REAL Software has announced the immediate availability of REALbasic 5.1, a free update to its easy-to-use tool for creating software for Macintosh and Windows. “The objective behind this release of REALbasic is to provide substantial performance improvements to our loyal REALbasic customers,” said Geoff Perlman, president and CEO of REAL Software. “This update dramatically reduces the time it takes the compiler to build a large application.” REALbasic 5.1 is available now starting at US$99.95.