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Nov 26
FaxBee 1.2
Subject: Double Updates: FaxBee (tm) 1.2 and The ZipBurst (tm) 2.0 CGI beta5 From: David M. Dantowitz ( We've just released FaxBee 1.2, which addressed a bug with MacOS 9 and released what is likely the final beta for The ZipBurst 2.0 CGI (Lite and Pro). FaxBee is used to generate faxes from text messages via it's drop box (for any application to create) or from email messages received by the EIMS or SIMS mail servers. see Also note that the price increase for FaxBee has been extended to Nov 30th. --- The ZipBurst 2.0 CGI comes in two flavors. The Lite version lets you serve an UNLIMITED number of databases in an unlimited number of domains. It support searching on multiple fields, sorting on multiple fields, and all sorts of report tags. The latest release includes a tag that lets you change the MIME type returned by your server to match you needs (e.g. set the return type to "application/" to have the user's browser save files...
Nov 26
Graphing Calculator 3.0
From: Ron Avitzur ( Subject: Graphing Calculator 3.0 Hello: Graphing Calculator 3.0 for MacOS is now final. Details are at ( New features in 3.0: * Text * Open/Save Graphing Calculator documents * Multiple document windows * Save As HTML * Save as RTF * 3.0 acts as a helper application for GC documents posted to the web * Documents saved by 3.0 can be opened read-only by the free version 1.2. Pacific Tech will be charging for this upgrade. Upgrade pricing and instructions are at ( Best regards, Ron Avitzur Pacific Tech (
Nov 24
VOODOO Personal 2.0 Public Beta
PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNI SOFTWARE PLUS GmbH Softwarepark Hagenberg A-4323 Hagenberg AUSTRIA fax: +43 (7236) 3338-30 email: www: Subject: VOODOO Personal 2.0 Public Beta - The Version Organizer that Saves the Evolution of Your Work HAGENBERG, AUSTRIA, November-23-2000 -- UNI SOFTWARE PLUS GmbH is pleased to announce a public beta version of its new version organizer VOODOO Personal 2.0. VOODOO Personal 2.0 is the much improved successor of VOODOO 1.8 which won the MacWorld/MacTech Eddy award in 1997. "We are extremely happy about the new sibling in the VOODOO family of version control products. VOODOO Personal will finally solve the problems of many people working in a broad range of different areas, from web publishers to designers, from book writers to musicians." said Christoph Reichenberger, VOODOO product manager. "With VOODOO Personal you can store all versions of your...
Nov 22
XTension 3.2.3
November 22, 2000 Sand Hill Engineering has released version 3.2.3 of "XTension" their Mac-only home automation software. For anyone who wants to combine the reliability and speed of 'hardwired' sensors and alarms, with the ease and economy of the X-10 system, XTension now supports the LynX-Port. The LynX-Port offers 8 opto-isolated voltage or contact inputs, 8 output relays, and 4 analog inputs, along with standard X-10 control. For the CM11, we've added more verbs for the X-10 Extended Code suite. This makes it much easier for controlling the new 'smart' devices. XTension is available in a free Lite version which incorporates all of the features of the full version, with only a limitation on the number of database units. (The Lite version works with the popular CM11/Activehome controller.) Packages of the software and X-10 starter kits are available at different web sales sites. ($99.95 list price) Downloads and a rich website of home automation ideas can be found at
Nov 21
FileToolkit 3.0.2 for 4D
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces FileToolkit 3.0.2 Update Huntington Beach, CA - November 21, 2000: Automated Solutions Group today announced the release of FileToolkit 3.0.2, a 4th Dimension plug-in which provides a variety of enhanced and optimized document management and network operation routines. FileToolkit for 4D (FTK) adds over 100 new commands to the 4D language, providing a variety of enhanced and optimized document management and network operation commands. FileToolkit provides a complete set of routines for performing standard and enhanced Finder or Explorer operations. With its unique use of low-level Macintosh and Windows API routines to perform all internal operations, FTK provides significant performance increases in all Finder or Explorer tasks. In addition, FileToolkit includes a number of standard file management routines (such as determining if a file or folder exists, deleting and moving documents, etc.) all using same optimized methods...
Nov 21
CodeWarrior for Java v6.0, Dev Tools for Wireless Devices
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Metrowerks Delivers Comprehensive Java(tm) Technology Development Tools for Wireless Devices CodeWarrior for Java(tm), Version 6.0 is the First Tool Chain to Support J2ME Application Development for the Mobile Information Device (MID) Profile AUSTIN, Texas-November 20, 2000-Metrowerks today announced a comprehensive set of Java development tools that can be used to create applications for the growing number of Java-enabled wireless computing devices entering the market. The tools, which will be available November 30, are the first to support the Mobile Information Device (MID) profile, targeted at wireless devices with limited memory and processor power. CodeWarrior(r) for Java(tm), Version 6.0 is a powerful, award-winning integrated development environment (IDE) for programming 100% Pure Java technology-based applications using Sun Microsystems' Java(tm) 2 Platform Micro Edition (J2ME), PersonalJava(tm) and Java(tm) 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) standards....
Nov 20
NetCloak 3.1
NetCloak 3.1 Made Even Easier For Web Developers Crystal Lake, IL, November 16, 2000 -- Maxum Development Corporation today announced the release of NetCloak 3.1. This significant new version offers several important new features and upgrades, but the most notable change is in NetCloak's improved ease-of-use. For example, the User's Guide has been broken into 2 separate manuals, making getting started easier for new users while improving access to reference information for advanced developers. In addition, installation has been streamlined and new tutorials and examples have been added with detailed descriptions that bring new developers up to speed quickly with NetCloak's powerful capabilities. The centerpiece of NetCloak 3.1's improved usability is a complete set of Dreamweaver extensions which make creation of NetCloak-powered dynamic pages easier than ever before. NetCloak commands can now be added to pages using a NetCloak objects palette and interactive property inspectors, so...
Nov 20
Rewind Fast Forwards Its Way to Store Shelves
Rewind Fast Forwards Its Way to Store Shelves Guaranteed Protection Against Catastrophes, Disasters, and Mistakes In a Bind? Just Rewind! (sm) Columbus, Ohio - November 20, 2000 - Power On Software announced today that Rewind, the most eagerly anticipated utility of the year and winner of the prestigious MacWorld Best of Show Award, is on its way to retail shelves everywhere. Rewind enables users to escape from disasters and mistakes by allowing them to rewind their iMac, iBook, Macintosh desktop computer, or PowerBook to any previous moment in time, when everything was working perfectly. Even without a backup, a single click on the Rewind button permits the user to revert back to earlier versions of files, preferences, and system states, a capability that can often spell the difference between success or failure and adulation or humiliation. Rewind even includes an Emergency Startup Mode that can get a user's machine running instantly even when all other methods have failed. Rewind...
Nov 19
CtoFB3 0.4.0d
From: Michael S Kluskens ( Subject: Press Release: CtoFB3 0.4.0d Press Release Michael Kluskens announces an exciting new utility program for Mac Software Development CtoFB3 0.4.0d CtoFB3 is a program that converts most aspects of "C-Language" functions into Staz Software's FutureBASIC^3. This enables C code resources to be available to BASIC programmers (its major benefit) but also allows difficult to read C code to represented in a high level structured BASIC language which reads similar to Process Description Language (PDL) CtoFB3 is still in the developmental stage and has been released for public preview since it already provides major benefits to programmers converting C code: Most common C statements and operators are currently handled. Code fragments and entire programs can be converted, including those containing multiple nested include statements. Major Features Keywords handled: for, if, else, return, sizeof, static, strlen, while Long and short...
Nov 18
SmoothType 2.2.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Greg Landweber, author of Kaleidoscope, Power Windows, and Greg's Browser, is pleased to announce the release of SmoothType 2.2.2, available now from: SmoothType is a shareware ($10) control panel that brings Mac OS X style font smoothing to Macs running System 7 through Mac OS 9. SmoothType also works in the Classic environment under Mac OS X, giving Classic applications text that looks just as good as in Carbon and Cocoa applications. SmoothType effectively doubles the resolution of text on the screen by blurring the edges of bitmap fonts with shades of gray, a technique called "anti-aliasing". Although Apple introduced a limited form of font smoothing in Mac OS 8.5, SmoothType offers greater flexibility and uses a more aggressive algorithm--similar to how Adobe Acrobat views PDF files--that produces much better results. Apple is now switching to such smoothed text in Mac OS X, but only for applications that use the Quartz...
Nov 17
OS X Driver for MAXpowr G3 Upgrades
Newer Releases MAXpowrX - OS X Driver for MAXpowr G3 Upgrades Displays their commitment to OS X with the Introduction of G3 Drivers WICHITA, KS, USA - November 17, 2000 - Newer Technology, the technology leader in Apple [NASDAQ: AAPL] Macintosh CPU upgrades, demonstrates their support of OS X with the introduction of prototype drivers for their G3 ZIF and G3 PCI cards. The drivers are specifically for Newer's MAXpowr G3 CPU upgrades. They will not function with other third party cards. The new MAXpowrX Driver will allow tens of thousands of MAXpowr G3 Users to immediately begin examining OS X. The MAXpowrX Driver unleashes the power of the MAXpowr G3 upgrade cards. The drivers are immediately available for download. They can be accessed on Newer Technology's web site at These drivers enable the current version of OS X Public Beta to correctly interact with Newer's G3 cards in the following machines: PowerMac G3 Desktop - beige PowerMac G3 Mini Tower - beige (...
Nov 17
PRESS RELEASE New Development Tool for REALbasic Developers Enables SQL Console Database Management Application from Independent Developer Heralds First App in Macintosh Software Line Chicago, Illinois -- Independent Macintosh Developer, Donagrandi Software, publicly announces the availability of RBdbMaker v.1.0, a development environment tool for REALbasic developers using REALbasic's built-in database engine. RBdbMaker v.1.0 can be downloaded from Unlike other database editor applications for REALbasic, RBdbMaker v.1.0's focus is on the developer, not the end-user. "More than the need to visually create his database, a developer needs to test SQL commands that he or she will utilize within code, have an ability to save those commands as stored procedures, and be able to call those commands again," says Mr. Donagrandi owner and developer of Donagrandi Software. "RBdbMaker v.1.0 links hands-on development with code, whereas other...
Nov 16
SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition
SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition Now Available Oakland, California - SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and solutions provider in Open Source operating system software, announced the release of SuSE Linux 7.0 PowerPC Edition. SuSE Linux 7.0 for the PowerPC has numerous improvements over its predecessor. In addition to the renowned comprehensive manual, the 5 CDs of this edition contain more than 1,000 applications for virtually any purpose. This includes image processing software, desktop applications, emulators, and the wide range of available window managers, network tools and editors. The inclusion of MoL (Mac on Linux) allows users to access a network-capable MacOS in the window or full-screen mode. In addition to the stable and reliable KDE 1.1.2 graphical user interface, the PowerPC Edition includes the highly anticipated beta version of KDE 2.0, which constitutes the next generation of the award-winning KDE series. KDE is a powerful, modular, and Internet-focused...
Nov 16
Compositor for Power Macintosh
Artly There Software announces the release of Compositor v1.0 for Power Macintosh, a new $16 graphic application featuring over 120 Filter and Channel effects, save and replay of user actions, all combined with a unique paradigm for fast cropping and image pre-visualization to aid artists and photographers. Compositor features: Over 120 Filter and Channel operations, all recordable and replayable. Features, partial list: Replace Color with Fuzzy Factor (neat) Paste Into Color with Fuzzy Factor (Paste another image into only certain colors of the target) Crop to any proportion, fast. View any portion of image at that proportion. Fade Undo Flare 2 Type's of Find Edges 5 Types of Blur + 4 types of Average Standard Sharpen set, plus Sharpen Edges, Unsharp Mask of Zorro Various Invert's Flip's etc 53 channel colorations and dismemberments Step in Order through above Step Random through above Add Noise independantly to any channel, in monochrome...
Nov 16
The Digital Universe: Macintosh astronomy simulation software
November 16, 2000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PREORDERS FOR "THE DIGITAL UNIVERSE" MACINTOSH ASTRONOMY SIMULATION SOFTWARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED URL: Syzygy Research & Technology Ltd. is pleased to announce that pre-orders are now being accepted for the much anticipated Macintosh release of our revolutionary astronomy simulation software package, "The Digital Universe". Shipment of the product will begin as soon as we receive the CDs and boxes from the publishing company, expected by the end of November. Some of the key features of "The Digital Universe" include: - Extensive information is available on nearly 20 million objects, including stars, planets, moons, Earth-orbiting satellites, comets, asteroids, nebulae, galaxies, and star clusters. - The software can generate views of the night sky for any date from 100,000 BC to 100,000 AD for any location on Earth, with a professional level of accuracy considering effects such as precession, proper motion, nutation...
Nov 16
Blue World Ships Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2000 BLUE WORLD SHIPS LASSO WEB DATA ENGINE 3.6.6 Free update fixes issues and provides enhanced features and documentation. Bellevue, WA--November 15, 2000--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today released Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6, a free maintenance release update to their award-winning product to serve powerful data-driven Web sites. "We are committed to providing Web designers and developers the best tools to build and serve powerful data-driven Web sites," said Bill Doerrfeld, founder, president and CEO of Blue World Communications. "Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 demonstrates our commitment to the Lasso community to provide a robust and reliable solution for serving data-driven Web sites." What's New Lasso Web Data Engine 3.6.6 addresses numerous issues to enhance overall stability and reliability and provides the following new features: - Enhanced security for Instant Web Database Publishing - Allows only...
Nov 16
Blue World Ships Lasso Studio 1.7 for Adobe GoLive 5.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2000 BLUE WORLD SHIPS LASSO STUDIO 1.7 FOR ADOBE GOLIVE 5.0 Lasso Studio(tm) 1.7 for Adobe(r) GoLive(tm) 5.0 Significantly Eases the Process of Building Data-Driven Web Sites Bellevue, WA--November 15, 2000--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of the Web Data Engine(tm)--today released Lasso Studio 1.7 for Adobe GoLive 5.0. Lasso Studio 1.7 for Adobe GoLive 5.0 enables efficient creation of dynamic, database-driven Web sites powered by Blue World Lasso Web Data Engine. The release introduces new features to the award-winning Lasso Studio and represents the first large-scale development effort using the new SDK (Software Development Kit) offered in Adobe GoLive 5.0. Lasso Studio for GoLive delivers on commitments made in the strategic alliance between Blue World and Adobe Systems announced August 28, 2000. "Lasso Studio is reknowned for offering ease-of-use without compromising robust features, allowing Web designers and developers to quickly...
Nov 15
FileTopia 1.0
PINEHILL PRODUCTS RELEASES FILETOPIA 1.0.0 - EXTENSIVE FILE INFO AND UNUSED FILE FINDER Rochester, NY - November 15, 2000 - PineHill Products is proud to announce FileTopia 1.0, a extensive file information and unused file finder utility. FileTopia is a multi-use file utility for the Macintosh. You can use it to get extensive information on a file, and also change that information. FileTopia also can find old files modified last on the date you tell it to search for, and will put them in a list for you to either open, get info on, or delete. Key features of FileTopia 1.0: * Search hard disk of old and unused files * Get extensive detail on files and change them * Built in file explorer * Easy to use interface and toolbar * Much, much more! Requirements and Pricing FileTopia needs a PowerPC Macintosh running Mac OS 8 or later, and at least 4MB of available RAM (memory). FileTopia is only $12.00, and a demo can be downloaded from the PineHill Products web site (http://www....
Nov 15
VSE Web Site Turbo 4.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Image and HTML optimizer now available in version 4 Germany, 15 November 2000 - Voget Selbach Enterprises (VSE) announced today the release of VSE Web Site Turbo 4.0. VSE Web Site Turbo is a tool for Apple Macintosh computers that strips unneeded data from HTML documents, resulting in size reductions that average from 20 to 50 percent based on content. It also optimizes JPEG and GIF images so that web pages load as quickly as possible. According to a Web usability study by the Georgia Institute of Technology, Net users rate slow-loading web pages as the biggest problem online. VSE Web Site Turbo solves that problem. NEW TO THIS VERSION The new version has a whole new interface to make the application even easier to use. Also, optimizing web pages and images is now faster and several bugs have been fixed. VSE Web Site Turbo 4 now optimizes files now optimizes files better that have been created with Netscape Composer. PRICING VSE Web Site Turbo costs $ 49.95 US....
Nov 15
Tcl/Tk 8.3.2 Binary Release for Macintosh
Announcement: Tcl/Tk 8.3.2 Binary Release for Macintosh November 14, 2000 This is the long overdue 8.3.2 binary release for MacOS. See the list of mac specific changes below. I'm releasing this with the blessing of the usual maintainer of the mac port, Jim Inham ( At the moment it's only available on (, Jim Inham is working on getting it onto sourceforge. Regards, Daniel A. Steffen --------------------------Mac specific changes/fixes-------------------------- * Switched to "Installer VISE for Freeware", two installer formats: Small standalone runtime installer: will allow you to install the Tcl/Tk runtime files offline; it contains just the bare essentials: Wish, TclShell, Tcl/Tk shared libraries, Tclapplescript extension, runtime script libraries and html documentation files. This installer is sufficient if you are only using Tcl/Tk to run other people's programs or scripts, it may not contain...
Nov 14
Rage Software Announces Macintosh Explorer 1.7
For Immediate Release First Complete file browser and file management tool for the Mac Toronto, Canada, November 14, 2000 - Rage Software announced today the release of Macintosh Explorer 1.7. A major upgrade to the fully featured file browser and file management tool for the Mac. Macintosh Explorer allows easy manipulation of your files and folders and helps you find your files and folders in a quick and easy environment. Macintosh Explorer helps you easily cut, copy and paste files as well as change extended info. You can also delete unused files, backup files/folders, store favorites, preview files and much more. New To This Version This version includes many new features. The biggest improvement is the speed increase. Macintosh Explorer is now up to 80% faster while listing files and supports 32 bit icons. There are new style buttons which look nicer, and require less memory. The notepad has been greatly improved and now includes the ability to change font, style, colour, and size...
Nov 13
REALbasic 3.0 Free Upgrade Period
REAL SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES FREE UPGRADE PERIOD FOR REALBASIC 3.0 Copies of REALbasic 2 purchased starting November 1, 2000 to include a free upgrade to REALbasic 3. November 13, 2000. Austin, TX - REAL Software announced today that any purchase of a REALbasic 2 occurring on or after November 1, 2000 will be eligible for a free upgrade when REALbasic 3 ships. "Because of REALbasic's Mac OS X support and great new features, thousands are downloading version 3 alphas", said Geoff Perlman, President and CEO of REAL Software. "Unfortunately, they have been limited to using it as a "demo" because they are not yet customers. We want them to know they can purchase REALbasic 2.1.2 now, and use it and the version 3 public alphas and betas and get a free upgrade when it's released." REALbasic is the award-winning, object-oriented visual BASIC development environment for the Mac. People who have never programmed before who just need to solve a problem, experienced programmers who need to enhance...
Nov 13
Insider SpaceAgent 2.5
INSIDER WEB SITE OPTIMIZER ENHANCES JAVASCRIPT, ASP, AND XML SUPPORT SpaceAgent 2.5 Makes Web Pages Load and Render Over 30% Faster November 13, 2000 [Carlsbad, California] Insider Software today announced the release of SpaceAgent 2.5, which improves the website optimizer's power to accelerate JavaScript, Active Server Page (ASP) and XML code. The new enhancements add to SpaceAgent's powerful arsenal of web site optimizing capabilities. In addition, the new version brings a free functional demo mode to the SpaceAgent website optimizer product family. NEW FULL-FEATURED DEMO VERSION Insider offers a free demo version of SpaceAgent that lets designers, web professionals, webmasters optimize a web page at a time to test how SpaceAgent speeds up their sites. After buying the full version, users can simply drop an entire folder onto the SpaceAgent icon and it optimizes every page and image contained in the folder's hierarchy. JAVASCRIPT, XML, AND ASP OPTIMIZER DELIVERS COMPILER BENEFITS...
Nov 13
Hefty FTP 1.5
Black Diamond Products announces the release of version 1.5 of its Macintosh FTP client Hefty FTP. Hefty FTP is a modern queue based FTP client that: * Automatically retries connections * Automatically retries downloads and uploads * Automatically resumes transfers if possible * Can be transferring queued files to/from FOUR FTP servers simultaneously while browsing a fifth * Can download files off the Web using HTTP, with full reconnection/resumption capabilities * Gives you extensive control over your FTP sessions and transfers Changes in this version include: * Major improvements to program appearance and documentation * Greatly improved stability * Numerous improvements to client-server interaction * Option to disable sending of NOOPs * Adjustable display font * Several bug fixes * Price reduction Hefty FTP is shareware, and as a result of the substantial support for the product we are pleased to announce a reduction in price to $20. Hefty FTP is written by Peter Job and published...
Nov 10
UltraFIRE Plus
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2000 - Austin, Texas /, Inc., a company specializing in IEEE 1394, FireWire and iLINK peripherals and accessories for Windows, Macintosh and Linux based computers today announced the newest addition to their award winning PCI FireWire upgrade card line, the UltraFIRE Plus, a FireWire and ATA Ultra-100 RAID PCI Combo Host adapter. The UltraFIRE Plus PCI combo card comes in a time of explosive growth of FireWire peripherals and electronic devices, with large numbers of users ready to add FireWire capability to their PCs. The new card from FirewireDirect is unique among FireWire upgrade solutions in that it adds a 2 Channel ATA Ultra-100 internal RAID connection. With its built-in PCI to PCI bridge the UltraFIRE Plus card integrates 400Mbps IEEE 1394-FireWire and ATA/IDE RAID levels 0, 1 and 0+1 functions on the same board. The UltraFIRE Plus includes FireWire bus power support and offers three external and one internal fully OHCI...
Nov 10
NewsWatcher-X v2.2.3a5
From: Richard Wesley ( Subject: [Ann] NewsWatcher-X 2.2.3a5 Electric Fish, Inc. is pleased to announce a new release of NewsWatcher-X. Version 2.2.3a5 fixes a number of problems, including: - Helper already installed confusion; - Authentication preferences inaccessible; - More font problems; - Quit not disabled; - Preferences/URL panel layout; - User-Agent header missing; NewsWatcher-X is free and can be downloaded from ( - rmgw
Nov 09
FRONTBASE 2.18 for Mac OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRONTBASE, INC. UNVEILS FRONTBASE FOR MAC OS X PUBLIC BETA Standards-compliant, scalable relational database server available now LAKE FOREST, CA., November 9, 2000 - FrontBase, Inc., today announced FRONTBASE 2.18, the first relational database server available for Mac OS X Public Beta. FRONTBASE 2.18 is designed to be the foundation for dynamic and scalable website deployments on Mac OS X and a natural choice for WebObjects developers. "We built much of FRONTBASE 2.18 in Cocoa for fast, native performance on Mac OS X and excellent interoperability with WebObjects," said Geert B. Clemmensen, founder and CTO of FrontBase, Inc. "With FRONTBASE 2.18, developers now have the tools to deliver high-availability, enterprise level systems and dynamic web sites with 100% Apple solutions." "Mac OS X is designed to be an outstanding platform for web development," said Clent Richardson, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations, "We're excited to see FrontBase...
Nov 09
Acrux iBuild Lite/Pro preview version 0.9.3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acrux Software announces "iBuild Lite/Pro preview version 0.9.3". (Amsterdam, Netherlands, Nov 9 2000)--Acrux Software, the provider of Macintosh multimedia software and courseware, today announced the update of iBuild Lite and iBuild Pro preview to version 0.9.3. Version 0.9.3 implements: * an expanded AppleScript dictionary, * AppleScript event handlers, * facility for sending stacks by email, * more example stacks and example cards (to be found in the updated Home stack), * text search facility in user mode * numerous bug fixes and minor improvements. Version 1.0 of iBuild is nearing completion and is expected to be released within a month. About iBuild iBuild is a rich, powerful and easy-to-use multimedia authoring and creativity tool for the Apple Macintosh. iBuild makes the creativity of "software design" accessible to the non-programmer. You can use it to create a vast range of "stacks" and applications: interactive presentations, photo-albums, movie-...
Nov 08
FileMaker Pro Now Capable of Financial Features
For Immediate Release FileMaker Pro Now Capable of Financial Features Not Previously Available Livermore, CA -- Nov. 07, 2000 -- ISO Productions, Inc., a leading provider of FileMaker Pro resources, announced the immediate availability of the Ranges Plug-in for FileMaker Pro, versions 4.x/5.x, co-developed with leading Plug-in developers at TROI Automatisering. The Ranges Plug-in brings new ideas to the FileMaker Pro plug-in market and continues to extend the power of this easy-to-use database. First, the functions of the plug-in allow developers to add dynamic range-based features to their FileMaker Pro solutions. Second, the One Price License eliminates the need to purchase a seat license for each computer where the plug-in will be used! This saves people time and money when developing distributed database solutions. " I have always wanted to be able to quickly view subsets of date-based information, like those found in Quicken." said Matt Petrowsky, President of ISO Productions. "...
Nov 08
MacTranslator Adds Ability to Generate Data Models From SQL
MacTranslator Adds SQL Reengineering Generate Data Models From SQL For Popular RDBMS Products Placitas, NM - Excel Software has extended the reengineering capabilities of MacTranslator to generate MacA&D data models from SQL code. Database designers can quickly generate logical and physical data models from an SQL schema for popular RDBMS products including Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase, Informix and InterBase. Rich data models can represent tables, views, constraints, assertions, triggers, indexes, procedures and other SQL elements. MacA&D is a comprehensive tool for system analysis, requirement specifications, software design and code generation. Popular modeling notations and supported methods include object-oriented analysis and design with UML, structured analysis and design using Yourdon/DeMarco and Information Engineering (Martin) style data models for developing information systems. MacTranslator is a reengineering tool for MacA&D that generates UML class models...
Nov 08
VSE Be Found: Now Checks Rankings
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mac search engine tool now checks ranking on 37 search engines Germany, 8 November 2000 - Voget Selbach Enterprises (VSE) released today an extension to their web site promotion tool VSE Be Found Professional. New web based businesses appear every day and it is becoming increasingly more difficult for small and medium-size companies to achieve high rankings on search engines. VSE Be Found Professional provides such companies with a tool that allows them to see exactly how their web site ranks in the top search engines for any search request. If it shows that a web site doesn't have a good ranking, VSE Be Found Professional offers a variety of tools to improve the ranking, including a META tag manager and a search engine submitter that submits to over 180 search engines. NEW TO THIS VERSION The new version adds many new search engines to the ranking checker of VSE Be Found Professional so that it now checks the ranking on 37 popular search engines. That makes VSE...
Nov 06
4D SDK Plug-in for 4D v6.7 free
November 2, 2000. San Jose, CA. 4D SDK Plug-in for 4D v6.7 free ------------------------------- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR Server Suite 4.3, announced today that the new and improved 4D SDK Plug-in is now available for free from the 4D France web site. 4D SDK Plug-in the 4th Dimension software development kit is designed to make creating third-party plug-ins for the 4th Dimension environment as easy as possible for C and C++ programmers. With many new and improved features, including an expanded cookbook with more API calls, improved documentation over 4D v6.5, and several example plug-in, 4D SDK Plug-in provides developers with a powerful set of tools for custom 4D development. "The new 4D Plug-In SDK equips C/C++ programmers with an extensive library for creating custom plug-in's for 4th Dimension. As a longtime plug-in vendor, a great deal of time has been spent working with the new SDK to assure that all developers will benefit...
Nov 05
MacSpeech Announces Availability ofiListenPR3
Press Release MacSpeech, Inc. 3 Executive Park Drive Bedford, NH 03110 Phone (603) 626-5111 For Immediate Release - November 3, 2000 MacSpeech Announces Availability of iListen PR3 Bedford, New Hampshire, November 3, 2000: Macintosh speech recognition authority, MacSpeech, Inc., announces the availability of iListen PR3, its next generation speech recognition program. This will be the last preview release before the final version is ready for shipping. "iListen PR3 builds on our highly successful PR1 release, and our PR2 updater which was released last month," said MacSpeech Chief Evangelist Chuck Rogers. "In addition to allowing the user to dictate into virtually any Macintosh application, this release is more stable, improves accuracy, and adds the ability to spell uncommon words or names," said Rogers. iListen PR3 is being released as both a full installer and an updater. Only those with an iListen PR1 CD who have already updated to PR2 will be able to use...
Nov 03
MacTech Central: Developer Central/Net Innovators Join Together
MACTECH CENTRAL: THE NEW AREA FOR TECHIES OF ALL TYPES AT MACWORLD EXPO! Developer Central and Net Innovators Evolve into one New Area. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., November 3, 2000 -- Xplain Corporation is pleased to announce that Developer Central and Net Innovators are merging to create a new area: MacTech(sm) Central. The new, exclusive, Macintosh technical pavilion will be wholly owned and managed by Xplain Corporation, the publishers of MacTech(r) Magazine. MacTech Central will be the premiere place for the technical audience attending Macworld Expo -- now all types of techies -- including programmers, web developers, net admins and techs of all types -- have a place focused on their specific needs. It's the ultimate showcase for every techie in Mac computing. "The combination of these two special interest areas will give the Macintosh technical community an incredible vehicle for experiencing the latest and greatest technical products and services." said Neil Ticktin, CEO of...
Nov 03
MacTech Central: Developer Central/Net Innovators Join Together
MACTECH CENTRAL: THE NEW AREA FOR TECHIES OF ALL TYPES AT MACWORLD EXPO! Developer Central and Net Innovators Evolve into one New Area. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., November 3, 2000 -- Xplain Corporation is pleased to announce that Developer Central and Net Innovators are merging to create a new area: MacTech(sm) Central. The new, exclusive, Macintosh technical pavilion will be wholly owned and managed by Xplain Corporation, the publishers of MacTech(r) Magazine. MacTech Central will be the premiere place for the technical audience attending Macworld Expo -- now all types of techies -- including programmers, web developers, net admins and techs of all types -- have a place focused on their specific needs. It's the ultimate showcase for every techie in Mac computing. "The combination of these two special interest areas will give the Macintosh technical community an incredible vehicle for experiencing the latest and greatest technical products and services." said Neil Ticktin, CEO of...
Nov 03
MacCVSClient 1.6
From: Joerg Bullmann ( Subject: [ANN] MacCVSClient 1.6 MacCVSClient 1.6 is a free CVS source code revision control client running on Mac OS 7.1 and later. MacCVSClient has useful features like easy viewing of diffs and logs, a safe way to ensure you resolve conflicts before committing changes, and a convenient scrapbook window where you can compose log messages. It can store Mac OS resource files in RBL, a line based text format. Resource files stored this way can be auto- merged by CVS and diff'ed like normal text files. The AppleSingle storage format is supported as well. New in this release: * zlib data stream compression * MUCH faster check out * better auto-merge in RBL * window positions are remembered * faster module window display and filtering * improved CVS add/import pre-flight: get your files' keyword substitution and storage format right before you add them to the repository * other minor additions * bug fixes MacCVSClient's new home is: http://www...
Nov 03
CALL for Papers: The Millennium Mac-Crypto Conference
From: Vinnie Moscaritolo ( Subject: CALL for Papers: The Millennium Mac-Crypto Conference Take out your calendars, It's that time again folks. I am starting to put together the schedule for the Millennium Edition of the Mac Crypto/ Internet commerce workshop. The dates should be the week of Jan 29th, 2001. I have booked us space for that whole week, on the Apple Cupertino Campus . Henceforth, I am looking for folks to give talks, papers etc. This year's overall theme could cover "Security in a MacOS X world". I would like to see a number of talks related to how MacOS X changes the Macintosh threat model. In addition I would also like to see a few talks about lessons learned in the last few years about developing crypto related products. Maybe something about digital rights management or music. Digital cash talks are always welcome. I would like both technical and tutorial material. As usual I discourage simple marketing presentations without content, this is a...
Nov 02
MacPython 2.0
MacPython 2.0 is officially released as of now! Python is a high-level programming language that is suitable for simple scripting tasks as well as writing large applications. MacPython offers a lot of Mac-specific extensions, including access to all major MacOS Toolbox modules (QuickDraw, QuickTime, AppleScript and many more), an Integrated Development Environment (in Python!), frameworks for windowing applications, unix-compatible cgi-scripting, image-manipulation libraries, numerical libraries, tk-based machine independent windowing and lots more. It also uniquely among Pythons allows you to create fully selfcontained (and, hence, distributable) applications without needing a C compiler or anything. MacPython is completely free, and Open Source. Go to to download the installer or the full source distribution, and for more information on MacPython. Go to for general information on Python on all platforms. For those familiar...
Nov 02
ID3 Tags (in MP3 files) editor ID3X
We are proud our new freeware ID3 editor ID3X for the 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 and download at: Thanks for your patience, Jrg Pressel three-2-one interaktive Medien GmbH fon: +49 2151 319450
Nov 01
Classic Menu 2.1 for OS X
Sig Software is proud to announce the release of Classic Menu 2.1 for Mac OS X, now optimized for the Public Beta version of the OS. Classic Menu brings the Mac OS menubar back to Mac OS X. It provides both an Apple menu on the left of the menu bar and a Process menu on the right. These menus are available within all native programs while the Classic Menu application is running. Version 2.1 stops menus displaying when a Classic application is in the foreground, improves the disappearing menu shadow problem and detects screen resolution changes. The Classic Menu web site and download are at: ( Sig Software is also pleased to announce a new licensing deal - Classic Menu and Drop Drawers X (our revolutionary user-interface enhancement, optimized for Mac OS X) can now be purchased together for just $20, a 20% saving. The Drop Drawers X web site and download are at: ( Thank you, Gideon Greenspan Lead Developer...
Nov 01
PowerMail 3.0.6
CTM Development releases PowerMail 3.0.6 native version for Mac OS X now available GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - November 1st, 2000 - CTM Development releases a new version of its $49 flagship e-mail application for Macintosh, PowerMail, now including a native version for Apple's Mac OS X preview. Designed as a fully-featured, user friendly alternative to Outlook Express/Entourage and Eudora, PowerMail features the highest performance mail searching capability, excellent compatibility with complex languages such as Japanese, Chinese and Hebrew as well as a state-of-the-art Mac-like design. The new version offers 8 new features, 12 bug fixes and has been successfully tested with the forthcoming Mac OS version 9.1 (all Mac OS releases since 8.5 are supported). PowerMail 3.0.6 can be evaluated (30-day trial) and ordered from For additional information regarding PowerMail, kindly contact -------------------------------------------------- ) DETAILED CHANGE...
Nov 01
DAVE for Mac OS X
Thursby Announces DAVE for Mac OS X Arlington Texas, Thursby Software Systems announced today that the company will demonstrate a Mac OS X version of its popular DAVE fileshare software at Macworld Expo in San Francisco. "This reflects our commitment to the development of products for Apples Mac OS X operating system," said company president William Thursby. "Since Mac OS X is much more sophisticated than Apples current operating system, we literally started from ground zero, using the knowledge and experience weve gained from the success of DAVE to totally reengineer DAVE for Mac OS X to take full advantage of this new platform." At Macworld, Thursby plans to show just how unique DAVE for Mac OS X will be. "We have worked closely with our counterparts at Apple to make certain the user experience is the same whether they mount an Apple or a PC volume," says Vice President of Engineering for Thursby, Paul Nelson. "Our goal is to be totally integrated with Mac OS X. Apple is making...
Nov 01
Mailsmith 1.1.6
MAILSMITH 1.1.6 NOW AVAILABLE FROM BARE BONES SOFTWARE Bedford, MA -- October 31, 2000 -- Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of Mailsmith 1.1.6, the company's powerful Internet email client. This new version includes support for SMTP authentication, a Show Message Data command to view the "raw" contents of messages, and a Re-Send command that makes it easy to send a message again. An update is available free of charge to all Mailsmith customers. Mailsmith 1.1.6 also incorporates numerous other enhancements, interface refinements, and bug fixes. A detailed list of changes made in this release can be found online: ( All registered Mailsmith customers may upgrade free of charge to Mailsmith 1.1.6 by downloading the update package available from the Bare Bones Software web site: ( Pricing & Availability Mailsmith 1.1.6 is available now,...
Oct 30
Sonnet's New Offerings for Power Mac 7200
SONNET EXPANDS OFFERINGS IN NEW POWER MAC 7200 UPGRADE SERIES IRVINE, CALIFORNIA October 30, 2000. Sonnet Technologies, the worldwide market share leader in processor upgrade cards for Apple Macintosh computers, announces two additional configurations to its recently-announced Crescendo line for the Power Mac 7200. The new Crescendo G3 400MHz offers 512K backside cache with a 3:1 cache ratio. The new Crescendo G4 400 MHz offers 1M backside cache with a 2:1 cache ratio. Now 7200 owners will have a choice among three speeds instead of one. Once considered impossible to upgrade, the best-selling Power Mac 7200 has a new future due to the unprecedented achievement of Sonnet's engineering team. The first product in this new line of Crescendo upgrades was the Crescendo G3 400 MHz/1M model announced in September. The new series of Power Mac 7200 upgrades will boost performance up to thirteen times that of the original system. Determining where the 7200 upgrade would be installed was one of...
Oct 29
WebiToome - Receive Files from the Web
From: Kevin Brett ( Subject: Release of WebiToome - Receive Files from the Web Black Diamond Products today announced the release of the first public beta of its new personal internet application WebiToome. WebiToome is an application that allows you to receive files directly onto your personal computer via an input form on your existing web page. It is suitable for both permanent and dial-up internet connections, and automatically updates your specified web page to allow file transfers when running. If you want people to send files directly to you by browsing your web page, WebiToome is for you! WebiToome: * allows anyone who knows the URL of your specified web page to send you files * requires the sender to have no special software other than a modern browser * is available for both Macs and PCs * can handle up to ten incoming transmissions simultaneously * is very simple to set up and run * receives directly from the sender's computer - no...
Oct 29
Blugs 1.0b2: Mac OS List Manager Replacement
From: Brian S Hall ( Subject: 'Blugs' (List Manager replacement) 1.0b2 We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Blugs 1.0b2, a replacement for the Mac OS List Manager. This new version incorporates numerous bug fixes and enhancements. For example, now Blugs can use temporary memory when allocating GWorlds. Users will appreciate better flexibility under limited-memory conditions, or if using a large monitor. There are only minor API changes. (They relate to the temp memory option.) But most importantly, in addition to the PPC and 68K libraries, we introduce the Carbon library. We believe Blugs will serve you well, from System 7 to Mac OS X. Blugs libraries, sample code, and extensive PDF documentation are available for download from: Thanks, Brian 'Moses' Hall Blugs lead programmer
Oct 29
Eudora Archiver 1.0
We are glad to announce the last our Mac Shareware "Eudora Archiver 1.0". It's a nice email-utility which archives emails and attachments from Eudora. Product Page Link: Free Download sit link Free Download hqx Best Regards -- Softobe Support Team
Oct 27
CodeBurst Library for WebSiphon
We've just release beta 5 (final beta) for The CodeBurst (tm) Library for WebSiphon (a POWERFUL scripting environment from Purity Software ( -- that just got a bit MORE powerful.) The drag and drop library supports ECB and CBC encryption. Encrypted strings are stored in a modified BASE64 format, so they are safe for inclusion in URLs, hidden arguments, cookies, and encrypting database records. The encrypted data is also highly tamper resistant, permitting Webmasters to protect CGI arguments and other data from tampering. A demo is available that is limited to 8-bit encryption keys, no CBC mode, and encrypted data expires after two hours (it just fails to decrypt). For more information, visit: ( David Dantowitz -- Dantowitz Consulting & Research, Inc. V 201-532-3053 F 973-564-8641 W
Oct 26
FirewireDirect Info List
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Roy Stocker 512-302-0012, ext. 313 October 26, 2000- Austin, Texas /, Inc., a company specializing in IEEE 1394, FireWire and iLINK peripherals and accessories for Windows, Macintosh and Linux based computers, has further extended their dedication to FireWire technology, announcing the availability of a line of FireWire Card Readers. The new FireReader products, an easy solution for bridging the gap between your desktop PC and flash compatible devices like digital cameras, is the most extensive selection of FireWire Flash Card Reader devices available today. The FireReader line includes the FireReader (CF) Compact Flash Card Reader, the FireReader (SM) Smart Media Card Reader, both available now, and the FireReader (MS) Sony Memory Stick Reader available in late November. Specifically designed for use with digital cameras, PDAs and MP3 players, they will enable users to quickly transfer data to and from Flash...
Oct 26
Waves in Motion's oAzium Portal Filter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vincenzo P. Menanno Phone 602-956-7080 Fax: 602-956-6754 Waves in Motion's oAzium Portal Filter Shows You What's Important. Phoenix, Arizona October 2000 - Waves In Motion, L.L.C. ( has released oAzium Portal Filter, making information display within your FileMaker Pro database more powerful! Normally, to add this functionality to your solutions, a developer would have to add a complex calculation and even then it would have some inherent limitations. But the oAzium Portal Filter plug-in takes care of all of this for you... one calculation and your on your way to making your user experience powerful, useful and very easy to debug and extend. The Plug-In requires either the Macintosh or Windows version of FileMaker Pro, the award winning database from FileMaker, Inc. The Portal Filter plug-in lets you add a "Filter" field to your layout and have your portals update on the fly to show rows that match that filter. It's like searching...

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