For Immediate Release
SOFTCHAOS SHIPS WEBSTRACTOR 1.5 WITH “RADAR”
— New “Radar” Capability Automatically Monitors Web Pages in
Groundbreaking Application for Capturing, Searching, Editing and Organizing
Web Content —
LONDON, July 14, 2005 — Softchaos, Ltd. today shipped Webstractor version
1.5, the award-winning web content capturing and processing application,
now with new “Radar” capabilities for monitoring web site content
automatically. Now for the first time, Webstractor customers can set up
site locations and search terms to automatically capture web pages whose
changes are of interest.
“Webstractor is the ultimate web user’s productivity tool,” explained Reza
Farhad, CEO of Softchaos, Ltd. “Intuitive to use, Webstractor’s
capabilities, plus its support for Mac OS X Tiger technologies,
revolutionize the way people gather and use information from the Internet.
Whether you are in business, journalism, education or simply someone who
regularly browses – you will find Webstractor takes you beyond browsing to
obtain the information you want, when you want it and in the right format
for your needs.”
“Just as the Sackler Gallery brings in objects from other collections to
create temporary exhibitions, Webstractor lets me bring in web content to
fashion into special reports,” explained Marjan Adib, head of strategy and
policy implementation at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler
Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. “Webstractor’s ‘Radar’ is a wonderful
tool to gather and archive different types of information and research
Taking Productivity Beyond the Browser
Intuitive and powerful, Webstractor takes Internet users beyond browsing to
provide the ability to capture multiple web pages, remove unwanted content,
annotate, organize, retrieve and assemble the found materials into
effective documents. Already dubbed “a Web researcher’s dream,” the new
Webstractor 1.5 adds a “Radar” capability to monitor web pages for keywords
and capture them when an appropriate change occurs.
Webstractor product highlights include:
* Automatic capture for every page visited online to view offline
* Keep track of captured pages in a single document with thumbnail previews
* Monitor web sites and automatically capture important changes
* Search quickly through every web page in a document
* Crop, highlight and edit the content of any web page
* Collate edited pages into a single document using standard word
* Print, export to PDF or share your Webstractor document
Pricing and Availability
Webstractor requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later. Some Webstractor features are
only available on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Webstractor 1.5 is available
immediately for US$79.99 directly from (http://www.softchaos.com/).
Site licensing and educational discounts are available directly from
Softchaos. Additional information can be obtained by visiting
(http://www.softchaos.com/) or by calling +44 (0)20 7434 0775.
About Softchaos, Ltd.
Softchaos provides market leading productivity-enhancing software for the
Macintosh user. Drawing on the combined talents of an award-winning team
with years of Macintosh programming, marketing and design expertise,
Softchaos strives to create effective software aimed at satisfying the
demands of the information intensive user.
Softchaos currently develops WorkStrip, the ultimate file management tool
with instant preview capabilities and more, as well as Webstractor.