LINCOLN, NEB. – May 31, 2002: MindVision Software announces the immediate
availability of Installer VISE(tm) 8.0 for Mac OS X. The Installer VISE
builder is now fully Carbonized to run native on Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.


The Installer VISE builder has been completely updated to be a Carbonized
application which runs native with an Aqua interface on Mac OS X, while
maintaining full compatibility with Mac OS 9.

Other changes in version 8.0 include:

– Create Mac OS X application bundles
Installer VISE 8.0 can build a Carbon-based installer as a Mac OS X
application bundle.

– More Mac OS X install locations
There are more Mac OS X install locations available for assigning to
archive items.

– Updated Gestalts
The Gestalt checks have been updated to reference recent OS platforms.

– New external code sample
There is a new external code sample for adding an item to the Dock.

– More integrated e-commerce options
To extend Installer VISE’s integration with the eSellerate e-commerce
system, eSellerate-powered installers can now send the following
information during the purchase process: Tracking ID, Affiliate ID and
Coupon ID.


The Installer VISE 8.0 builder requires the following:
* Mac OS 9.1 or greater with CarbonLib 1.5 or greater
* Mac OS X v10.1 or greater

Installer compatibility ranges from System 7.0 through Mac OS X, depending
on the platform selected for the installer build.


Fully-functional copies of Installer VISE 8.0 are available for downloading
at http://www.mindvision.com/downloads.html.

Customers with current annual licenses are eligible to receive this upgrade
for free. Others can find licensing information through the MindVision web
site at http://www.mindvision.com/pricing.html, or by contacting us at
(402) 323-6600 or sales@mindvision.com.


MindVision has provided Mac OS X installation solutions since May 2000,
which allowed our clients to build installers in preparation for the
release of Mac OS X Public Beta that September. For more than two years we
have continually developed Installer VISE to provide rock-solid
installations solutions for the latest Mac OS X technologies.

The Installer VISE features we have introduced for Mac OS X include:
* One installer executable for System 7.1 through Mac OS X
* Install files to any Mac OS X domain, or to the Classic environment
* Perform user authentication for full access to install locations
* Set permissions for install items
* Execute UNIX shell scripts from the installer
* Install symbolic links
* Support for Mac OS X large icons


Founded in 1987, MindVision Software is a recognized industry leader
specializing in software delivery systems for Macintosh and Windows.
Installer VISE has long been the industry standard installer for the
Macintosh, and is recognized as an excellent choice for Windows. Thousands
of software companies, including Apple, Adobe, Microsoft, Netscape,
Macromedia, AOL, Connectix and FileMaker have come to rely on our software
to deliver professional, easy-to-use installers to their customers.

Fully-functional evaluation copies of MindVision products can be obtained
directly from the MindVision web site, by calling (402) 323-6600, or by
sending e-mail to sales@mindvision.com.