Extensis today announced Portfolio Server 8.5, a significant upgrade in its Portfolio Server digital asset management (DAM) product. The Portfolio Server upgrade provides industrial-strength workflow features to organize and exchange digital files utilizing visual catalogs and embedded metadata. Version 8.5 includes new features to automate metadata-driven organization, tracking, and distribution of digital assets. Additionally, this release includes Portfolio Project Sync, designed to allow creative users a seamless interface with familiar Adobe Creative Suite applications. Portfolio Server 8.5 for workgroups will be available for download and purchase in Summer 2007. Portfolio Server 8.5 and all client components will be available free of charge for existing customers with Annual Service Agreements (ASA). Pricing for all other versions, including upgrades, will be announced prior to product availability in Summer 2007.