REAL Software Brings Mac OS X v10.4 “Tiger” Spotlight Search Capability to

AUSTIN, Texas (April 27, 2005) — REAL Software today announced the
availability of a REALbasic plugin for Spotlight, the new desktop search
technology built into Mac OS X v10.4 “Tiger.” The plugin provides Spotlight
with the ability to rapidly search REALbasic source code.

“Offering a Spotlight plugin for REALbasic is a perfect example of our
commitment to supporting the platform-specific technologies that our
customers demand,” stated Geoff Perlman, president and CEO of REAL Software.

“The Spotlight feature in Tiger lets a user instantly find anything
anywhere on their Mac and will change the way people use their computers,”
said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations.
“The REALbasic plugin enables our development community to take full
advantage of the innovation in Spotlight to create exciting and powerful

The Spotlight plugin for REALbasic requires no changes to an existing
REALbasic installation. Mac OS X “Tiger” users can download the REALbasic
Spotlight plugin at
( .

Pricing and Availability
The REALbasic Spotlight plugin is available now for free. It will search
projects made with REALbasic 3.0 and up. To get more information about the
REALbasic Spotlight plugin and how to use it, please visit (

About REALbasic
REALbasic is a full-featured software design environment easily suited to
creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class
applications. REALbasic is available now starting at $99.95 direct from
REAL Software, Fry’s, the Apple Store and other software retailers.
REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment,
starts at $399.95 and includes extended functionality for database and team

About REAL Software
REAL Software provides REALbasic, Cross-Platform That Really Works, for
people who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Mac OS X,
Windows and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and
includes a utility to help migrate Visual Basic applications to new
platforms, including Mac OS X v10.4. REAL Software was founded in 1996 and
is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit
or call 512.328.7325.