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CE Software, Inc.
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Free QuicKeys 4.0 preview:
QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh Public Preview Version Now Available New
upgrade adds OS 8.5 compatibility, improved interface, 50 new
features and performance boost for leading Macintosh automation
West Des Moines, Iowa, March 3, 1999-CE Software, Inc. today
announced that a free "preview" version of the new QuicKeys 4.0 is
now available for download and evaluation from its Web site. The
latest upgrade to CE Software's popular automation software, QuicKeys
4.0 features compatibility with Mac OS 8.5, more than 50 new
automation capabilities, an updated interface, completely revised
documentation and several other improvements. QuicKeys 4.0 is
scheduled to ship in the next 60 days.
"As a long-time QuicKeys addict, I'm looking forward to this next
revision," said Sharon Steuer, QuicKeys expert and author of The
Illustrator WOW! Book. "Whenever 'Actions' don't work in PhotoShop or
Illustrator, I turn to QuicKeys. There are so many repetitive tasks
that only it can do, and version 4.0's easier shortcut creation makes
QuicKeys even more indispensable!"
Long the industry-leading productivity tool for the Macintosh,
QuicKeys' new version 4.0 features the following improvements: --
Compatibility with Mac OS 8.5. -- Ten new QuicKeys plug-ins that
prime QuicKeys for use with the Web, Internet E-mail and the Mac
desktop. -- New Setup Assistants for easier shortcut creation.
-- Completely updated, non-modal Editor interface with type-to support.
-- New contextual menus for creating shortcuts.
-- Improved toolbars with drag-and-drop functionality for launching
programs and documents.
-- Full integration with Mac OS 8.5's Appearance Manager themes.
-- Enhanced reliability and performance.
-- All-new printed manual and continued free telephone technical support.
-- Plus many additional improvements.
Fred Terry, QuicKeys expert and author of The Automatic Mac, said: "A
new version of QuicKeys that makes it even easier to send E-mail,
reformat text from messages, and retrieve Web pages and files will be
welcome given the release of the Internet-centric iMac and System
8.5. I can't wait for version 4.0."
Pricing and availability
Scheduled to ship in the next 60 days, QuicKeys 4.0 for Macintosh
will be available direct from CE Software at (800) 523-7638.
Suggested retail price for the upgrade is $35.95 for registered users
of QuicKeys 3.5 or later, $49.95 for registered users of QuicKeys
3.0.1 or earlier, and $14.95 for registered users of QuicKeys
PowerPak. Advance orders are being accepted now.
New copies of QuicKeys 4.0 will also be available for $99.95 from
national distributors such as Ingram Micro, from leading mail-order
catalogs such as MacConnection and MacWarehouse, from software
resellers nationwide, and via the Internet at www.quickeys.com. CE
For more than a decade, CE Software, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary
of CE SOFTWARE HOLDINGS, INC. (NASDAQ SC Symbol: CESH), has developed
automation utilities and E-mail software that save time and effort
for millions of Microsoft Windows 95/98, Windows NT and Mac OS users.
For more information: (515) 221-1801 or www.cesoft.com