Mercury Software today released Abstracter 1.0, the company’s new OS X contextual menu summary service for Carbon applications such as Microsoft’s Internet Explorer or Qualcomm’s Eudora. In addition to summarizing content to the clipboard, the utility can also save summaries to MS Word, TextEdit and Radio text formats. Abstracter supports summarization in most European languages and Japanese, requires Mac OS X 10.2 or greater, and is priced at US$7 shareware.