illumineX adds new modules to Screen Saver Pack 1.1.2 for Mac OS...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
illumineX adds new modules to Screen Saver Pack 1.1.2 for Mac OS X
MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2002 -
illumineX today announced delivery of the illumineX Screen Saver Pack 1.1.2
for Mac OS X.
This updated screen saver pack adds two new screen savers, based on the
illumineX games MarbleX and RoX, in addition to updated versions of the
original eleven screen savers. Stability improvements for running on Mac OS
X 10.1 are included as well. People using the savers are encouraged to
upgrade to this new pack by deleting the old iX Screen Savers and replacing
them with the new modules.
The pack also includes Xirtam (Hint: Follow the white rabbit.) and
BabelBloX, the popular OpenGL screen savers, as well as Planets, which may
be the most popular black and white screen saver on the planet today,
judging from customer feedback. Gravity is cool, even when simulated in a
illumineX Screen Saver Pack 1.1.2 includes the following savers:
* iX MarbleX
* iX RoX
VVI Introduces Vvidget(TM) Product Name (Formerly called
VVI Introduces Vvidget(TM) Product Name (Formerly called OpenGraph)
State College, PA USA, 20 March 2002: VVI(R) today introduced the
Vvidget(TM) product name to replace the OpenGraph(TM) and GraphBuilder
product names. John Brilhart, Chief Technical Officer of VVI, makes this
"The OpenGraph and GraphBuilder products have improved so much that they
literally burst out of their names. They now do much more than graphing and
graph-oriented layout. For example, they are used to make general purpose
controls and diagrams and to form process control maps and nodes with
executable functions using a real time compiler and virtual machine. To
accommodate the broader features for these products we have renamed them
Vvidget Tools and Vvidget Builder respectively. Vvidget paralleling the
John adds: "For the near term we are still concentrating on our core assets
of graphing and combined text and graph report generation and will continue
MacinMind Software updates the server account utility, Passenger
March 19, 2002
MacinMind Software updates the server account utility, Passenger, with
checks for duplicates against NetInfo, previewing, better reporting and
verification as well as other features and fixes.
Passenger is a server account creation and password generation tool that
will import tab and comma-delimited text, ASIP 6.3 and Mac OS X XML and
create account information and passwords for AppleShare IP 5-6.3, Mac OS X
Server, Macintosh Manager, Eudora Internet Mail Server, WebSTAR FTP,
WebSTAR Web, Edmark TNV accounts, Master Spell and Master Key. Passenger
also customizes and distributes Eudora Settings and creates folders and
sets privileges in batch for AppleShare IP and Mac OS X Server.
New in 2.1
- Added duplicate/conflict checking against NetInfo
- Added Export Preview for several exports
- Improved X Privileges error reporting
- Improved Folder Migration reporting and added copy and move verification
- Improved appending numbers for duplicates
- Added option to generate...
iReplace 1.1 advanced find and replace for html
Subject: [ANN] iReplace 1.1 advanced find and replace for html
From: Luke Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
iReplace 1.1 is an application for advanced search and replace primarily
for web documents.
iReplace allows you to specify multiple items to find and replace or just
to search for those items. iReplace allows you to select special characters
(such as ) and will replace those with the html equal for those items. This
demo version is available for Windows and Macintosh (both classic and
Register for only $12.50. Registering allows you to save the current seach
list, load saved search lists, and helps to support future updates for
Download it for Windows
Download it for Macintosh with MacOS X
Download it for Macintosh with MacOS Classic
Macintosh System Requirements:
iReplace 1.1 requires a PowerPC running Mac OS version 8.0 or...
HEURIS Ships Xtractor
HEURIS Ships all new Xtractor(tm) Product
HEURIS Ships New Product for Extracting Files from DVDs.
St. Louis, March 19, 2002-HEURIS, makers of the most widely used MPEG
Encoding Software, MPEG Power Professional announced today that they are
shipping a new product called the Xtractor. The Xtractor can be used to
extract or "rip" audio and video files from unencrypted DVDs. Users can
demultiplex and extract elementary streams from MPEG 1 system streams, MPEG
2 program streams, and MPEG 2 transport streams, including HDTV streams
recorded with a DTV decoder card. The extractor can also be used to extract
DVD VR formatted MPEG streams recorded with Hitachi DZMV100 DVD camera or
Panasonic's DMR-E20 line of DVD recorders. This gives users the ability to
add new and different audio tracks to encoded video streams or simply to
recover elementary streams from a finished DVD project.
The HEURIS Xtractor is compatible with MAC OS and Windows operating systems
and features an easy to use, drag...
REALdb Tools 1.2 now available
REALdb Tools gives you the ability to manipulate REAL database files in
ways that the built in engine does not provide at this time. With REALdb
Tools you can:
* Compact a database to make it smaller after records have been deleted.
* Drop any table or column from a REAL database.
* Change table names.
* Change column names and data types.
* Add new tables and columns.
REALdb Tools will not alter your existing database, but instead makes a
copy of the original and changes that copy. It adds ".old" to the original
file's name. When you change a table structure, drop a table, add a table,
or compact the database a new database file will be created.
REALdb Tools will copy all your data from the original database to the new
database. This feature can be turned off in the Preferences dialog if you
would like to only copy the structure of the database.
- Prevents a REALbasic project file from being opened.
- New option to export SQL can export both Create and Insert...
WiebeTech FireWire DriveDock Shipping
WiebeTech FireWire=99 DriveDock=99 shipping NOW with new features: Complete
Oxford 911 bridge FireWire interface is even smaller, faster and better
looking, with IDE drive support up to 160GB.
WICHITA, KS =96 March 19, 2002 =96WiebeTech LLC announces today new features
for FireWire DriveDock, a complete FireWire drive interface occupying just
three cubic inches of space and faster transfer rates. The unit is shipping
now and can be ordered online at www.wiebetech.com. OEM inquires are
=93FireWire DriveDock is a huge hit with power addicts, service technicians
and others who want highest speed and inexpensive FireWire storage,=94 said
James Wiebe, president of WiebeTech. =93We believe these same users will
benefit from even higher transfer rates, smaller physical size and higher
The upgraded unit is substantially faster, producing benchmarks in excess
of 30MB/second. It provides support for IDE drives with capacities to
160GB. The enclosure design for...
REALbasic 4.0.2 Now Available
REALbasic 4.0.2 is a free update to version 4.
Download it now from our iDisk (best performance)
Our FTP site:
What's new in REALbasic 4.0.2:
Various fixes and improvements, including: Improvements to Listbox drawing,
RbScript, and more. Fixes crashes with BinaryStream and Menu Balloon Help
on Mac OS X, Sockets when DNS lookup fails, and Sprites on Mac OS 8.1.
Make sure to review the release notes for more details.
New REALbasic database and Microsoft Office Automation plug-ins
These plug-ins work best with REALbasic 4.
Download them now from our iDisk (best performance)
Our FTP site:
CPLAT 4.0 released
ksoft is pleased to announce the latest version of CPLAT (version 4.0), a
low-cost cross-platform framework for MacOS, Linux and Windows development.
Some of the additional features of the this release are:
Many minor user suggested improvements and bug fixes.
VisualC++ .NET projects
Plug-ins and application support
Docking / customizable toolbars
Long file names
Windows XP support
There are now trial versions available for Microsoft Visual C++, Project
Builder and CodeWarrior Pro7 / Pro6.
CPLAT is an easy-to-use full-featured (not just a thin layer over the
underlying OS) modern C++ (STL, exception handling) framework for
MacOS/Windows/Linux development including support for the lastest MacOS
technologies including MLTE, sheets, MacOSX and Carbon, and Windows
applications for Windows 95/98/NT/2000. The Linux version uses the Gtk/Gdk
CPLAT also includes a RADTool / Resource Editor for importing / creating /
editing the resources your application uses...
Koingo Updates Alarm Clock Pro
From: Josh Hague (email@example.com)
Subject: Massive Update for Alarm Clock Pro!
Koingo Software is proud to announce the release of Alarm Clock Pro 5.1! As
always, we strive for perfection, and with this release (after many user
suggestions) we believe we have taken one step closer to accomplishing our
This version, still placed at the low shareware fee of $11.97, has TEN new
features, a few bug fixes, and many enhancements. The main improvements are
with user interaction. We believe our interface is now more
straight-forward, easy to use and lovable with Mac OS X's Aqua appearance.
But why should you listen to us ramble on about how cool this new release
is? Check it out for yourself!
Download for Mac OS X:
Download for Mac OS 8/9:
Here is a list of the major changes:
* New Feature: Smasher (any key to turn off alarms when you're tired).
* New Feature: Customizable...
Iconfactory Releases IconViewer 1.0
Monday, March 18th, 2002
Iconfactory Press Release - IconViewer 1.0 Released
The Iconfactory, in conjunction with Polymorph Software Development is
pleased to announce the release of our latest freeware icon utility,
IconViewer is a quick and easy way to view any and all resources contained
within a Macintosh desktop icon. Simply drag and drop any icon onto
IconViewer (or launch the program and select one from the File menu) and a
small inspector window appears that allows you to browse the various sizes
and bit depths of that icon. IconViewer was originally developed for
internal use and is very helpful for people running pre-OS X systems, but
who want to view the 128x128 resources contained in a particular icon file.
IconViewer also works well for OS X users who want to see an icon in all
its 128x128 glory, but who don't want to continually change their desktop /
Dock settings to full magnification.
* Carbon application for use with 8.6 - OS 10.x
* View OS X icons (and...
Post.Office Is Alive And Well On Mac OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
POST.OFFICE IS ALIVE AND WELL ON MAC OS X
Popular, robust, high-performance mail server now available for Apple's new OS
Santa Barbara, CA, March 15, 2002. Tenon Intersystems, under the auspices
of their Japanese partner, Open Technologies, has brought Openwave's
well-regarded Post.Office to Apple's Mac OS X. Post.Office is a scalable
SMTP/POP3/IMAP messaging server designed to meet the needs of small and
mid-sized ISPs. Post.Office can support 10 users or ten thousand users on a
single platform with appropriately configured hardware. Tenon has extended
and enhanced Post.Office 3.5.3 and ported it to Mac OS X and Mac OS X
Post.Office was designed from the ground up for ease of use, with an
uncomplicated, user-friendly interface. The anywhere, anytime Web forms
provide seamless navigation through the many Post.Office features. System
administrators can make changes from anywhere on the Internet using Web
forms with simple fill-in-the-blank fields...
Captain FTP 1.2 for Mac OS X
Xnet Communications GmbH announces Captain FTP 1.2 for Mac OS X
Hamburg, Germany, March 18th 2002 - Xnet Communication GmbH, the
independent software vendor with it's core business in data communication
high-end solutions announces the release of improved Captain FTP version
This absolutely new FTP client designed from scratch for Mac OS X
announced the very first time in the end of December 2001 is already a huge
success. After just two months Captain FTP 1.0 was downloaded by over 15
thousand Mac users and is listed on the 19th place on the famous "Top Pics"
(the most wanted software) for Mac OS X at Tucows.com.
"We were completely surprised by the Mac users enthusiasm. We achieved so
much positive feedback about our Captain FTP" said Wolfgang Falz - project
manager of Captain FTP.
Captain FTP 1.2 is now ready to be a product. The reliable FTP client for
an unlimited number of simultaneous connections is still Easy-to-use. The
already user friendly interface of...
Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.4b1 for FileMaker Pro 5.5
Troi Automatisering releases beta version of Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.4b1 for
New Plug-in lets you record pictures and movies directy with FileMaker Pro
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, March 13th, 2002--Troi Automatisering
today announced the release of the beta version of Troi Grabber Plug-in
1.4b1, for FileMaker Pro 4.0 through 5.5.
What is Troi Grabber Plug-in?
Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.4b1 is a very powerful tool for grabbing pictures
from a video input source and putting them directly into a FileMaker
container field. All from within FileMaker you can:
- preview the image stream from the video input source
- crop pictures to grab only the desired part of the video image (Mac OS
and Mac OS X only)
- rotate pictures before grabbing (Mac OS and Mac OS X only)
- grab pictures from a video input source and put them into your FileMaker
- record a movie from a video input source for a specified number of
seconds or until the mouse is clicked and save...
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.4
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.4 Powerful Object Oriented
Software for Technical Support
FREMONT, CA - March 15, 2002 - MacsDesign Studio today released Web Help
Desk 5.4, a powerful web application for technical support designed for
education and small to medium sized business customers. Built with the
industry's most powerful and mature application server, WebObjects 5.1 from
Apple Computer=AE, Web Help Desk 5.4 offers an intuitive web interface and a=
excellent feature set for both end users and support technicians. This
latest update includes:
* Improvements to the user interface for both clients and technicians
* A detailed Job History feature for tracking changes on a job ticket
* Additional search options for tickets and assets
* New preferences for managing custom fields and technician editing permissi=
Next Generation Web Application
Unlike scripted web applications based on technologies such as ASP or PHP,
Web Help Desk uses Java=81 objects to manage your...
acgi dispatcher for MacOS X
March 15th, 2002.
James Sentman is happy to announce the third beta version of acgi
dispatcher for MacOS X.
Acgi dispatcher allows you to write cgi programs for the web in apple
script while using MacOS X's built in Apache webserver.
Beta 3 improves the Apache configuration options allowing you to associate
any number of suffixes with the program instead of just '.acgi'.
Adds support for "Launch at suffix" programs that work as pre-processors.
Fully supports the "send partial" event for working with multi-threaded
and finally adds several cgi utilities to make porting your classic scripts
easier: url encode/decode, pack/unpack cgi and base64 encode/decode. The
OSAX that offered these functions are not yet available for OSX.
Included in the package is a fully functional iTunes remote control applet
by way of demonstration and to help you get started.
acgi dispatcher can be downloaded now from:
James Sentman (firstname.lastname@example.org...
The Omni Group Announces OmniOutliner 2.0 public beta
The Omni Group Announces OmniOutliner 2.0, Releases Public Beta
Seattle, Washington -- March 15, 2002 -- Today, The Omni Group released the
first public beta of OmniOutliner 2.0, the first major rev of the popular
outlining application built exclusively for Mac OS X. A host of new and
very cool features have been added to help you outline like you've never
outlined before. Features new to OmniOutliner 2.0 include a new
customizable toolbar, new column types, notes, auto-numbering, sorting,
summary values, new keyboard shortcuts, support for alternating row colors,
an updated info window to support all of these new features, and more. What
does all of this mean? Instead of being a really simple tool that can help
you get organized, OmniOutliner is now a really good-looking, powerful,
simple-to-use tool that can help you get organized. Check out the release
notes for a complete list of new features and enhancements.
OmniOutliner 2.0 beta 1 includes an extended trial license that expires...
Chronos Group Organizer Server Now In Cocoa
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Park City, UT - March 15th, 2002 -- Chronos LC today announced the release
of Group Organizer Server 4.0.3, its first Cocoa product for Mac OS X.
According to Jerry Halls, V.P. of Sales at Chronos, "The new Cocoa server
offers unparalleled performance, reliability, and scalability. Plus, the
new server software takes less than a minute to install and setup."
Group Organizer Server was previously written as a Carbon application.
Version 4.03 has been re-written from the ground up using Cocoa and makes
use of native Unix sockets for TCP/IP networking. The new networking
infrastructure combined with Cocoa's pre-emptive threading architecture
takes Group Organizer Server to the next level.
The new server is immediately available, free of charge, to all existing
Group Organizer 4 users. It may be downloaded directly from Chronos'
website at (www.chronosnet.com).
GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION
Chronos calls its product the "Swiss Army Knife" of productivity software.
Niemeijer Announces On-Screen Keyboard Accessibility for Mac OS X
Niemeijer Consult Proudly Announces On-Screen Keyboard Accessibility
Solutions for Mac OS X
Amsterdam - 15 March 2002 - Niemeijer Consult today announced that on March
20, KeyStrokes, its popular on-screen keyboard software for the Macintosh,
will make its public debut on Mac OS X at CSUN's 17th Annual International
Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities" in Los Angeles.
KeyStrokes for Mac OS X, will be the first fully functional on-screen
keyboard to run natively on Apple's next generation operating system and
one of the first accessibility solutions bringing the power of Mac OS X to
people with disabilities. Origin Instruments Corporation, our North
American distributor, will demonstrate the software in their booth (number
303, Marriott) during the CSUN conference.
An on-screen keyboard is typically used by a person who because of illness
or injury cannot use a standard keyboard. KeyStrokes for Mac OS X works by
drawing a keyboard image on the display and...
PC-Mac-Net FileShare transfers files easily between PCs and Macs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PC-Mac-Net FileShare transfers files easily between PCs and Macs over LAN
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA -- March 15, 2002 -- Lava Software is now shipping
PC-Mac-Net FileShare v1.0, a product which allows users to transfer files
easily and securely between any type of Windows PC and Macintosh over a
Local Area Network (LAN) or the Internet. File transfers can be paused and
resumed at any time, ensuring that even very large files can be reliabily
PC-Mac-Net FileShare is perfect for simple cross-platform file sharing on
home or small office networks. It provides a bridge between different
computer types without requiring complex installation and set up
procedures, since it uses standard Internet protocols for all operations
(ie. TCP/IP) . Just drop the files you want to transfer into the 'Shared'
folder on one computer and they can be requested by and transferred to
another computer on the network.
Friends can now easily, safely and conveniently...
Rumpus 2.1 Update
Maxum Development Announces Major FTP Server Update
March 14, 2002. Rumpus, Maxum Development's class-leading FTP server
software for Mac OS and Mac OS X, has reached version 2.1. The update,
available now, incorporates dozens of feature and usability enhancements.
For this new release, Maxum has focused primarily on improving existing
functions, making Rumpus easier and more flexible to use. Among the host of
enhancements, the new version offers:
* A new setup assistant, which helps new FTP server administrators
create their first anonymous and secure user accounts instantly
so that FTP service can be enabled with just a couple of clicks.
* The ability to function on private networks with packet
forwarding, even when the network uses dynamic domain name
* A revised interface that separates complex settings to help
avoid mistakes and ensure consistent FTP service.
* Improved server management, including IP address-based access
CommonGround Softworks Inc. Announces Qilan 2.5
CommonGround Softworks Inc. Announces Qilan=81 2.5
HOOKSETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE - March 15, 2001 - CommonGround Softworks Inc.
today announces the upgrade of the web-based data server and access
environment Qilan 2.5.
Qilan 2.5 is available for download as a free time limited trial.
This upgrade enhances functionality, boosts processing speed for repetitive
tasks, improves stability and lays the groundwork for future releases.
Qilan 2.5 adds the ability to create data arrays and dictionaries directly
on the web server. After intial data retrieval from a SQL database, subseque=
data retrievals can use local arrays and dictionaries. This shortcut
greatly improves performance and flexibility.
New features include:
* Data Arrays and Dictionaries
* New operators to support manipulation of arrays and dictionaries
* Improved MS SQL Server adapter
* HTML page processing has been completely revised .
Qilan provides a powerful tool for web developers...
Sonnet PR-New 466MHz PowerBook 1400 Upgrade
SONNET ANNOUNCES NEW 466MHZ SPEED FOR POWERBOOK 1400
IRVINE, California =97 March 15, 2002. Sonnet Technologies, the worldwide
market share leader in processor upgrade cards for Apple Macintosh=AE
computers, announces the Crescendo/PB G3 466-1M, Sonnet=92s fastest upgrade
yet for the PowerBook 1400, and the latest addition to its product line of
Crescendo processor upgrade cards. This upgrade offers a powerful 466MHz
PowerPC G3 processor with 1MB Level 2 backside cache, which produces an
impressive 11x increase in performance over a 117 MHz stock machine that
used a 603e processor. The Crescendo/PB is compatible with the PowerBook=92s
existing hardware, software, RAM and peripherals. It transparently
integrates with your system software, and performs flawlessly with Mac OS
7.5.3, through OS 9.1.
Availability and Pricing
Crescendo/PB G3 466-1M is shipping now and has an estimated street price of
$299.95. This new product replaces the Crescendo/PB G3 400-1M at the same
Barcode Producer 1.2
Subject: [ANN] Barcode Producer 1.2
Intelli Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce Barcode Producer 1.2 for
Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, a minor functionality update to its full-featured
barcode creation suite for Mac OS X.
- [New] Barcode Producer's ISBN generator has a new field for barcode
prefix, allowing the user to change the prefix from the "978" default.
- [New] Code 128 barcodes can now be saved at 1200 dpi.
- [New] Barcodes can now be drag-and-dropped directly from the Barcode
Producer window to AppleWorks, Microsoft Word, or other word processing
applications. Select 300 dpi or higher if the target document will be
printed in the future.
- [Bug] Graphical exports of barcodes are now correctly saved if over 72
Home Page: http://www.intellisw.com/barcodeproducer/
Intelli Innovations, Inc.
Optigold ISP 2.9.5 Released
Optigold ISP 2.9.5 for Windows, Macintosh, Mac OS X and Linux was released
Optigold ISP is a cross-platform business software package to run all
aspects of an internet service provider (from billing to server management).
A *FREE*, 100% working copy can be downloaded from:
2.9.5 adds new web functionality, new Texas tax calculations, email manager
fixes, credit card swipe reader support, new server event functionality,
customer web interface fix and some other miscellaneous items.
All new features in this version are listed in the revision log:
Optigold ISP Revision Log
Completed On 3/14/02
Automated task invoice generation can be set per minute instead of per day
Completed On 3/13/02
Fixed problem with Total Internet response code during online signup
Completed On 3/12/02
Slightly changed logic on referral credits when credit applies per referral...
Rage Software & DerazSoft Release WebDesign 1.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rage Software & DerazSoft release WebDesign 1.5
Toronto, Ontario - March 13, 2002 - Rage Software & Derazsoft announced
today, the immediate availability of WebDesign 1.5. The latest version of
the proffesional web development application for the Macintosh platform.
WebDesign is a unique Macintosh web development tool offering many features
not found in standard HTML editors. WebDesign allows you to visually create
HTML elements including forms and image maps and insert them into your
WebDesign allows you to see and edit the actual HTML code giving you
complete control over your web page design. It allows you to edit tag
attributes and values using its built in tag attribute editor and drag and
drop tools pallet. The built in file browser and FTP navigator give you
extended organization over your full web site.
Extend WebDesign's features through the use of plugins and language
extensions. WebDesign's Plugin Maker allows users, even users with...
Terra Soft Ships 2U dual 1 GHz G4 with YDL & Mac OS X
DUAL 1 GHZ - GVS 9000 2U RACK SYSTEM WITH YDL & MAC OS X
Loveland, Colorado -- 12 March 2002 -- Terra Soft Solutions, Inc., the
leading developer of integrated PowerPC Linux solutions announces shipment
of a dual GHz G4 cluster node/server/workstation in a GVS 9000 2U Rack
System with Yellow Dog Linux 2.2 and Mac OS X pre-installed.
The GVS 9000 Rack System uses Apple G4 technology to provide the same,
powerful dual 1 GHz CPUs, gigabit ethernet, fast bus, FireWire, and disk
I/O that ships with current Apple Macintosh G4 towers.
As demonstrated at http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,50454,00.html
form-factor and performance have become increasingly important in modern
server and HPC systems. "Place an Apple dual G4 into a GVS 9000, ship with
the best PPC operating systems available, and you've got something
powerful," states Kai Staats, CEO Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
Jano Avanessian with GVS-Grande Vitesse Systems states, "We are excited to
have Terra Soft as a partner. With...
Revolutionary New =?iso-8859-1?Q?Sibelius=AE?= 2 Music Notation...
Revolutionary New Sibelius=AE 2 Music Notation Software Launched
for Mac OS X
Walnut Creek, Calif., March 13, 2002 - The Sibelius=AE Group, developer of
market-leading music software, today launched Sibelius 2, the revolutionary
new version of the world's fastest-selling music notation software program,
for Mac OS X, Apple's powerful, UNIX-based operating system. Sibelius 2 is
the first music notation program to leverage Mac OS X's advanced
"Sibelius is more elegant and beautiful than ever, with a new look which
complements Mac OS X's stunning Aqua interface," said Ben Finn, CEO of The
Sibelius Group. "Sibelius 2 for Mac OS X represents our continued
commitment to meeting the requirements of music educators, students, and
professional composers using Macintosh computers. Users will be amazed at
all the new features that have made Sibelius easier to use than ever."
"Mac OS X delivers an incredibly powerful and intuitive environment for
users to listen to and create music...
PremiumSoft MySQL Studio Released for OS X
Re: free trial version for MacTech readers and visPremiumSoft MySQL Studio
Released for OS X
PremiumSoft MySQL Studio Released for OS X
PremiumSoft announces the release of MySQL studio for Mac OS X. PremiumSoft
MySQL Studio is a set of graphical database management, reporting and
monitoring tools for MySQL database systems. From its fresh, new look to
its intuitive, task-based navigation, PremiumSoft MySQL Studio makes it
easier than ever to use your databases. You will be able to get more done
in less time and find items in a snap. Simply put, PremiumSoft MySQL Studio
helps you work smarter.
By building on the proven database management system MySQL with rock-solid
InnoDB engine, PremiumSoft MySQL Studio delivers a reliable foundation you
can count on to keep your databases up and running when you need them most.
For your company, PremiumSoft MySQL Studio is the intelligent alternative
to build powerful and customizable solutions to replace any overly complex
and costly enterprise...
HTML Creator 3.0
NICE, FRANCE - March 12, 2002 - Aram Kudurshian is proud to announce the
immediate release of HTML Creator 3.0, an award winning (1) HTML editor for
the Macintosh platform. Featuring a clean cut, intuitive interface, HTML
Creator makes the task of creating web pages easier through its built in
assistants and WYSIWYG style Format menu. HTML Creator is aimed at both
novices and professional users through its expansive collection of
assistants and powerful editing tools.
New to version 3.0 is the introduction of Style Sheets and Framesets as
well as a powerful Batch Find and Replace system that allows you to edit
hundreds of files in one go. In addition, HTML Creator 3.0 features a
comprehensive HTML Reference, new assistants, updated looks, bug fixes, and
countless other smaller additions such as improved drag and drop support,
the introduction of HTML Tools, and better web page previewing.
HTML Creator also features other productive enhancements such as a simple
to use ScratchPad,...
Web Dumper v1.5
Max Programming, LLC - Web Dumper v1.5 March 12, 2002
Maxprog is proud to present another update of its web tool product named
'Web Dumper' a full featured internet tool that allows users to download
web sites for offline browsing.
What's new in this release?
=B7 Web Dumper is now multi-threaded and can use up to 10 simultaneous
=B7 HTTP URLs with port number is now supported.
=B7 Macromedia Flash file added to file map.
Screenshots available at: http://www.maxprog.com/WebDumperShots.html
Web Dumper overview
If you are viewing a Web site with your browser and you decide that you
would like to make a copy of it on your hard drive, you have to manually
save each page as you view it along with embedded pictures, sounds and so
on. This can be a very long and tedious process, and in many cases it's
more trouble than it's worth. It doesn't have to be that way, however, as
Web Dumper makes this whole process very fast and easy.
With Web Dumper...
Power On: New Release of Public Beta of Now Up-to-Date &...
Power On Offers New Release of Public Beta of Now Up-to-Date & Contact
Palm=AE Conduits for Mac OS X Enhanced
Columbus, Ohio - March 12, 2002 - Power On Software, an Inc 500 Company,
has updated its public beta of the Palm conduits for Now Up-to-Date &
Contact=AE, the #1 best-selling calendaring and contact management software
in the history of the Macintosh. The beta is a free download and is
available now from the Power On web site at:
The Palm conduits allow users of Now Up-to-Date & Contact to synchronize
their schedules and contacts with their Palm computing handheld devices,
including products from Handspring.
The update permits synchronization using the new OS X native conduit
architecture, even on machines containing Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS X on the
same partition of their hard drive. Power On has enhanced the safety of the
synchronization process by providing backup capabilities so that users can
revert to pre-...
LaunchBar 3.2 for Mac OS X
OBJECTIVE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCHBAR 3.2 FOR MAC OS X
Vienna, Austria - March 12, 2002 -- Objective Development today announced
the availability of LaunchBar 3.2 for Mac OS X, an award-winning
productivity utility that provides lightning fast access to thousands of
files, web-bookmarks, email-addresses and applications just by entering
For more information about LaunchBar please visit Objective Development's
web site at http://www.obdev.at/products/launchbar/
WHAT'S NEW IN LAUNCHBAR 3.2
* Improved performance: LaunchBar searches are now more than twice as fast!
* Much improved Drag & Drop functionality, offering a variety of file
operations (Aliases, Symlinks, etc.)
* New preferences panel with a lot of new preferences options.
* Alias Names can now be assigned to URLs and Email Addresses as well.
* The list of running apps can now be browsed backwards using the Shift key.
* Some minor bugfixes as well as other improvements and optimizations.
Lutris Announces Lutris EAS 4.1 J2EE Platform Preview for Mac OS...
Lutris Announces Lutris EAS 4.1 J2EE Platform Preview for Mac OS X;
Lutris Tips Hat Toward Promise of Mac OS X in Enterprise Developer Market
SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 11, 2002--Lutris Technologies
Inc., pioneering J2EE(TM) as Java Services, today announced availability of
Lutris EAS 4.1.1 preview version for the Apple Mac OS X platform. Featuring
the Java Services Architecture, Web Services capabilities, enterprise
quality clustering and reliability and the industry's leading wireless and
voice presentation capability, Lutris EAS will provide OS X developers the
environment required to bring projects to market faster by reducing the
need to re-architect their existing applications.
Lutris made the decision to support the UNIX-based Apple platform on the
potential for OS X to make inroads with enterprise Java developers. In
particular, the company believes that Lutris EAS 4.1 will extend the reach
of Mac OS X to Web and wireless applications requiring higher...
k-BUILDER Released for OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
24307 Magic Mountain Parkway, #245
Valencia, CA 91355
k-BUILDER=81 Released for OS X
(Valencia, CA) 1stKIOSK announces the release of k-BUILDER=81, the only
native MacOS X, interactive application development tool specifically
written for kiosk projects, at the KioskCom 2002 tradeshow in Orlando, FL.
k-BUILDER lets you create simple or sophisticated interactive kiosks but it
can also manage the scheduling of images and video for dynamic digital
Perfect for directory systems, registries, retail displays, or for
dispensing coupons, tickets and forms, k-BUILDER can help you sell
products, increase traffic and improve customer relations. It makes a very
secure polling machine, too.
With multilingual support, k-BUILDER is perfect for k-COMMERCE=81 in a globa=
economy. It supports up to 15 languages per project. Text on screens can be
read aloud, which permits a project to comply with the...
XMonitor for Mac OS X
XMonitor is a real-time, graphical, systems monitoring application for Mac
OS X. XMonitor allows you to watch your CPU, RAM, disk, and network usage,
PPP, IP address, Email, uptime, and much more. The interface can be
reconfigured on the fly to present just the data you want. Transparency,
colors, font, text size, CPU use, graphing mode, and update interval can
all be customized. All four graphs can be placed in the Dock, with
real-time updates and XMonitor can hide & show itself just like the Dock in
Mac OS X. Up to 25 remote servers and 50 days of historical performance
data can be monitored for network availability and exported for display on
the web. This includes 8 separate 400X400 pixel charts, host information,
and remote server status.
XMonitor requires Mac OS 10.1 or higher and is available at
(http://xmonitor.forked.net/). XMonitor is shareware and costs only what
you are willing to pay for it.
Jon Daniels (email@example.com)
Xdrive Launches Macintosh Support
XDRIVE LAUNCHES MACINTOSH SUPPORT
Xdrive's Internet Content Management, File Collaboration, Storage and
Backup Capabilities Now Available to the MAC Community
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., - March 11, 2002- Xdrive Technologies, Inc.,
((http://www.xdrive.com/)http://www.xdrive.com) a leading provider of
Internet Information and Content Management solutions and services, today
announced its online storage and file sharing service now supports the
Macintosh platform through Web browser support. The service enables MAC
users to store files, collaborate, back up and share files though their
Xdrive accounts. The added functionality to the MAC community demonstrates
Xdrive's continued commitment to providing key services for both MACs and
"Since the inception of Xdrive, we have been committed to providing the
most efficient and sensible Internet Information and Content Management
solutions to the PC demographic," said Karl Klessig, president and CEO,
Xdrive Technologies. "Now, the same...
MaxBulk Mailer v2.5
Max Programming, LLC - MaxBulk Mailer v2.5 March, 11 2002
If you have a business that requires contacting large numbers of clients
and customers or other contacts, MaxBulk Mailer will save you lot's of time!
Maxprog is proud to present a new release of Maxbulk Mailer, new version
2.5, available now on Maxprog website with several interesting
improvements, new features and bug fixes. (Full list at bottom)
New MaxBulk Mailer 2.5 features:
- Customizable from 1 to 25 multithreaded SMTP stream connections
Increase delivery performance up to 7 times.
- Report delivery sent also for bulk deliveries.
- Report delivery can be deactivated from Preferences.
- Notification when sending done and app in background.
- Balloon and help tips.
- Connection Log saving can be deactivated to speed up document saving.
- Address list saving can be deactivated to speed up document saving.
This is a free upgrade as usual however you can upgrade from Standard to
Quick Rename 2.3
Quick Rename 2.3 is now available!
Version 2.3 supports Mac OS X long filenames, exports to XML, with a new
Reverse Case option, and a few bugs fixed.
Quick Rename's site:
Quick Rename's Version History
Quick Rename 2.3 (Carbon) - [Pre OS X with the Carbon Library & Mac OS X)
Quick Rename 2.3 (PPC) - [Pre Mac OS X or Classic Environment of OS X)
OpenOSX Publishes PHP 4.1.2 Package
OpenOSX Publishes PHP 4.1.2 Package
SWALL MEADOWS, Calif.--(OPENOSX-INC)--March 8th, 2002 -OpenOSX, Inc., a
leading provider of easy to-use, world-class open-source software, today
published a PHP 4.1.2 package that brings state-of-the-art dynamic web page
generation to the Mac OS 10.1.x desktop.
Without typing a single "UNIX" command, the OpenOSX package will install
PHP 4.1.2 and dependent libraries: PDF Lib 4.0.2, Libcurl and Freetype
PHP is rapidly becoming a standard language for creating dynamic web
content (dynamic in the sense of the generation of web pages are rendered
on the fly and/or from databases). As of January 2002, there were 7.5
million domains registered on the Internet that were running PHP. Visit
(http://www.php.net/usage.php) for a graph and more information.
PHP allows the web author to easily execute any AppleScript, shell or java
script, and any executable on the system and optionally return or parse the
output via a web browser. Php also has a robust...
Dr. Bott shipping VGA Extractor for ADC
For Immediate Release
Portland, OR - March 8, 2002
Dr. Bott ships "VGA Extractor for ADC" which allows dual analog displays
from the built-in video on Apple's latest PowerMac G4s.
The video cards on Apple's new G4s offer both an ADC and a VGA port each
capable of driving a separate display. Dr. Bott's VGA Extractor for ADC
allows the ADC port on these cards to drive a standard analog display.
"We've had resellers begging for this solution for months, we're excited
that the latest round of updates from Apple include support for this
functionality." said Eric Prentice, CEO of Dr. Bott LLC. "VGA Extractor
also allows the use of our MoniSwitch Pro Dual VGA without the need for an
additional video card."
ADC Extractor for VGA requires no software or drivers and supports any
display that is compatible with the built-in VGA port.
VGA Extractor is compatible with the ATI Radeon 7500 (G4 800) and the
nVidia GeForce 4MX (G4 933/1GHz)...
Connectix Updates Virtual PC to Version 5.0.2
Connectix has just released a new update to Virtual PC for Macintosh,
version 5. This new update, version 5.0.2, fixes issues mainly dealing
with performance and networking. Please update your copies of Virtual PC
*Note - This Updater will only update released versions of Virtual PC for
Mac 5.0 or 5.0.1.
To download the update, go to
http://www.connectix.com/support/vpcm_online.html. The file is 10.53MB.
Connectix Virtual PC Version 5.0.2 Vital Information
Connectix Virtual PC For Mac Version 5.0.2 Update Application Read Me
CHANGES IN VIRTUAL PC 5.0.2
+ Added significant performance enhancements for Virtual PC running in Mac
+ Improved performance of Virtual PC in Mac OS X with background
applications. Virtual PC will receive more time when it's the foreground
+ Virtual PC now...
ASCon-A 2.0.1 text converter for Mac OS X and Windows
for immediate release
Version 2.0.1 of ASCon-A text converter now with support for Mac OS X 10.1
MUEHLACKER, Germany - March 7, 2002 - Medienwerkstatt Muehlacker today
announced the release of ASCon-A 2.0.1, it's free utility for converting
text between MacOS and Windows, for Macintosh computers running Apple's new
Mac OS X and for PCs running Microsoft Windows 98 or newer. "After having
Mac OS-compatible versions for about two years, and getting many requests
for a Windows version, we are very happy to release version 2.0.1 of
ASCon-A with support for Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP", said Peter
Baral, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Medienwerkstatt M=FChlacker=
ASCon-A 2.0.1 for Mac OS X fixes several bugs and fully supports Mac OS X
System Requirements & Availability
ASCon-A 2.0.1 for Mac OS X requires a Apple computer with a PowerPC
processor running MacOS X 10.1 or later. It also runs on Mac OS 8.6 an
later with CarbonLib...
Students To Learn Video Authoring At Toronto's Sheridan...
STUDENTS TO LEARN THE ROPES OF INTERACTIVE VIDEO AUTHORING AT TORONTO'S
Popular LiveStage Professional 3.1 Authoring Workshop Set for April
phone: 604 685 6525
Toronto, ON - March 8, 2002 - Totally Hip Software Inc. is bringing its
acclaimed "LiveStage Professional 3.1 Authoring Workshop" to Sheridan
College April 13 & 14, 2002, followed by "LiveStage Professional for Flash
Developers Workshop" on April 15, 2002. These highly acclaimed, hands-on
workshops instruct students in the creation and construction of interactive
QuickTime movies with LiveStage Professional. Taught by expert instructors
who utilize the tool every day, these intensive courses provide a low
student to instructor ratio (generally 7:1) and are relevant to students of
all skill levels, regardless of coding experience.
"Our goal is to support our developers at every stage of growth," said David
Gratton, VP of Marketing and...
Apimac Note Pad 1.0
Thursday, March 7, 2002
Today Apimac released an innovative, exciting and brand-new application:
Apimac Note Pad.
We are pleased to announce that today we have released Apimac Note Pad 1.0
for both Mac OS X and Mac OS Classic. Apimac Note Pad is a shareware
application that lets you save and organize any piece of text you may want
to be at hand: you can paste it in, drag it from other applications, drop
it as a text file from the Finder or, of course, write it yourself. Apimac
Note Pad 1.0 is a $19.99 shareware application, and is a 2.7 MB (Mac OS 7,
8, and 9) or a 2.6 MB (Mac OS X) download.
Amongst other features, Apimac Note Pad lets you assign each note to a
standard or a user-named category, retrieve notes on a category-basis by a
popup menu or by content via a find function, and edit notes in several
For additional info, including a screen capture of the main program window,
please see our Web site.
Direct Download Links:...
Creative Standard Enterprise 2.5
Creative Standard Releases 2.5 Content Management Solution
We've Added Workflow and Team Management to Our Flexible & Affordable
Content Management Solution for Small and Medium Businesses...
We are proud to announce the release of Creative Standard Enterprise 2.5.
Our content management solution is now J2EE-compliant, based on Apple's
innovative WebObjects technology and is specifically designed for quick
enterprise deployments on Mac OS x, Solaris and Windows.
Designers and business users can quickly and easily manage assets and
content on robust Websites without the use of templates or bringing in the
"coders." Coders are no longer needed to implement site changes so, one
level of overhead and the bottlenecks created with this old process are
We make production and team management easy as teams work seamlessly
together with our new multilevel permissions-based workflow and content
approval features. Efficiency, rapid deployment, subscription-based
4D Whitepaper on WebSTAR V vs. Apache on Mac OS X
4D today published a whitepaper covering the performance advantages of 4D
WebSTAR V vs. Apache on Mac OS X. The company also provided the actual test
suite for result replication of the three-fold performance advantage
discussed in the whitepaper.
The configuration used is simple and "real life." All of these resources
can be found in the documentation section of the 4D WebSTAR v5.1 page at
Blue World Announces Lasso vs PHP White Paper
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2002
BLUE WORLD ANNOUNCES LASSO VS PHP WHITE PAPER
Report highlights differences in performance, ease-of-use, security,
architecture, programming features and cost.
Bellevue, WA--March 7, 2002--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of
the Web Data Engine(tm)--today announced the publication of a comprehensive
white paper report comparing Blue World Lasso Professional 5 to PHP 4.1.x.
The 56 page report includes detailed coverage of key topics of interest to
Web application developers in search of a high performance, robust, easy to
use tool for building powerful data-driven Web applications. Authored by
Lasso and PHP expert programmers Lee McNeil and Duncan Cameron, the report
provides detailed side-by-side code comparisons, a feature comparison chart
and performance benchmarks.
"The Lasso vs PHP report shows how Lasso Professional 5 beats PHP," said
Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World. "This white paper will further increase
awareness as to the...
Trinfinity Software Releases Easyview X 1.0 - iTunes Visual...
TRINFINITY SOFTWARE RELEASES EASYVIEW X 1.0 - AN ITUNES VISUAL PLUGIN
For immediate release.
Trinfinity Software releases EasyView X 1.0, an iTunes Visual Plugin.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - - March 6, 2002 - - Trinfinity Software released today
EasyView X 1.0, a MacOS X version of it's popular Visual Plugin for iTunes.
One of the many spectacular features of iTunes is it's Visual Plugins.
iTunes can display graphics on your screen, while music is playing, that
move and change along with the music.
EasyView allows you to easily view the track information for the current
song, even if you are far away from your computer. You can select the font,
size, and colors for the display. You can also select which information to
show - Title, Artist, Album, Genre, File Name, Duration, File Kind, File
Size, File Type, Track Number, Total Tracks, Bit Rate, Year, Comments, and
And to keep things interesting, you can turn on trails, which are behind
the text and move according to the music....