REAL SOFTWARE, INC. ANNOUNCES REALBASIC 3, NOW IN BETA
REALbasic 3 supports Mac OS X, adds numerous enhancements
January 9, 2001. San Francisco, CA – REAL Software, Inc. today announced
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
REALbasic is the powerful, easy-to-use tool for creating your own software
for Macintosh, Mac OS X, and Windows. People who have never programmed
before who just need to solve a problem, experienced programmers who need
to enhance their productivity — and everyone in between — will benefit
from using REALbasic.
“Hundreds of developers are tuning up their applications to take advantage
of Mac OS X’s advanced new features and incredible aqua user interface,”
said Clent Richardson, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer
Relations. “REALbasic is a leading edge development tool for the Mac OS,
and we are thrilled they are providing a simple way to create powerful
applications for Mac OS X.”
REALbasic 3 continues REAL Software’s quest to deliver outstanding tools to
the Macintosh user community. This release provides exciting new
functionality in addition to the ability to run on and compile for Mac OS
X. These new features include an all new animation engine, revamped
database features, enhancements to the Code editor and debugger, Crash
recovery, searchable online reference, build (compiling process)
AppleScriptable, vastly improved Windows support, and more.
“REALbasic 3 is a huge step forward with its improved IDE, the addition of
Mac OS X support, and enhanced Windows compiling,” said Geoff Perlman, REAL
Software, Inc. President and CEO. “REALbasic continues to provide our users
order-of-magnitude increases to their productivity.”
REALbasic 2 is available now for US$149.95 for the Standard Edition and
US$349.95 for the Professional Edition packages, direct from REAL Software.
REAL Software offers academic and volume discounts as well as license-only
options. In addition to US English, REALbasic is available in Dutch,
French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese. A special Swedish package
is also available and version 3 will ship in Russian as well. Any purchase
of a REALbasic 2 occurring on or after November 1, 2000 will be eligible
for a free upgrade when REALbasic 3 ships.
About REAL Software:
REAL Software, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For
more information visit www.realsoftware.com or call 512.263.1233.
For more information about REALbasic 2.1.2, visit:
For more information about REALbasic 3, visit: (http://www.realbasic.com/new)