September 5, 2001, San Jose, CA

4D, Inc. Ships 4D Server 6.7.5 for Mac OS X

Free Update for Fast Migration to Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server with
Absolutely No Re-coding Required

4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D
WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced the immediate availability of 4D
Server 6.7.5, now native for Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server with an easy
migration path and no code changes required for migration from Mac OS 9.
Already known as a “zero admin” server in which changes to an application
are automatically updated on clients, now users of 4D Server 6.7 can
upgrade their database server to 4D Server 6.7.5 and run automatically on
Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. 4D Server 6.7.5 is compatible with current 4D
client software on Mac OS 9 and Windows. 4D 6.7.x native Mac OS X client
software is currently under development, expected to ship before the end of
the year. 4D Server 6.7.5 is available today, free for registered 4D Server
6.7 users and upgrade priced starting at $299 for 4D Server 6.5 users,
directly from (

“4D Server users immediately recognize the advantage of combining the power
of 4D Server with the power of Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server,” explained
Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. “We offer this server update
for free as a demonstration of our commitment to the Macintosh community of
users. We took the time to ensure our developers can migrate without
changing a single ounce of code as a demonstration of our commitment to
making their lives easy.”

“With the power of UNIX, Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server deliver unprecedented
stability and performance,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of
Worldwide Developer Relations. “4D Server is an excellent example of
innovation on Mac OS X and provides professional Mac database developers
with a powerful, scalable solution that takes just minutes to deploy.”

About 4D Server v6.7.x
4D Server v6.7.x offers application developers a truly standard-setting,
client/server and web development environment for Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, Mac
OS X Server, and Windows. Meticulously engineered, 4D Version 6.7 builds
upon an award-winning legacy of over fifteen years of relational database
and rapid application development expertise providing unprecedented ease
and flexibility. The rich development and multi-threaded environment
immediately yields gratifying results through efficient code-conserving
components and dynamic form creation. 4D Server v6.7.x boasts new and
mature web technology along with intuitive GUI enhancements. For those new
to 4D and the established 4D developer, 4D Server v6.7.x offers the most
compelling development environment on the market. Features in the 4D v6.7.x
and 4D Server v6.7.x product lines include: HTML 4.0 and CSS1, SSL, Full
CGI Support, XML, WML, Form Inheritance, triggers and stored procedures,
dynamic forms, components, theme support, all-new 4D Tools, automatic
transportation and many other new commands.

For more information on 4D Server 6.7.5 visit

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D Inc. is the US distributor of 4th
Dimension and the 4D family of products, which has set the relational
database standard for over fifteen years. 4D Inc., formerly ACI US, Inc.,
publishes a tightly integrated suite of professional, cross-platform
web-embedded development tools. 4D Inc is a 100 percent owned subsidiary of
4D SA, formerly ACI SA. StarNine Technologies is a 100 percent subsidiary
of 4D, Inc. StarNine publishes the award winning WebSTAR Server Suite 4.3,
a complete set of four high-performance servers in one easy to use

The URL for our new location on the web is:

4D, Inc. Tel: 408-557-4600
3031 Tisch Way, Fax: 408-557-4660
Suite 900
San Jose, CA 95128