Now Software Announces Universal Version Of Now Up-To-Date & Contact
Version 5.3 provides native support for Intel-based Macs.

COLUMBUS, OHIO — July 25, 2006 — Now Software today announced it is
shipping Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh. Version 5.3 is a
Universal application for Intel-based Macs running Mac OS X version 10.4

“The impressive performance of the Intel-based Macs and strong customer
demand made it imperative we deliver a Universal version of Now Up-to-Date
& Contact,” said John Wallace, president of Now Software. “The power of
Xcode made what appeared to be a complex migration task surprisingly easy
and we’re thrilled to offer our customers a greatly improved version of Now
Up-to-Date & Contact.”

“The blazing performance of our new machines provides a significant speed
increase to all Universal applications running natively,” says Ron Okamoto,
Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. “We’re delighted
to have Now Software’s powerful contact and calendar solutions join the
over 2200 existing Universal applications.”

Version 5.3 provides native Intel-based Mac support for the Now Up-to-Date
calendar and Now Contact address book. Version 5.3 continues to support
Macs running Mac OS X v10.3 and later.

Pricing and Availability
Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh is currently shipping and is
priced at $129.95 for the boxed version, or $119.95 for the online download
version. Version 5.3 is a free update for licensed users of version 5 or
higher. Upgrades are available to licensed users of version 4.x for $49.95.
Volume licensing is also available for education, business, organizations
with multiple users, and government customers.

For more information about Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh and a
free, 30-day demo version please visit

About Now Software:
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Now Software is the developer of the Award-winning
Now Up-to-Date & Contact. For more information about Now Software, visit or call 1-614-413-4000.