September 8, 2003

Chartsmith v1.2.3 Now Shipping

Chartsmith enhances integrated image support and provides gaussian shadow
effects for pie charts.

Reston, Virginia – September 8, 2003 – Blacksmith announced today, the
immediate availability of Chartsmith v1.2.3. This release of the popular
charting and graphing application for Mac OS X enhances support for
integrated images and adds gaussian shadows to pie charts.

Chartsmith v1.2.3 includes enhanced support for using images as an
integrated feature of charts and graphs. In addition to providing
drag-n-drop image support for annotations, backgrounds, bar, pie, area, and
bubble charts, this release of Chartsmith includes image tiling, scaling,
stretch to fit, and opacity controls for images everywhere they can be used.

Also included in this release of Chartsmith are grid borders, better pie
slice controls, and gaussian shadow effects for 2D and 3D pie charts.

Download a free demonstration copy of Chartsmith v1.2.3 at Fully enabled copies of Chartsmith are priced at
$129US. Educational discounts are provided for faculty at $99US and
students at $69US. Chartsmith v1.2.3 is provided as a free upgrade.

Blacksmith Technologies delivers enterprise-class, commercial software and
custom development services for Mac OS X and WebObjects. Blacksmith’s first
software product for Mac OS X is Chartsmith. Now in its third major
release, Chartsmith represents the first of many commercial software
products that Blacksmith plans for the Mac OS X and Web Object markets.