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Feb 12
FairCom Macintosh Server V6.10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FairCom" releases new version of FairCom Macintosh Server V6.10 Offering increased security, functionality and new ASP Development Kit (SDK), for Macintosh: with support for Apple's new Mac OS X; includes support for ADSP, SPX and TCP/IP Columbia, MO February 12, 2001-FairCom" Corporation announced the latest release of its FairCom Macintosh database Server with increased security, enhanced portability and functionality, new server administrative controls, and a special FairCom Server SDK for Macintosh, which allows Mac developers to create application-specific servers. This new server offers direct support for Apple Mac OS X, and includes support for ADSP, SPX and TCP/IP protocols. Using FairCom's Macintosh Server side SDK, Macintosh developers can decrease network traffic and increase performance by moving functions to the server. "We've seen a surge in application service provider solutions and web development using the FairCom Server SDK for Macintosh,"...
Feb 12
REAL Software Ships REALbasic 3
REAL SOFTWARE SHIPS REALBASIC 3 REALbasic 3 supports Mac OS X, improves Windows compilation, adds numerous enhancements February 12, 2001. Austin, TX - REAL Software, Inc. today shipped REALbasic 3, the latest version of its award-winning software. REALbasic runs on Mac OS X as well as earlier versions of Macintosh System software. It allows programmers of all skill levels to develop their software with a single set of user interface elements and code to compile native applications for Macintosh, Mac OS X, and Windows without requiring any platform-specific adjustments. "My team is much more productive with REALbasic than with our old methods", said Michael Connolly, Group Program Manager of the Macintosh Business Unit at Microsoft. "Using REALbasic to prototype, design, and test interfaces allows us to develop new features for Office and Internet Explorer in a fraction of the time. REALbasic is a crucial tool for my team." REALbasic is the powerful, easy-to-use tool for creating your...
Feb 12
SuperReport Pro 2.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces the Release of SuperReport Pro 2.5 Enhanced reporting tool for 4th Dimension. Huntington Beach, CA - February 9, 2001: Automated Solutions Group today announced the release of SuperReport Pro 2.5 for Macintosh and Windows. About SuperReport Pro SuperReport Pro 2.5 is the most powerful upgrade ever offered for SuperReport Pro. With over 50 new and enhanced routines, a new developer API, enhanced user interface, enhanced HTML interface and web integration, and compatibility with 4D 6.5/6.7, it's not your ordinary columnar reporting tool. SuperReport Pro combines the power and ease of use of 4th Dimension with an enhanced reporting interface which can create a wide variety of reports. )From standard columnar style reports, to detailed invoices, to reports which will be distributed within your companies intranet or to your corporate web site. SuperReport Pro, the most advanced reporting tool for 4th Dimension does the Web!...
Feb 12
HASP4 USB for Mac OS X
ALADDIN ANNOUNCES HASP4 FOR MAC OS X New time-tested software security solution for the Mac to offer protection using one key, regardless of operating system or platform CHICAGO - Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), a global leader in the field of Internet content and software security, has announced readiness of HASP4 USB for Mac OS X. HASP4 is the latest hardware-based software protection system designed to offer unparalleled security in a multi-platform environment. Live demonstrations of the HASP4 solution for Mac OS X took place at Aladdin's MacWorld Booth. Designed especially for Mac developers, HASP4 USB protects Mac OS X applications, as well as applications for Win32 on PCs, thus providing a more far-reaching hardware-based protection system. A single key can be used to protect applications for either Mac or Windows, providing users of both platforms with top security features within Aladdin's field-proven HASP4. Aladdin plans to deliver the new system following Apple's...
Feb 10
PowerTicker 2.1: Now Back at Galleon
POWERTICKER COMES HOME TO GALLEON SOFTWARE Original developers purchase leading Macintosh stock browser from Aladdin Systems TORONTO. May 10, 2001. Since they first released MacTicker in 1999, Galleon Software has been at the forefront of the Macintosh stock browser market. Aladdin Systems purchased the product soon after, and Galleon continued as the prime developers of the newly named PowerTicker. But today, with the release of PowerTicker 2.1 under the Galleon banner, the leading stock browser on Macintosh has come full circle. ( "Selling PowerTicker to Galleon Software makes good sense," says Jonathan Kahn, CEO of Aladdin Systems. "It puts an exciting piece of software back into the hands of the people who created the original version, and will allow Aladdin to focus our resources on extending our StuffIt technology, enhancing Spring Cleaning, and expanding our offerings for Developers." PowerTicker is a specialized web browser that queries...
Feb 08
Server Sentinel 2.0
INTELLI INNOVATIONS INC. RELEASES SERVER SENTINEL 2.0 FOR MACINTOSH Powerful Server Monitoring Software Now Includes HTML Status Reports, TCP/IP Error Information, Recovery Events, and Failure Verification Raleigh, NC - February 8th, 2001 - Intelli Innovations, Inc., developers of innovative Internet and productivity software for the Macintosh platform, today announced Server Sentinel 2.0, a major upgrade to the server monitoring and notification product for Macintosh computers. Server Sentinel monitors server computers, locally or across the Internet, and checks for server faults and system problems. When a system goes down or does not pass a specific test, Server Sentinel can send e-mail, play alert sounds, execute AppleScripts, send pages, toggle hardware reset devices, and much more. New Server Sentinel 2.0 Benefits: * New, rewritten task engine checks any kind of server for uptime status * Check the contents of web sites for valid text strings * Create multiple failure and...
Feb 08
MacHack 2001 Keynote Announced
MacHack 2001: Keynote Announced: The Ultimate Macintosh Engineering Reunion February 8, 2001-Dearborn, MI- In 1981 the computer industry was changing. A little company in Cupertino, CA, had already made a greater move toward personalizing computer technology than any other that came before. That company was, of course, Apple Computer, Inc.; the industry leader that grew out of the fabled garage. Things were poised to change again. Behind closed doors in Cupertino, an engineering team was gathered to revolutionize computing and bring a new level of usability to light. Rarely has a significant portion of the original Macintosh team come together to reminisce and to look ahead. MacHack is pleased to announce a keynote as much about making history as it is about history, a keynote panel from the halls of Cupertino: Andy Hertzfeld Andy was a graduate student at UC Berkeley in January 1978 when he purchased an Apple II personal computer, and it changed his life. He went to work for...
Feb 07
NameCleaner 2.1
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of NameCleaner 2.1. NameCleaner is an industrial-strength utility for the Mac OS to manipulate file names and types. It is specially designed to help move files to and from foreign file systems such as MS-DOS, Windows 3.x, Windows 95/98, Windows NT/2000, NetWare and Unix. Version 2.1 adds support for Internet Config or Internet control panel file mappings, optional case sensitivity, recursive searching, character and string wildcards to the Find and Replace Phrases cleaner and several minor interface improvements. The NameCleaner page is at: Sig Software is also pleased to introduce two detailed online guides explaining what steps need to be taken in order to transfer files between Macintosh computers and Windows-based PCs and how our products can help. The pages also refer to many third-party products which may be required as part of the process. The Macintosh to Windows guide is at: http://www....
Feb 06
Freeway 3.1
SOFTPRESS SYSTEMS RELEASES FREEWAY 3.1 -- Freeway 3.1 includes enhanced Flash handling, extended Freeway Actions, faster performance and improved support for Arabic Web publishing -- Oxford, England -- February 6th, 2001 -- SoftPress Systems today announced a significant update to Freeway, their award-winning Web-design software for the Apple Macintosh. The new release, Freeway 3.1, includes new features as well as performance improvements and maintenance changes. The update from version 3.0x is now freely available from the SoftPress Systems Web site ( NEW FEATURES IN FREEWAY 3.1 * Modify links and backgrounds in Flash files right from Freeway's Flash Extras interface. A major time-saver! * JavaScript handling for Actions has been substantially extended - with 57 new additions to the JavaScript API - giving developers even more power to create dynamic behaviors. * Freeway's text processing has been further optimized to make editing of large documents even...
Feb 06
ObjectTools 1.5.3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces the Release of ObjectTools v1.5.3 Huntington Beach, CA - February 6, 2001: Automated Solutions Group today announced the release of ObjectTools v1.5.3 for Macintosh and Windows. ObjectTools is a 4th Dimension plug-in which provides a set of routines that allow you to create Objects: a single entity in which you can store and retrieve any amount of data of differing types. This is similar to what you can do with 4D BLOBs, but with several important differences: Rather than using offsets, data is stored into and retrieved from Objects by name. Whereas BLOBs are the equivalent of ROM -- once written, you cannot really modify their contents -- Objects are more like RAM. Once stored, data in Objects can be modified in place, retrieved into 4D variables, and copied to other Objects. Because Objects are represented by Longint handles, you can create arrays of Objects. What are Objects Good For? While the uses of Objects are virtually...
Feb 06
Ricochet Premiers in Los Angeles, Bringing It to 15 coverage...
RICOCHET PREMIERES IN LOS ANGELES 128 kbps High-Speed Wireless Internet Access Now Available in Largest Coverage Area Under Nationwide Footprint San Jose, Ca., - February 5, 2001 - Metricom, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCOM), a leading high-speed wireless data company, today announced the commercial availability of Ricochet high-speed mobile access in the Los Angeles service area. Stretching from the Ventura county line down the coast to Newport Beach and beyond Riverside to the east, the Los Angeles footprint represents the largest market in the nationwide Ricochet network and marks the first commercial market launch of Ricochet in 2001. Ricochet offers the advantage of 128 kbps access with true wireless mobility, allowing users the freedom to work outside the confines of the office but with the full capabilities of a desktop experience. With the addition of the Los Angeles market, mobile professionals can take advantage of high-speed access from anywhere within the national coverage footprint,...
Feb 06
4D Secures Master Mac evangelist Carl de Cordova for WebSTAR Team
February 6, 2001. San Jose, CA. 4D, Inc. secures master Mac evangelist Carl de Cordova for WebSTAR team 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR Server Suite, scored a major coup by hiring long time Mac Evangelist Carl de Cordova. Carl joins the new 4D Evangelist team as the 4D WebSTAR Evangelist. Carl is known throughout the Mac web server community for his work at Apple and as the founder of WebEdge, the first Macintosh World Wide Web Development Conference. Since leaving Apple, Carl has gone on to successfully evangelize several other products, including most recently DoDots, an Internet startup founded by Heidi Roizen. His new position will allow Carl to tour the country, talking to groups about WebSTAR, speaking at conferences, and answering questions about the benefits of utilizing the WebSTAR Server Suite. Groups interested in having Carl speak or obtaining more information about the WebSTAR Server Suite can contact him at: (mailto:...
Feb 05
Analyzer Lite for FileMaker
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WAVES IN MOTION RELEASES ANALYZER LITE FOR FILEMAKER Free development tool for Mac and Windows - Analyzes FileMaker Pro projects. Contact: Vince Menanno Phone: 602-956-7080 Fax: 602-956-6754 E-mail: Web: PHOENIX. February 4, 2001. Ask a room full of FileMaker developers what they like least about their job, and most will tell you it's the prospect of making changes to projects with hundreds or even thousands of elements, where something as simple as deleting a single field can affect any number of layouts, calculations, relationships, and scripts. This is a problem Vince Menanno knows all too well. As the principal of Waves in Motion, he has been working with FileMaker databases for more than a decade. "Sure, with a new project you have the time to organize everything from scratch," he says. "But all too often I find myself called in to fix someone else's project. Things are all over the place and there's no documentation, or...
Feb 05
Aestiva Woos Cold Fusion Users
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aestiva Woos Cold Fusion Users Torrance, CA Aestiva announced this week a $200 rebate off the purchase of Aestiva HTML/OS for former users of Allaire's Cold Fusion. "We are aggressively wooing users of legacy integration products," stated Gina Woolfolk, Aestiva sales manager. Aestiva HTML/OS is a Web development platform known for its superior scalability, ease of use and portability. Aestiva is focused on Web-centric computing whereas Cold Fusion is seen primarily as a Windows-centric company. "Aestiva's a Web company who doesn't put its eggs in a single proprietary hardware basket," says Woolfolk. Aestiva's rebate offer was announced in response to the continued gains Aestiva has made in attracting former Cold Fusion users. "We call them converts," says Woolfolk, "They are looking for more straightforward solutions, and Aestiva gives them that." Aestiva's rebate purchase also includes a 90-day unconditional money back guarantee. Aestiva HTML/OS is a fully...
Feb 05
Text Cleaner 2: Find a bug, get it free
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEXT CLEANER PUBLIC BETA PROGRAM--FIND A BUG, GET A FREE COPY Takoma Park, MD February 5, 2001--Studio 405, Inc. announced the "Find a Bug, Get a Free Copy" public beta program for Text Cleaner 2, which is in final stages of development. Text Cleaner was designed to eliminate the need for common search-and-replace routines to prepare text for print or World-Wide Web publication. Correct typesetting marks and input error correction are handled in one pass. Text Cleaner can clean text directly within QuarkXpress and is compatible with any application that allows copy and paste. New features in Text Cleaner 2 include: * Up to five simultaneous user text strings can be entered to create custom cleaning operations. * Cleaning operations have been accelerated up to 300%. * Unlimited user-defined presets can be set and are sorted alphabetically in a pop-up menu. * Presets can be imported and exported, allowing configuration sharing and easier standardization for...
Feb 05
Script Timer 1.01
Apps & More Software Design, Inc. is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Script Timer 1.01 for the Macintosh. Script Timer is a small background application that lets you schedule the execution of OSA based scripts, such as those created using AppleScript. It will run your scripts at any time on a daily, weekly, weekdays only, monthly, or one time basis as well as at regular intervals ranging from minutes to weeks. Script Timer comes with sample scripts including ones to schedule e-mail checking at specific times and to remind you of upcoming appointments. Unlike with some other scheduling software, installation of Script Timer has no impact on your System Folder, and it has an extremely small memory footprint. To try out Script Timer, go to and click on the Shareware and Freeware button. Script Timer is $10 shareware and will run on System 7.5 or later. Donald S. Hall, Ph.D. Apps & More Software Design, Inc.
Feb 03
Clean-Install Assistant 1.5.1
February 3nd, 2001: Clean-Install Assistant 1.5.1 is now available for downloading from Version 1.5.1 allows moving files from Mac OS 9.1 to a newer Mac OS version, or to/from 9.1 and previous versions. Clean-Install Assistant makes it easier to migrate third-party and personal items to a new Clean-Installed System Folder, and it may also be used to: Save space and backup your valuable additions and preference files only, instead of the whole System Folder. Install the same set of additions on multiple Macs. Remove extra files and folders from your System Folder to restore it to a previous state: you can take a 'snapshot' of the System Folder and have Clean-Install Assistant extract any items added since. It is free for personal and educational use, download from
Feb 02
IOGEAR Announces First USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus Card
Irvine, California February 2, 2001 IOGEAR introduces the first Dual Port USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus card (GPU202) for Macintosh and IBM compatible notebook computers. IOGEARs USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus card auto configures and requires no additional drivers. IOGEAR's USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus card will hit store shelves at the breakthrough price of $129.00 (USD) MSRP. IOGEAR brings the cutting edge technology of USB 2.0 to your Macintosh PowerBook or PC Notebook. You will enjoy the convenience and newfound speed that has made USB an industry standard. IOGEARs USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus card will allow you to easily add up to 127 simultaneous USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices. This device will fit into any PCMCIA CardBus slot. IOGEAR's USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus card will fit the need of any mobile professional who needs the speed and convenience of USB 2.0. IOGEAR USB 2.0 PCMCIA CardBus Card Features: For use with: Apple Macintosh computer running OS 8.6 or greater IBM compatible computers running Windows 98SE...
Feb 01
ID3X 1.2
We are proud to announce an updated version of our freeware ID3 editor ID3X for the Apple Macintosh! ID3X is an editor for easy manipulation of ID3 tags in mp3 music files. ID3 tags are used to store title, artist and other information in mp3 files which can then be displayed in your favorite mp3 player application. More information at: Direct download link: New in this version: - many *important* bug fixes regarding ID3V2 tags in mp3 files - easier handling - better performance Thanks for your patience, Jrg Pressel three-2-one interaktive Medien GmbH fon: +49 2151 319450
Feb 01
MGI 2.0 Beta 2
PagePlanet Software, Inc. is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MGI 2.0 Beta 2 for the Macintosh. MGI 2.0, a plug-in to 4D's WebStar, adds a host of functionality from counters to form processing to E-commerce and a whole lot more. Over 100 individual functions are now included. To download and try out MGI 2.0 Beta 2, please go to: There is no registration required. MGI 2.0 beta is a fully-functioning software package with no timeouts. The beta will simply place a banner on the top and bottom of all HTML pages served. For more information, please feel free to contact us. Steve Crisp PagePlanet Software, Inc. Home of MGI 919-233-1770
Jan 31
CSM Maker 1.1
For Immediate Release Toronto, Canada - Rage Software announces CSM Maker 1.1 CSM Maker is the only Macintosh Application which allows you to create CSMs at the click of a button. Just drag and drop an application onto CSM Maker and a CSM will be created for it. New In This Version This new version allows you to drop a file onto CSM Maker's Icon to create a CSM for it. It also adds a confirmation message when the CSM is created and it fixes a few bugs. The price for a license has also been cut in half. It is now cheaper to include built CSMs with your shareware or commercial applications. Download, Pricing & Distribution CSM Maker is free for personal use and free when distributing a CSM with a freeware applications although you must pay a small fee if you would like to include a CSM with a shareware or commercial application. For pricing info please visit or to purchase a license visit Further Information http://www.ragesw....
Jan 31
DigitalCandle's Looking for a Few Good Developers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DIGITALCANDLE'S LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD DEVELOPERS Turn Your Code Into Cash (San Diego, Calif.) - January 30, 2001 - Got a knack for writing software? DigitalCandle, the foremost purveyor of online software, is looking for a few good developers to add to its collection of innovative shareware applications available at Developers that sign up with DigitalCandle now through April 2, 2001 will receive all of the benefits of DigitalCandle's Payment Processing and Product Marketing services for only 10% of gross sales with a $2 minimum for the first three months. Whether developing software for a hobby or wanting to increases one's cash flow, opportunities exist to profit from innovative shareware products. However, knowing how to write code does not guarantee knowing where or how to market, distribute or sell the resulting product - not to mention how difficult and time-consuming the process can be. Enter DigitalCandle with a solution to meet...
Jan 30
FontDoctor 4.5 For Macintosh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FontDoctor is the industry standard software application for font problem diagnosis and repair for Macintosh. Version 4.5 is a major upgrade that includes a host of new and updated features, including powerful repair methods for damaged font tables (kerning, glyph width, etc.), font ID conflicts, duplicate fonts, extra font sizes, mixed font types (TrueType & PostScript), missing bitmaps & PostScript fonts, and more. The Expert Options window allows full control and customization of the diagnosis and repair process. FontDoctor for Macintosh can now diagnose and repair older style and outdated bitmap font formats and can convert and update them into a modern compatible format. This repair is required for older fonts to work with some newer applications (including QuarkXPress) and with the forthcoming OS X (Carbon). FontDoctor for Macintosh v4.5 now includes a font "clean-up" feature that automatically reunites stray PostScript fonts with their sister...
Jan 30
Vicomsoft FTP Client 3.1.3
Now available, the latest release of the award-winning FTP client from Vicomsoft. Vicomsoft are pleased to announce that version 3.1.3 of the FTP Client is released today which includes additional functionality and a number of maintenance fixes. New features: - Multiple items can now be selected to edit in BBEdit. - Optional warning alert when transferred items would replace items of the same name. - A "Reveal In Finder" option has been added to the Mac list contextual menu. - The BookMarks menu has returned by popular demand! This latest release is a free upgrade for version 3.0.1 or later users. Upgrades for users of version 3.0 or earlier are just $5. The FTP Client remains a shareware solution for up to 5 simultaneous sessions. The Pro version supports unlimited simultaneous sessions, AppleScript and the full range of supported hosts for only $30. For more information on the FTP Client, see: ( A free updater is available for...
Jan 30 1.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DACONS INTERNATIONAL 1.0 for Mac released! Now available cross-platform! Dacons - the producer of - The Ultimate e-mail plug-in is proud to announce the release of enables you to store any file name and its path in a FileMaker Pro field using a FileOpen dialog. The file and its parent application can be launched from within FileMaker. This plug-in can be very helpful if you would like to link certain files on your local Mac or network/intranet to records in your database. Example Application: Store all corresponding files for one customer (ie. all Word documents, presentations, letters, faxes etc) in your customer database. Easily find, organize and open any documents related to that one customer. Download a fully working trial version of for Mac now at is available in single user, network and...
Jan 29
McSerialnumber v1.3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE McWare USA ships McSerialnumber v1.3 MacOS Shareware Edition McSerialnumber v1.3 is the first integrated registration, design and administration Database and security works shareware solution for developers and ISV's fully supporting MacOS X. Munich, Germany - Oldsmar, Florida US. -- Jan. 29, 2001 -- McWare USA today announced McSerialnumber v1.3 Shareware Edition, the successor of McSerialnumber v1.2.1 Mac OS Shareware Edition, to fully support Apple's new Mac OS X. McSerialnumber v1.3 Shareware Edition (Power PC only) enables any Mac OS based developer to put a customer registration scheme into its software product and utilises the tracking of sales and registrations in an easy to use integrated database. The registered McSerialnumber 1.3 Shareware Edition software enables the production of a set of custom "Soft-Dongle" type libraries to link into software products running on Mac OS Classic (68k, PPC), Mac OS X (Carbon) as well as Microsoft Windows 9x/NT/Me/...
Jan 29
ZipBurst 2.1 CGI Lite and Pro
We've just released The ZipBurst 2.1 CGI Lite and Pro. 2.1 now supports MacOS Personal Web Sharing, the web server built-into EVERY copy of MacOS! In minutes you can have multi-threaded database searching on any MacOS box running 8.6 or later -- just enable Personal Web Sharing and add The ZipBurst 2.1 Lite CGI! The Lite version will search an unlimited number of databases, searching fields (text, numbers, dates), and the Pro version adds location-based searches to the mix -- enter in a ZIPcode, city, state, city and state, or an area code. Both U.S. and Canadian locations are supported. Here's few a sample URLs: For 2.1 we added more tags, support for nested tags (e.g. tags in arguments for tags), improved performance, and support for the builtin MacOS Personal Web Server. (The upgrade for current 2.0 users is FREE and is simply DRAG and DROP of the 2.1 application.)...
Jan 29
MacZoop 2.5 final candidate
MacZoop version 2.5 has reached final candidate status. This popular and free C++ framework for Mac development has undergone some major changes in the last six months to keep it relevant to developers as we move forward to OS X and Carbon. MacZoop 2.5 includes - * Full Carbon compatibility * A wholly new, easy to use optional views architecture (fully theme aware) * Greater scalability - still ideal for small projects and beginners, but now far more capable at the high end. * New specialised user-interface objects * Comprehensive drag and drop support MacZoop general features: * Easy to learn, holistic, high-level approach to standard application programming problems - most standard behaviours "just work" * Simple, high level classes for common toolbox objects such as windows, dialogs, files, GWorlds, etc. * Command-based menu handling via classic "command chain" design * Simple abstract internal messaging system * Multiple Undo built in * Small, efficient container classes * Fully...
Jan 25
Screen Catcher 2.2
For immediate release ST. CLAIR SOFTWARE RELEASES SCREEN CATCHER 2.2 Screen capture tool delivers Mac OS 9.1 compatibility and new file formats (Youngstown, OH -- January 25, 2001) St. Clair Software announced today that version 2.2 of Screen Catcher, their popular screen capture utility, is now available. Screen Catcher 2.2 is fully compatible with Mac OS 9.1. It also now takes advantage of QuickTime 4, allowing users to open and save files in all major bitmapped graphics formats. These include PICT, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, Photoshop, and more. In addition, compatibility problems have been addressed with Netscape 6, Carbon applications, Chronos Personal Organizer, and Thursby's DAVE file sharing client. Screen Catcher is a scriptable screen capture utility that includes a unique Catch-All feature which auto-scrolls windows to capture entire documents. This capability, combined with flexible scaling, color palette control, and increasingly broad file format support, has made Screen...
Jan 25
WIBU-KEY - ready for Mac OS X!
WIBU-KEY: Ready for Mac OS X! Karlsruhe, 01-08-2001. WIBU-SYSTEMS, one of the worldwide leading manufacturers in the copy protection and license management for software industry, announced the new Macintosh Driver v3.0 to support Mac OS X, Apple's next generation operating system. "Mac OS X's advanced technologies and incredible stability will make it very popular with professionals, who will use WIBU-KEY's universal copy protection and license management tool because of its new drivers for Mac OS X," said Oliver Winzenried, C.E.O of WIBU-SYSTEMS AG. "We will show WIBU-KEY with the latest drivers at CeBIT 2001 in hall 13 booth E66." "Mac OS X is the best operating system we've ever created, with advanced Internet and graphics technologies, a new user interface named Aqua, and an open-source UNIX-like foundation," said Clent Richardson, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "We are thrilled that companies like WIBU-SYSTEMS are developing innovative products for Mac...
Jan 25
Microsoft outage: In case you were curious
Just in case you were curious about the Microsoft site outage that affected Microsoft, MSN, and more ... here's the MS posting. Microsoft Explains Site Access Issues On Tuesday evening and Wednesday, many Microsoft customers had difficulty accessing the company's Web sites. The cause has been determined, and the issue is resolved. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (PST), a Microsoft technician made a configuration change to the routers on the edge of Microsoft's Domain Name Server network. The DNS servers are used to connect domain names with numeric IP addresses (e.g. of the various servers and networks that make up Microsoft's Web presence. The mistaken configuration change limited communication between DNS servers on the Internet and Microsoft's DNS servers. This limited communication caused many of Microsoft's sites to be unreachable (although they were actually still operational) to a large number of customers throughout last night and today. This was an operational error, and...
Jan 24
Macworld Expo Tokyo 2001 - Notes from a Henna Gaijin
From: "Lynn Fredricks" ( Subject: Macworld Expo Tokyo 2001 - Notes from a Henna Gaijin Dear Editor, I wanted to point you towards some articles I am writing called Notes from a Henna Gaijin. This is a series of articles about traveling to and making the most out of MacWorld Expo Tokyo 2001, from the perspective of someone who regularly travels there. These articles will be practical in nature, getting to the show, seeing the Mac in Japan and enjoying your trip. Best regards, Lynn Fredricks President Proactive International, LLC Global high-tech channel expansion + business development + acquisitions ph 503-520-0191 fx 503-643-9877
Jan 24
QuickDNS Pro 3.0.1
We've just placed QuickDNS Pro 3.0.1 on our FTP server, replacing the 3.0 release. QuickDNS Pro 3.0.1 is a maintenance release. This version resolves issues reported with the 3.0 release and adds some feature enhancements. This is a recommended update for all QuickDNS Pro 3.0 users. Below you'll find information about some of the changes and fixes in 3.0.1: - New and updated zones are now loaded immediately by the server. This is true for both master and slave zones. This allows the user to set the scan interval setting to a higher value. - It is no longer possible to crash the server with certain kinds of DoS attacks. - Loading slave zones with very long names now works correctly. - CNAME wildcard records are now handled correctly. - Better support for MacDNS zone file import. - Manager sometimes crashed when user tried to insert a record. This has been fixed. - When a Load Balance record exists, it is no longer possible to create another record with the same name as the Load Balance...
Jan 23
Palm HanDBase Desktop for the Mac
For Immediate Release DDH SOFTWARE, INC. LAUNCHES MACINTOSH DESKTOP COMPANION FOR HanDBase PALM DATABASE APPLICATION Fully functional HanDBase Desktop for the Mac simplifies data management and syncing with Palm devices. LAKE WORTH, FL (January 23, 2001)...DDH Software's HanDBase database applicatio n has been one of the most successful commercial applications for handheld computers based on the Palm OS(TM), enabling users to collect, edit and read information while they are away from their personal computers. Today, DDH announces the release of HanDBase Desktop for Macintosh computers, a companion application to the Palm OS version that will allow users more flexibility to manage data between their Palm and Macintosh computers. The new HanDBase Desktop for the Macintosh works similarly to the Windows desktop version released in late October 2000, and will also be available to registered HanDBase users for free. The new Desktop version allows users to import HanDBase databases from...
Jan 23
SurfDoubler 6.8.1
Subject: Vicomsoft News Alert: Internet Gateway and SurfDoubler 6.8.1 Released for MacOS After working closely with Apple engineers Vicomsoft are pleased to release an update of their Internet Gateway and SurfDoubler 6.8 to work with the latest MacOS 9.1. The new version - 6.8.1 - is now 100% compatible with Apple's latest Mac OS 9.1 and brings with it all the features added for version 6.8 - including the ability to support a VPN (Virtual Private Network) using PPTP (point to Point Tunnelling Protocol). With the latest Internet Gateway and SurfDoubler any one computer at a time can be a PPTP Client on your network - creating a secure private network across the Internet. Version 6.8.1 of the Vicomsoft Internet Gateway now has the ability to run the RapidCache server (included in all Suites - and optional with the Modular Internet Gateway) with large hard drive partitions in excess of 30 gigabytes. The benefits of the RapidCache server represent huge time and bandwidth savings and can...
Jan 23
P.O. Toolbox
INTELLI INNOVATIONS INC. RELEASES P.O. TOOLBOX 1.0 FOR MACINTOSH - ADVANCED U.S. POSTAL SERVICE MANAGEMENT SUITE NOW AVAILABLE Intelli Innovations Releases New Desktop Package Management Software for Mac OS and Mac OS X for Package Shipping, Tracking, Barcode Generation, and Rate Calculation. Raleigh, NC - January 23rd, 2001 - Intelli Innovations, Inc., developers of innovative Internet and productivity software for the Macintosh platform, today announced the initial release of P.O. Toolbox for Mac OS, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows, advanced package management utility software for shipping via the United States Postal Service. P.O. Toolbox is shipping ahead of schedule from it's originally announced February release date. P.O. Toolbox Features and Benefits: * Domestic Rate Calculator gets rates, zones, and shipping regulations * International Rate Calculator queries for rates, restrictions, and forms * Complete support for Express Mail, Priority Mail, Parcel Post, Global...
Jan 23
Subband Software releases MacAmp 2.0
January 23rd, 2001 MacAmp 2.0.0 -- The Future is Now! Subband Software, Inc., Renton, Washington -- January 23rd -- Subband Software announced that AMP Radio has returned to its roots and changed its name to MacAmp, and that version 2.0.0 of MacAmp has been released. MacAmp is still the great audio player you've grown to love, but now with a new name and great new features! MacAmp is simply the best way to turn your Macintosh into an entire virtual home audio system! MacAmp allows you to connect to the thousands of Internet radio stations constantly being broadcast with the SHOUTcast and Icecast protocols. It's also one of the best ways to play local audio files, featuring an excellent hierarchical playlist, with great sorting capabilities! MacAmp supports many audio formats, from MP3s to CD Audio, AIFF/Wav to the new Ogg Vorbis audio format, and many more. Most impressively, MacAmp is the first and best way to broadcast your own live radio stream right from your Macintosh! Key...
Jan 22
REAL Software Announces Cubies Winners
REAL SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES CUBIES WINNERS REALbasic users in 8 categories recognized for excellence by REAL Software. January 22, 2001. Austin, TX - REAL Software today announced the winners of its Cubie awards, adding a category in the process. Choosing the winners was difficult because so many developers submitted entries. The categories are; Advocate of the Year, Cross-Platform, Developer Tool, Game, Internet, Mac OS X, Utility, Overall, and Business. ( Advocate of the Year -- Matt Neuburg ( Cross-Platform application (works on both Macintosh and Windows) -- Package Tracker, from Intelli Innovations by Paul Scandariato ( Developer Tool (makes the lives of REALbasic users easier) -- TBFinder by Fabian Lidman ( Game -- Ricochet3D by Robert Urschel ( Internet -- ICamMaster by Catalunya Disseny (http://www....
Jan 22
SuperSocket 2.0
Essence Software is proud to announce the release of SuperSocket 2.0! SuperSocket is the premier network communications toolkit for REALbasic. It provides a suite of classes for working with TCP/IP, UDP/IP, ICMP internet protocols, and now in version 2.0, AppleTalk! (ADSP and DDP) SuperSocket now also runs on Carbon (including MacOS X!) and the groundwork is in place for the Win32 port. Licensing for SuperSocket 2 is as follows: Commercial - $100 Academic - $50 Upgrades are available upon request for existing SuperSocket customers. Customers that purchased SuperSocket after 1st, December 2000 have been issued with a free upgrade. James Milne Essence Software ( (
Jan 22
CD Folder Partitioner 1.0
PRESS RELEASE: CD Folder Partitioner 1.0 available A new commercial TRI-EDRE's software utility is available for download and purchase on our web site. How boring it is when a folder is too big to be directly copied into a CD-R (or a Zip), and you need to reorganize its content into folders no bigger than 650 (or 100) Mb. CD Folder Partitioner automatically does that for you in a wink. Description (short): Split a folder too big to be copied into CD-R, Zip, etc., into folders of the desired size. Description (long): When a folder content is too big to be directly copied into a CD-R or a Zip, CD Folder Partitioner is the easiest way to automatically split and reorganize the folder content into multiple sub-folders, each one of a maximum given size (set from 2 Mb up to 2 Tb). CD Folder Partitioner preserves the original folder organization, and has a regrouping feature to go back to the original folder. The trial version is fully functionnal, but allows partition size from 20 Mb to 25...
Jan 21
MySQL Plugin 1.1
KINROSS-21/01/01 Essence Software has released MySQL Plugin 1.1. MySQL Plugin is a plugin for the REALbasic development environment on the MacOS. This plugin allows developers to communicate with MySQL database servers from their applications. MySQL Plugin 1.1 fully supports the REALbasic Database API, including adding databases to the project. This release of Essence Software's MySQL Plugin uses wholly new libraries, the source code to which is now available from the Essence Software website. The new MySQL Client Library from Essence Software is free for use by C developers, and is based upon the MySQL 3.23.29 release. Also new for this release, Essence Software have dropped the price of their MySQL plugin. The new pricing is as follows: Commercial License - $30 Academic License - $10 At present, the MySQL Plugin only supports Classic MacOS. A release will be made in the near future that also supports Win32. A Carbon port of the MySQL Client Library is presently in progress. James...
Jan 21
ShredIt 4.8
SHREDIT 4.8 RELEASED Vancouver, British Columbia, January 20, 2001 - The Mireth Technology Corporation has release version 4.8 of the Macintosh eDocument shredder ShredIt. ShredIt provides an easy, permanent way to destroy personal and confidential information. It can be used to shred a file, a folder, or even the free space on a disk. ShredIt overwrites the file contents, file name, creator and type. It is permanent so be careful - there is no way for you, us, or anyone else to recover shredded items. ShredIt is different than just putting documents in the trash since trashed items, and their contents, can be recovered while shredded the contents of shredded items cannot be recovered. Prior to version 4.8 file contents would be overwritten multiple times (as configured by the user) but the file name was only overwritten one time. Version 4.8 adds support for multiple overwrites of file names so that the file name is protected to the same degree as the file contents. ShredIt is...
Jan 21
IOGEAR Announces "SmartLink"
IOGEAR Announces "SmartLink" Irvine, California January 16, 2001 IOGEAR introduces the simplest way to connect MACs to PCs. SmartLink provides an easy "Plug-N-Play" file transfer solution for USB enabled computers! Connect a MAC to a PC, MAC to a MAC, or a PC to a PC. IOGEAR's SmartLink (GUN161) offers a quick and easy solution for host to host file transfers at speeds equivalent to 10BaseT Ethernet! SmartLink is perfect for anyone needing to integrate MACs and PCs together minus the cost and headache of other solutions. IOGEAR's SmartLink is available at all major reseller at a MSRP of $44.95. SmartLink Features: For use with: Apple Macintosh computer running OS 8.6 or greater IBM compatible computers running Windows 98SE, 2000, or ME. Supports peer to peer file transfer function with PC-PC, MAC-MAC and PC-MAC with USB interface Up to a 6Mbps data transfer rate Single cable solution for data communication Plug-n-play and hot pluggable Double data buffer supporting two-way data...
Jan 21
Bruce Martin's Illuminator Software PO Box 644 Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327 Phone (570)-421-0670 Illuminator Software's News Release Illuminator Software is proud to announce iMapp. Imapp is the most complete image map editing tool ever created! Delaware Water Gap, PA January 22, 2001: Illuminator Software , a cutting edge software development company specializing in tools and automation for the Macintosh platform, today has released iMapp. What is iMapp? iMapp is a comprehensive image map creator tool. It was designed from the ground up to replace all other image map tools. We have added advance features such as export to 4 major image map formats, The ability to use any image supported by QuickTime. The ability to export the image as a JPEG with compression control, most of all, our favorite feature is the freeHand tool. Now you can trace an object with ease using one of 4 tools. Also included in iMapp our exclusive Browse Mode. Don't worry at publish time if the links work. By...
Jan 19
db Reports 2.3
From: Aaron Bratcher ( I am very please to report that db Reports 2.3 is now available for download at db Reports is a Database report writing application for the Macintosh that supports several data sources. See web site for a list of supported sources. The program has a step-by-step process for helping you create a report. It supports data grouping with aggregate results. Expressions allow you to use math, logical, and string functions for a very flexible reporting environment. By default, report templates are saved as XML files, but they can be encoded and optionally password protected. Protected files can be previewed and printed, but not edited. REALbasic developers can include and print pre-made reports with their projects. Version 2.3 adds the following: mySQL Support (yeah!) Longer expressions are now accepted (up to 32K) Number formatting property Tab key now selects next object These bug fixes/changes: UserID and Password to...
Jan 19
CDFinder 3.0.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDFINDER 3.0.2 RELEASED January 19, 2001, Moerfelden, Germany The author today announced the immediate availability of version 3.0.2 of CDFinder, the popular shareware disk catalog tool for the Macintosh. Together with CDWinder 1.0.1 for Windows, ( this is the first cross platform, network solution to catalog disks and CD-ROMs on a Macintosh and a PC. The new version can be obtained from the CDFinder Homepage ( A single user license of CDFinder is $20, multi user licenses are available. CDFinder is a very fast and powerful tool to create catalog files of your hard disks, floppies, ZIP's and anything else that spins. It has a great user interface and very useful search functions. CDFinder supports drag&drop and requires at least a 68020 or PowerPC CPU. While System 7 is required, CDFinder is also fully compatible to MacOS 9. A special feature is the multi-lingual user interface (German/French/English/Italian/...
Jan 18
Roland's SignMate 6.5
Roland's SignMate 6.5 Now Available for Mac Irvine, CA, January 19, 2001 - Roland DGA Corporation today announced the availability of SignMate 6.5 for the Mac. Completely redesigned, this powerful, new software is perfect for sign makers, print-for-pay providers and other graphics professionals. "SignMate's new Mac version is the ultimate tool for sign makers," said Thomas O'Reilly, Roland Software Product Specialist. "It greatly increases speed and productivity by letting users edit their work with the new DesignCentral interface, which eliminates the need for numerous dialog boxes. Also, SignMate lets users keep the look and feel of their favorite program, whether it's Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or CorelDraw." Designed specifically for all Roland cutters, printers and print/cut machines, SignMate 6.5 is built on true Mac standards for optimal performance. Features include spot color support, color calibration, improved image quality, nesting, contour cutting, color separation,...
Jan 18
Web Crossing's New Enterpreise Server Hosting Package
WEB CROSSING OFFERS NEW ENTERPRISE SERVER HOSTING PACKAGE New Server Hosting Packages for Online Communities Make it Easy to Choose The Best Solution SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, 2001 -- Web Crossing, Inc. today announced a new, more robust Enterprise Server Hosting Package for its high-end server hosted community solution. Now for the first time Enterprise Server Hosting customers will automatically enjoy a dedicated server with a hot redundant slave backup server and lower pricing for higher traffic. Two other solution packages were also outlined making it easier to choose the appropriate level of support for any organization's complete, server hosted community or collaboration group solution. Available today, complete details on the new server hosting pricing structure can be found at ( "We now have a simple server hosting package for everyone" said Tim Lundeen, founder and CEO of Web Crossing. "We're most proud of our Enterprise Server...
Jan 18
ObjectTools v1.5.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces the Release of ObjectTools v1.5.1 Huntington Beach, CA - January 18, 2001: Automated Solutions Group today announced the release of ObjectTools v1.5.1 for Macintosh and Windows. ObjectTools is a 4th Dimension plug-in which provides a set of routines that allow you to create Objects: a single entity in which you can store and retrieve any amount of data of differing types. This is similar to what you can do with 4D BLOBs, but with several important differences: Rather than using offsets, data is stored into and retrieved from Objects by name. Whereas BLOBs are the equivalent of ROM -- once written, you cannot really modify their contents -- Objects are more like RAM. Once stored, data in Objects can be modified in place, retrieved into 4D variables, and copied to other Objects. Because Objects are represented by Longint handles, you can create arrays of Objects. What are Objects Good For? While the uses of Objects are virtually...
Jan 18
MailCall 1.7
Ekim Software releases MailCall 1.7 - e-mail notification software to keep you informed of the status of your mailboxes Ekim Software - 1/18/2001 - Ekim Software announces an update of their popular e-mail notification software, MailCall. MailCall is an e-mail notification application. While running, MailCall preforms periodic checks of your account(s) and notifies you when new mail has arrived or when you have mail in your box. MailCall has many options that allow you to customize its behavior so it fits your needs. MailCall can be especially useful for people who use e-mail a lot and don't want to keep a large application, such as Outlook Express, open in the background hogging your RAM and CPU time. MailCall will notify you when mail has arrived in any of your accounts and then you can launch your favorite e-mail application with the click of a button and go fetch that new mail. Both POP3 and IMAP4 protocols are supported in MailCall. Version 1.7 drastically reduces the amount of...

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