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Apr 24
Vizspring Software Releases Typeset 1.1
VIZSPRING SOFTWARE RELEASES TYPESET 1.1 23 APRIL 2002 -- Vizspring Software, a leader in quality shareware products for the Macintosh, released a major update their flagship font manager application, Typeset, today. Typeset is a full-featured font viewing utility. It was designed for the creative professional. Typeset's intended use is to view a collection of installed fonts searching for a good font for a particular project or logo. Typeset can also be used to view the contents of a font, or to preview text within a particular font. Typeset's many features, quick display speeds, multiple Favorites sets, and intuitive user interface make selecting the perfect font easy as ever. There simply isn't a better solution on the market. Version 1.1 features the following changes: New font storage and font array parameter call implementation; font list added; multiple favorites sets and accompanying features added; styled text identified added; more info window replaces advanced window; "Go To...
Apr 24
DBExperts PostgreSQL Professional Edition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DBExperts, Inc. Announces The Launch of DBExperts PostgreSQL Professional Edition for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux MIAMI, FL - April 23, 2002 (INB) -- dbExperts, Inc. today announced the launch of an enhanced version of their PostgreSQL distribution - the dbExperts PostgreSQL Professional for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and FreeBSD - a comprehensive multi-platform relational database management solution targeted to the small- and medium-sized business market (SMBs), primarily for application developers, Internet and eCommerce professionals. dbExperts PostgreSQL Professional is a feature-rich database that is capable of handling the most challenging demands of today's business and Internet applications. dbExperts PostgreSQL Professional is a high-powered object-relational database that offers the performance, stability, scalability, reliability and flexibility required for mission critical applications and provides all the resources necessary to implement successful...
Apr 24
UniHelp 1.1 Module for REALbasic
UniHelp 1.1 Module for REALbasic Cross-Platform HELP Engine for Your REALbasic Applications! WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 1.1? * Parses HTML (IMG) Image Tag.++ * Supports Images, Video and Audio.++ * Enhanced Interface with new History Back, Forward and Home Buttons. * Improved Copy and Print Support. * Fixed several minor bugs. UniHelp 1.1 Download: UniHelp 1.1 Info & Screen Shots: This is a ***RECOMMENDED*** update for all UniHelp users. ++ Image and Multimedia support is currently Mac only with Win32 support coming soon (but 1.1 will still work on Windows, ignoring image tags, etc.) -------------------------------------- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Apple Help Viewer, Microsoft HTML Help, WinHelp.... Why waste your precious development time designing and compiling a different Help system for each platform when you can easily use UniHelp for all of them? NO additional plugins or classes needed...
Apr 22
Valentina Technology Release 1.9 Available
Valentina Technology Release 1.9 Available VALENTINA SOLUTIONS EXCEED 2 GB FILE LIMIT; ADDS TWO NEW PRODUCTS April 16, 2002. Beaverton, Oregon. Paradigma Software, makers of the Valentina line of database products announced the availability of Valentina Technology Release 1.9, adding significant, new features to all products in the product line. All Valentina enabled products will include these new features as well as the introduction of two new members of the Valentina family of products: Larger Databases. Now Valentina databases can have files larger than 2 GB. COMPACT and DEFRAGMENT Commands. These features allows you to reclaim unused segments in databases, and to remove fragmentation in indexes and VarChar fields. This represents a significant improvement for storage on removable media. DIAGNOSE Command. This allows that status of the database to be checked and a report produced for individual tables and fields. BaseObject Encryption. Now base objects can be password encrypted...
Apr 22
IntelliMerge 2.2
Greetings from Intelli Innovations! By popular request, Intelli Innovations, Inc. is pleased to announce IntelliMerge 2.2 with new delayed mailing. Using delayed mailing, users can leave their computer to send messages while they're away. - [New] By popular request, IntelliMerge now supports delayed mailing (i.e. "wait until x amount of time has passed then send the message"). - [New] IntelliMerge now identifies mime types for common attachments, assisting some Windows-based e-mail clients in identifying attachments. - [FYI] To use delayed mailing, select "Send Later" from the Message menu. You will be given options to specify the desired delay, IntelliMerge will count down to that time, then send the message without any additional user intervention. - [Bug] Fixed a potential crash which could occur when unsubscribing recipients in large numbers. Home Page: Mac OS 9:
Apr 22
Staz Software Welcomes Metalbasic Users
STAZ SOFTWARE WELCOMES METALBASIC USERS WHY? STAZ Software, Inc., developer of FutureBASIC, has long looked on MetalBasic with interest and goodwill [see (]. Andy Gariepy, the driving force behind FutureBASIC for over a decade, had this to say: "I've always worked hard to improve FutureBASIC. It's easy to understand Marin Saric's determination to make the most of MetalBasic." Still, there has been concern among MetalBasic coders as to Mac OS X support and the continued development of the environment. FutureBASIC is one of the few programming environments to have crossed the great divide from 68K to PPC and now to Carbon. The people at STAZ Software understand the need to stand-by users, but also how difficult these changes can be. WHAT? There seems to be a consensus that from the editing and programming perspectives, [as well as the fierce determination to be the best :-) ], FutureBASIC and MetalBasic have a lot in common...
Apr 22
ResPloder 1.0
The La Jolla Underground is pleased to announce the immediate availability of ResPloder 1.0. ResPloder explodes the resources of a file into folders. These folders are named after the types they came from. Inside each folder are files containing the data for each resource of that type. These files are simple binary files and can be edited with any hex editor. The data fork of the original file is preserved as a file called data.frk and it can also be edited. ResPloder can implode a ResPloded folder back into a file. Drop a ResPloder-created folder onto ResPloder and a new file with exactly the same structure as the original file will be created. If any of the resource files in the ResPloded folder have been modified, then the changes will become part of the new file. ResPloder is made with REALbasic. ResPloder can be found at: Please send any comments to: Thank you. William Leshner The La Jolla Underground
Apr 22
Brushfire 1.5.2
Brushfire 1.5.2, an update to the blazing fast script analysis utility for FileMaker Pro users and developers, is now available for demo, purchase and download. Brushfire 1.5.2 is a minor update that fixes a couple of bugs and refines some of the search results to avoid false positives. Visit ( for more details, demos, samples and to purchase. For a complete list of improvements, see ( Russell Kohn Chaparral Software & Consulting Services, Inc. 310.260.1700 Brushfire - Blazing Fast FileMaker Script Analysis
Apr 22
Micono RbTIFFLib
Hi, Micono RbTIFFLib (PPC, Carbon, Windows) is REALbasic plugin for reading/writing a TIFF without Quicktime. #can not read/write LZW compressed tiff ( Micono RbJPEGLib (PPC, Carbon, Windows) is REALbasic plugin for reading/writing a JPEG (file/picture/data on memory) without Quicktime. Micono RbJPEGLib referred to Mr. Dair Grant's "LoadSaveJPEG", and added the function to handle JPEG data on a memory with Mr. Shigematsu's cooperation. Micono PCX (PPC, Carbon, Windows) is REALbasic plugin for reading/writing a PCX without Quicktime. You can get the plugins at: -- Michio Ono Ph.D. Department of Anatomy, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine. 3-9, Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236, Japan
Apr 22
MacAppProcess 1.0.2
MacAppProcess is a plug-in that extends the Application class in a number of useful ways, with properties to get the app's FolderItem, MacCreator, and Name, and with a method to send the app to the front. It can also tell you if your app is running under Mac OS X or Classic emulation. Verson 1.0.2 adds support for bundled applications. App.CarbonParentBundle as FolderItem: Get a reference to your app's containing bundle. App.CarbonBundleResource("") as FolderItem: Easy access to any file in the bundle's Resources folder. App.CarbonBundleResourcesFolder as FolderItem: Get a reference to the bundle's Resources folder. App.CarbonRegisterHelp: Register your bundle's HelpBook with the system. Compatible with all REALbasic platforms. Download it here: ( Read the documentation, including useage restrictions, here: ( Enjoy! Paul Mitchum
Apr 22
Figleaf 1.8
Figleaf 1.8 announced Figleaf is the solution for quickly generating and printing inlets/covers and backcovers for Audio CDs. Figleaf reads the tracklist from mp3 folders or from the CD Remote Database[1]. For emusic albums it will automatically get the cover from emusic, otherwise it will search Google or other searchsites for the cover. What does Figleaf do? * Generates the title and playing time for each track * Retrieves Albumtitle and Artist (if possible) * Retrieves the Coverimage from or through a Web Search (Google) * Generates an Inlet and a back cover for standard CD jewel cases * Figleaf automatically sizes the Font to fit the full tracklist.[2] * Prints Artist and Album on the frontcover, or image only * Optionally prints Cropmarks and Borders * You can add Notes, and have Figleaf calculate the total playing time What doesn't Figleaf do? * Does NOT print to CD Inlet stationery like Avery or Zweckform. Plain Paper and scissors only Figleaf is...
Apr 20
acgi dispatcher for Mac OS X
"James Sentman announces the release of acgi dispatcher 1.0 for Mac OS X." Richmond, VA - April 19th, 2002. Acgi dispatcher allows you to write cgi programs in AppleScript that can be run with the Apache web server that is built in to Mac OS X. This has been a much used feature of the classic Mac OS for many years. By giving us Apache as the new personal web sharing Apple gave us an enterprise level server, but took away the ability to code for it in Apple Script. Acgi dispatcher provides an easy to configure interface between the unix layer and Apple Script. In addition to providing the "on handle cgi request" handler for regular acgi Apple Scripts, acgi dispatcher also supports applications that need to be called via the "Launch At Suffix" mapping which is used by pre-processors. Acgi dispatcher will happily send these events to programs running either as Mac OS X applications or applications running in the classic environment. Applications running multi-threaded via the "send...
Apr 19
Griffin releases versions 1.1 PowerMate software for Mac OS X
Griffin releases versions 1.1 PowerMate software for Mac OS X Nashville, TN - April 18, 2002. Griffin Technology, Inc. has released Version 1.1 of the PowerMate software for OS X. This software is free and available immediately for download. Version 1.1 quickly addresses new compatibility issues brought about with the recent release of Apple's OS X 10.1.4. This free upgrade also adds multiple functionality and feature improvements of the Griffin PowerMate - USB multimedia controller. PowerMate Software version 1.1 for OS X adds several new "mouse" and "scroll" functions to the selectable computer actions. This allows you to add scrolling functionality to an application - even if a key command doesn't exist for this function. Version 1.1 also adds an adjustable Sensitivity slide bar allowing independent sensitivity settings in each and every unique Application Setting you've programmed your PowerMate to have. The feature most requested - and now included in PowerMate Software Version 1...
Apr 19
Monkeybread REALbasic Plugin Collection 2.4
Monkeybread Software Germany releases version 2.4 of their REALbasic Plugin Collection. This plugin adds around 500 functions, methods and classes to REALbasic. Growed over the last two years this plugin covers this main features: * Compression and Decompression of data and pictures including JPEG files without the need of QuickTime. * VideoForWindows class to play movies on Windows 95 and newer without QuickTime. * Filemapping * Resolution changing from Realbasic including fading. * Monitoring of Events inside your application. * Access to special folders. * Serial Port with up to 230 kBit/s. * CRC calculation * Several Hardware Information functions and access to the Name Registry. (including drive serial number for hard disks) * Extending REALbasic's internal classes like Movie, Movieplayer, Memoryblock, Picture and Application. * A process class to list the running applications. * Classes to access the Windows Registry for loading and storing preferences. * Access...
Apr 19
Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.5 for FileMaker Pro 5.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Troi Automatisering releases Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.5 for FileMaker Pro 5.5 New Plug-in lets you record pictures and movies directly with FileMaker Pro databases. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, April 18th, 2002--Troi Automatisering today announced the release of Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.5, for FileMaker Pro 4.0 through 5.5. What is Troi Grabber Plug-in? Troi Grabber Plug-in 1.5 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 database - record a movie from a video input source for a specified number of seconds or until the mouse is clicked and save the movie to a...
Apr 18
JChecker 3.0.2: HTML Source code Editor with HTML Checker
HTML Source code Editor with HTML Checker JChecker3.0 Rev3.0.2 File Size 5.0MB Release date: 04.19.2002 shareware: US$36 Company URL: Product URL: Download: For Classic OS: For Mac OS X: Description: JChecker3.0 is not only an HTML checker but has been reborn as a powerful HTML source code editor supporting both the Mac OS Classic and OS X environment. As an HTML checker, JChecker3.0 supports 16 HTML/XHTML validation dictionaries, auto-generation for DTD dictionaries, auto HTML error correction, powerful link checking including sub linked pages, and much more. As a text editor, it inherits powerful editing functions from its brother Jedit, including regular expression search, AppleScriptability, and enhanced macro functions. It also supports many original...
Apr 17
XLR8 Releases InterView 2.0, First USB Analog Video Capture for X
XLR8 Releases InterView 2.0 with OS X Support. =2E.the First Macintosh USB Analog Video Capture product for OS X=8A Atlanta, Georgia, April 16th, 2002: XLR8, a leading manufacturer of Macintosh upgrades and expansion products, today announced the shipping of InterView 2.0 with OS X support. Finally, users of OS X can capture analog video through their USB port directly from any standard video source without rebooting into OS 9. InterView, the leader in video capture over USB, is now the first solution for users of OS X. Interview offers the ability to capture video and output quality small files that can be imported into iMovietm or captured by Final Cut Protm and BTV Protm as well as future versions of many leading Mac applications. And it's available now at the special introductory price of only $89.95 USD. "InterView has always been a tremendous value. With Strata Video Shoptm 4.5, an included upgrade to Quicktime Protm, EchoFX's OS X drivers and InterView Capturetm - it's...
Apr 17
IPNetMonitor 1.0 for OS X
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUSTAINABLE SOFTWORKS RELEASES IPNETMONITORX 1.0 CUMBERLAND, R.I.- Sustainable Softworks, developers of award-winning Mac networking and security software, has released version 1.0 of IPNetMonitorX, its popular set of network diagnostic tools, now native for Mac OS X. IPNetMonitorX v1.0 improves on the Network Utility included in Mac OS X with new implementations that are more responsive, intuitive, and visually easier to work with, as well as perform functions that could not be performed by the corresponding unix tools. Verions 1.0 adds the much-requested Monitor tool to IPNetMonitorX. The tool graphically displays transmitted and received data. Users can open multiple windows to monitor more than one interface at a time, with the bsd name of the interface displayed in the title while monitoring. The Monitor window can be opened by default when the application is launched and viewed in a miniaturized Dock window. In addition, Sustainable Softworks' Peter Sichel...
Apr 17
Coderus Limited Unveils "MacDX" for Mac OS X
Coderus Limited Unveils "MacDX" for Mac OS X "The DirectX API comes to Mac OS X" Great Britain (March 21st 2002) Coderus Ltd today announced MacDX for Mac OS X. This product will change the way Software Houses, Publishers and Mac OS Porting Houses bring Direct-X based products to the Mac OS Platform. "The MacDX for Mac OS allows you to bring Direct-X orientated products to the Mac OS platform without the need to re-develop the product. As the DirectX interface is one of the most popular interfaces with a vast amount of information and published documentation, why spend resources on bringing your product to Mac OS when your team can be developing new features or that next killer product" said Mark Thomas, CEO/Technical Director of Coderus Ltd. The MacDX API has the following features * Fully Supports the DirectX interfaces the same as those Microsoft versions. * Supports Mac OS X and Classic environments natively. * ATI & Nvidia 3D Video cards support. * Support C/C++ interfaces...
Apr 17
Pooch 1.2 Extends Its Support
Pooch Extends Its Support "Plug and Play" Parallel Computing Extends Support of MPIs and Programming Environments Huntington Beach, California, USA - April 17, 2002 - Dauger Research, Inc., announces shipment of version 1.2 of Pooch, the Parallel OperatiOn and Control Heuristic application. The latest update introduces support for multiple implementations of MPI and executables written in a wide array of programming environments. This IEEE "most innovative" award-winning cluster management software can now team with three distinct MPI implementations: * MacMPI_X - the time-tested message-passing interface for Mac clusters; * mpich - an open-source MPI commonly used on Linux-based clusters; and * MPI-Pro - an MPI commercially supported by MPI Software Technology, Inc. Today, all three MPIs can run with your parallel code and Pooch on Mac OS X. Pooch is designed to combine powerful, numerically-intensive parallel-computing clusters with the famed ease-of-use of the Macintosh. It...
Apr 17
XEALbc 1.0
The La Jolla Underground is pleased to announce XEALbc 1.0, a calculator utility for Mac OS X that goes beyond simple emulation of a pocket calculator. Sporting a text-editor type interface with multiple, savable document windows, you can type in whatever complex equations you desire, and quickly edit what you have already typed. This is a front-end to the powerful bc command line tool on Mac OS X, which implements an arbitrary precision numeric processing language. XEALbc features multiple input and output bases (2 to 16 for input, 2 to 2,147,483,647 for output), arbitrary precision operations (scale from 0 to 2,147,483,647), function declarations (may be recursive) and much more. If the C/C++ preprocessor is installed (included with Apple's developer tools), you can use it to handle #define and #include statements for creating constant values and entire math libraries (some samples included). (font color="#000000") (font color="#000000") (font color="#000000")XEALbc is free and can...
Apr 17
Big Nerd Ranch Launches Extreme Mentoring On-Site Training
Big Nerd Ranch Launches Extreme Mentoring On-Site Training FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlanta, GA - April 17, 2002 - The Big Nerd Ranch Announces its New Extreme Mentoring On-Site Training Program. Big Nerd Ranch is now offering Cocoa training and Extreme Mentoring to organizations seeking on-site classes for their future Cocoa development teams. One week of intensive on-site training is followed by one week of on-site mentoring when your team is ready to begin development. Traditional training provides the knowledge your team needs in order to build applications in OS X. Building applications brings up new questions, and practical experience introduces problems that couldn't have been predicted during class. As with all learning, material that isn't immediately used is often forgotten. Extreme Mentoring reintroduces you to what you've forgotten, and allows your team to move forward quickly and efficiently. When your organization schedules a week of Big Nerd Ranch training, Aaron Hillegass...
Apr 17
Power On Beefs Up Security With New On Guard for Macintosh
Power On Beefs Up Security With New On Guard for Macintosh Anti-tampering Software Gains Enhanced Synergy with Third Party Products New Albany, Ohio - April 18, 2002 -- Power On Software today announced the release of On Guard for Macintosh version 3.4, an update to its industry-leading security and computer access management software. On Guard is a powerful cross-platform anti-tampering product that protects valuable computer files and folders from unauthorized access or unwanted changes. It is ideally suited for environments such as schools and workgroups, where a computer is accessible by others, including situations where a single computer may be shared by more than one user. On Guard permits each computer to be customized for multiple users so that each user's access is limited to those files and folders that are needed for that user to perform specific functions. Nonessential areas may be totally eliminated from access. Highlights of the new release include: * The addition of...
Apr 16
F-Script 1.2 For Mac OS X
For immediate Release. Contact: Philippe Mougin, - April 16, 2002. PHILIPPE MOUGIN ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF F-SCRIPT 1.2 FOR MAC OS X. F-Script is an open-source interactive and scripting environment designed to leverage the unique capabilities of Mac OS X. F-Script version 1.2 comes full of new goodies, including support for Mac OS X distributed object system, a powerful completion mechanism, an experimental graphical Key-Value browser, and more... This version makes even easier for both beginners and experts to interactively explore test and use Cocoa-based objects and frameworks. ABOUT F-SCRIPT: F-Script is based on Smalltalk syntax and concepts, but instead of using Smalltalk's object model and frameworks, it uses the Cocoa object model and Cocoa frameworks. F-Script provides interactive and scripting access to Cocoa objects. F-Script also introduces a brand new model for high level object oriented programming (including sophisticated object...
Apr 16
4D v6.8 Native on Mac OS X and Windows XP
4D v6.8 Native on Mac OS X and Windows XP -- Next Generation Development Tools Boast Migration with No Code Modification; FREE* for v6.7 Owners, Available 4.17.02-- SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2002 -- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced 4D v6.8 with support for Mac(R) OS X and Windows(R) XP. 4D v6.8 is a free upgrade for all currently registered 4D v6.7 developers and for developers who purchase and register 4D v6.7 by April 30, 2002. 4D v6.8 will be available for download on Wednesday, April 17, 2002, directly from ( The new 4D v6.8 allows current customers to migrate their 4D applications without modifying any underlying code, includes an integrated TCP/IP network component, new contextual menu interface, and more. "4D v6.8 protects the investment of 4D developers, takes advantage of the technology advances in these new operating systems, and has some great new features to enhance your...
Apr 16
PTF's DOSSIER series is now up to 14 volumes
From: Rich Morin ( Subject: PTF's DOSSIER series is now up to 14 volumes Prime Time Freeware's DOSSIER series ( now offers 14 volumes on topics related to Free and Open Source software: * C, etc.: Essential Tools * Email: Exim 3, Mail and Sendmail * File Systems: FreeBSD, RedHat * Kernel: FreeBSD * PostgreSQL: Programming and Development, Reference Manual, Use and Administration * Python: Library Reference, Miscellanea * Security: Local System, Remote Access * Text Processing: Essential Tools DOSSIER volumes provide convenient access to Open Source documentation. For more information on DOSSIER, visit
Apr 16
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.5
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.5 Powerful Object Oriented Software for Technical Support FREMONT, CA - April 15, 2002 - MacsDesign Studio today released Web Help Desk 5.5, 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, Web Help Desk 5.5 offers an intuitive web interface and an excellent feature set for both end users and support technicians. This latest update includes: * Customizable, dynamic PDF Asset report creation * Detailed Job Ticket download in PDF * LDAP option for authentication and lookup of Client data * Department option for Clients, Assets and Job Tickets * Additional Asset fields and expanded Asset search options * New graphic reporting by Department and Problem Type * New preference to enable Asset number editing Next Generation Web Application Unlike scripted web applications based...
Apr 15
Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple's Worldwide Developers...
Steve Jobs to Kick Off Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2002 CUPERTINO, California-April 15, 2002-Apple=AE today announced that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will kick off its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) with a keynote on Monday, May 6, 2002, beginning at 10:00 a.m. "With Mac OS X taking center stage, it's a very exciting time to be a Mac developer," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "To get our developers even more excited, we'll be giving them a sneak peek at the next release of Mac OS X, code named Jaguar." The five-day event, which runs from May 6-10 at the San Jose Convention Center, will feature more than 120 scheduled in-depth technical sessions on Mac=AE OS X, Apple's next generation operating system. Other Activities at Apple's WWDC 2002 include: * technical sessions covering topics such as Cocoa=AE, Carbon=81, Java, Darw= in, Digital Media, QuickTime=AE, WebObjects=AE and Networking & Server; * hands-on labs to get the latest information on Mac OS X directly from...
Apr 13
CURLHandle 1.5 released
For Cocoa developers that need to do URL access and is finding limitations with NSURLHandle, you might want to check out CURLHandle, available at: ( This is a public domain Cocoa class that subclasses NSURLHandle and wraps around "curl". It can be used for HTTP PUT, GET, and POST, and also ftp and really anything else the curl handles. It also knows about HTTP proxies, something lacking in NSURLHandle. CURLHandle is the technology under the hood in Watson (, and is now being used by a number of other developers for URL data transport. This 1.5 release is significant in that it contains new functionality used in Watson 1.5, new functionality submitted by other contributors, and that it is now packaged as a Framework, making it easier to integrate into your own project. Interested in learning more about CURLHandle? Check out the latest issue of MacTech magazine..... --------------- Release notes for this version: * This...
Apr 13
Optigold ISP 2.9.7
Optigold ISP 2.9.7 for Windows, Macintosh, Mac OS X and Linux was released on 04/12/2002. 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: 2.9.7 adds new web functionality, credit card processing through Iongate, new company email manager functions and some other miscellaneous items. All new features in this version are listed in the revision log: Optigold ISP Revision Log ------------------------- Completed On 4/11/02 Credit Card CVV Number support added for ISP management processed credit cards List of restricted headers in the company email manager increased from 10 to 50 New company email manager preference - Send Response To Sender Of Unlinked Thread New company email manager preference - Unlinked Threads Assigned To Accounts receivable...
Apr 13
FileMaker Developer Conference 2002 Set for August 12-15
FileMaker Developer Conference 2002 Set for August 12-15 Integration, Data Connectivity and XML Highlight Conference Agenda SANTA CLARA, CA - April 10, 2002 - "Information, Integration and Innovation" is the theme of the FileMaker Developer Conference 2002, to be held August 12-15 at the Desert Springs Marriott Resort & Spa, in Palm Desert, California, FileMaker announced today. Expected to draw a record number of corporate and independent FileMaker database developers from more than 25 countries, the conference will cover a range of issues on FileMaker's emerging standards -- including XML, web services, SQL and JDBC -- for easy, low-cost integration with other workgroups, enterprise data and applications. "This year's Developer Conference is an absolute-must for corporate and independent FileMaker developers," said Dominique Goupil, president of FileMaker, Inc. Among the many experts and solutions, developers speaking at the conference will be keynote speaker Ron Schmelzer,...
Apr 13
Will Cosgrove Releases REALbasic plugin for Speech Recognition
Will Cosgrove is pleased to announce his latest REALbasic plugin which allows REALbasic to use Speech Recognition. It doesn't do anything fancy like paths and multiple language models, but it's really easy to use and should cover most users demands. His plug-in works with Speech Manager 1.5 or higher in PPC and Carbon applications. A couple highlights of this plug-in are: - It uses all the speech feedback methods to allow you to customize your speech responses. - It allows you to install speech help in the Speech Command window under Mac OS X which, up to this point, is an undocumented feature. You can download it at: Registration is a whopping $5 simply to fund continued development of it and other REALbasic classes and plug-ins. Enjoy! Cheers, Will C.
Apr 12
PocketBackup 1.0
POCKET SOFTWARE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SANDIA PARK, New Mexico -- April 12, 2002 -- PocketBackup 1.0 has been released and is available for download. PocketBackup is an easy to use, reliable, and affordable personal backup system. PocketBackup has the following features: * Simple three step backup process. One, select files to backup. Two, select a backup destination drive. Three, click on the "Backup" button. * Backups are saved to Mac standard disk images (dmg) or burned to standard CDs. * Auto mounting of AppleTalk and Network Drives. * Timed backups. * Records and tracks previously made backups. * Affordable. PocketBackup only costs $20.00 (US). A free 30-day trial version of PocketBackup can be downloaded at:
Apr 09
Bains Software Releases New Versions of MacDICT and SnapperHead
Navdeep Bains of Bains Software has released an OS X version of MacDICT, his popular dictionary program, and a new version of StimpSoft's SnapperHead. MacDICT X 2.2: MacDICT lets you access a growing number of databases, including Websters Dictionary, for free! Other databases include the US Gazetter, Free Online Dictionary of Computing, WordNet, Jargon File, and the CIA World Factbook Changes: * An OS X version! Finally! * Removed the Welcome window in the X version, it just didn't feel right Info: SnapperHead 4.5.2: SnapperHead is a handy little app that sends screenshots to people who enter your IP address into a web browser. Simply launch SnapperHead, then send a friend your IP address (it is shown on the SnapperHead window under "Snaps Served"). When they type that Internet address into the location field of a web browser (you know, where you usually type in ""), they will be sent, as an image in their browser, a picture of your...
Apr 09
BitVice MPEG2 video encoder: Professional Decoding, Consumer...
For Immediate Release. The one professional MPEG2 software encoder at a consumer price. Innobits releases the BitVice MPEG2 video encoder. The high-end encoder that is friendly to your inevitable quality versus bit-budget trade-off. Stuff more MPEG2 video onto each DVD disk, at broadcast quality! "We have been waiting for many years now, that somebody would provide the kind of MPEG2 software we would buy ourselves. That didn't happen so we felt that it was high time to make an effort and finally bring broadcast quality video to the masses." says Roger Andersson co-founder of Innobits. BitVice is a Mac-first software product. Innobits decided this because Apple Computer Inc already delivers DVD disk burners with many new Macintosh models. The aggressive price model makes BitVice affordable for literally any video interested user with a DVD disk burner. Support for other platforms will follow. You are encouraged to use your own eyes to compare the results of the BitVice MPEG2 Encoder to...
Apr 09
Trinfinity Releases Time Track 1.1 For Macintosh And Windows
TRINFINITY SOFTWARE RELEASES TIME TRACK 1.1 FOR MACINTOSH AND WINDOWS For immediate release. NEW YORK, N.Y. - - March 9, 2002 - - Trinfinity Software released today an update to Time Track - it's popular "time tracking" software previously released for Macintosh. Time Track is now also available for Windows. Previously, Time Track only supported the Standard U.S. date and time format. Time Track 1.1 supports all date and time formats and the log files are now compatible across platforms. Time Track costs $24.95 for a single user license. Time Track 1.1 for Macintosh is a free upgrade to all registered Time Track for Macintosh users. New users can download and evaluate Time Track 1.1 for 30 days. Time Track 1.1 is available for the following platforms: * Macintosh PowerPC * Macintosh Carbon for MacOS X * Windows 32-Bit * Coming soon to PalmOS Time Track 1.1 is available for download at: For further information, please contact: Eileen...
Apr 09
Runtime Ships Revolution 1.1.1, New Pricing
RUNTIME SHIPS REVOLUTION 1.1.1 FOR MAC OS, OS X, WINDOWS, LINUX AND UNIX New pricing targets enterprise organizations, small businesses, and educators Edinburgh, Scotland. 5 April 2002 - Runtime Revolution today announced the release of version 1.1.1 of Revolution, the leading choice for cross-platform software development for Mac OS, OS X, Unix, Linux, and Windows. Since its launch in July of last year, Revolution has joined the ranks of leading developer tools. Runtime Revolution's ongoing commitment to developers at all levels prompts new, lower-cost options for students, teachers, and small businesses, in addition to enhanced support for enterprise-level developers. Revolution's powerful programming language, easy-to-use interface builder, and built-in Internet, multimedia and database access all combine to make it the tool of choice for writing cross-platform software. Among available RAD tools, Revolution stands alone in enabling developers to write a single application that...
Apr 09
Iceblink Software Releases [info]Batcher Classic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [info]Batcher Classic Software for Manipulating Attributes of Large Numbers of Files Quickly and Simultaneously. The product changes file Type and Creator codes as well as dozens of other attributes quickly and easily. FOR EVALUATION COPY: Web site: Direct Download: Serial Number: Please see the attachment for press evaluation serial number. HELSINKI, FINLAND - 9.4.2002 - Iceblink Software has introduced a new, time saving tool for professionals and home users who need to handle large numbers of files. [info]Batcher can scan through folders and subfolders and apply changes to the files, saving the user from having to change the file attributes manually. [info]Batcher can change attributes including file Type/Creator, Visibility, Locked status, Label, Comment as well as many others. It can also erase Custom Icons and Rename files in sequential manner. These changes cal be applied to...
Apr 09
PC-Mac-Net FileShare v1.5 Streamlines File Transfers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PC-Mac-Net FileShare v1.5 streamlines file transfers over LAN or Internet with automatic cross-platform file renaming and drag and drop functionality ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA -- April 9, 2002 -- Lava Software is now shipping PC-Mac-Net FileShare v1.5, 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 reliably transferred. This new version makes it much easier to transfer large numbers of files between PCs and Macs quickly and efficiently, whilst correctly retaining file name extensions and types/creators. Files transferred from a Windows PC to a Macintosh have their type/creator set automatically, based on the PC file name extension. Files transferred from a Macintosh to a Windows PC have their PC file name extension added automatically, based on the Macintosh...
Apr 09
VideoClix 2.0: Building in Interactive Objects
Las Vegas, NAB (April 09, 2002) eline Technologies has released VideoClix 2.0, a major upgrade to its next generation interactive video authoring software for Mac OS and OS X. VideoClix is an innovative and progressive application enabling content producers to build interactive -Objects- into their video content. This system allows viewers to get feedback by clicking on actual objects in the video. VideoClix can be used for educational, commercial and military purposes (i.e. product sales, vote registration, computer based training, viewer behavior tracking, kiosks, simulations, distance learning and more) Added features in VideoClix 2.0 include new click, rollover and time triggered Actions, messaging for third party application support (Flash, iShell, LS Pro...), HTML independent interactivity, faster Object tracking, canned effects, full OS X and MPEG support and all around UI improvements. VideoClix is the easiest and most cost effective tool for creating entertaining and engaging...
Apr 09
Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.2: Offers Backup and New Palm...
New Version of Now Up-to-Date & Contact Arrives Version 4.2 Offers Native Mac OS X Support for Palm Computing Devices and New Backup Capabilities Columbus, Ohio -- April 8, 2002 -- Power On Software, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of a new release of Now Up-to-Date & Contact. Version 4.2 of the top-selling Macintosh scheduler and contact manager for individuals and workgroups offers native Mac OS X support for Palm Computing=AE handheld devices. It also adds a new backup utility that allows users to recover previous versions of their data in the event they wish to undo synchronization sessions between their handheld device and their Macintosh. Other features included in this release are: the addition of the new NowPak for iPod module that permits contacts created in Now Contact to be loaded into Apple's new iPod devices, a new holiday file that adds support for a number of European holidays, and an installer that has been created exclusively Mac OS X users. "...
Apr 09
Freakin' Magic for FileMaker Pro: Accelerate your 4D WebSTAR
4/8/2002 Palo Alto, CA Attention Macintosh Webmasters! Accelerate your 4D WebSTAR server with FileMaker Pro 100% - 200%, guaranteed!!! Do you use FileMaker Pro as a backend database for your 4D WebSTAR server? If yes, are you tired of less than satisfactory performance serving dynamic web pages to visitors? For better speed do you now use two computers for WebSTAR and FileMaker Pro when you would rather use just one computer? Like a miracle, Freakin' Magic is a Mac OS System Extension that accelerates the performance of WebSTAR 3.x/4.x and FileMaker Pro 4.x/5.x a minimum of 100% to 200%, guaranteed! Warning! You may be "Blown Away" by your web server's accelerated speed after installing Freakin' Magic. Installation takes just 5 minutes to run the Freakin' Magic installer, optionally setup the included Startup AppleScript for FileMaker Pro, and restart the server computer. In just 5 minutes you can ACCELERATE your web server a minimum of 100%. Double or...
Apr 09
Sambucus v2.0.0: Time Management Application
Logiciels Malus Softwares releases the much-anticipated Sambucus v2.0.0 Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - April 8th, 2002 Malus Softwares released today Sambucus 2.0.0, the multi-tasks time-management application for the Macintosh. This new version is a major rewrite of version 1, integrating many users requests: - Contact Information per project; - Notes can now be attached to both projects ans tasks; - "Description" field for projects, tasks and time stamps allows the user to describe the object for reporting purposes; - Tasks can now have their own hourly rate; - Activation files allow the user quickly start or stop time stamps by dragging files to the application or timer window; - Complete importing / exporting feature - Flexible reporting module: Sambucus comes equipped with 6 basic reports but the user can customize them or create brand new ones with the XML report programming language! - Task Sets: you can now define sets of tasks to create automatically when you create a new project...
Apr 09
Snard v1.0 Released
Gideon Softworks, Inc. announces the release of Snard v1.0. Snard is a launcher that can be used as a system menu or from the dock. Snard can also : open applications as the administrator, help organize your work cycle throught the use of Snard worksets, and give you quick access to all your system preferences. New in this release : Snard Dockling Replacement, Hide Extensions Preference, support for configuring what application is opened when Find... is selected and much more. Go here : ( read the user comments and download a copy for yourself. You won't regret it. Snard Home Page : ( Contact Gideon Softworks, Inc. ( for details.
Apr 09
Radio Poster 1.0
The La Jolla Underground is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Radio Poster 1.0. Radio Poster posts messages to a Radio weblog (Radio is a product of UserLand Software; see for details). To post a message simply create a new window, fill in the server information, compose the message, and send it. A substitution glossary makes it easy to add links to a message. Just drag a link to the glossary field of a message, name the link, and then refer to the link in a message with the name enclosed in double-quotes. Radio Poster automatically performs the link substitution when posting the message. There is also a persistent global glossary that is shared among all messages. Radio Poster supports message drafts and message editing. Before a message is posted, it can be saved for later editing and posting. After a message is posted, it can be saved, edited, and reposted. Radio Poster can be found at: Please send any...
Apr 09
JTRANSIT v2.0 deploys ColdFusion applications to Mac OS X
Unique Java-based Software Saves Developers Money, Time JTRANSIT v2.0 deploys ColdFusion applications to J2EE SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JTransit, Inc. today announced the early availability of JTransit version 2, the only software that enables integrated deployment of ColdFusion(R) applications with JSP, EJB, Java Servlets, other J2EE technologies and Witango/Tango 2000 based web applications. JTransit's innovative Java-based products provide an efficient and cost-effective way to migrate ColdFusion or Tango application code to any J2EE-compliant application server, such as BEA's WebLogic or IBM's WebSphere. With JTransit, developers are no longer restricted to using proprietary application servers with limited platform support. JTransit technology allows customers to leverage current assets for J2EE deployment to virtually any platform and existing resources for continued development of pure java applications. "JTransit makes it possible for us to offer our customers the best of both...
Apr 09
Aladdin Ships Secure Delete- The Digital Document Shredder!
ALADDIN SHIPS SECURE DELETE- THE DIGITAL DOCUMENT SHREDDER! Completely Remove Unwanted Confidential Files With Secure Delete Watsonville, CA-April 9, 2002 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), today shipped Secure Delete(tm), a data deletion tool for the Macintosh that completely and permanently erases selected files by overwriting them. Secure Delete is available for download at: ( Secure Delete is a Macintosh application designed to help remove any file by using Drag & Drop. This is especially helpful when dealing with confidential files. Secure Delete overwrites the section of the hard drive that contained that file. Once a file has been deleted with Secure Delete it will not be recovered. "Simply throwing a file in the Trash doesn't ensure that a file can't be retrieved again by someone going through your computer," said Pauline Shumake, product manager. "It's important to...
Apr 09
Mac OS X Application allows Scripted Control of FrontBase...
Mac OS X Application allows Easily Scripted Control of FrontBase=81 DataBase Los Angeles, March 12, 2002: FrontBase, Inc. is proud to announce FBScriptAgent, a new application running under Mac OS X that would provide scriptable control to their best-in-class database software, FrontBase=81 Relational Database Server 3.5. Utilizing AppleScript, Apple Computer's built-in scripting language in the Mac OS X operating system, FBScriptAgent is offered at no additional charge as an enhancement to the FrontBase product. "We see the functionality of FBScriptAgent is a breakthrough for Mac OS X and AppleScript.", says Kevin Doyle, President of FrontBase, Inc. "FrontBase is 100% committed to serving the enterprise growth of Mac OS X. We see Steve Jobs' "digital hub" strategy as benefiting greatly from having an enterprise-level database engine easily accessible to any Mac OS X user or application that talks AppleScript. FBScriptAgent offers Mac OS X users and developers heretofore unheard of...
Apr 09
FileMaker Units Top 7.5 Million
FileMaker Units Top 7.5 Million FileMaker 5.5 database software line units surpass 750,000 in less than a year SANTA CLARA, CA - April 8, 2002 - Shipments of FileMaker database software have surpassed 7.5 million units, FileMaker said today. Shipments of the current FileMaker 5.5 product line, introduced in May 2001, have topped 750,000. Superior ease of use, support for industry standards such as XML and ODBC, and powerful developer features have made FileMaker the increasingly popular platform for workgroup database solutions. Workgroups of all sizes - from departments in the enterprise to entire small businesses - use FileMaker to rapidly create and share databases. "Today IT departments are doing more with less. FileMaker is part of the answer, enabling workgroups to share and manage data and increase productivity, without demanding lots of IT cycles," said Dominique Goupil, president of FileMaker. The FileMaker 5.5 line runs on more devices and platforms than ever, to support...
Apr 05
Dragon Burn: New CD-Recording Software for Mac
PRESS RELEASE NETWORK (font color=3D"#0000FF")(u) (font color=3D"#0000FF")(u)(/u) NTI Releases Dragon Burn, Its New CD-Recording Software for Mac. Dragon Burn becomes the easy-to-use alternative for those who want to get the most out of their CD-RW drive on Mac. Irvine, California - 5 April, 2002 (PRN): NewTech Infosystems, Inc. (NTI), developer of the award winning CD-burning and backup software for Windows, has entered into the Mac market with Dragon Burn. Dragon Burn Version 1, NTI=92s initial offering for the Mac OS platform, offers Mac OS 9 users all of the essential CD-burning functions, such as CD copy, data and audio mastering, and advanced CD formats, all wrapped within an integrated, streamlined and very user-friendly Graphical User Interface. =93With the public release of Dragon Burn for Mac, NTI extends its excellent track record of delivering extremely user-friendly, reliable and innovative CD burning software to the main-stream...

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