FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
J2S announces the availability of J2S IPTC Importer, a Mac OS QuickTime
component that enhances QuickTime to support files conforming to the IPTC
With this component, users can work with IPTC files from any software
package supporting QuickTime graphic importers.
This means that with J2S IPTC Importer, applications such as PictureViewer,
Portfolio or even SimpleText can directly open IPTC files. It also allows
graphics software e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator… to convert these files
into a readable format. J2S IPTC Importer makes it possible to create and
display a preview directly in the Mac OS standard open file dialog.
The IPTC file format is the standard used in the press industry sector for
To download J2S IPTC Importer, please visit our web site at www.j2s.net.
J2S Ltd is shared between custom development and software publishing.
* Jean-Yves Jourdain won the Apple Trophy in 1989. After developing on PC
and mainframe computers, he expressed his expertise for 10 years in
designing and developing Phrasa, a cross-platform digital archiving system
distributed throughout the world.
* Richard Loubjac has gained a significant experience in web site
publishing, from content to technical implementation. With his knowledge in
linguistics, his writing and communication skills, he plays a pivoting role
between the technical and commercial world.
We develop and provide:
* Applications running on Windows 95/98/NT and/or MacOS.
* Components (codec, COM, ActiveX).
* Extensions (Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Phrasa).
* Database expertise (SQL).
* Scripts (AppleScript, VB).
* Dynamic web sites.
Preferred language = C++.
Current development environments = CodeWarrior and Visual Studio.
Our experience of storing and archiving issues gained in the press industry
shows in our expertise with graphical file formats, client/server and
communications technologies in a production environment.
We are referenced as developers by:
We have developed for:
REUTERS Agency, Paris (France): a Windows NT 4 application to convert HTML
wires to XML Longrine H4, Avignon (France): a cross-platform autorun
application to open a specified document CIPE, Paris (France): we linked an
SQL database system to Phrasa The Flint Journal, Flint (USA): we developed
several plug-ins Le Rpublicain Lorrain, Metz (France): we wrote a script
We have been consultants for:
Dataton Medialon France, Paris (France), relied on our expertise in SQL
databases CEBEA, Strasbourg (France): for a development study Lazer-Fare
Media Services Ltd., Winnipeg (Canada), for a study concerning the
interaction between a multimedia archiving system and an editorial system