Stuffit Lite 6.5- Provides Free Access To Any Downloaded File Through
StuffIt Expander And Shareware Compression With DropStuff, DropZip, And A
New Drop Box Offering, DropTar

Watsonville, CA – SEPTEMBER 20, 2001 -Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), today released
StuffIt ™ Lite 6.5, free access software with multi-platform compression
tools. The StuffIt Lite package includes: StuffIt Expander(tm) (freeware)
and three shareware utilities; DropStuff (creates StuffIt ™ .sit
archives), DropZip ™ (creates .zip archives), and DropTar (a drop box
compression utility that creates Tar files).

“StuffIt Lite offers Aladdin’s most popular access and compression tools in
one, easy download,” said Peter Thomas, StuffIt group product manager.
“With one download and installer, accessing Internet files and compressing
data for fast transmission and backups has never been easier.”

StuffIt Lite 6.5 Benefits and Features:
* Access all the popular formats found online, including: StuffIt,
Zip, Tar and more
* Create compressed files of any type needed for Internet and back up needs
* StuffIt Expander now includes Palm=81 OS file support, it
automatically simplifies the process of installing files on any Palm
OS handheld
* DropTar allows easy drag and drop creation of Tar archives coupled
with StuffIt, BZip, GZip, and Unix Compress
* DropStuff allows easy one-step drag and drop creation of StuffIt
archives for file transfer needs
*DropStuff allows the creation of self-expanding files for Macintosh
or Windows, so anyone can expand the files sent to them
* DropZip allows easy one-step drag and drop creation of .zip files
for when compressed files need to be send to a PC user
*Compatible with Mac OS 8.1 and higher, including Mac OS X
* Powered by the award-winning StuffIt Engine(tm)

Pricing and Availability
StuffIt Expander is free. All products within StuffIt Lite cost $49.95. The
individual compression utilities can be purchased separately. DropStuff is
$30, DropZip is $20, and DropTar is $20.

Upgrade information
Customers who purchased DropStuff (5.0 or higher) or DropZip and have their
registration number are entitled to a free upgrade to their product within
StuffIt Lite 6.5

Aladdin is offering all StuffIt Lite, DropStuff, and DropZip registered
users an upgrade for $19.95 to StuffIt Deluxe
( This upgrade expires
January 31, 2002.

To download StuffIt Lite, please visit:
( ). Users can register their
version of StuffIt at:
( or contact Aladdin Customer
Service at +1(831)761-6200 or

System Requirements
StuffIt 6.5 requires a Power Macintosh with System 8.1 or higher (including
Mac OS X) with 2 MB of RAM and 16 MB of available disk space.

Aladdin Systems, Inc: The Leader in Access Management(tm) Founded in 1988,
Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems
Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), develops and publishes award-winning
business and consumer products, including StuffIt, the complete compression
solution for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris platforms. Aladdin’s
software offers a range of solutions to increase user efficiency in the
areas of information access, removal, recovery, security and Internet
distribution. For more information on Aladdin’s products, visit:

Aladdin is located at 245 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076, USA;
telephone: +1 (831)761-6200; Fax: +1 (831)761-6206. For more information
about Aladdin, visit the company Web site at: (
or e-mail: (