Subject: [ANN] iScreensaver Designer 3.1 Public Beta
LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2003 – Multimedia software producer (a
href=”http://xochi.com/”)Xochi Media Inc(/a) <http://xochi.com/>
announces the Public Beta release of (a
Designer(/a) version 3.1, still the world’s only cross-platform
First released in 1998, this incremental release in the
iScreensaver series adds new license options, new features, ease of
use improvements and bug fixes. iScreensaver has enough power
for professional and corporate use, while its quick-start wizard and
visual editor make it simple enough for personal use.
3.1 – What’s New:
* New "Personal" license provides most of the features
of our Pro licenses at an affordable price for friends & family
* New "Wizard" helps new users create a screensaver
with a few easy steps.
* Expert users can bypass the wizard and go directly to the
* High quality QuickTime graphics resizing algorithm is now
standard across all platforms
* Literally hundreds of other improvements and bug fixes.
iScreensaver Designer 3 includes full support for Mac OS X and
Windows XP, as well as a Slide Show editor with features not found in
any other product. The editor software is available for Windows and
Macintosh, and either version will build a screensaver for both
The Public Beta is fully functional, but license codes will not
be sold until the final release version of 3.1 is available. The
iScreensaver download is free and you may test all features with no
time limit before you purchase.
iScreensaver Designer will convert all QuickTime-compatible
movies and pictures (including MPEG, MooV, AVI, Macromedia Flash,
PICT, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, and dozens of other formats) into a
self-contained screensaver with a one-click installer. You can
customize many options, including splash screens, web linking,
alternate (hidden) content, QuickTime version checking.
iScreensaver includes a powerful WYSIWYG editor. It is recommended
that all users of iScreensaver Designer 2.0 and 3.0 upgrade to 3.1.
Upgrades from version 3.0 are free. Upgrades from 2.0 are
available at a discount.
* Screensaver creation for Windows 95 through XP.
* Screensaver creation for Macintosh OS 8.6 through Mac OS X
* Full support for QuickTime 6’s cross-platform audio/video
* Full customization with consistent cross-platform
* Build screensavers with hidden content that may be unlocked
with a code that you can sell or give away as a marketing
* Feature-to-feature, the most inexpensive screensaver tool on
Variety of licensing options, from non-profit to unlimited
More Information about iScreensaver Designer:
What’s New: <http://iscreensaver.net/new31.shtml>
Compare to other products:
Price list: <http://iscreensaver.net/price.shtml>
Download the Public Beta:
About the Company:
Xochi Media Inc. has been producing custom screensavers since 1993.
Originally chosen as the developer for custom modules for Berkeley
System’s ‘After Dark’ Screensaver, the company now produces a
"do-it-yourself" toolkit called "iScreensaver."
The company also specializes in digital video production, specialized
multimedia and DVDs, mass-audience projections, and other forms of
Clients have included Epic Records/Sony Music Entertainment, Incubus,
Sony Electronics, the Walt Disney Company, NBC Sports, Footlocker, the
Bettman Archives/Microsoft, Pacific Bell, Coca-Cola/Minute Maid,
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Launch Magazine, Goldenvoice/Coachella Music
Festival, and the American Chemical Society.
iScreensaver Classic for Macintosh was the winner of REALSoftware’s
2000 Cubies Award for Best Utility of the Year.
)(/span)tml> Xochi Media and the Bettman Archives were the Gold
Winners of ID Magazine’s, 1995 Software Design of the Year.