For Immediate Release
DDH SOFTWARE, INC. LAUNCHES MACINTOSH DESKTOP COMPANION FOR HanDBase PALM
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
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 Palm
computers onto their Macintosh computers and manage the data using
FileMaker, Excel or AppleWorks. With the HanDBase Desktop, Palm users will
simplify the process of syncing data between their handheld devices and
HanDBase Desktop was developed for the Macintosh platform in response to
customer requests for a solution that would enable users to access their
HanDBase databases with the most popular database applications on their
Beyond its ability to convert HanDBase databases to comma-separated files
(CSV), the Desktop companion also allows users to export files and edit
them in FileMaker, Excel, AppleWorks or SimpleText.
DDH is committed to making HanDBase as user friendly as possible.
Recognizing the wide breadth of possible applications of the software in a
variety of industries, DDH enables its customers to create custom “applets”
and submit them to a gallery housed on the company’s Web site. DDH now
boasts one of the largest Palm software applet galleries in the world, all
of which are available to download for free. To simplify the process of
finding and downloading applets, DDH has included a link to the online
applet gallery from within the HanDBase Desktop companion.
About DDH Software, Inc.
DDH Software, Inc. develops software in the handheld computing industry.
Developing for the Palm Computing platform since early 1997, the Company
offers several products, including the award-winning HanDBase,
Thesaurus/Spell Checker, and Translate, among other software titles. DDH
Software, Inc. also writes custom solutions for businesses on a contract
basis. HanDBase has carved niches in the medical, legal, real estate and
educational fields. The company recently released HanDButton, a utility
program that toggles between a user’s favorite applications with the touch
of one button.