HELIOS beta for Mac OS X now available

Chicago, PRINT 01 Booth #6557— September 6, 2001— Supporting more
AppleShare servers worldwide than any other UNIX-based server software,
HELIOS Software GmbH, a leading provider of network and prepress software,
announced the beta availability of its server products for Mac OS X. Based
upon beta feedback, HELIOS expects to ship by mid October.

HELIOS’ leading server products now in beta and to be demonstrated during
PRINT 01 include:

EtherShare 2.6
Highest-Performance server for Mac clients

PCShare 3.0
Highest-Performance server for Windows clients

EtherShare OPI 2.1
Server-based OPI, including Image Replacement with
Color Separation And Proof Printing support

PDF Handshake
PDF Printing, OPI and Imposition includes: PDF Internet
Printing & Create PDF Server

Print Preview
Convenient & reliable last minute proofing

The Helios suite of networking and prepress servers represents the most
extensive offering of Mac OS X native software available today. HELIOS
offers an easy-to-use installer, plus native Mac OS 9.x and Mac Apple and
HELIOS servers together combine the power of UNIX with the OS X-based
server administration for easy setup and management of users, volumes,
printers, ColorSync and other server administration tasks. For a detailed
look at HELIOS server features for Mac OS X see the URL:

Apple dealers, system integrators and other qualified resellers may
download the beta software by contacting their regional HELIOS distributor
or local reseller. In the U.S., contact European MikroGraf Corp. at (831)
466-1710 or E-mail:info@ugraf.com.

“HELIOS is the de facto standard for file and print services for the
Macintosh including some of the largest server sites including USA Today,
Disney, Better Homes & Gardens, JPL, NASA and many others” explained Helmut
Tschemernjak, president of HELIOS. “And now, users can enjoy the same
product features as on other HELIOS supported, UNIX-based platforms like
Sun, IBM AIX, SGI, Linux and others. In fact, Apple and HELIOS servers
together combine the power of UNIX with the classic ease of use of

Smart Ideas for Better Networking HELIOS products run on powerful and
scalable servers from Apple Computer, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, IBM,
Linux/Pentium, SGI, and Sun, providing reliable cross-platform support for
Macintosh, DOS/Windows, and UNIX-based clients. Distributors sell HELIOS
products worldwide to value-added resellers who provide complete networking
solutions to customers. HELIOS software products are also available as part
of OEM solutions by many major vendors in the prepress industry.

For further editor information please contact: HELIOS Software GmbH attn:
marketing, Steinriede 3, D-30827 Garbsen, Germany; +49-5131-709320 (voice);
+49 5131-709325 (fax); E-mail: marketing@helios.de; or Web access at

For U.S.-based sales information, contact: European Mikrograf Corporation,
HELIOS Software GmbH.’s U.S. distributor, located at 1414 Soquel Ave. #210
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Telephone: (831) 466-1710 E-mail: info@ugraf.com; WWW: