FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CE Software, Inc.
(515) 221-1801 ext.3025 or (605) 235-1991
Suggested Retail Price: $99.95
Upgrade price from version 3.5: $35.95
Free 30-day demo available April 22: www.quickeys.com
CE SOFTWARE RELEASES QUICKEYS 4.0 FOR MACINTOSH
Must-have upgrade to popular automation tool adds Mac OS 8.5
compatibility, better performance and new time-saving features
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, April 19, 1999 – CE Software, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of CE Software Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ SC Symbol:
CESH), today announced the release of QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh, its
industry-leading automation utility software. Version 4.0 adds Mac OS
8.5 compatibility, new toolbar functionality and 50 new time-saving
features. A free 30-day demo is available for download this week from
“QuicKeys 4.0 is the best makeover and function-adding upgrade since
Mac OS 8,” said Ryan Wurtz, QuicKeys 4.0 preview tester. “I’m very
impressed. Just when you think that something can’t get any better,
Keith Brindley of MacUser magazine in the United Kingdom wrote,
“QuicKeys 4.0 promises to be a worthy upgrade to an already powerful
tool. Once you’ve used QuicKeys for a while, and adapted your Mac to
suit the way you work, you’ll wonder how you managed without it.”
QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh features the following improvements:
– Compatibility with Mac OS 8.5.
– Ten new plug-ins that increase function with the Web, Internet E-mail and
the Macintosh desktop.
– Revised QuicKeys Editor interface with type-to support.
– New QuicKeys Assistant setup wizards that simplify creating QuicKeys
– Enhanced reliability and performance.
– Seamless integration with contextual menus for creating QuicKeys shortcuts.
– Enhanced custom toolbars that support drag-and-drop launching of programs
– Plus several other improvements.
QuicKeys 4.0 also includes ten new plug-ins that give users 50 new
capabilities with the Web, Internet E-mail and the Macintosh desktop:
– Project Saver designates a single key to open all applications and
documents needed for a specific project.
– Web Launcher provides access to a Web or FTP site with the press of a key.
– Instant E-mail compresses and sends files via E-mail in a single step.
– Advance Text Tools automatically reformats and “cleans up” text from the
Web or E-mail.
– Password Vault stores passwords in encrypted text for added security.
– File Handler locks, unlocks, renames or moves a file or group of files in a
– File Recall finds recent files fast and opens them with one keystroke.
– View Switcher organizes folder contents according to the user’s preferences.
– Network Switcher saves time connecting to the Internet from home or on the
road by allowing the user to toggle between settings for a full-time or
– CD Player gives you keyboard controls for playing audio CDs.
Pricing and Availability
QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh is $99.95. An upgrade from QuicKeys 3.5 is
$35.95. QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh is available direct from CE
Software at (800) 523-7638 or firstname.lastname@example.org and through national
distributors such as Ingram Micro, mail-order catalogs such as
MacConnection and MacWarehouse, software resellers nationwide, and
via the Internet at www.cesoft.com.
CE Software, Inc.
For more than a decade, CE Software, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary
of CE SOFTWARE HOLDINGS, INC. (NASDAQ SC Symbol: CESH), has developed
automation utilities and E-mail software that save time and effort
for millions of Microsoft Windows 95/98, Windows NT and Mac OS users.
For more information: (515) 221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.