Watsonville, CA – July 9, 2001- Providing a universal compression solution
for all computing platforms and file types, Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), today
shipped its award winning compression software, StuffIt(tm) for Linux and
Sun’s Solaris operating systems, making StuffIt available on Windows,
Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris platforms.

“”””””””Aladdin understands that computer users don’t want to worry about their
compression tool and whether or not their recipient will be able to access
their email attachment,”””””””” said David Polzine, StuffIt Linux/Unix product
manager. “”””””””With StuffIt, users know they can compress and access files no
matter what platform is being used. One tool, one global solution: StuffIt!””””””””

StuffIt is the industry leader in cross-platform multi-format file
compression. Wherever there is a need for compressing large files into
smaller archives, whether to fit them on removable media, posting them to a
web site, or sending them via email, or storing them on a server, StuffIt
is the single source solution. StuffIt gives users the power to expand and
access any files they receive, whether downloading files from the Internet
or receiving files via email. All versions of StuffIt come with Aladdin’s
free expansion software: StuffIt Expander.

“”””””””StuffIt for Linux is great!”””””””” said a StuffIt for Linux beta tester. “”””””””We’ve
been looking for a tool to help us dynamically manage files submitted by
users on a wide range of platforms and this is it!””””””””

Supported Formats: StuffIt for Linux and Solaris can be used to create Zip,
StuffIt, Binhex, MacBinary, Uuencode, Unix Compress, self-extracting
archives for Windows or Macintosh platforms and it can be used to expand
all of the above plus bzip files, gzip, arj, lha, rar, BtoAtext and Mime.

Supported Platforms: In addition to the Solaris and Linux products released
today, StuffIt is available for Windows and Macintosh environments.

Availability: A single-user license suitable for an individual workstation
or as an administrators tool, costs $29.95. For quotes on multi-user,
server based, and commercial distribution licenses contact: StuffIt for Linux can be downloaded at: Managers can take advantage of Aladdin’s StuffIt
OneSource Volume Licensing Program for multi-user and multi-platform
environments (http://, call directly (831)768-3612 or

About Aladdin Systems, Inc.: Helping Transmit, Access and Organize
Information(tm) Founded in 1988, Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), is in its
second decade of developing and publishing award-winning business and
consumer products. Aladdin provides computing solutions that help people
transmit, access and organize their information.

Aladdin is located at 245 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076, USA;
telephone: (831)761-6200; Fax: (831)761-6206. For more information about
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