Nisus Software today announced the release of Nisus Writer Express 2.0, an affordable, easy to use Microsoft Word alternative. Version 2.0 offers over 30 new features including easy to use tables and styles, footnotes, smart quotes and more. “These new features, along with current features such as a flexible user interface, support for Microsoft Word (.doc) documents, industry standard RTF and Unicode file formats, non-contiguous selection, unparalleled language support, and unmatched find and replace promise to make Nisus Writer Express 2.0 the most exciting new release in our 20 year history,” said Nisus Software President and CEO Jerzy Lewak. Nisus Writer Express 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later (some features require Mac OS X 10.3), and sells for US$59.95.