4D WebMail and Source Code Released

— Free, Easy Web-based Mail Handling Application; Powerful and
Customizable for 4D Developers —

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 22, 2002 – 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th
Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today
announced the immediate availability of 4D WebMail and its source code.

“Built entirely in 4D, 4D WebMail showcases the power and flexibility of
4th Dimension,” said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO, 4D, Inc. “Now
anyone can use 4D WebMail, plus 4D developers can easily customize and
integrate 4D WebMail functionality into their applications.”

“The beauty of 4D WebMail is that there is practically no setup,” said
Charles Ying, 4D WebMail beta tester. “It took me 5 minutes to get 4D
WebMail up and most of that time was spent wondering how it could be so
easy. It is the most useful free server in the world for the rest of us.”

Cross-platform, 4D WebMail allows end-users to read, reply, forward, send
and file email within any browser. 4D WebMail is compatible with SMTP and
POP3 email servers, and supports virtual hosts. Users can send and receive
attachments, tailor mail formatting, append signatures, manage contact
information with a built-in address book and search their mail.

4D WebMail is a robust, Web-based mail handling application that functions
as a client with mail servers and as a server to any browser. End-users can
install fully compiled 4D WebMail for an immediate, powerful web-based mail
handling application. 4D developers can integrate the 4D WebMail source
code directly into applications as is, or easily customize the application
and develop additional functionality.

Both 4D WebMail and the 4D WebMail source code are available immediately
for free, directly from (http://www.4d.com/mail).

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