PRESS RELEASE MindVision VISE X for Mac OS X arrives
For Immediate Release

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nov. 24, 2003: MindVision Software announces the arrival
of VISE X, a new installer product designed exclusively for creating
full-featured, visually stunning Mac OS X installers for any install

Building on the success of MindVision’s Installer VISE — the industry
standard installer for the Macintosh — VISE X brings a new feature set
and a dedicated focus on Mac OS X.

Features of the new VISE X include:

– VISE X installers display a standard Mac OS X user interface,
including Aqua fonts and controls, Mac OS X property sheets and
Installer background images with transparency

– Installer now builds as an application bundle

– Support for Mac OS X text and graphic file formats

– Ability to set a background graphic for the installer

– Display QuickTime movies in splash screens and billboards

– XML translator option for localization

– Destination and install locations optimized for Mac OS X

– Custom form editor optimized for Mac OS X

– Mac OS X disk image build target

– Zip post processing

– Improved support for Mac OS X localization

– Improved support for long filenames

– Increased filename limit from 63 to 255 characters

– Increased length of variables values to 255

– New Mac OS X Gestalts

– New search filters in the Bring Up To Date window

– Support for Mac OS X Panther v10.3 and G5 processors


Fully-functional evaluation copies of VISE X version 1.0.1 are available
for downloading at

Licensing information is available through the MindVision web site at, or by contacting us at (402)
323-6600 or


Please note the following information regarding VISE X support:

– Technical support is factored into the pricing structure of VISE X.

– Users whose licenses do not include technical support may purchase
support for an additional fee. For details, see the information listed
for VISE X at

– When requesting technical support, eligible users will need to provide
their current VISE X serial numbers.


Founded in 1987, MindVision Software is a recognized industry leader
specializing in software delivery systems for Macintosh and Windows.
Installer VISE has long been the industry standard installer for the
Macintosh, and is recognized as an excellent choice for Windows.
Thousands of software companies, including Apple, Adobe, Microsoft,
Netscape, Macromedia, AOL, Connectix and FileMaker have come to rely on
our software to deliver professional, easy-to-use installers to their

Fully-functional evaluation copies of MindVision products can be
obtained directly from the MindVision web site, by calling (402)
323-6600, or by sending e-mail to