Humble Daisy releases ProfCast 2.3.0 for Mac OS X
Ann Arbor, MI Jan 5, 2009
Michigan based Humble Daisy is pleased to announce ProfCast 2.3.0, a major
update to their flagship lecture recording and podcast creation solution
for Mac OS X. ProfCast is a versatile, powerful, yet very simple to use
tool for recording lectures including PowerPoint and/or Keynote slides for
creating enhanced podcasts. ProfCast offers an integrated workflow that
makes creating, recording, and publishing podcasts easy. Version 2.3.0
includes numerous improvements and bug fixes.
Ann Arbor, MI., January 5, 2009 — Humble Daisy releases ProfCast 2.3.0 for
Mac OS X
Ann Arbor, Michigan – Humble Daisy is pleased to announce ProfCast 2.3.0, a
major update to their flagship lecture recording and podcast creation
solution for Mac OS X. ProfCast is a versatile, powerful, yet very simple
to use tool for recording lectures including PowerPoint and/or Keynote
slides for creating enhanced podcasts.
ProfCast is perfect for professionals and educators alike who need to
provide a more flexible, richer media to supplement traditional pedagogical
tools such as books, course packs, or notes. ProfCast is an ideal
compliment to Apple’s iLife Suite. With its integrated workflow, ProfCast
provides a low cost solution for recording and distributing lectures,
special events, and presentations as enhanced podcasts.
Feature highlights include:
* Records Live Presentations
* Supports Multiple File Formats
* ID3 Tags for iTunes U
* Integrated Podcast Manager
* Export to GarageBand
* Share to iWeb
* URL Linking
* Audio Playthrough Support
ProfCast sports live presentation recording, synchronization of slides with
audio, Keynote and PowerPoint support, RSS generation and publishing
support. All elements of a presentation, including slide timings, bullet
point builds and voice narration are seamlessly recorded. ProfCast allows
users to record their presentation as they give it, and also helps publish
recorded presentations as enhanced podcasts, complete with RSS.
Based on customer feedback, version 2.3.0 includes many improvements and
bug fixes. Among the most significant additions to ProfCast is its support
for Office 2008.
Additional changes include:
* Crash when using PowerPoint with the “End with black slide” option enabled
* Fixed Feedback when exporting to GarageBand
* Fixed Feedback when exporting to iWeb
* Fixed Feedback when exporting to Podcast Manager
* Fixed Crash when presenting with a single slide
* Fixed Handling of special character text encoding
* Fixed Crash when exporting .Mov files to Podcast Manager
* Fixed Several crashes on exporting
* Fixed Display of Podcast Manager
* Fixed Various additional bug fixes
* Added Presentation software detection
* Added Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 support
Best of all 2.3.0 is a FREE upgrade for registered ProfCast users!
ProfCast a unique utility that’s easy to use and produces high-quality
results. It remains the only innovative capture solution that records
presentations and creates enhanced podcasts.
* Mac OS X Version 10.4 Tiger or later (10.5 Leopard Compatible)
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 500 MB Hard Drive space
* PowerPC G4 667MHz or greater
* Keynote 2.0 or later
* Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 or Microsoft PowerPoint 2008
* Integration with GarageBand and iWeb requires iLife ’06 or later.
* Integration with GarageBand on Mac OS X 10.5 requires iLife ’08.
* Internet connection (required for online publishing)
Pricing and Availability:
ProfCast 2.3.0 is priced at $59.95 (USD) for a single-user license. A
full-featured, 15-day demo is available and a recommended update for all
customers. Educational discounts are available.
(*ProfCast for Macintosh licenses will be compatible with ProfCast for
Windows when it is released.)
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The husband-wife team of David and Michael Chmura founded Humble Daisy, Inc
in 2002. The company’s goal is to provide simple and elegant, user-centered
solutions to facilitate personal and professional success. Humble Daisy is
based in Ann Arbor, Mich.