Automatic Backup System Plus
CMS Plans Press Tour to Launch Disaster Recovery for Power Book Users
CMS Peripherals (www.cmsproducts.com) is preparing to launch their first
backup, recovery and external storage solution for Macintosh( OS 8.6 and 9
PowerBook( users at MacWorld ... but before we do, we'd like to come by
your office and give you a "first look!"
Called the Automatic Backup System Plus (ABSplus), these pocket-sized
require no additional cables, power source, docking station, software or
The solution's patent-pending 'automatic launcher' technology immediately
initiates a complete or incremental backup of the notebook's HDD, storing
all data in native file format without requiring the user to input a single
Complete with Disaster Recovery (DR) software and a removable, bootable
hard drive enable users to replace a failed notebook drive with the drive
inside the ABS. Power up the PowerBook, and the user has complete access to
all backed up data, files, contact information and...
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited Now Available
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited Now Available from FileMaker,
Latest version delivers "industrial-strength" Web database
publishing; improved Instant Web Publishing Fidelity; Web development
tools; and support for the new Mac OS X Server and Red Hat Linux
SANTA CLARA, CA - Nov. 5, 2001 - FileMaker, Inc. announced
the immediate availability of FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited (Worldwide
English version). With FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited, estimated retail
price of $999 ($499 for upgrades), Web database publishing has never
been easier -- or more powerful.
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited offers the same powerful database
features found in FileMaker Pro 5.5, including two-way ODBC
capabilities, record-level access privileges and more. However,
in contrast to FileMaker Pro 5.5, it sets no limits to the number of
Web Browsers that can access a FileMaker Pro database published on the
In addition, the new version also has two improved powerful Web
VideoClix for Mac OS
For immediate release
November 5th, 2001, Vancouver
eLine Technologies launches "VideoClix", the next generation interactive
Vancouver, Canada - Oct 5th, 2001 - eline Technologies today announced the
launch of the company's new interactive video authoring application
"VideoClix" for Mac OS
VideoClix is the premier software enabling content producers to create rich
interactivity right into "Video Objects". This allows viewers to get
feedback by clicking on actual items in the video, purchasing the products,
playing along in game shows or voting without even having to stop the
VideoClix is the easiest, most cost effective and potent tool for creating
entertaining and engaging videos for use in DVD/CD ROMs and the Internet.
It's based on groundbreaking standards such as Apple's QuickTime and Mpeg4.
A simple click-and-drag can add breath taking interactivity and unleash any
video assets' maximum potential, be it through product placement in music
Memora Server, the First Personal Server for Mac OS X
Memora Server, the First Personal Server for Mac OS X Launches Today
Memora Server Enables Mac OS X Users to Access and Share Their Pictures,
Movies, Music and More Through Any Browser on the Net
Waltham, Massachusetts -- November 5, 2001 -- Memora, creators of the
Servio Personal Server, today announced the release of their latest
product, Memora Server, the first Personal Server software for Mac OS X
Memora Server, announced earlier this year at MacWorld Expo in New York,
enables Mac users running Mac OS X to access their pictures, movies and
music through any browser on the Internet. Users can share their latest
vacation pictures and enjoy their MP3 collection from anywhere. Memora
Server also provides secure, cross-platform Web access to all the user's
"We are truly excited about the release of Memora Server, particularly
after receiving a tremendous response at MacWorld," said Antonio Rodriguez,
CEO and co-founder. "Memora Server gives us the opportunity...
REALbasic OS X Multimedia Player, Version 2
For Immediate Release
Kendall, Florida, (November 5, 2001) -- Eridanus Releases Version 2 of
Free OS X Multimedia Player
Eridanus today released Archer 2.0.0. New in this release are commands to
delete the displayed image from the hard drive, remove the displayed image
from the slide show, and augmented navigation commands for international
users. All commands carry on Archer's mash-the-keyboard simplicity. In
addition the single-keystroke commands, all new commands also have standard
menu and command key equivalents.
Archer is a free, easy-to-use slide show play for OS X. Use Archer to
combine still images, audio, and video files into the same slide. With
Archer you can also run several slide shows at the same time. Each slide
show can be configured and sized differently. To make navigating through
the images easy, a scroll bar is available when not in full screen mode.
You can even navigate through the images while the slide show is
playing...just in case you want to go back an see...
Ekim Software releases ChessWorks 3.0 - popular free multiplayer chess game.
Ekim Software - 11/05/2000 - Ekim Software announces an update of their
free multiplayer chess game, ChessWorks.
ChessWorks 3 is a free multiplayer chess game that is playable over the
internet or a LAN. ChessWorks is strictly multiplayer and does not offer a
computer player at this time. Version 3 was developed from the ground up
providing more features and improved stability over previous versions. The
list of new features contains game clocks, more customization, full PGN
support, resizable graphics, and much more.
ChessWorks version 3 is available for Mac OS 8 and 9, Mac OS X, and Win32.
To find out more information and download the application visit:
About Ekim Software
Ekim Software, a software company based out of Sarasota Florida, develops
both freeware and shareware applications for the Macintosh and Windows
platforms. Ekim Software has sold its products in over 23...
Subject: [ANN} iReplace 1.0 for advanced search and replace primarily for
From: Luke Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
iReplace 1.0 is an application for advanced search and replace primarily
for web documents.
iReplace allows you to specify multiple items to find and replace or just
to search for those items. iReplace allows you to select special characters
(such as ) and will replace those with the html equal for those items. This
is a 30-day demo that can be unlocked at anytime by registering. For
unregistered copies the days remaining is shown in the about window and on
the splash screen at startup. This fully functional 30 day demo version is
available for Windows and Macintosh (both classic and carbon).
Register Here only $12.50.
Download it for Windows
Download it for Macintosh with MacOS X
Download it for Macintosh with MacOS Classic
4D WebSTAR V Special Pricing for Mac OS X Server Users
4D, Inc. Offers 4D WebSTAR V Special Pricing for Mac OS X Server Users
--Fast, Easy, Secure 4D WebSTAR V is Only $299 for Users of Mac OS X Server--
SAN JOSE, Calif., November 5, 2001 -- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th
Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today
announced a special $299 price for all Mac OS X Server 1.x and Mac OS X
Server 10.x users.
"4D WebSTAR Server Suite V is faster than Apache and definitely easier to
administer," explained Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. "With
default security settings already preset, 4D WebSTAR V is ready
out-of-the-box for industrial-strength use. Special pricing makes 4D
WebSTAR V a very competitive option for Mac OS X Server users who value
their administrative time or want to easily delegate administrative
4D, Inc. released 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V under a completely new pricing
and code release structure to provide users with frequent updates, quality
support and a lower cost of ownership...
Mallet and Bare releases Erase the Trail 1.1
MALLET AND BARE RELEASES ERASE THE TRAIL FOR MAC OS
Walkersville, MD - November 01, 2001 - Mallet and Bare, developers of
productivity and utility software for the Macintosh and Windows platform,
today announced a new application, Erase The trail, to their award-winning
Erase the Trail is the file and Hard Drive management tool used by many.
This application has been compared to applications such as, "Macintosh
Explorer," and "Ghost Hunter."
Erase the Trail 1.1 has many unique features, such as:
* 100% Contextual Menu support
* A Redesigned appearance, giving you quicker access to the commands you
* Plug-in support*
* "Finder" like commands and shortcuts
* Built-in Apple Help system=DD
=2E..and much more!
Erase the Trail 1.1 is shareware, available for purchase from the Mallet
and Bare Company Store online (www.malletandbare.com/buy). Pricing is
$10.00 US. Discounts will be given on later versions to registered users.
Erase the Trail is ready for order and may be...
Omnis Studio 3.1
Omnis Studio 3.1 is THE cross-platform development tool
The Omnis Studio 3.1 release is a breakthrough for cross-platform,
multi-tier application development. Following the March 2001 release of the
Mac OS X version of Studio (3.02), the 3.1 release brings together all the
currently supported platforms, and adds Sun Solaris version 8 to the
platform mix. Omnis Studio is now one of the few development environments
that provides true cross platform development and deployment (both thick
and thin) under the all popular platforms, including Windows 95/98,
NT/2000, Mac OS X and Classic, Red Hat, SuSe and Caldera OpenLinux, as well
as Sun Solaris, the most popular form of Unix.
The Omnis Studio 3.1 release means you can develop your enterprise solution
under your chosen platform and deploy under any other platform, to either
your LAN, WAN, Intranet, or via the Internet, and with the Omduit plug-in
to all Palm OS supported devices. No other tool provides such power and
flexibility for your...
ALADDIN SYSTEMS SHIPS INSTALLERMAKER 7.1, ALLOWS SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS TO
CREATE MAC OS X AND CLASSIC HYBRID INSTALLERS
Watsonville, CA - October 31, 2001 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI) today announced
the release of StuffIt InstallerMaker(tm), version 7.1. The newest version
of InstallerMaker allows software developers to create an installer for
both Mac OS X.1 AND the Classic environment from an archive.
InstallerMaker, the complete installation and data distribution standard,
provides the best solution for developers to create complex, professional
installers; demoware and more; in less time than competing products.
Aladdin Systems' products are the industry standard in compression and
archiving utilities on the Mac OS. StuffIt InstallerMaker is the benchmark
installation product used by developers and network administrators on the
Macintosh throughout the world.
"InstallerMaker 7.1 brings next-generation installers...
Acton, Massachusetts Monday, November 5, 2001
Just Released, SnapMail 3.1 from Glass Bead Software
SnapMail 3.1 has all the benefits of messaging, and file transfer but now
it has all the bells and whistles that SnapTalk 2.0=EDs chat brought to the
market. The biggest changes include the ability to archive chat
conversations, and additional Quick-Replies for responses with the touch of
a mouse. A full list of upgrade features are listed below. This upgrade is
free to all previous SnapMail 3.0 users.
Version 3.1- November 1, 2001
- You can now save a transcript of the SnapTalk window.
- There are now additional Quick-Replies in the SnapTalk alert box.
- You can now use styled text in SnapTalk
- There is a new preference to delete sent mail after a user specified
period of time.
- Fixed bug in spell-checker that caused cursor to move to beginning of
text in outbox when there were no misspellings.
- Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when sending messages to large
Keyspan Ships Mac OS X drivers for USB Serial Adapters
Keyspan Ships Mac OS X drivers for USB Serial Adapters
Richmond, Calif--- November 1, 2001--- Keyspan, announced is now shipping
Mac OS X drivers for its family of USB serial adapters. Keyspan is rated
the #1 USB Connectivity vendor in the United States as ranked by PC Data
for the year 2000 and again for the first six months of 2001.
The drivers support Keyspan's family of Twin Serial Adapters, its PDA
adapter and High-Speed USB adapter for 9-pin serial devices. Keyspan also
announced that drivers for its SX Pro PCI serial card and its Digital Media
Remote would be available before the end of 4Q.
Keyspan USB Serial adapters are widely used in the Macintosh community to
connect USB-based Macs to serial devices such as digital cameras, Palm
Pilots, GPS units, mobile phones, printers, graphics tablets, modems,
handheld scanners, point of sale equipment, and various types of medical,
scientific, and manufacturing instrumentation.
The drivers are available now on install CDs shipped from...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Active4D 2.0, Fully Dynamic Embedded Scripting Language, Just Released
Cutting-edge tool brings Active Server Pages functionality to 4th Dimension.
New York, NY - Thursday, November 1st, 2001: Aparajita Fishman of
Victory-Heart Productions today announced the release of the first public
beta of Active4D 2.0.
Active4D 2.0 is a server-side embedded scripting language for 4th Dimension
which brings the industry-leading functionality of Microsoft's Active
Server Pages to the 4D environment.
Active4D 2.0 includes an all-new 270-page PDF Reference Manual.
An Incredible Productivity-Enhancer
Developers are unanimous in their praise for the real-life benefits of
"Active4D is truly a beautiful product. I rarely give such praise. It's a
classic case of a complex piece of work wrapped in a simple and elegant
covering. The power it gives to a developer is remarkable," said Will
Mayall, renowned 4D developer.
"We are into heavy B2B web solutions and could not do...
Omikron Basic 7
P R E S S R E P O R T from November 1, 2001
New Release Omikron Basic 7 (Beta)
The programming language Omikron Basic for Apple PowerMac is now
available as Version 7.0 Beta. In addition to the completely
redesigned editor, many additional functions were implemented as well.
For example, the last work space can be automatically loaded right
when the program starts. The price for Omikron Basic 7.0 ranges from
USD 47 for the academic download version up to USD 143 for the
professional version supplied on CD. Purchasing the beta version now
entitles you to a free upgrade to the final version later. Registered
owners of Omikron Basic 6 can upgrade at a discount. Omikron Basic 7
requires System 8.1 or later and at least 6 MB of free space on your
The following improvements have been implemented:
Version 7.0 (Beta) from 29 October 2001
The most important and immediately apparent change in Omikron Basic 7
is the completely revised and newly designed editor. The...
AirStation 2x Offers Double the Data Rates in the 2.4GHz Band
For Immediate Release
World's First True High-Performance Wireless LAN, AirStation 2x=81, Offers
Double the Data Rates in the 2.4GHz Band
Nagoya, Japan, Oct. 31, 2001 MELCO INC., an industry-leading manufacturer
of computer peripherals and wireless LAN solutions for business, SOHO, and
home use, today announced the new generation of the Buffalo wireless LAN
(WLAN) series, AirStation 2x=81, which offers twice the data rate of current
11Mbps AirStation=81 models. It is the first deployable high-rate (22Mbps)
product in the 2.4GHz band, delivering the most aggressive data rates
available in the 2.4 GHz WLAN market. The AirStation 2x=81 can better serve
more personal and business applications that require faster data rate
wireless networking solutions.
As broadband access becomes widely available, users in both homes and
businesses are demanding more data processing and sharing of information,
which requires the next level of broadband networking functionality,
utility and convenience....
NetMechanic's Browser Photo 2.0: Testing Browser...
NEED TO TEST WEB PAGES INCREASES AS MORE BROWSERS ENTER THE MARKET
NetMechanic's Browser Photo 2.0 Expands Capability To Test For
Browser Incompatibility Problems
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 25, 2001) =96 The introduction of the two newest
browsers, Netscape Navigator 6.1 and Microsoft Internet Explorer's 6.0, has
increased the need to test Web pages for display problems. NetMechanic=D2
Inc. has developed the only online tool that allows Web site developers and
designers to view their site as their visitors do through all major browser
and computer combinations. Browser Photo=E4, first introduced in March 2001,
is expanding its ability to test for browser display problems. On October
24th, NetMechanic introduced Browser Photo 2.0, which adds the two newest
browsers to the already extensive list of browser and computer combinations
they currently test for. The addition of Netscape Navigator 6.1 and
Internet Explorer 6.0 brings the total number of browser and computer
WebCam Driver for Mac OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2001
FIRST AND ONLY WEBCAM DRIVERS FOR MAC OS X INTRODUCED BY IOXPERTS
IOXperts Delivers on Apple's Digital Hub Promise and Offers Mac Users More
Choice by Releasing the First WebCam Driver for Mac OS X
BEDFORD, NH, November 1, 2001 - IOXperts, Inc. announced today that version
1.0 of its universal Mac OS X video driver for FireWire WebCams has been
released for public beta testing. This is the first and only driver
available that gives Mac OS X users access to a wide array of low-cost
cameras, including the ADS PYRO WebCam, FireWire Direct DV WebCam, Orange
Micro iBOT=99, and iRez StealthFire=99.
The price during the beta period will be $14.95, a discount off the retail
price of $19.95.
"Many hardware vendors have been hesitant to enter the Mac OS X market due
to the cost of development and relatively small market. Because we've been
developing Mac OS drivers for years and can support multiple vendors'
hardware, we've decided to offer drivers...
Super Get Info 1.0.4
Super Get Info 1.0.4 Now Available From Bare Bones Software
Powerful File Info Utility for Mac OS X
Bedford, MA -- November 1, 2001 -- Bare Bones Software today announced the
release and immediate availability of Super Get Info 1.0.4. Super Get Info
is a file and folder info utility for Mac OS X, offering a powerful,
flexible, well-designed alternative to the "Show Info" command provided by
the Mac OS X Finder.
"We would like to thank our thousands of satisfied customers for their
support," said Rich Siegel, the founder, president and CEO of Bare Bones
Software. "We are pleased to have been able to build on the capabilities of
Mac OS X, and to incorporate many of our customers' suggestions and
requests into this latest release of Super Get Info."
With the release of version 1.0.4, Super Get Info can now be invoked from
within the Mac OS X Finder by means of a keyboard shortcut
(Command-Shift-I). The most recent releases of BBEdit and DragThing feature
integrated support for...
Time Track version 1.0.2
TRINFINITY SOFTWARE RELEASES TIME TRACK 1.0.2
For immediate release.
Trinfinity Software releases Time Track version 1.0.2.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - - November 1, 2001 - - Trinfinity Software has released an
update to Time Track, the popular time tracking application designed for
consultants and freelancers. Time Track minimizes the time spent logging
hours and enhances billing accuracy. It can be utilized by any profession
and allows the user to quickly and easily log the durations of events. Time
Track also has a number of other features (listed below) that aid in
keeping track of and calculating time.
This update fixes a bug on MacOS X 10.1 that caused dialog text to change
color and become unreadable. Time Track 1.0.2 is a free update to all
registered Time Track users. New users can download and evaluate Time Track
1.0.2 for 30 days.
Time Track 1.0.2 also includes a preview of Time Track Strip, a Control
Strip module currently in development, which will give Time Track users
For Immediate Release:
IMACINATION SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES "READY...SET...PROFIT!"
October 30, 2001 -- Imacination Software, publishers of acclaimed Ch-Ching!
Instant E-commerce software, have announced the availability of consulting
and development services to small businesses trying to create an online
Responding to the need of many small businesses for a reliable, established
resource to develop their concepts into a successful online store,
Imacination Software has expanded it's business scope to include
Professional Development Services as a core product.
Full Service Resource
Completing Imacination's suite of resources for merchants including
product, development and hosting, Imacination's Professional Development
Services have been named "Ready...Set...Profit!". Merchants need nothing
more than a concept, Imacination provides the rest, truly "full-service."
Typically, this level of support has been provided for by companies such as
IBM and reserved for Fortune 1000 businesses...
24U Preferencis+Globals Plug-In 1.0 for FileMaker
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, October 31, 2001
Prague, Czech Republic
Today, 24U s.r.o. has released a new cross-platform 24U Preferencis+Globals
Plug-In 1.0 for FileMaker Pro for Mac OS, Mac OS X and Windows.
Extend your FileMaker Pro solutions with custom preferences and global
variables available from all databases!
This FileMaker Pro plug-in makes it possible to use custom preferences and
global variables. Custom preferences can be stored on your hard disk and
retrieved later by any FileMaker Pro application. Global variables can be
created on-the-fly and accessed from any database within the same FileMaker
24U Preferencis+Globals Plug-In 1.0 is usefull for every FileMaker Pro
developer who creates multi-file solutions. Global variables can be used as
simpler replacement for gobal fields, and also let you to prevent opening
multiple copies of the same database.
Preferences are helpful when your solutions are opened from a locked
volume, so they are exteremely...
Channel 8 Software Releases iOrganizer 2 - Organizational software for
Macintosh and Mac OS X.
October 31, 2001: Channel 8 Software today released the latest version of
its easy-to-use organizational application for the Macintosh and Mac OS X,
iOrganizer 2. iOrganizer includes an address book, a bookmark list, an
event calendar, and a download list. It can import contacts, bookmarks,
events, and download addresses from a variety of formats; search, sort,
save, and print lists; quickly and easily send e-mail to contacts; open
your favorite websites in your web browser; remind you of important events;
and download files from FTP or HTTP servers.
iOrganizer 2 has a simpler, streamlined interface that makes it even easier
for users to add and edit contacts, web addresses, and appointments. Other
new features have been added as well; users can now print envelopes
addressed to contacts, and look at calendar thumbnails and view events for
only one date. File downloads now transfer...
Totally Hip Software Releases HipFlics 1.1 for Macintosh and Windows
www.totallyhip.com www.cdnx.com symbol:THW
phone: 604 685 6525 e-mail: email@example.com
Vancouver, British Columbia - October 31, 2001 - Totally Hip Software
announces the release of HipFlics 1.1 for Macintosh Classic, OS X and
Windows operating systems. HipFlics 1.1 is now the most economical video
compression tool supporting all QuickTime 5 codecs, including Sorenson
"Totally Hip Software is pleased to release HipFlics 1.1 which is the first
cross platform video compression tool to fully support all of QuickTime 5's
codecs. HipFlics does for video compression what Apple's iMovie does for
video editing. HipFlics allows everyday consumers to produce high quality
video for the web or CD-ROM easily and quickly", said Mr. David Gratton,
Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Totally Hip Software.
Video editors can use HipFlics 1.1's elegant drag and drop interface and
timeline based control to...
Analyzer 3.0 for FileMaker Pro
[PR] Waves in Motion Releases Analyzer 3.0 for FileMaker Pro
New comprehensive database analysis tool now supports Windows
October 31, 2001 -- Phoenix, AZ - What's in your database?
Waves in Motion today released Analyzer 3.0, a brand-new database analysis
tool designed to take the guesswork out of building and documenting
FileMaker Pro solutions.
Completely rewritten to take advantage of the Database Design Report in
FileMaker Developer 5.5, Analyzer allows developers to cross-reference and
troubleshoot any element in their database and works seamlessly with Windows
98, NT, ME and 2000, Mac OS 9.x or higher and Mac OS X.
Analyzer pinpoints common database errors with its unique red Problem Dot
system that identifies broken relationships, broken value lists, missing
scripts and more. In a glance, Analyzer provides all dependencies for
fields, layouts, buttons on layouts, relationships, scripts, script steps,
value lists and passwords. With expanded...
iScreensaver Designer v2.0
LOS ANGELES, Oct 31, 2001 - After a three-week public beta test
period, <http://xochi.com/>Xochi Media Inc. http://xochi.com/ is
proud to announce the release of :
iScreensaver Designer for Windows and Macintosh version 2.0
iScreensaver Designer is the world's first and only cross-platform
screensaver editor. It will convert any QuickTime-compatible movie
(including MPEG, MooV, AVI, and Macromedia Flash files) into a
self-contained screensaver. The software runs on either Windows or
Macintosh, and either version builds screensaver for both platforms.
iScreensaver Designer has a mature and professional feature set that
is ideal for high-volume corporate advertising campaigns and sales
* Simplicity : build both platforms from a single machine!
* Content Locking : include a "deluxe" movie that is
hidden until users enter an unlocking code. Sell these codes on
* Interactive Movies: include interactive Flash or QuickTime
SnapperHead is a handy little app that sends screenshots to people who
enter your IP address into a web browser. Simply launch SnapperHead=81, then
send a friend your IP address (it is shown on the SnapperHead=81 window unde=
"Snaps Served"). When they type that Internet address into the location
field of a web browser (you know, where you usually type in
"http://www.stimpsoft.com"), they will be sent, as an image in their
browser, a picture of your screen. That's all there is to it!
SnapperHead 4.2 is out now. The changes in this version are:
* Faster connections
* Application can be brought to front and then sent to back during requests,
making for much faster uploading
* A whole slew of new SnapperHead tags to display dynamic system info on the
Any PPC Macintosh with at least 12mb RAM free and Mac OS 8.5.1...
Troi Serial Plug-in 2.2 for FileMaker 5.5
Troi Automatisering releases Troi Serial Plug-in 2.2 for FileMaker Pro 5.5.
Troi Serial Plug-in updated to work with FileMaker 5.5 and Mac OS X.
Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands, October 30, 2001--Troi Automatisering
today announced the availability of Troi Serial Plug-in 2.2, for FileMaker
Pro 5.5 and for Mac OS, Mac OS X and Windows.
What is the Serial Plug-in?
Troi Serial Plug-in gives FileMaker Pro 5.5 easy and powerful access
to one or more of the computer's serial ports:
- Read from and write to the serial ports of the computer directly
from FileMaker Pro without the need of a separate application.
- Active X support (on Windows) and Apple Event support (on Mac OS)
for script triggering with Dispatch Scripting(tm), to get incoming
data into the database.
- "Serial-Control" function to temporarily suspend the incoming data
stream and resume it when you are interested in the data.
- "Wait for Match" function to wait for a specific character string
Dr. Bott: Windows compatibility for Apple's ADC Cinema...
For Immediate Release
Dr. Bott announces Windows=AE compatibility for Apple's ADC Cinema Display
Wilsonville, OR - October 30, 2001
Dr. Bott is pleased to announce that they are now shipping a version of
DVIator with a 4x AGP video card that is compatible with Windows PCs.
"One of the most significant requests we've received since the release of
DVIator has been for a way to connect them to a Windows PC. We're pleased
that the ELSA card offers such complete support for the Apple displays
including support for resolutions other than the native resolution of the
DVIator allows the use of Apple's LCD displays with the proprietary ADC
(Apple Display Connector) on computers with a compatible DVI video signal.
The ELSA Gladiac 511 is powered by the NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 400 chipset,
offers the required DVI port, 32 MB SDRAM and offers phenomenal performance
for the price.
Bundled with DVIator the complete solution for driving Apple's ADC Cinema
Display from Wintel PCs lists for $289...
Analog Helper 1.5
Subject: Analog Helper / X 1.5 Release
From: Gideon Greenspan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of Analog Helper 1.5,
available as both a Classic application for Mac OS 7, 8 and 9 and in a
Carbon version for Mac OS X (or earlier OS versions with CarbonLib).
Analog Helper is a graphical configuration tool for Analog, which is a free
program to analyze the logfiles from your web server. Analog Helper lets
you control and preview the results of hundreds of settings.
Version 1.5 adds full support for Analog 5. New features include:
* Full support for new reports in Analog 5.0.
* Support for new report columns and drawing pie charts for Analog 5.0.
* Ability to specify a request file name prefix for specific input files.
* Support for descriptions, bar styles, PNG images and runtime settings.
* Option to specify the section for Report Magic configuration commands.
* Switches for each line of the General summary report for Analog 5.0.
* More filtering...
RAIDking Announces MacRAID
RELIABLE LOW-COST RAID STORAGE NOW AVAILABLE FOR MAC USERS
Carlsbad, CA =96 October 29, 2001: Mac users in need of large amounts of dat=
storage can breathe a sigh of relief today, as RAIDking(TM) Technologies
announced the opening of a brand new division dedicated specifically to
RAID storage solutions for the Mac platform. The division, aptly named
MacRAID(TM) , offers ultra reliable, low cost RAID storage solutions to Mac
users with an appetite for large amounts of storage space.
According to the company=92s General Manager, Troy Lassoe, =93MacRAID(TM)
storage solutions can be configured in minutes and are completely
transparent to the host.=94 Now Mac users can finally own a RAID storage
solution fully compatible with any Mac O/S.
MacRAID(TM) storage solutions satisfy most any need from the smallest
home-based, single-user workstation to the largest corporate network.
MacRAID(TM) offers several different models in both tower and 19=94 rack
mount versions, with capacities from 60...
WebPrint Plus 5.0
This announcement is from:
Steve Becker, (email@example.com)
Product Release Date: 10/29/01
I'm pleased to announce the release of WebPrint Plus 5.0. WebPrint Plus is
an easy-to-use and very highly rated Mac-only utility that provides users
with unique, powerful, and customizable tools for gathering, saving, and
printing information from almost anywhere -- including both the Internet
and programs users normally can't print from!
WebPrint Plus eliminates problems users experience when printing from their
web browsers, accelerates printing, saves users money by significantly
reducing the amount of ink/toner and paper they use when printing, and
provides users with powerful options when gathering, saving, and printing
information that are not available elsewhere!
WebPrint Plus works in most programs and is especially useful when dealing
with the large amount of information that is available while working with
AOL, web browsers, and email clients.
WebPrint Plus allows users to select and...
Mark/Space Announces Missing Sync 2.1
46OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mark/Space Announces Missing Sync 2.1
Latest Models of Popular Sony CLI=C9 Handhelds Now Sport Mac OS Support
27 OCT 2001, SYNCFEST, SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - Mark/Space Softworks, makers
of Mac OS and Palm OS software as well as the DataCord line of serial data
cables, proudly announces The Missing Sync, a collection of USB drivers,
software and coupons enabling full usage of the popular Palm OS based Sony
CLI=C9 handhelds with USB equipped Macs.
The Missing Sync provides the power to:
o HotSync a Sony Handheld with any USB equipped Mac via Sony Handheld USB
cradle or cable
o Install files and perform backups with Palm Desktop
o Mount the Memory Stick on the Mac Desktop as a removable disk
(models 610, 700, 710, 750, 760, 770)
o Synchronize the time between Sony Handheld and Mac
o USB HotSync Driver for Sony CLI=C9 Handhelds
o USB Mass Storage Driver for models 610, 700, 710, 750, 760, 770...
MacZ Software releases TextWorks 3 and HTML Converter 1.2
MacZ Software releases TextWorks 3 and HTML Converter 1.2
MacZ Software has rolled out new versions of their software titles
TextWorks and HTML Converter.
TextWorks is a full-featured, efficient text editor, which opens any text
file type and saves into several. It also supports styled text, and allows
users to save documents in standalone program form. Version 3.0 is a total
rewrite of the application, which offers support for Mac OS X 10.0.x and
10.1. New features include changed notepad panel functionality that now
saves notes within the document at hand instead of saving them globally,
remodeled toolbar, significantly improved Find command, and new styles.
TextWorks is shareware (10 USD).
More information: http://www.maczsoftware.com/textworks.shtml Download:
HTML Converter is a free HTML utility for converting special characters to
corresponding HTML character codes. Version 1.2 can do this in HTML, PHP
Customer Tracker 2.5
CUSTOMER TRACKER 2.5 NOW AVAILABLE FOR MACINTOSH
(Windows version now in beta 4)
Contact: Kevin VanStrien
October 29th, 2001
Customer Tracker, an invoicing and customer database application, has been
updated to version 2.5. Customer Tracker can be used to store and track
jobs done for customers, print or email invoices, work logs, envelopes,
labels and more.
Customer Tracker 2.5 includes the following new features/fixes:
* Printing Changes
* Reworked the internal printing logic
* Generic Message on Invoices (with option to include it or not)
* Print Margins, can now set both top and side margin
* Add Font Size Setting to printing
* Add "Calculate Previous Balance" Option for printing
* Added small print preview
* Multiple Businesses
* Can now use to for multiple businesses each with it's own files and
* A separate license is required for each business
* Esc or Command-. to cancel/exit most...
Optigold ISP 2.8.5
Optigold ISP 2.8.5 for Windows, Macintosh, Mac OS X and Linux was released
Optigold ISP is a cross-platform business software package to run all
aspects of an internet service provider (from billing to server management).
A *FREE*, 100% working copy can be downloaded from:
2.8.5 adds new web interface functions, Danish language support, added ECHO
credit card/ACH support, new tech support call classifications, AppleEvent
support under Mac OS X and a few other miscellaneous items.
All new features in this version are listed in the revision log:
Optigold ISP Revision Log
Completed On 10/25/01
Fixed problem of not being able to edit products via ISP management web
interface when security allowed to do so
New web report - Accounts Receivable
Invoices can be tagged for deletion via ISP management web interface
Delete Items security preference can be set via...
MPEG2Splitter for MacOS
JAW software ships MPEG2Splitter for MacOS
GENOA, October 24, 2001
JAW software announced today the availability of MPEG2Splitter, a new
utility for MPEG-2 movies.
JAW MPEG2Splitter splits MPEG-2 files in smaller user-defined segments,
manually or automatically, from any size source (even over the usual 2Gb
This is useful when you need to re-encode video using programs unable to
manage files bigger than 2Gb, or just to split encoding tasks.
User interface is in typical Mac style, user friendly; help is available
via balloon help and with the embedded manual.
- PPC processor
- MacOS 9.x
- 3Mb available memory
You can download it from the JAW software web site:
The software is available for free download, and has a trial period of 15
days. It can be registered for 15$ (volume discounts available).
JAW software develops consumer software for Mac OS and OS X and custom
business software, using C, C++ and REALbasic.
Jedit4.0: English Version of Popular Japanese Text Editor
File size: 2.0MB
Release date: 10.25.2001
shareware: 2500 Japanese Yen (about US$25)
Company URL: http://www.matsumoto.co.jp/
Product URL: http://www02.matsumoto.co.jp/product/Jedit4/index_E.html
For Mac OS 8.5-9.1, non-Carbon "Jedit4.0 For Classic OS"
For Mac OS X, Carbonized "Jedit4.0 For Mac OS X"
The English version of the popular text editor in Japan. Supports both
Classic OS and Mac OS X, AppleScript, Multi-Style, Split Editing Window,
Multiple Undo, HTML Coloring, Sherlock FCB Search, Book Marking, Paragraph
Formatting, Object Embedding (image, sound, Quicktime Movie and alias),
Macro Menus, Read out and Recording, Summarizing, Unicode, Print preview,
In Rev.4.0.9(2), two bugs were fixed and one improvement has been conducted.
+ Mac OS 8.5 or later
LaunchBar 3.1.1 for Mac OS X
OBJECTIVE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCHBAR 3.1.1 FOR MAC OS X
Vienna, Austria - October 26, 2001 -- Objective Development today announced
the availability of LaunchBar 3.1.1 for Mac OS X, a fully keyboard driven
productivity utility that provides lightning fast access to thousands of
files, web-bookmarks, email-addresses and applications just by entering
"We receive incredible user feedback", says Norbert Heger, co-founder of
Objective Development and author of LaunchBar. "Most people tell us they
became addicted to LaunchBar within a couple of hours".
LaunchBar offers an amazingly intuitive way to control your computer. It's
not you learning how to use LaunchBar, but it's LaunchBar learning how to
serve you. Just type a few letters of what you intend to do and LaunchBar
will do it for you.
LaunchBar is sitting in the background, ready to receive your keystrokes.
You just hit Command-Space to attract its attention, enter a short,
abbreviated description of what you...
Morgan Kaufmann Releases new Mac OS X Developer/QuickTime Books
NEW MAC OS X DEVELOPER AND QUICKTIME BOOKS
-- Morgan Kaufmann publishes new books
San Francisco, CA / October 2001 -- Morgan Kaufmann Publishers is pleased
to announce the release of two new and exciting books: Mac OS X Developers
Guide, which will allow developers a painless transition to Mac OS X; and
the highly-anticipated second edition of QuickTime for the Web For Windows
and Macintosh, written not only for Webmasters and multimedia authors, but
also for any beginner who wants to how to integrate video, recorded sound,
Flash animation, virtual reality, MIDI, text, still images, games, and user
interactivity into a website.
These titles are immediately available through DevDepot, the source for the
widest selection of Macintosh technical and developer tools, toys, and
references. By special arrangement, DevDepot is offering each of these
books at 1/3 off (only through November 16th). To get these special prices
simply use the special coupon code MK6101 during the checkout process...
MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.2
MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.2 is available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
4ee4, Developer Tools ( http://www.4ee4.com ) announces the release of
MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.2
Paris, France - October 25th, 2001: 4ee4, today announced the release of
updated version of MySQLConnect for 4D 1.0.2 (MacOS & Windows).
MySQLConnect for 4D is a 4th Dimension plugin which provides connection
routines between 4th Dimension-4D Server-4D Runtime-4D Runtime Classic- 4D
Engine applications and MySQL Database Servers.
WHAT'S NEW IN 1.0.2 ?
- A few bugs fixed
- MySQL_Execute & MySQL_Select take now a TEXT type 2nd parameter to
provide very long queries.
- Updated documentation
WHAT'S MYSQL ?
MySQL is a very popular open source RDBMS that comes with 70% of web
hosting plans over the world. MySQL runs on several systems like Linux,
FreeBSD, Windows NT/2000, Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server and more. MySQL is
mainly used with Apache/PHP to build dynamic web sites for eBusiness
For more information about...
UsableNet Section 508 accessibility and usability testing service now
available on Industry leading web sites.
Macromedia and Webable are first to offer this 5-page Section 508
accessibility testing service via their web sites.
October, 2001 (New York, NY) - UsableNet, provider of usability and
accessibility testing solutions for websites, announces the availability of
their ASP technology allowing partners to offer free web accessibility
testing for Section 508 guidelines. This service quickly allows web
designers and webmasters to test their web site and receive a report
identifying accessibility and compliance issues. This free report, already
available on http://www.usablenet.com, has been used to test over 1 million
pages in the past year and is the only free product to test for Section 508
compliance available worldwide .
Macromedia, which creates the market-leading Dreamweaver and Macromedia
Flash Web authoring products, uses this service as part of its
INTELLI INNOVATIONS PREVIEWS PROSQL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
Database Management And Reporting Software Now Available For Public Preview
RALEIGH, NC - October 25th, 2001 - Intelli Innovations, Inc., developers of
innovative business and Internet tools for the Macintosh platform, is
pleased to announce the first preview release of ProSQL, its new database
management and reporting software for the Macintosh platform.
ProSQL offers users the ability to directly access the tables and data in
their database, display and search that information, and generate reports
without requiring any knowledge of SQL query syntax or database engines.
Advanced users can utilize standard SQL syntax to perform queries from
within the 'SQL Console'. Furthermore, data can also be stored and
retrieved locally using ProSQL's integrated single-user database engine.
ProSQL 1.0 Preview 1 includes the following functionality: *
* Connects directly to mySQL and OpenBase database servers
* Browses tables,...
IntelliMerge 1.2.8 for Mac OS X 10.1
Intelli Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce IntelliMerge 1.2.8, the
latest version of our popular e-mail merge software for the Mac.
This update brings Mac OS X 10.1 support to the application, and makes
additional cosmetic changes for an optimal Aqua user experience.
Home Page: http://www.intellisw.com/intellimerge/
Thanks very much for your time.
Intelli Innovations, Inc.
iShell Version 2.5, iShell Developer Conference
For Immediate Release
Tribeworks Releases Internet Out-of-Browser with iShell Version 2.5 4th
Annual iShell Developer Conference Announced
SAN FRANCISCO - October 24, 2001 - Tribeworks(r) (TRWX), creators of the
industry's most productive tool for building interactive, rich-media
applications, today announced the immediate availability of iShell(r) 2.5.
In addition, Tribeworks announced today that it will host its annual
iShell Developer Conference January 11-12, 2002 in San Francisco.
New Features Added to iShell 2.5
"The enhancements in iShell 2.5 further the tool's ability for
Internet-related projects and give developers more control over their end
users' experience," said Frank Migliorelli, Interactive Design Director at
Edwin Schlossberg, Inc., and Adjunct Professor, Interactive
Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York
University. "The iShell solution is by far the most elegant and flexible
way to dynamically combine and control digital media. I...
24U Prefs&Globals Plug-In 1.0
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Prague, the Czech Republic
Next week, 24U s.r.o. is going to release a new 24U Prefs&Globals Plug-In
1.0 for FileMaker Pro for Mac OS, Mac OS X and Windows.
With 24U Prefs&Globals Plug-In 1.0, FileMaker Pro user gains an ability to
use application-wide global variables and persistent preferences.
This year it is fourth 24U cross-platform plug-in you can use on all
platforms where FileMaker Pro can be used.
Basic information about the on-coming plug-in can be found at the following
More information will be available next week.
Since 2000, 24U s.r.o. has been committed to software development,
modifications and distribution, creating custom software solutions, and
providing trainings and consultations for Mac and Windows OS users.
We offer solutions for people, not for computers.
Robert Pikous, PR manager
Mac Tcl/Tk 8.3.4 Binary Release
Macintosh Tcl/Tk 8.3.4 Binary Release Announcement
Oct 24, 2001
The Tcl maintainers are pleased to announce the availability of Macintosh
binaries for the 8.3.4 releases of the Tcl scripting language and the Tk
toolkit. This is the fourth patch release of Tcl/Tk 8.3. More details can
be found below.
An installer appropriate for most Mac users is available for direct
For Tcl developers, a more complete installer containing additional
binaries, CodeWarrior projects and complete sources is available at
For more information, please visit
* the Tcl Developer Xchange Tcl/Tk 8.3.4 information page
* the Tcl project page on SourceForge
* the SourceForge Tcl Foundry
* the Tcl Developer Xchange:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fourth World Releases WebMerge 1.8
LOS ANGELES, California - 24 October, 2001 Fourth World today released
WebMerge 1.8, a tool for Mac OS and Windows that generates static Web pages
from database files. The new version supports new tags for even greater
flexibility for page layout, portable file format for its automatable
settings files across platforms, completely revised documentation now in
HTML format, and even faster performance.
WebMerge 1.8 can work with any database that exports in Merge or
tab-delimited format, including FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Access. The
user creates a template HTML page with simple place holder tags, and
WebMerge creates a new HTML page from the data in each record of the
exported Merge file. WebMerge can also create an index page with links to
each of the generated pages. Generated pages can be hosted on any Web
server without the need for a specialized database hosting solution.
"We were thrilled to see MacWorld give us a four-...
Totally Hip Software Releases LiveSlideShow 2.0 for Macintosh and Windows
LiveSlideShow now offers Themes and Background Sound Tracks with Kodak
Picture Friendly Certification
Vancouver, British Columbia - October 24, 2001 - Totally Hip Software
announces the release of LiveSlideShow 2.0 for Macintosh Classic, OS X, and
"Totally Hip Software is pleased to be releasing LiveSlideShow 2.0 with a
host of powerful new features that will enable consumers to easily
transform their digital photos into dazzling, and professional looking
presentations. It also happens to be the most fun application we have ever
seen for digital photography", said David Gratton, Vice President of
Marketing and Sales for Totally Hip Software.
The LiveSlideShow product allows consumers to easily add professional
transitions and dazzling effects to bring their digital pictures to life.
Customers can add their own voiceovers, sound effects, and interactive
elements to create the ideal presentation...
TimeSlice from Casady & Greene
TimeSlice, an easy-to-use time-tracking and billing application for Mac OS
8.6-10.x users and Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, Me and XP users, has been
added to the award-winning product line of Casady & Greene!
Don't lose another billable hour
TimeSlice is useful for consultants, attorneys, graphic and web designers,
and anyone who bills for time, or needs a simple solution for keeping track
of time events.
Track all billable hours
TimeSlice helps to keep you on budget--you won't lose another billable
minute! No more guessing the seconds, minutes or hours; no more hash marks
on pieces of paper to track the time spent on clients or projects. Best of
all, you can generate a professional report or invoice for that important
project or client.
Start tracking time easily with TimeSlice--just click a button to start
recording time, and click again to stop. Each time record contains:
* Date and start/stop time values
* Client, category, project, expense and hourly rate information