Tribeworks has announced the release of iShell 3, a cross-platform digital media authoring tool for the creation of e-learning solutions, CD and DVD-ROMs, kiosks and Internet applications. The software offers QuickTime integration, Mac OS X support, native XML support, Unicode capability and MPEG-4 A/V support. In addition, Tribeworks has teamed with Intelligent Assistance to launch “Operation Productivity,” a promotion for existing Macromedia Director and Authorware customers. Current owners of any of the Intelligent Assistant products are also eligible for the promotion. The special offer, which begins today and runs through May 16, 2003, includes iShell 3 and an Intelligent Assistant product of the buyer’s choice for US$699.