[MD1] Metrowerks & Apple Sign Dev Agreement
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[MD1] Metrowerks & Apple Sign Dev Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Apple Computer, Inc.
PR Contact
Ken Smith
(408) 974-5675
kensmith@apple.com

Metrowerks Inc.
PR Contact
Cynthia Fray
(512) 873-4300
cynthia@metrowerks.com

METROWERKS & APPLE COMPUTER SIGN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR PORTING
CODEWARRIOR TOOLS TO RHAPSODY, APPLE'S NEXT GENERATION OS

Metrowerks to Provide Full CodeWarrior Tools for Both Mac OS & Rhapsody

SAN FRANCISCO, California--January 7, 1997--Metrowerks Inc. (NASDAQ: MTWKF,
TSE/ME: MWK) and Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) today entered into a
development agreement to accelerate support for Apple's next generation
operating system (codenamed "Rhapsody") in Metrowerks CodeWarrior
integrated programming environment ("IDE"), development tools and
compilers. Upon completion, Metrowerks will provide Mac OS developers a
full CodeWarrior solution comprising compilers, programming tools and
debuggers for the development of applications for both Mac OS and Rhapsody.

Metrowerks' support for Rhapsody will contain three key elements:

1. Metrowerks To Build Rhapsody Applications Within CodeWarrior Running On
Mac OS

CodeWarrior compilers will build Rhapsody applications in the current
CodeWarrior IDE hosted on MacOS. Metrowerks expects to have CodeWarrior
Objective C compilers and Objective C runtime support in its CodeWarrior
C++ compilers running in the CodeWarrior IDE hosted on Mac OS System by May
1997 for the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. Metrowerks will include
these new CodeWarrior programming tools and compilers supporting Rhapsody
as part of its regular CodeWarrior for Mac OS subscription at no additional
charge to CodeWarrior for Mac OS subscribers.

2. Metrowerks To Port Its CodeWarrior IDE to Rhapsody

The CodeWarrior IDE, programming tools and compilers will be ported to
Rhapsody. Metrowerks' CodeWarrior IDE will be hosted on both the MacOS, as
currently available, and on Rhapsody. The first developer release of the
CodeWarrior IDE hosted on Rhapsody is scheduled for release in January 1998
at MacWorld San Francisco.

Upon completion of porting the CodeWarrior IDE to Rhapsody, both the
CodeWarrior IDE hosted on Mac OS and the CodeWarrior IDE hosted on Rhapsody
will build:
- Mac OS applications running on 68K and PowerPC,
- Apple's New OS applications running on PowerPC, and
- Windows95/NT applications running on x86.

Metrowerks intends to add cross-platform support so that the CodeWarrior
IDE hosted on Mac OS will allow developers to build Rhapsody applications,
while the CodeWarrior IDE hosted on Rhapsody will allow developers to build
Mac OS applications.

3. Metrowerks PowerPlant To Be Transitioned to Rhapsody

Metrowerks PowerPlant application framework will be transitioned to
Rhapsody. Metrowerks and Apple Computer intend to outline and implement a
transition strategy that will allow developers using Metrowerks' PowerPlant
application framework to move their applications to Rhapsody as rapidly as
possible.

"Apple and Metrowerks are focused on making the transition to Rhapsody a
winning proposition for developers," said Ellen Hancock, executive vice
president and chief technical officer of Apple Computer. "We are
aggressively pursuing all areas of development where working together can
make a positive difference to the Macintosh developer."

"Metrowerks and Apple are working in step to make tools available now,"
said Greg Galanos, president and chief technology officer of Metrowerks.
"This agreement between Metrowerks and Apple is a reflection of our intent
to work closely together to the benefit of the Macintosh developer
community. Our goal is to make these tools available as soon as possible to
our customers in their regular CodeWarrior subscription."

About Apple Computer

Apple Computer, Inc., a recognized innovator in the information industry
and leader in multimedia technologies, creates powerful solutions based on
easy-to-use personal computers, servers, peripherals, software, information
appliances, and Internet technologies. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif.,
Apple develops, manufactures, licenses, and markets solutions, products,
technologies, and services in the areas of business, education, home use,
entertainment, scientific, engineering, and government for customers in
more than 140 countries.

About Metrowerks

Founded in 1985, Metrowerks develops, markets and supports a complete line
of computer language products for building Mac(TM) OS, Windows(R)95,
Windows NT(TM), MagicCap(TM), BeOS, PalmOS(TM), PlayStation(TM) OS and
PowerTV(TM) applications. Metrowerks' CodeWarrior products have become the
industry standard for professional Mac-hosted software development with
more than 50,000 registered users in 70 countries. Additional information
on Metrowerks and its products can be obtained in the U.S. by sending
e-mail to info@metrowerks.com, by calling (800) 377-5416, or via the
Internet at http://www.metrowerks.com.

###

Apple and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Mac
is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Metrowerks, the Metrowerks logo and
CodeWarrior are registered trademarks of Metrowerks Inc. PowerPlant is a
trademark of Metrowerks Inc. Windows, Windows NT and Windows 95 are either
registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States
and/or other countries. All other companies and products may be trademarks
of their respective holders and are hereby recognized.

Statements in this press release regarding future versions of CodeWarrior,
the Mac OS, and Rhapsody are forward looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties, including successful and timely development of future
versions of CodeWarrior, the Mac OS, and Rhapsody and customer acceptance
of the product. More information on potential factors that could affect the
success of the products described in this press release is included in the
respective SEC filings of Apple and Metrowerks, including Apple's Form 10-K
for the 1996 fiscal year and in Apple's Form 10-Q for the first fiscal
quarter to be filed with the SEC.

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