
Nov 08
4D Release Beta 1 of 4D 2004.1
- 4D Release Beta 1 of 4D 2004.1- - Public Beta shows commitment to providing the best possible release- SAN JOSE, Calif., November 8, 2004 -- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment, 4D Business Kit and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced its release of the first beta of 4D 2004.1 for immediate availability. The public beta program reflects the company's commitment to ensure that 4D 2004.1 is the best possible release ever. 4D 2004.1 B1 features over 70 bug fixes and some significant new enhancements, including new commands and an updated interface to make the development of powerful, beautiful applications easier than ever before. "Delivering rock solid, Golden versions release after release is something we target at 4D," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of 4D, Inc. "However, with 4D 2004.1 we want to ensure that this release will go down in history as a Platinum release, not just a Golden one - hence our desire to have as many people involved in...
Nov 08
Python Bootcamp at the Big Nerd Ranch Feb 21-25, 2005
Atlanta, GA - November 8, 2004 - Mark Lutz to Teach Python Bootcamp at the Big Nerd Ranch February 21-25, 2005 Since its creation in the late 1980s by Guido van Rossum, interest in Python has exploded as more companies and programmers begin to capitalize on it elegance, portability and scalability across a number of platforms. Python has suddenly become ubiquitous, appearing in a variety of applications used by organizations such as Hewlett Packard, NOAA, Google, NASA and Pixar. Always working to provide the most relevant and current technology to its students, The Big Nerd Ranch is pleased to announce the upcoming Python Bootcamp February 21-25, 2005. Class instructor Mark Lutz is one of the foremost experts in Python programming. In addition to being a full-time trainer, writer and software developer, he is the author of the O'Reilly books "Programming Python" and "Python Pocket Reference" and is the author of "Learning Python." Mark has been involved with Python since 1992 and...
Nov 07
Virtual Passage SSL VPN Client for Mac OS X
Menlo Logic Announces Virtual Passage SSL VPN Client for MacOS X Palo Alto, CA (November 6, 2004) - Menlo Logic, a trusted provider of SSL VPN products, today announced that the Virtual Passage SSL VPN client now supports Apple Mac operating systems. Besides web and Java based access to network resources, Mac users can now connect to all IP applications, including VoIP, mapped network drives, and native email applications because all TCP, UDP, ICMP, and NetBIOS data can be routed over the SSL VPN tunnel. Like Virtual Passage for Windows, the new Virtual Passage client for MacOS X securely extends the corporate network to Mac clients. "We have received huge demand from Mac users for Virtual Passage support. And our experience is probably not unique-with more and more home users buying PowerBook and iBook laptops, even companies that have standardized on Microsoft Windows will need to support Mac clients," said Gopal Jayaraman, CTO of Menlo Logic. "We are proud to include Virtual...
Nov 05
Big Nerd Does PostgreSQL Bootcamp January 17-21
Ring in the New Year with PostgreSQL Bootcamp January 17-21, 2005 Atlanta, GA - November 5, 2004 - Ring in the New Year with PostgreSQL Bootcamp January 17-21, 2005 Big Nerd Ranch, a leading provider of intensive training classes for developers and systems administrators, announces the latest offering of its PostgreSQL Bootcamp from January 17-21, 2005. The PostgreSQL database solution has compared favorably to such giants as Oracle for its scalability, robustness, flexibility, and ability to secure data integrity. Database administrators particularly enjoy the wide network of support and community that comes with open-source programming. PostgreSQL is rapidly spreading throughout a spectrum of industries as a viable, low-cost, and easily administered database solution. Its utility fluidly traverses the needs of medical, accounting, e-business and sales applications. Because it boasts the ability to expand as the database grows without sacrificing speed or stability, it provides...

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