XTOOLS: AN AQUA X WINDOW DESKTOP FOR MAC OS X
Xtools 1.0.4, a free update, now available
Santa Barbara, CA, July 17, 2001. Tenon Intersystems announced today the
release of Xtools 1.0.4, a free update to their award wining X Window
Server for Mac OS X. Among the new features is enhanced ease-of-use via
keychain support for secure shell, support of 8-bit applications and
enhanced rootless display.
Xtools is an easy-to-use Mac OS X application that lets scientists and
engineers display remote graphical applications on the Aqua desktop. With
Xtools, these professionals can easily access remote applications while
enjoying the uniqueness of their Aqua desktop. By enabling enterprise-wide
Aqua desktops to connect to 3-D modeling and animations applications on
UNIX, Linux, and NT servers, Xtools adds a new dimension to Mac OS X
computing. In May, Xtools won the Apple Design Award for “”””””””Most Innovative
Mac OS X Application””””””””.
Xtools is a new, built-from-the-ground-up, object-oriented, multi-threaded
Cocoa application that takes full advantage of CoreGraphics and Quartz.
Xtools is optimized for the velocity engine and multiple processors and
supports hardware accelerated OpenGL. Xtools is not only a vehicle for
displaying remote X11 client applications, but also for developing local
X11 clients. The Xtools X11 libraries let developers build clickable X
applications that can be minimized in the Dock. Xtools is based on open
source industry standards and is tightly integrated with Mac OS X and Apple
Tenon’s Xtools is downloadable at http://www.tenon.com/products/xtools. An
online discussion board is available for Xtools users and X application
developers. Xtools is $199 for a single copy, with a $99 educational price
and quantity discounts for both commercial and educational sites.
Founded in 1989, Tenon Intersystems is a leader in high-performance
networking. Tenon technology has provided the framework for world-class
networking on the Macintosh and Tenon is continuing that tradition on Mac
OS X. Tenon Intersystems can be reached in the U.S. at 805-963-6983, by the
internet at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the web at http://www.tenon.com.