Absoft Corporation today announced plans to offer software development solutions designed for Apple’s new Intel-based computers, extending the company’s existing product line for PowerPC-based systems. The new solutions include tools from Intel and Absoft optimized specifically for Apple computers using Intel processors including the new iMac and MacBook Pro computers using Intel Core Duo. The new solutions will combine compilers, debuggers, and libraries from Intel, Absoft, and third party manufacturers. Free special beta programs will be made available to qualified customers, and the solutions will be available for purchase in the second quarter of 2006.