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Oct 17
VINC v1.7: Integrated Disk Navigation, Document Viewing/...
Press Release - VINC v1.7 Ships RecoSoft Corporation announces that it has started shipping VINC v1.7, a major upgrade to its integrated disk navigation, document viewing and conversion tool. VINC (View, Navigate & Convert) provides rapid viewing and high quality conversion of MSWord, PDF, AppleWorks, RTF, PNG, JPEG, Photoshop etc...files. VINC v1.7 now provides the capability of viewing PDF files and converting PDF* files into any of the other word processing file formats VINC supports. Users are now able to extract the PDF text data for editing in their favorite word processing software. Additionally VINC v1.7 contains the following enhancements - - Added Support for the following file formats o MSWord 2003 o Unicode UTF-8 o Unicode UTF-16 - MSWord File Format Enhancements o Word Art o Text box o Footnotes/Endnotes o Native graphics/drawings o Complete support for embedded WMF graphics...
Oct 17
DropDMG 2.2
DropDMG 2.2 is now available. DropDMG is the easiest way to create ".dmg", ".img", and ".smi" disk images on Mac OS X. It can encrypt images and encode them with BinHex, GZip, BZip2, or MacBinary. It can create images with rich-text license agreements. It also supports segmented images and images that auto-open when you mount them. There are many time-saving features such as temporary preferences when you hold down Option, remembering recent folders, and the ability to create more than one image at a time by dropping multiple folders onto DropDMG. All the options are available from AppleScript and from the "dropdmg" command-line tool. New in this Version: * Added "dropdmg" tool for creating images from the command-line. * You can now create an image from a file by dropping it on DropDMG; you no longer have to "wrap" the file in a folder. * You can now specify the passphrase for an encrypted image via AppleScript. * Can save a passphrase in the system Keychain, so that...
Oct 14
SplashData Launches SplashPhoto 4.0, PDA Image Viewer
SplashData Launches SplashPhoto 4.0, PDA Image Viewer, for Macintosh Users SplashPhoto enables users to create and manage electronic photo albums on their Palm OS handhelds; the first to enable Mac desktop synchronization SEATTLE (October 14, 2003) - - SplashData, Inc., the leading developer of "virtual wallet" applications for mobile devices, announces the launch of SplashPhoto 4.0 for users of Macintosh personal computers and Palm OS handhelds. SplashPhoto is the first image viewer to enable Palm OS handheld users to manage and synchronize their image libraries with a Macintosh. SplashPhoto, recently named "Best Image Viewer" by the editorial staff of Handheld Computing Magazine, and winner of the Handango Champion Award for "Best Lifestyle Application," offers a fast, easy-to-use image viewer for handhelds and smartphones. Version 4.0 includes a desktop catalog feature with two-way synchronization, offering the easiest means of managing photos on a Macintosh computer and handheld...
Oct 14
Web Dumper v1.8.1
Max Programming, LLC - Web Dumper v1.8.1 October 14, 2003 Maxprog is proud to present another update of its web tool product named 'Web Dumper' a full featured internet tool that allows users to download web sites for offline browsing. Available in English, French and Spanish. What's new in this release? - Referer support - "Referer:" header added to all HTTP commands. - Better BASE HREF support with auto-correction. - "%20", "'", "./" enhanced handling. Screenshots available at: Registration is $16.90 Overview If you are viewing a Web site with your browser and you decide that you would like to make a copy of it on your hard drive, you have to manually save each page as you view it along with embedded pictures, sounds and so on. This can be a very long and tedious process, and in many cases it's more trouble than it's worth. It doesn't have to be that way, however, as Web Dumper...
Oct 14
QuiXample is an Editor plug-in tool for FutureBasic
QuiXample is an Editor plug-in tool meant to search FB source code files. QuiXample is a blazzingly fast plain-text searching tool that can give you access to the bazillions of FB source code files that populate your folders and subfolders on your hard drive. The plug-in is Carbon only. It can search in ordinary text files (up to 8 Mb in size). It supports Drag & Drop and can be driven remotely by AppleScript scripts. QuiXample can memorize up to 20 favorite folders for quick access. )From the resulting list you can open any FB source code file in the )Editor, reveal it in the Finder, copy it to the Clipboard and even style )it with Code Styler. Please fasten your belt, \'cos the speed is totally insane! QuiXample is freeware. Further Information:
Oct 14
Aladdin Updates HASP Software Security Solution
Aladdin's HASP Software Security Solution Offers Enhanced Security For Developers CHICAGO, October 13, 2003 -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: (a href= "")(span )(/span)ALDN(/a)) today announced it added enhanced security features to the HASP software protection, anti-piracy and software licensing tool. All HASP (Hardware Against Software Piracy) customers now benefit from an upgraded Win32 Envelope, one of Aladdin's continued efforts to remain several steps ahead of security threats. Aladdin periodically improves the security level within its award-winning hardware and software tools. The updated Envelope features an automatic wrapping tool that improves anti-debugging features. Accompanying the enhancement is a new feature that optimizes network utilization by...
Oct 13
Biferno: Web Scripting Environment
Biferno: Web Scripting Environment Tabasoft ( announces the availability for free download of Biferno (, a new object-oriented, HTML embedded, scripting language for web development. The high-level built-in classes, with their methods and properties, make the code very clean and easy to mantain. Biferno is an open-source, cross-platform project for Linux, Windows, MacOSX and Classic and with the effort of other programmers can be recompiled on other operating systems. This makes very easy to move a site created with Biferno from one system to another. Biferno has a plug-in architecture that makes the language completely extensible, allowing other developer to easely add functionality through internal and external classes. For more information please visit where you can download the software, including guides, manuals and an on-line reference. Best regards Valerio Ferrucci Tabasoft Italy
Oct 13
PXM 2.10: Project Management Software
October 13th, 2003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JTECH SOFTWORKS, INC. RELEASES LATEST VERSION OF POPULAR MAC OS X PROJECT MANAGEMENT APPLICATION PMX for Mac OS X continues to lead the way in price, performance and aesthetics. New features for 2.10 include PDF and HTML Export options as well as 2 reports: PERT and Resource Overbooking. Current release is English only. Any 2.0X license is valid for use with 2.10. The Mac OS X market is in sore need of a quality, simple to use project management application. To fill this need has been the driving motivation behind the folks at JTech Softworks, Inc. ( In recognition of this, JTech Softworks, Inc. is proud to announce the availability of PXM 2.10, its flagship project management application for Mac OS X. Some of the new or improved features you get with PMX 2.10: Ability to print Project and Resource views as well as Gantt. PDF Export of Gantt, Project and Resource views. HTML Export of full project, including a...
Oct 12
GCam: Free iSight Video Recording Software
GCam: Free Video Recording Software October 13, 2003 - For Immediate Release Today, MacMice announces a free software application for recording video from an Apple iSight or other Firewire video source. Developed in partnership with Ben Software, maker of the popular BTV video applications, GCam is a full-featured video recording application that lets iSight web cam owners easily record clips in Quicktime format. GCam is freeware, and is fully described and available for download from the MacMice Workspace Products Co. web site. ( )
Oct 10
X-Builder version 1.0.2, Authoring Tool for Mac OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acrux Software announces X-Builder version 1.0.2, the company's flagship authoring tool for OS X Version 1.0.2 is a maintenance release with minor bug fixes and improvements, as listed on this web page: Registered users of version 1.0 can upgrade for free. A new registration code is not required. About X-Builder X-Builder is an authoring tool specially designed for creating multimedia projects and applications for Apple Macintosh computers running OS X. X-Builder combines a powerful, intuitive multimedia authoring environment with the ability to save projects as standalone applications. These are royalty-free, so you can give them to friends and colleagues, or sell them as shareware or as commercial applications. X-Builder distinguishes itself from other authoring systems with it's modern, simple and intuitive project development environment. Much less intimidating than most other comparable authoring...
Oct 09
MacWireless Announces 802.11G Products
"MACWIRELESS ANNOUNCES 802.11G PRODUCTS!" BERKELEY, CA, October 2003: announces new line of 802.11g products! 802.11G PRODUCTS: MacWireless now offers 802.11g Cardbus and PCI solutions. Speed up your notebook or desktop computer and still talk to 802.11b networks. Supports AppleTalk, TCP/IP and other network protocols. IEEE 802.11b/g Wi-Fi Compliant. Works with Apple AirPort Base Stations, including Extreme as well as other 802.11b/g Access Points. Works with all PowerBook computers and machines with a PCI slot, running OS X 10.2.4 and higher, Windows 98 (SE) ME, 2000, & XP notebook systems. 54 Mbps max performance up to 150 feet. For more info visit: MACWIRELESS ANTENNAS: MacWireless now offers a new line of Antennas for the AirPort Extreme base stations and Classic (Snow or Graphite) base stations and 802.11b AirPort cards. 8 different styles to suit your needs. Choose either Omni or Directional and the...
Oct 09
Iconfactory Releases iPulse v 2.0 System Monitoring Utility
October 9th, 2003 Iconfactory Releases iPulse v 2.0 System Monitoring Utility The Iconfactory is pleased to announce the immediate availability of iPulse Version 2.0 for Mac OS X. iPulse is a compact and visually pleasing utility for monitoring the numerous statistics of OS X and your Macintosh. Created by veteran programmer, Craig Hockenberry, iPulse v1.0 was rated Four Mice by MacWorld in May of 2003. Version 2.0 builds on the critical and popular success of version 1.0 by introducing over 40 new features that add power, ease of use and aesthetic flexibility. Here are just some of the new features in iPulse v2.0: * Pop-up windows that show info for the gauge under your cursor * Load & save the application's appearance via iPulse Jackets * Mobility gauges monitor battery power and wireless signal strength * Disk activity gauges show when your disk is being accessed * Automatic and logarithmic scaling modes for disk and network activity * System hotkeys show or hide the iPulse...
Oct 07
Blue Label 1.8: Make your Mac Work as a Pentium
For immediate release Pentiumize your Mac now! Blue Label 1.8 released Dublin, Republic of Ireland - October 7, 2003 - Today Lismore Software Systems ( updated its Blue Label application. Blue Label gives you a chance to run, Windows 95/98/NT, Linux and DOS programs, right on your Mac, without buying new hardware. With Blue Label 1.8 PC programs will run better on your Mac. We improved stability and fixed some bugs. The unique combination of reasonable price, sufficient performance and powerful interface of Blue Label PowerEmulator is that what we are offering. The new BLPE 1.8 contains several new and enhanced features, including: - improved stability running PC applications - enhanced number of supported printers, including USB and network printers; The application makes your Mac work as a Pentium PC, so you will have: - Maximal compatibility with PC programs.; - Full control over all the emulator's settings; - Great number of supported PC OSes; - PC...
Oct 07
disclabel 1.2 Update From SmileOnMyMac
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUMMARY: disclabel 1.2 updates SmileOnMyMac, LLC's award-winning CD labeling software with import of iTunes album art, import of track lists from comma-separated files, and the addition of a Script menu. disclabel 1.2 (30-day free demo, $29.95) requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later. disclabel won Macworld magazine's Best of Show Award at Macworld CreativePro (New York City, July 2003). DOWNLOAD LINK (English installer) [3.2MB]: Portland, OR - October 7, 2003 - disclabel, SmileOnMyMac, LLC's award-winning CD labeling software has been updated to version 1.2, which includes: - Import of iTunes album / track art - Import of track lists from comma-separated files - Script menu disclabel helps you make great-looking labels for your CDs, DVDs, cases, and related materials: - Start with a pre-designed template, or make your own - Import track lists from iTunes, iPhoto, and iDVD - Import images directly from iPhoto albums...
Oct 07
BuyIcons Launches
BuyIcons Launches New Icon Design Company October 7, 2003 - Today a new Macintosh icon design site BuyIcons launched. BuyIcons offers professionally designed icons to Mac OS X developers at affordable prices. The goal of BuyIcons is to provide very affordable services to developers that need to make their application more presentable with some new icons. BuyIcons provides application icons, toolbar icons, company logos and anything else you need at unbeatable prices. New software developers will sometimes have really great ideas but not know much about the industry yet. If you don't want to invest $1,000 on graphics for your new application because you don't know how many copies you will sell, don't worry anymore. BuyIcons can give your applications that very professional, polished look for a fraction of the cost from other icon design companies. "I think BuyIcons will become a very popular icon design company," said Jordan Langille, BuyIcons' Lead Icon Designer, "we really know Mac...
Oct 07
SubRosaSoft Ships Version 1.0 of ComputerGuardian
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SubRosaSoft Ships Version 1.0 of ComputerGuardian --Easy-To-Use software to help recover your stolen computer-- Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, (October 5th, 2003)---, Ltd., a software company based in New Zealand focusing on privacy and system utility software, today announced the immediate availability of ComputerGuardian, a utility that will monitor your computer and attached devices and report its location if the computer is stolen.   Every year over a million computers are stolen. With ComputerGuardian installed on a computer, users will have a better chance of recovering the computer if it happens to fall into the wrong hands. As soon as the computer starts up, ComputerGuardian goes to work and compares the current IP address with the previous IP address. If the IP address has changed, ComputerGuardian will send an email containing the new IP address to a designated e-mail recipient. The information can then be used to locate and...
Oct 06
UniHelp 1.5 - Help Engine for REALbasic
New UniHelp 1.5 Cross-Platform HELP Engine for REALbasic Developers October 6, 2003 - Los Angeles, California. Electric Butterfly is proud to announce the immediate availability of UniHelp 1.5, the award-winning help module for REALbasic. UniHelp provides an easy-to-use, feature-rich solution for REALbasic developers who want to add online help to their cross-platform applications. Version 1.5 is a major update that includes more than a dozen new features and enhancements. Apple Help Viewer, Microsoft HTML Help, WinHelp.... Why waste precious development time designing and compiling a different Help system for each platform when you can easily use UniHelp for all of them? Just drag the UniHelp components folder into your REALbasic project, add a few lines of code, create your external help pages, and that's it -- instant online help for your compiled REALbasic applications that works on Classic Mac, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP. Key Features: * Displays Both HTML...
Oct 02
CocoaTech Opens Up Path Finder Code
For Immediate Release COCOATECH OPENS UP PATH FINDER CODE CocoaTech open sources the main Cocoa framework code for its Path Finder 3 application, plugin and contextual menu architecture, and Terminal component. LOS ANGELES, California (September 29, 2003) -- CocoaTech announced that it had released major portions of its recently released Path Finder 3's code as open source. Path Finder 3 is a comprehensive file browser for Mac OS X, which combines the best of Apple's Finder (viewing, moving, and manipulating your files) with some powerful, integrated utilities. Available for immediate download are the following: CocoaTechBaseand CocoaTechFoundation These two powerful frameworks are the building blocks on which Path Finder 3 is built. "These two frameworks make up the heart and soul of Path Finder," said Cocoatech developer Steve Gehrman. 5 Path Finder plugins Five Path Finder plugins are also available: Hex View, Image Converter, Get Info, Disk Image,and a sample plugin designed to be...
Oct 01
PocketMac 3.0 Adds Bluetooth, E-Mail Synching & More
PocketMac 3.0 Adds Bluetooth, E-Mail Synching, 3rd Party Software Installation & Much More La Jolla, CA--September 2003--Information Appliance Associates announces the new release of PocketMac, the original Mac-to- Pocket-PC sync solution. "We've really pulled out the stops on this release," said Terence Goggin, CTO of Information Appliance Associates. "We've added Bluetooth support--now users can sync over Bluetooth, USB, and Airport. We also now have the ability to sync email. What's more, our customers can now install most Pocket PC software & themes directly from their Macs, regardless of whether the developers have provided the CAB files." In addition to enhanced support for the existing contact, calendar and tasks sync (with Entourage, iCal & OS X Address Book), version 3.0 is most notable for its new features, offering Mac users unparalleled tools to sync their Pocket PC with their Mac, including... * The PocketMac Theme--PocketMac 3.0 transforms the Pocket PC into...
Oct 01
Blue World Announces Lasso Syntax Module For Adobe GoLive CS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2003 BLUE WORLD ANNOUNCES LASSO SYNTAX MODULE FOR ADOBE GOLIVE CS Syntax coloring and code completion within Adobe GoLive CS to simplify Lasso development Bellevue, WA--September 30, 2003--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today announced the Lasso Syntax Module for Adobe(r) GoLive(r) CS. The Lasso Syntax Module makes it easier for Lasso developers to build and maintain sites based on Lasso Dynamic Markup Language (LDML). The Lasso Syntax Module will be made available at no charge to users of Adobe GoLive CS, the latest version of Adobe?s authoring tool for Web professionals announced Monday. "Adobe GoLive CS boasts many new features that increase the efficiency of Web professionals. Blue World further enhances that efficiency with the Lasso Syntax Module for building data-driven Web sites," said George Arriola, senior product manager for GoLive at Adobe. "Blue World has always offered excellent support for GoLive...
Oct 01
Web Crossing, Inc. Releases New Wiki Plug-In
WEB CROSSING, INC. RELEASES NEW WIKI PLUG-IN -- Now Easily Integrate Wiki Web Into Online Collaboration Environment in Minutes, Without Any Programming -- SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., October 1, 2003 -- Web Crossing, Inc. today announced a powerful Wiki plug-in that enables easy Wiki Web page collaboration in a Web Crossing 5.0 environment. Free for a limited time for any Web Crossing 5.0 installation, additional information can be found at ( Web Crossing 5.0 administrators can download the Wiki plug-in immediately and install it in a few clicks via the Control Panel. "Wiki is an exciting addition to a Web Crossing collaborative environment," explained Tim Lundeen, president and CEO of Web Crossing, Inc. "Technically, Wiki is about creating shared, editable Web pages, but practically speaking, it is more about collaborating on ideas and content, or building an ad hoc knowledge base. The Wiki Plug-in is another great example of how easy it is to extend Web...
Oct 01
Privilege 6
Privilege 6, FR2 Continues to 'Change the Rules' as a Turn-Key System for Licensing, Protecting and Distributing Software Through Electronic (ESD) And Traditional (Brick and Mortar) Distribution CHICAGO, Oct. 1 -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALDN ) today announced general availability of Privilege 6, Feature Release 2, the latest release of its secure software ecommerce platform that provides the highest level of flexibility available for developers, distributors, online retailers and end users. With Privilege 6, FR2, software vendors and distributors are able to realize greater revenue by changing the rules of software distribution -- leveraging security to gain new revenue opportunities from ESD and passed-along copies of applications (Super Distribution), while reducing piracy in the traditional (brick and mortar) channel. (Photo: NewsCom: ) Privilege 6, FR2 includes six new features that add to its unmatched...
Sep 30
Security Manager 1.0 for FileMaker
Security Manager 1.0 for FileMaker Security Manager 1.0 is a secure user-login system that integrates with existing FileMaker Pro databases without scripting. Security Manager provides additional security enhancing features including user IDs, password rules, login control, encryption, and more. It provides a single point of entry for any number of users and databases, and eliminates password sharing, forgotten passwords and time-consuming FileMaker Pro password changes. We're offering a 20% discount on any license level. Some examples are: 10 - user license - $200 (Regular $250) 25 - user license - $320 (Regular $400) 50 - user license - $520 (Regular $650) These are just a few examples. This discount is available on any license level. But hurry - this offer expires October 31, 2003! "Using this product will revolutionize the way administrators manage FileMaker Pro passwords and access privileges." Vincenzo P. Menanno, President, Waves in Motion "We have now reached the point where...
Sep 30
PowerPC G4 Upgrades For The PowerBook G3
DAYSTAR TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES THE XLR8 MAChSPEED G4 PISMO... POWERPC G4 UPRADES FOR THE POWERBOOK G3 (PISMO) 500-550 MHz G4 performance for FireWire PowerBooks. Features 24 hour factory installation, near-zero downtime. Available Immediately! Atlanta, Georgia, September 30, 2003: Daystar Technology, the compatibility leader in Macintosh performance has expanded its system upgrade technology to include the Apple PowerBook G3 2000 series, also known as the "Pismo" PowerBook, or the PowerBook G3 FireWire. Combining technologies from Daystar and XLR8, the new upgrade not only provides the industry's fastest G4 performance available for the last generation of the black PowerBooks, but also features a low-power design that extends battery life and runs cooler than competitive offerings. The MAChSpeed G4 Pismo is factory installed and tested by Daystar in a unique 24 hour turnaround program. Daystar adds additional speed to the installation process with its exclusive "Week-ender" installation...
Sep 29
AppleScript for Absolute Starters
[ANN] AppleScript for Absolute Starters (AS4AS) The AppleScript Sourcebook is pleased to announce the release of Bert Altenburg's primer on AppleScript, "AppleScript for Absolute Starters" (AS4AS). With Bert's free booklet, you can learn the basics of AppleScript in Mac OS X 10.2 "Jaguar" in a slow-paced way before you tackle some of the more advanced books that are on the market today. A more detailed description of the booklet, and a link to download the PDF file, are here:
Sep 29
Dejal announces Simon 1.2.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dejal announces Simon 1.2.2 A Mac OS X application to monitor sites for changes or failures. PORTLAND, Oregon -- September 26, 2003 -- Dejal Systems today announced the immediate availability of Dejal Simon 1.2.2, the essential site monitoring tool for Mac OS X. It checks sites for changes or failures, and notifies you via e-mail, sound, speech, or other means. You can use it to track updated sites, and to alert you when an important site goes down or recovers. Developed in Cocoa, it is a native Mac OS X application with an intuitive and attractive Aqua interface. This release includes a number of bug fixes. David Sinclair, President of Dejal, says: "Here at Dejal, we use Simon to monitor our sites, to track downloads of our products, and to get notifications of updates to our favorite news and entertainment websites. Simon is very versatile; our customers tell us that they use it to check for web mail, watch for product announcements, monitor their ISP's site,...
Sep 29
ActiveDeveloper v2.15
For Immediate Release: ActiveDeveloper v2.15 -- IDE Released for MacOS X 10.2 September 2003 -- Today InterACTIVE-Technology released ActiveDeveloper version 2.15 for MacOS X 10.2 - our Runtime Objective-C & C IDE, JIT Compiler and Debugger with support for Cocoa, WebKit and QuickTime. The ActiveDeveloper IDE cuts your API learning curve and allows incremental Development of your Project. With ActiveDeveloper you get an Incremental Objective-C IDE that allows you to build and re-build NATIVE apps and servers directly at Runtime - while they run. Thereby bringing you a lot closer to the Objects you work with ... ActiveDeveloper v2.15 add support for the new WebKit and also supports developing Cocoa and QuickTime based applications in Objective-C. There is a new WebBrowser example showing how to use the main WebKit Sample with ActiveDeveloper - allowing you to build and re-build WebKit applications even while they run. ActiveDeveloper v2.15 also comes with the First Final release of...
Sep 29
MarkzWare Unveils FlightCheck Designer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARKZWARE UNVEILS FLIGHTCHECK DESIGNER SANTA ANA, California -- September 29, 2003 -- Markzware, the leading developer of quality assurance applications for the graphic arts and printing industries, is pleased to announce the immediate release of FlightCheck Designer (formerly FlightCheck Collect!), version 5, now with Apple Macintosh OS X support. FlightCheck Designer is a simplified version of Markzware's FlightCheck Professional, providing designers and document creators with an essential quality control tool. The simple drag-and-drop interface inspects your documents for colors, fonts and images. The application then collects the document, images and extensions as well as screen and printer fonts. It compresses the job and includes the Ground Control settings for transmission to your service bureau. Known previously as FlightCheck Collect!, the new FlightCheck Designer name reflects a series of re-branding and new product launch announcements planned for...
Sep 25
macstl turns 0.1.3; Features 65,566 different Altivec constants
Subject: [ANN] macstl turns 0.1.3 today with new CodeWarrior support, and 65536 distinct Altivec constants Pixelglow Software is proud to announce that we've updated macstl to 0.1.3, which now works with Metrowerks Codewarrior 9. The new version also features 65,566 different generated Altivec constants, and all the standard Altivec operators in a neat object-oriented package. We=92ve listened to my users and wrote over 100 new pages of reference documentation on the website and a comprehensive unit test regime. macstl is a C++ source library designed to bring the Macintosh into the world of modern generic programming. The cornerstone is a fast valarray optimized for Altivec: it runs 3.9x - 18.2x faster than gcc 3.3 libstdc++ and 5.2x - 16.2x faster than Metrowerks MSL C++. Developers unfamiliar with Altivec can write to a portable, intuitive and standard component, and just flicking a single compiler switch will make it run fast on a G4 or G5, or run correctly on other non-Altivec...
Sep 25
PreceptorTools Public Beta Released: New Way to Develop...
For Immediate Release PreceptorTools Public Beta Released The New Way to Develop Courseware - In Minutes! Edinburgh, Scotland, 25th September, 2003 Messimer Computing, Inc. and Runtime Revolution Ltd. today jointly announced the release of the PreceptorTools public beta. With the PreceptorTools courseware builder, teachers, trainers and students can develop training modules, instructional aids, and presentations for every major platform in minutes, without any programming! Beginners can get started right away, while experienced Revolution developers can use Revolution's rich feature set to customize PreceptorTools for their own needs. Steve Messimer, President of Messimer Computing, said, "With its easy-to use ready-made lessons, PreceptorTools is perfect for busy teachers. The prebuilt navigation aids, quizzes, and exams let teachers focus on delivering educational solutions, without worrying about how to code them." Messimer added, "I chose Revolution because of its unrivaled ease...
Sep 25
AlphaX 8.0b11 Release
AlphaX 8.0b11 Release Announcement 25 September 2003 The Alpha-Cabal is pleased to announce the availability of AlphaX 8.0b11; the second public beta release of AlphaX, the Mac OS X native version of the Alpha8 text editor. We are a small group of Alpha users who have taken over its development from the original author P.Keleher. An archive containing AlphaX 8.0b11 and the open-source AlphaTcl 8.0b4 library is available for download from For more information and other download options please visit (where e.g. Alpha8 8.0b11 for Mac OS Classic is available). AlphaX is shareware (U$30), please register with the original author P. Keleher. 50% of all new revenue will go to the Electronic Frontier Foundation EFF in recoginition of Alpha Cabal efforts. Regards, Daniel A. Steffen
Sep 25
eShox 3.1 is proud to release a new upgrade to it's flagship product, eShox. Shaped by customer input, eShox 3.1 delivers the power of solutions costing thousands of dollars in a package priced for small business. Primarily designed for Mac OS X, eShox 3.1 enables Mac users to access functionality previously unavailable on their favorite platform. Without the hassles of running non-server applications such as FileMaker Pro (while still enabling the use of such applications), eShox 3.1 allows administrators to focus on their core business. eShox 3.1's automated, trouble-free installation brings the power, performance and reliability of PHP and MySQL to the non-programmer. New in eShox 3.1: * Support for automated Rendezvous / LPR "no frills" printing of orders. * Support for complete customization of HTML-based email messaging. * Automated, daily currency exchange rate updates. * Provides audible and visual new order notifications to store administrator(s). * Tons of bug fixes...
Sep 25
VVI today announced version 8.6.1 of its Vvidget graphing system
VVI Updates Graphing Software September 25, 2003 VVI today announced version 8.6.1 of its Vvidget graphing system. John Brilhart, Chief Technical Officer of VVI, made this statement: "The newest version of Vvidget adds polar, log-r polar and point fill plots to the existing plot types. With the wizards, you can enter a list of numbers and click a button to get the graph you want. Even representations like point fill polar plots are easy to make. We've also improved PDF pasteboard exporting, inspector tabbing and adjusted a lot of small features to make things easier. Add these new features to existing ones and you have a very powerful system for making graphs and technical diagrams. Vvidget User was the first graphing application for Mac OS X and is based on over a decade of innovative software design and customer use studies and is continually improved. We've been releasing new versions about every month with a very aggressive customer-oriented beta testing program." To view real-...
Sep 24
Prosoft Engineering Announces New Upgrades to Data Backup
For Immediate Release Prosoft Engineering Announces New Upgrades to Data Backup Pleasanton, CA - September 24, 2003 -- Prosoft Engineering, makers of professional-grade software for the rest of us, announces significant upgrades and added features to Data Backup X and Data Backup Classic. Data Backup X version 1.2.2 and Data Backup Classic version 1.2.2 are now available for Mac OS X and Mac OS 8.6 to 9.x. The new version of Data Backup, an easy to use backup utility, automates the process of backing up important files where now the application will automatically launch for each programmed action when =ECAutomatic Triggering= =EE is enabled, eliminating the need to have Data Backup continuously running (in OS X). Additional features within the programmed actions mode include Direct Copy and Delete actions, backup with encryption, and the ability organize programmed actions into groups. Users have four new trigger options when setting up their programmed actions including performing...
Sep 24
UpdateGenie v1.2 for FileMaker
Press Release - New: UpdateGenie v1.2 (FileMaker developer tool) Hi-Voltage has announced the released of UpdateGenie version 1.2. A powerful tool for FileMaker developers, allowing them to create and distribute update packages for their solutions. Changes within this release coincide with the recently revised licensing structure, allowing developers to license UpdateGenie for single platform use, cross-platform use, single solution use or unlimited solution use. "Recent changes to our licensing structure encouraged us to make changes to UpdateGenie. The product is more accessible for all developers big or small," says Tony Tanevski, Managing Director of Hi-Voltage. Customers that purchased UpdateGenie will be courteously upgraded to the new "more flexible" licensing structure. The update is free and is available for download at (
Sep 24
Modula-3 for PowerPC
Announcement of Modula-3 Release 5.2.6 It is our great pleasure to announce the release of Critical Mass Modula-3 Release 5.2.6. This release offers a new target platform PPC_LINUX for Linux running on PowerPC hardware, an updated code generator based on gcc 3.2.3, fixes for the errno problems which surfaced with recent GNU libc releases, and many more fixes and improvements. Have a look at the release notes for details: For more information about the Modula-3 project, please refer to About elego Software Solutions GmbH elego Software Solutions GmbH, founded in 2000, provides advice and support in all questions of analysis, organization, and optimization of the software development process. The team focuses on version control and configuration management. elego Software Solutions GmbH, Ohmstra=DFe 9, 10179 Berlin
Sep 23
VOODOO Server - 2.1 Available
VOODOO SERVER - 2.1 AVAILABLE Linz, Austria, September-23-2003 -- uni software plus GmbH is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new version 2.1 of their flagship version control tool VOODOO Server. VOODOO Server is a version control system for software developers using Metrowerks CodeWarrior. The included CodeWarrior plug-in provides reliable and robust version control, all from inside your favorite development environment in an easy-to-use Macintosh style. The new release features an OS X native administration application and adds compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and Metrowerks CodeWarrior Pro 9. VOODOO Server 2.1 is the first version control tool to support object-oriented version management. An inheritance relationship between variants facilitates project-wide branches and instant access to the required versions without the need for complicated version access mechanism like multi-digit version numbers or tags. Customers can view the complete version...
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CaptureWorks Releases Personal Edition of Enterprise Time...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CaptureWorks Releases A Personal Edition of Enterprise Automated Timekeeping Software. Automated Timers Produce Dramatic Improvements In Timekeeping Accuracy And Project Tracking. TASKCAPTURET ELIMINATES HASSLES AND INACCURACIES OF MANUAL RECALL AND RECORDING OF BUSINESS ACTIVITES ON AND AWAY FROM THE COMPUTER. September 22, 2003, MAPLEWOOD, NJ. Software developer CAPTUREWORKS announces the availability TaskCaptureT, a personal automated timekeeper for Apple OS X and WindowsT 98-XP platforms. TaskCapture offers the same, highly effective automated timekeeping features of JobCapture, CaptureWork's enterprise timekeeping software, without the administration module. TaskCapture is available for 10 day trial at for MAC OS X and for WIN; It can be purchased at website or straight from the dialog for $49.95. At the heart of...
Sep 22
Readiris Pro 9 Sets New Mac Standard for OCR
Readiris Pro 9 Sets New Mac Standard for OCR Delray Beach, FL =F6 September 22, 2003 =F6 I.R.I.S. Group, a publicly traded company (Euronext: IRI), market leader in Automatic Document Recognition (ADR), Electronic Document Management (EDM) and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) announced today the worldwide release or Readiris Pro 9 for Mac OS, the new version of its flagship OCR software on the Mac platform. Over the past years, I.R.I.S. has been developing its whole OCR product range on the MAC OS platform and became a leading provider of OCR products in the Mac world.  Readiris Pro 9 is dedicated to private and professional users looking to avoid the long and tedious manual typing and formatting of printed information. Very fast and accurate, Readiris Pro 9 recognizes and converts books, magazines, invoices, price lists, reports, etc. as well as read-only PDFs, into editable text. The result can be saved in a variety of output formats (i.e. word processors, spreadsheets,...
Sep 22
StuffIt Deluxe 8.0 Ships
ALADDIN SHIPS NEW STUFFIT DELUXE WITH PLUG-INS FOR ADOBE AND MICROSOFT PRODUCTS, AUTOMATIC BACKUP, CD/DVD BURNING, FASTER COMPRESSION AND ARCHIVE VIA RENAME 8.0 Includes Plug-ins For Photoshop, Illustrator, And Word, Schedules Backups, Burns Archives To CD/DVD, And Makes Archives Faster Than Ever Watsonville, CA, September 22, 2003 -- Aladdin Systems, Inc., an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc., company (OTC BB: ALHI), today announced StuffIt Deluxe 8.0, a new Mac OS X version of the industry-standard access and compression utility. The new version allows users to schedule backups and burn to CD/DVD with Archive Assistant(tm), adds plug-ins for Adobe's Photoshop(r) and Illustrator(r) and makes archives faster than ever before. StuffIt Deluxe is the complete solution, makes it easy to access, compress, send, protect, and backup important information. Designed to work the way you do, users can make archives with an easy drag-and-drop, or Stuff-and-Mail, or right from Adobe and Microsoft...
Sep 22
elego Software Solutions releases Zope
elego Software Solutions GmbH is pleased to announce the first public release of Zync. Zync is a Zope Product that allows export of objects from the Zope DB to a traditional file system and vice versa, including conversion of all attributes and meta data. Zync is well-suited to use an external version control system together with Zope, and to implement staging concepts using multiple Zope servers. Zync is a low-cost commercial product, and is offered at reduced price for non-commercial, non-profit projects. There are plans to use Zync as the base for the integration of commercial version control systems into the Zope architecture. For more information about Zync, including functional description, on-line demo, and download, please refer to About elego Software Solutions GmbH ----------------------------------- elego Software Solutions GmbH, founded in 2001, provides advice and support in all questions of analysis, organization, and optimization...
Sep 22
DCVS Release 0.1.8
Announcement of DCVS Release 0.1.8 elego Software Solutions GmbH is pleased to announce the release of Distributed CVS 0.1.8. The Distributed Concurrent Versions System (DCVS) extends the well-known version control system CVS and the file distribution and synchronization program CVSup with functionality to distribute CVS repositories with local lines of development. DCVS handles synchronization of the distributed repositories automatically in the background. The code is freely distributable under the GNU and BSD style licenses (for the CVS and CVSup part, respectively). Release 0.1.8 of DCVS contains the following changes/extensions: o import of CVS 1.12.1 o import of current CVSup sources from John Polstra o secure transport via s= sh o improved build system (simultaneous build support for heterogenous platforms) o test expect data, test diff automation o miscellaneous bug fixes The projects homepage provides the option for download of DCVS and access...
Sep 21
Chronopath Unveils Safeguard For Mac OS X
CHRONOPATH UNVEILS SAFEGUARD FOR MAC OS X New Evolution of Serial Storage Includes Redesigned Interface, New Features, and Improved Speed ENGLISHTOWN, NJ -- SEPTEMBER 22, 2003 - Chronopath, Inc., today, is pleased to unveil a new version of Serial Storage, renamed and reset to version 1.0, sporting a redesigned interface, new features, and improved speed. New in Safeguard 1.0: - Renamed from Serial Storage to Safeguard to show its broader area of data storage, reset to version 1.0 (from would-be Serial Storage version 3) - Redesigned interface - Added iPod synchronizing - Data retrieval and write speeds greatly improved - Added default entry kind property to folders - Added folder notes - URL launching is no longer an option; it can now be done from the Edit menu - Added live filter - Added a password generator - Added a clear button to the entry log - Added delimited text import and export - Added a way to view all entries at once...
Sep 18
Eggplant 1.4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REDSTONE SOFTWARE UNVEILS NEWEST VERSION OF EGGPLANT SOFTWARE AT APPLE EXPO 2003 PARIS, France -- September 19, 2003 -- Redstone Software, Inc., the leader in easy-to-use, cross-platform test automation tools, today released Eggplant 1.4 for Mac OS X. The new version includes tools for enhanced software, hardware and systems testing. Eggplant 1.4 includes the ability to send email, post data to a URL and initiate phone calls using iVeena, a secure voice email delivery and response system that works with any phone, providing increased user connectivity during the testing process. The new version also includes tools for obtaining enhanced results and statistics, such as the ability to customize results from script control, making it easier to obtain complete and accurate testing data. Additional new features include: - faster and smoother display of the remote screen; - improved image matching, including the ability to change an image's searching tolerance and the...
Sep 17
Secure Trusted OS Consortium Announces 5th Annual Symposium
Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium Announces Fifth Annual Symposium "Security: From Theory to Practice" Focus of Event Washington, DC., September 17, 2003 The Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium (STOS) announced today it will hold its fifth annual symposium December 1-5, 2003 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The symposium will feature tutorials, paper presentations, and Birds of a Feather sessions concerning creating and deploying secure and trusted systems, Mac OS X and BSD systems and the applications that run on them. The symposium will be held at The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Conference Center on the campus of The George Washington University. Before October 31, 2003 Registration for both the presentations and the comprehensive hands-on tutorials will be $695. A sampling of presenters at past symposia include representatives from Apple Computer, Entrust Technologies, the National Security Agency, the Naval Post Graduate School,...
Sep 16
QuickerTek Announces Base Station Antenna Kits
QuickerTek(tm) Announces Base Station Antenna Kits For Apple(r) AirPort(r) Base Stations WICHITA, KS - 09/16/2003 - QuickerTek, developers of PowerBook(r) antennas for Titanium PowerBooks and external antennas for both the Graphite and Snow wireless base stations, is now shipping their AntennaKit, an external antenna that works with Apple's Snow and both versions of Apple's Extreme Airport Base Stations. The AntennaKit typically increases signal strength up to 50%, increases line-of-sight distance by an average of 250 yards, and makes it easy for users to install their own antennas, even on base stations that do not provide external antenna ports. The price of the AntennaKit is $129. The kit includes a 5Dbi Omni directional antenna along with the necessary connections, brackets and illustrated installation instructions. Installation in Snow Base Stations requires drilling a small hole in the cover (a hole guide is provided in the kit). "Customer's who bought our existing Base Station...
Sep 16
Apple Introduces Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
Apple Introduces Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Adaptive Frequency Hopping & Bluetooth Technology Provide Reliable & Secure Connections to Macs APPLE EXPO, PARIS-September 16, 2003- Apple today introduced the Apple Wireless Keyboard and Apple Wireless Mouse, new Bluetooth-based peripherals that provide reliable performance at up to 30 feet and offer secure 128-bit, over-the-air encryption keeping sensitive information safe as it is being typed. Apple is the first to deliver Adaptive Frequency Hopping (AFH) software which eliminates interference between Bluetooth devices and other wireless networks and devices. This feature enables the Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse to perform reliably in home, office, school and lab settings where other wireless devices and networks may be in use. "Apple was the first to fully integrate Bluetooth support in its operating system with Mac OS X and the first to make Bluetooth standard across our entire line of professional notebooks," said...
Sep 16
Apple Introduces New 15-inch PowerBook, Updates 17- and 12-inch
Apple Introduces New 15-inch PowerBook Joins New 17- and 12-inch Models to Complete PowerBook Line APPLE EXPO, PARIS-September 16, 2003-Apple today introduced the all-new 15-inch PowerBook G4, offering an unrivaled mix of power and portability in a sleek aluminum design weighing just 5.6 pounds. Featuring a stunning 15.2-inch widescreen display, phenomenal graphics, Apple's revolutionary backlit keyboard and advanced connectivity including AirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, FireWire 800, USB 2.0 and Gigabit Ethernet, the new 15-inch PowerBook G4 starts at just $1,999 (US). The 15-inch PowerBook G4 joins new models of the groundbreaking 17- and 12-inch PowerBooks to complete the industry-leading family of notebooks for mobile professionals. The new 17-inch model features a significant performance boost with a 1.33 GHz G4 processor that includes double the amount of on-chip level 2 cache and is now available for $2,999 (US)-$300 less than before. The new 12-inch model features a 1 GHz G4...
Sep 16
Ovolab releases RemoteTunes
Ovolab releases RemoteTunes. Apple Expo 2003, Paris, France (Europe) - Sep 16, 2003 - Ovolab(tm) today released Ovolab RemoteTunes(tm), its full-featured utility for controlling iTunes playback on other Macs. With Ovolab RemoteTunes, users can play songs on any Mac they are authorized to log in to - whether on the local network or on the Internet - and the audio will play from the remote computer's speakers. As opposed to other software which offers similar functionality, Ovolab RemoteTunes does not require any software to be installed on the remote Macintosh. "You can also create and edit playlists as well as music tags," says Alberto Araoz, author of Ovolab RemoteTunes, "in addition to having full control over playback on the remote computer." Introduced today at Apple Expo Paris 2003, Ovolab RemoteTunes is available now for electronic download from the Ovolab web site at . About Ovolab Founded in 2002, Ovolab is based in Torino, Italy. More than...
Sep 16
Site Turbo 1.1
Intelli Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce Site Turbo 1.1, a new functionality update to its web site optimization software for Mac OS X. Site Turbo 1.1 adds: - Mac OS X 10.3 "Panther" support. - Faster white space optimization system. Site Turbo 1.1's revised engine has been built into IntelliMerge 3.5, our popular e-mail merge software. ( - New Help categories covering Preferences and Customer Support via e-mail. - A number of customer requested changes and bug fixes from the initial 1.0 product release. Additional product information is available at the product's web site, ( Customer Support: ( Product Index: ( Product Revision Grid: ( Best Regards, -- Paul Scandariato Intelli Innovations, inc. work: 919.468.0340 x102 email:

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