4D Business Kit Now Shipping on Mac OS X

— Mac OS X Users Can Now Create Complete Online Stores Fast —

NEW YORK, July 17, 2002 – at Macworld Expo Booth #1342 — 4D, Inc.,
publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server
Suite, today announced the immediate availability of 4D Business Kit v1.2
now native on Mac OS X.

Designed for rapid storefront development, 4D Business Kit provides
catalogs, shopping carts, payment systems, tax calculations, shipping,
customer management and order tracking, all integrated into a unified
multi-language, multi-store eCommerce tool. Available today directly from
(http://www.4D.com/4DBK/) 4D Business Kit is licensed for $499 which
includes two stores, with five-store expansion licenses also available.

“Complete and easy, 4D Business Kit is now available for Apple’s next
generation operating system,” said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D,
Inc. “There is no easier tool for creating an entire store or a
full-featured dynamic Web site. From catalogs to shopping carts to tax
calculations, 4D Business Kit provides a wide range of eCommerce and Web
functionality at one of the best prices around. We’re quite pleased to
bring our popular eCommerce tool to Mac OS X.”

“The DavidLynch.com store is completely customized to have the look and
feel that we know best represents David Lynch as an artist and filmmaker,”
said Eric Bassett, managing consultant for davidlynch.com. “When people
come to the DavidLynch.com Web site and store, we’re confident that their
visits will rival any other Web experience out there, visually-speaking and
otherwise, and 4DBK has helped us accomplish that.”

Complete Online Store, Fast
4D Business Kit v1.2 includes the complete scope of eCommerce functionality
on Mac OS X including catalog development, shopping cart technology,
multi-currency payment systems, tax calculations, shipping, customer
management and order tracking. Out-of-the-box payment transaction support
includes modules for Authorize.net, Verisign and PayPal, with tools for
creating other custom payment systems also available.

4D Business Kit’s quick setup wizard assists with easy, complete storefront
development, which can be further augmented using 4D Business Kit’s
optimized tag language. Built entirely in 4D, 4D Business Kit v1.2 can be
used as a complete standalone solution, or integrated with existing 4D
applications via 4D’s IP component.

Pricing and Availability
4D Business Kit v1.2 on Mac OS X is available today directly from
(http://www.4D.com/4DBK/) for $499, which includes a license for two
stores. Five-store expansion packs are also available today at $499 each.
OEM and volume discounts are available for ISPs and other hosting
organizations. As part of its commitment to software support excellence, 4D
includes a year of updates with all 4D Business Kit purchases.

About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D, Inc. is the U.S. distributor of 4th
Dimension (4D), 4D Business Kit, and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite. 4D is an
award-winning, tightly integrated suite of Windows and Mac OS, Web-embedded
development tools for business solutions. 4D Business Kit is a complete,
multi-language, multi-store eCommerce development tool, designed for rapid
development of storefront solutions. 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V
(http://www.WebSTAR.com/) is a fast, secure and extensible server suite for
Mac OS X, best known for easy administration. 4D, Inc. is a wholly owned
subsidiary of 4D SA. Further information can be found at