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Dec 03
KnowledgeMiner 4.0
--| KnowledgeMiner E-News | December, 2001 |----------------------------- IN THIS ISSUE - Script Software Announces the Release of KnowledgeMiner 4.0 - About KnowledgeMiner: Personal Data Mining Made Easy. - Why is KnowledgeMiner needed? - History - Book about Personal Data Mining and KnowledgeMiner - What KnowledgeMiner Users are Saying - Distributing KnowledgeMiner ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Script Software Announces the Release of KnowledgeMiner 4.0 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Cutting Edge Data Mining Technology Now Runs on the Mac and Windows. KnowledgeMiner can be downloaded from: and Version 4.0 features - extended AppleScript support (Mac) - first version that runs on Windows 98, 2000, and NT using Ardi's Executor Mac OS runtime environment (Windows) - workflow processing - importing data from databases or...
Dec 02
Online-Timer 1.0 Released
December 2, 2001 - Monkeybread Software Releases Online-Timer 1.0! Do you pay for the internet by the minute? Was your last telephone bill monstrous? Do you wish you could calculate how much that all that internet surfing will cost you? This and much more is possible with Online-Timer! It records every time you go online and for how long you were online. Then using the preset preferences it will calculate the cost of your online time. Additionally, you can set an online limit so that Online-Timer can tell you when your approaching your limit. Not only that, but Online-Timer is perfect for comparing Internet Providers and for keeping track of internet usage. =EF Export as Excel spreadsheets =EF Support for different currencies =EF A handy new Control Strip Module (Classic Only) =EF A simple and advanced display for viewing your internet usage history =EF Allows you to setup internet pricing per hour. Useful if pricing is different during different parts of the day. Download a free demo...
Dec 02
XRay 1.0b6 - powerful "Get Info" utility for Mac OS X
From: Rainer Brockerhoff ( Subject: [ANN] XRay 1.0b6 - powerful "Get Info" utility for Mac OS X Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Dec 1st, 2001 Rainer Brockerhoff announces the immediate availability of a new public beta of XRay, the File/Folder information utility for Mac OS X. XRay offers users a much more detailed view of files, folders, applications and volumes than Mac OS X's "Show Info" window does. Permissions can be changed without resorting to obscure terminal commands. Type, creator and extension can be examined and changed, and their effect on file-application binding is shown immediately. Types, creators and extensions can be selected from pop-up menus built from the system's own databases. XRay can be run from the Finder's Contextual menu, the Services menu or by dragging and dropping items onto the application's icon. Third-party developers can write plug-ins that further augment XRay's capabilities. Preview, Custom Icon and Hex Edit plug-ins are already in...
Dec 01
PodMaster 1000
PodMaster 1000 is a small iPod utility for viewing the songs on an iPod. Also displays some of the ID3 tag information, plays selected songs and can transfer them from the iPod to alternative media. This is most handy if you own computers in different locations. Can be found at Shareware application, $8 suggested donation to support this computer junkie.
Dec 01
ShredIt 4.9 Released
SHREDIT 4.9 RELEASED For immediate release Contact: Mireth Technology has released version 4.9 of ShredIt for Macintosh. A privacy utility, ShredIt is the electronic document shredder for Macintosh that securely deletes files, folders and disk free space. Throwing a file in the trash does not remove the file contents from the hard disk - it just removes the file name from the directory, leaving the data intact and vulnerable. What you threw away can be recovered by anyone with access to your computer - your roommate, a business associate, the thief who just emptied out your office. Don't risk throwing private and confidential data in the trash - securely delete it with ShredIt. New in this release is the Safe Place (TM) feature which allows you to protect important documents from accidental shredding. For example, you could move your child's homework into a Safe Place folder so that it could not be accidentally shredded. ShredIt - the eDocument shredder (TM)...
Dec 01
MicroOLAP Technologies Releases Direct Access Components Series
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MicroOLAP Technologies announced the next generation of Direct Access Components for MySQL, PostgreSQL and Sybase ASA MicroOLAP Technologies company has announce today the release of Direct Access Components (DAC) series, the libraries of native VCL components for direct access to MySQL, PostgreSQL and Sybase ASA database servers. MySQLDAC, PostgresDAC and ASADAC provide high performance direct access to appropriate servers from Borland Delphi/C++Builder applications. The main advantage of these DAC components sets is that it doesn't require BDE/ODBC on the client side. Using this feature you are able to build really thin client and easy distributable applications. Direct Access Components allow you to simplify distribution, administration and support of your applications and reduces system requirements. MySQLDAC, PostgresDAC and ASADAC are easier, more flexible, powerful and fast way of development database applications with DataBases and Borland Delphi/C++...
Nov 29
Master Key 2.0, More Options for Macintosh Manager Networks
Master Key 2.0 is now available, featuring a better OS X version, more options to take advantage of Macintosh Manager networks, better performance and a few refinements. Visit Direct download: Carbon (OS X): PowerPC: 68K: Changes in 2.0 All: New User Options subset of preferences that can optionally travel with user accounts in multiple-user environments All: New Remember last login option (for Macintosh Manager/Multiple Users) All: Better optimized the speed of the keyboard animation All: Automatic keyboard switching for OS X 10.0.2 and higher and for all non-AppleSriptable keyboard control panels in earlier Mac OS versions. All: Corrected some QWERTY drills that had keys outside of key vocabulary All: Corrected all situations for network operation if network volume has the same name as any other volume All: Fixed premature ending of longer...
Nov 29
Watson Released for Mac OS X - With Open Architecture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Watson Released for Mac OS X - With Open Architecture for developing new modules ALAMEDA, CA, USA, November 27, 2001 -- Today, Karelia Software released Watson (, an extendable application for Mac OS X that gives an "Aqua" user interface to a number of Internet-based services such as stock quotes, telephone lookup, and movie schedules. Watson functions much like Apple's Sherlock in that it bypasses the Web Browser for specific functionality. But instead of being a search engine, Watson connects to a handful of other useful services available on the Internet. "Watson came about because I found myself frequenting certain Web sites that are really applications rather than just content," said Dan Wood, creator of Watson. "Unfortunately, these Internet-based applications aren't particularly 'Mac-like.' The Web stole much of the great user experience from the Macintosh. Watson steals it back." Intended to complement the Web browser,...
Nov 29
digital.forest merges with Infoasis
digital.forest, a leading Internet hosting and co-location company based in Seattle, WA, is excited to announce the acquisition of the Internet business of Infoasis, a San Francisco Bay Area-based Macintosh-centric Internet Service Provider. Infoasis and digital.forest teamed up because the companies have identical cultures and similar histories, and roots firmly in the Macintosh community. Founded in 1994, digital.forest pioneered online hosting of FileMaker Pro databases, and has grown to be the largest Macintosh hosting and colocation facility on the Internet. digital.forest operates two state-of-the-art data centers, one in Seattle, WA, the other in Vancouver, BC. Infoasis, founded in 1992, began as a Macintosh consulting partnership and expanded into the Internet services and FileMaker database development businesses in response to evolving technology and customer demand. This merger will allow digital.forest to provide Infoasis's Internet customers with: * expanded support...
Nov 29
Acrux Releases iBuild Lite/Pro/Site/Developer 1.1
Acrux Software is pleased to announce iBuild Lite/Pro/Site/Developer version 1.1. iBuild is now a "carbonized" Macintosh application. Applications which you build with it are also carbonized. This means that they run natively under OS X and take full advantage of the "Aqua" user interface. But iBuild will also run under MacOS 8.6 - 9.2 where Carbon lib is installed. iBuild is a rich, powerful and easy-to-use multimedia authoring and presentation tool for the Apple Macintosh. It's a good alternative to both HyperCard and PowerPoint for interactive and human-led presentations. iBuild has a unique set of features for making educational courseware, computer based training, tests and quizzes, thus complementing Apple's renewed vigor in the educational market. But iBuild's versatility means that it can also be used for kiosks, interactive electronic magazines, slide shows and much more. iBuild stacks can be constructed from a selection of over 40 different types of "objects", many of which...
Nov 28
Carbon Events Plugin 2.0 for REALbasic
I'm pleased to announce Carbon Events Plugin 2.0. This version adds a bunch of good stuff, but at a price. I've decided to make it shareware ($10 US) simply because I was recently laid off, and need some-sort of income while I look for a job, hope you understand. New features of this version include: - Full Proxy icon support; including proxy icon dragging, window popup menu support, window FolderItem support and window modified support. - Standard Alert Sheet support, shows a standard alert as a sheet, completely configurable. - Ask Save Changes & Discard Changes sheet support. - Basic Put File sheet support. Show's a save dialog as a sheet. *That's all I'm going to add in this department because there are good plugins out that do Navigation Services stuff already. - The ability to set a Dock menu icon (only works if the icon is in your application bundle however). - The ability to check Dock menu items. Previous features include: - Toolbar button support - Scroll wheel...
Nov 28
Package Tracker 3.6
Good day, Intelli Innovations is pleased to announce Package Tracker 3.6, a new feature release to the first and only complete, multi-carrier package management software for the Macintosh platform. In this update, the United Parcel Service plug-in has been revised to display additional package information. United Parcel Service tracking now displays the specific location of a package, the path in which it has come so far, and the date/time of each checkpoint. To access this new information, click the Tracking Detail header in the QuickTrack window and select "Package Progress" from the menu. Additional changes include: QuickTrack and Tool Palette windows have been optimized for use on both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, including cosmetic improvements, new fonts, and faster tracking; several bug fixes and customer-requested changes. Home Page: Mac OS 9: Mac OS X:
Nov 28
Feelorium releases Textation 1.0.1: QuickTime text track editor
Feelorium has released Textation 1.0.1 today. Textation is an easy to use QuickTime text track editor. Users simply point, click and type the text needed to display, without the need to manipulate text descriptors manually and type time codes one by one. Textation even checks the validity of time codes while users input data. Textation also supports creations of Chapter Tracks and HREF Tracks. It is easy to create these types of tracks in seconds using Textation. Users can also preview the resulting movie on the same editing window by just clicking a switch. System Requirements - Mac OS X 10.1 What's New - Textation now handles double-byte text samples correctly. - Textation now displays multiple languages font menu correctly. - Name of new text track is numbered. - Textation will not disable preview automatically after user changes settings. Price: US$29 More Info: Download: Feelorium Limited info@...
Nov 28
Super Get Info 1.0.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Super Get Info 1.0.5 Now Available From Bare Bones Software Powerful File Info Utility for Mac OS X Bedford, MA -- November 27, 2001 -- Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of Super Get Info 1.0.5. Super Get Info is a file and folder info utility for Mac OS X, offering a powerful, flexible, well-designed alternative to the "Show Info" command provided by the Mac OS X Finder. New in version 1.0.5 is a preference setting to change the keyboard shortcut used to invoke Super Get Info from within the Finder. Optional modifier keys can be added to the keystroke to provide a wider range of shortcut options and avoid conflicts with other utilities that provide keyboard shortcuts in the Finder. Improvements to Super Get Info's "Empty Trash" capabilities include the ability to choose the command directly from the Super Get Info Dock menu, as well a new preference setting to specify whether Super Get Info presents a warning dialog...
Nov 27
OpenBase SQL 7.0.2 released, cross platform features available
OpenBase SQL 7.0.2 released; Powerful new database features now available on Sun Solaris 8, Linux, Windows, in addition to Mac OS X New options make upgrading easier and more affordable than ever CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA - NOVEMBER 27, 2001 - OpenBase International today released the newest version of its fault-tolerant and scalable high-performance SQL database -- OpenBase SQL 7.0.2 -- making it easier for developers on a broad range of platforms to design, build and deploy next-generation internet and client/server database applications. Now, in addition to the already-supported Mac OS X 10.1 and Mac OS X Server 10.1 platforms, developers on Sun Solaris 8, Linux, Microsoft Windows NT/2000 and Mac OS X Server 1.2 (for legacy applications) can take advantage of powerful new OpenBase SQL database features, such as: - Java stored procedures - Built-in credit card payment processing - Integrated e-mail automation - Support for ODBC - Database transactions - Multi-threaded server In...
Nov 27
Direction Finding Kit Available For 802.11b WLAN Receiver
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Direction Finding Kit Available For 802.11b WLAN Receiver METUCHEN, New Jersey. -- November 27, 2001 -- BVS now ships the Locust=81 2.4 GHz WLAN Tester with optional Direction Finding Antenna. Use Locust with Direction Finding Antenna to: * Track down unauthorized WLAN users in your area * Pinpoint sources of interference Locust=81 is a IEEE 802.11b wireless receiver with an internal 12-channel GP= S receiver designed specifically for sweeping and optimizing 2.4 GHz DSSS Local Area Networks (including Apple's Airport basestation) via drive-test analysis. New features include PEAK measurement for antenna alignment, SSID network identification, WEP Privacy Encryption detection and PER (Packet Error Rate) for details on rates of 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 Mbits/sec. Locust=81 tunes all 14 channels providing measurements in realtime and also logs data to removable 16MB Compact Flash card for further post processing analysis using a drive-test vehicle, GPS antenna and a laptop...
Nov 27
Berkeley Updates WLAN Receiver For 802.11b Networks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (font color=3D"#FF0000") Berkeley Updates WLAN Receiver For 802.11b Networks METUCHEN, New Jersey. -- November 27, 2001 -- BVS adds NEW features and Direction Finding Kit to the popular Grasshopper=81 2.4 GHz WLAN receiver! Use Grasshopper with Direction Finding Antenna to: * Track down unauthorized WLAN users in your area * Pinpoint sources of interference Grasshopper=81 is a handheld, wireless receiver that sweeps and optimizes all DSSS IEEE 802.11b WLANs (including Apple's Airport Basestation) by scanning all 14 channels and detecting narrow-band multipath interferences such as microwave ovens and frequency hopping systems. New features include PEAK for antenna alignment, SSID network identification, WEP Privacy Encryption detection and PER (Packet Error Rate) for details on rates of 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 Mbits/sec. (tt)<>(/tt) (tt)(/tt) (tt)Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc. Liberty Corporate Park 255 Liberty Street Metuchen, NJ 08840...
Nov 27
eMail Alert! 2.8.5
Good day, Intelli Innovations is pleased to release eMail Alert! 2.8.5, a new version of our popular e-mail notification software for the Mac. In this release, IMAP support was vastly improved -- rather than checking for the number of "recent" messages (which would often change as soon as the checker logged out) eMail Alert! now reports the number of unseen messages in the target mailbox. Additionally, a new option-click option has been added to expand/collapse eMail Alert!'s floating status window. Several bugs were fixed, including a bug we were unable to reproduce here, but was reported as fixed in beta. Home Page: Mac OS 9: Mac OS X: Release Notes: eMail Alert! is made with REALbasic ( Intelli Innovations, Inc. (
Nov 27
Baker Update Gets Peristent Article Queues
For Immediate Release Contact Mike Trivisonno - Kendall, Florida, (November 27, 2001) -- Baker Update Gets Peristent Article Queues Eridanus today released Baker 1.1. Baker is an OS X utility used to simplify the task of downloading files from Usenet newsgroups. Baker eliminates the hassle by automating much of the process. News in this release is the Persistent Article Queues. Baker documents now remember all the articles you have selected in all the newsgroups and on all the news servers you access. This lets you build queues for as many newsgroups as you like without having to worry about losing all your hard work because of something that disrupts your downloading activities. After you download the newsgroup overview, simply use the Queue Articles window to select the files you want to download. Then, the next time you click the Start button, Baker will automatically begin downloading the files. Baker 1.1 is a free upgrade to current owners. Unregistered...
Nov 27
Blugs List Management Engine 1.1
Subject: Blugs List Management Engine 1.1 Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 03:17:53 -0500 I am pleased to announce the availability of the Blugs List Management Engine 1.1, an alternative to the Mac OS List Manager and DataBrowser. Blugs offers C and Pascal interfaces to CodeWarrior and MPW static libraries. 68K, PowerPC, and Carbon are supported. The classic libraries are compatible back to System 7. This new 1.1 version features a number of useful API enhancements, chief among them being scroll bar widgets and a basic notification callback mechanism. And, like every other software product in the known universe, the new version sports significant improvements to OS X/Aqua compatibility. Finally, of course, we have the usual array of dead bugs. Download 1.1 at Blugs is available for reasonable per-product licensing, and is absolutely free for freeware projects. Thank you for your attention. Brian 'Moses' Hall Mac Developer and Linguist moseshall@mac....
Nov 27
XTension 3.7.4
November 27, 2001 Product update for XTension, home automation software for the Mac : Sand Hill Engineering has released version 3.7.4 of "XTension" the Mac-only home automation software. This latest version supports web control ! New verbs now support embedded HTML tags in served web pages, that let you control and monitor your home automation system from any web browser. Using Apple's PWS, QuidProQuo, or MacHTTP, and James Sentman's "X2Web" plug-in, you can now create web pages that include home conditions, weather, controls, and even web cams, more easily than ever before. The new web interface is specially interesting for those who have cashed in on the latest Audrey sell-off. These 'internet appliances" make great peripherals for XTension. There are several other new features and bug fixes. XTension is available in a free Lite version which incorporates all of the features of the full version, with only a limitation on the number of database units. (The Lite version works with...
Nov 26
IOGEAR brings USB 2.0 technology to KVM switch
High-speed peripheral sharing hits KVM platform for the first time ~ IOGEAR introduces KVM switch to enable users to share USB 2.0 devices ~ Irvine, CA - November 26, 2001 - Users can now conveniently switch between computers while sharing next generation USB peripherals. IOGEAR has launched its MiniView III USB 2.0 KVM Peripheral (KVMP) sharing switch, enabling users to take advantage of the increased speed of USB 2.0 devices. For the first time, users can control up to four computers, access two next generation USB peripherals from a single KVMP switch and daisy chain up to 127 operating systems. The new USB 2.0 technology offers transfer rates of 480 mbps, 40 times faster than original USB technology. "Users want the ability to take advantage of USB 2.0 technology whether through a direct connection, a hub or a switch," said Miranda Su, director of sales and marketing at IOGEAR, Inc. "IOGEAR offers a complete solution for the networking environment with the added ability to share...
Nov 26
VVI has released Vving for Mac OS X
PRESS RELEASE VVI Announces Availability Of Vving State College, PA USA, 26 November 2001: VVI today announced the availability of Vving for Mac OS X version 10.1. John Brilhart, Chief Technical Officer of VVI, makes this statement: "Vving is a well designed and precise application that measures and graphs network performance in real time. It provides an immediate solution with no learning curve, something everyone appreciates. It also demonstrates the high scalability of our OpenGraph programming framework. For example, Vving can display millions of points in realtime and show data ranging from seconds to years. Although Vving shows just a small portion of the OpenGraph features I think it is a good application to demonstrate OpenGraph. Starting today we are providing complimentary copies of Vving by order via the Internet for that purpose." John adds: "Vving is based on our OpenGraph framework. We've been working on a redesign of OpenGraph for two years now. OpenGraph was already...
Nov 26
Diffusion Effect Updated to v. 2.0
For immediate release: Chicago, IL - Buena Software, Inc. is pleased to announce an update release to our free Diffusion Effect QuickTime plug-in. This free product is available on our website at ( Version 2.0 of the Diffusion Effect is a QuickTime Effect plug-in which transforms your image to look like an impressionistic or pointillist painting. This release adds support for MacOS X. Users can now apply the effect in the MacOS X version of QuickTime Player Pro, or any other QuickTime application which supports QuickTime effects on MacOS 8, MacOS 9, and MacOS X. We are offering this plug-in free of charge to say thanks to our loyal customers and to let new customers try some of our exciting video products. Buena Software, Inc. offers video, image and audio processing software and development to the Macintosh community. For more information about their consulting services and/or products, visit their website at (, or call them...
Nov 26
OpenOSX Ships Gimp 1.2.3 for Mac OS X CD
OpenOSX Ships Gimp 1.2.3 for Mac OS X CD. SWALL MEADOWS, Calif.--(OPENOSX.COM)--Nov. 26, 2001--Easily install The Gimp in minutes on Mac OS versions 10.0.x through 10.1.1. The Gimp (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is the open-source alternative to Adobe Photoshop. The OpenOSX CD will install and configure The Gimp with all of the programs and libraries required to run the graphical-user-interface within Mac OS X's Aqua interface (XFree86, XDarwin 1.0.4, GTK 1.2.8, and The Gimp versions 1.2.3 Pre 2 and 1.2.2 ). The installation program additionally installs complete documentation (in both PDF and HTML formats), tutorials, brushes, patterns, 600 megabytes of Plug-Ins and a mirror of the official Gimp website. All OpenOSX product's come with limited-technical support to help get a system up and running should the user experience any difficulty during installation. The Gimp CD costs us$30.00, and 6-Month CD-Subscriptions are available for us$80. The CD is also available bundled...
Nov 26
Trinfinity Software releases Skeleton Key version 1.0
TRINFINITY SOFTWARE RELEASES SKELETON KEY 1.0 For immediate release. Trinfinity Software releases Skeleton Key version 1.0. NEW YORK, N.Y. - - November 25, 2001 - - Trinfinity Software released today Skeleton Key 1.0, which locks or unlocks multiple files at once with Drag-N-Drop simplicity. Have you ever had a bunch of locked files that you needed unlocked? If so, you probably had to select one, select "Get Info" from the "File Menu", uncheck the "Locked" checkbox, and then repeat the process a dozen times. Why should you waste your time doing this? Skeleton Key allows you to pick a folder and have all of it's files locked or unlocked as you choose in a matter of seconds with only a couple mouse clicks. As an added bonus, Skeleton Key comes with a set of icons to match your Macintosh. FEATURES -------- - Simple, easy to use interface. - Unlock or lock a folder full of files. - Toggle option will unlock locked files and lock unlocked files at the same time. - Supports Drag-N-Drop of...
Nov 26
Fourth World Releases WebMerge 1.9
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fourth World Releases WebMerge 1.9 LOS ANGELES, California - 26 November, 2001 Fourth World today released WebMerge 1.9, a tool for Mac OS and Windows that generates static Web pages from database files. The new version offers the option of selectively generating either detail or index pages, faster performance, and more thorough feedback for user errors in templates. WebMerge 1.9 can work with any database that exports in Merge or tab-delimited format, including FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Access. The user creates a template HTML page with simple place holder tags, and WebMerge creates a new HTML page from the data in each record of the exported Merge file. WebMerge can also create an index page with links to each of the generated pages. Generated pages can be hosted on any Web server without the need for a specialized database hosting solution. "When it comes to automated Web publishing, our customers are some the best software designers around. Their...
Nov 26
CDFinder 1.5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDFINDER 3.5 RELEASED November 24, 2001, Moerfelden, Germany The author today announced the immediate availability of CDFinder 3.5. CDFinder is a very fast and powerful tool to catalog your hard disks, CD-ROMs, DVDs, floppies, ZIPs and anything else that spins. It has a great user interface and very useful search functions. CDFinder supports drag&drop and requires a PowerPC CPU. While System 8.5 is required, CDFinder is also fully compatible to MacOS 9.2 and Mac OS X 10.1. A special feature is the multi-lingual user interface (German/French/English/Italian/Swedish/Chinese). CDFinder was the first disk cataloger tool for Apples new operating system for the Macintosh, Mac OS X. Together with CDWinder 1.5 for Windows, ( this is a special cross platform, network solution to catalog disks and CD-ROMs on a Macintosh and a PC. The new version can be obtained from the CDFinder Web Site ( A single user license of...
Nov 23
Optigold ISP 2.8.7
Optigold ISP 2.8.7 for Windows, Macintosh, Mac OS X and Linux was released on 11/23/2001. 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: 2.8.7 adds a TON of company email manager/trouble ticking system refinements, support for AutoSeal invoice paper, a few new web interface functions and a few other miscellaneous items. All new features in this version are listed in the revision log: Optigold ISP Revision Log ------------------------- Completed On 11/22/01 Added new Events table Added support for LaserSubstrates AutoSeal fancy invoice type Completed On 11/20/01 'Most Info' main menu shows new and open email manager tickets based on type Added a More button for customer notes to expand into large window Fixed customer authentication when viewing...
Nov 21
JAW software ships MPEG2Splitter 1.0.4 for Mac OS
JAW software ships MPEG2Splitter 1.0.4 for MacOS GENOA, November 21, 2001 JAW software announced today the availability of the release 1.0.4 of MPEG2Splitter, an utility for MPEG-2 movies. JAW MPEG2Splitter splits MPEG-2 files in smaller user-defined segments, manually or automatically, from any size source (even over the usual 2Gb limit). This comes in handy when you need to re-encode video using programs unable to manage files bigger than 2Gb, or just to split encoding tasks. User interface is in typical Mac style, user friendly; help is available via balloon help and with the embedded manual. New features in 1.0.4: - 6x speed improvement! - Selectable type/creator for new files. - Handy multiplier menu (bytes/Kb/Mb/Gb) for entry of chunks size in Multiple split section - Handy volume info list in the Automated Splitting window. - Added a button to enable/disable balloon help. - Added verification of available space on disk before starting multiple splitting. - Added preferences (...
Nov 21
UtilityX: Mac OS X on Older Macs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Other World Computing Brings Life to Older Macintosh Computers with v2.0 of Unsupported UtilityX Woodstock, Ill. - November 20, 2001 - Other World Computing, a leading provider of Macintosh products and technical support, has released version 2.0 of Ryan Rempel's Unsupported UtilityX, a free software application which allows Mac OS X to operate on select pre-G3 Macintosh computers. The utility can be downloaded free of charge by visiting "Until now, the only people that could use Mac OS X were those that bought a new Macintosh computer or owned a G3 or G4 computer that is currently supported by Apple," said Larry O'Connor, president of Other World Computing. "Our goal with Unsupported UtilityX is to take care of the loyal Mac users who have older systems that are not supported for OS X. With the UtilityX application, these users can now run OS X and truly revitalize their older, but still exceptional Macintosh computers. They...
Nov 21
Digital Universe V2.40
PRESS RELEASE November 20, 2001 "THE DIGITAL UNIVERSE" MACINTOSH ASTRONOMY SIMULATION SOFTWARE UPDATED TO V2.40 URL: Syzygy Research & Technology, creators of the widely acclaimed "Digital Universe" astronomy software for Macintosh computers, is pleased to announce that the latest update (V2.40) is now available. The changes in this update include: - Full support for the control of LX200 and Autostar-based computerized telescopes is now available. You can now use "The Digital Universe" to direct a compatible telescope to point directly at any of the approximately 20 million objects that can be shown on the screen, or to any arbitrary region of the sky. The current pointing direction of your telescope is updated dynamically on the screen so that you can always directly compare what is visible in the eyepiece against what is shown by the software. The interface is bidirectional in that you can either have "The Digital Universe" tell the telescope what to...
Nov 21
SuSE Linux 7.3 Now Available for PowerPC
Press release: SuSE Linux 7.3 Now Available for PowerPC Most Comprehensive Linux Version For PowerPC CPU's Now Shipping Oakland, CALIFORNIA, November 19, 2001 -- Today, SuSE Linux, the international Open Source technology leader and solutions provider, released SuSE Linux 7.3 PowerPC Edition. The latest SuSE edition is the most comprehensive Linux version for Motorola PowerPC processors on the market today. SuSE Linux 7.3 PowerPC Edition comes with 8 CDs containing a state-of-the-art Linux operating system and more than 2,000 applications. SuSE Linux 7.3 PowerPC Edition offers software for virtually any purpose, including image processing software, security solutions, emulators, network and e-commerce tools. The improved desktop KDE 2.2.1 sets new standards for functionality, ergonomics, and user-friendliness. Furthermore, in KDE control center new arrangements have been made to organize the numerous applications in sections such as archiving, graphics, publishing, and network. The...
Nov 21
ASG Announces version 1.6.2 of GetItRight
November 20, 2001 - Automated Solutions Group today announced version 1.6.2 of GetItRight, the leading spell and grammar checking plug-in for 4D and 4D Write 6.5 and 6.7. This maintenance release fixes all known issues with licensing and registration codes that did not properly work under some circumstances in Server mode. It also fixes conflicts with AreaList Pro and CalendarSet, as well as 4D's Internet Commands. It can be downloaded using the following links: Mac: Windows: For more information about GetItRight please visit : International developers please order from e-Node:
Nov 21
Recosoft Announces VEM: Document Converter, Import/export for...
For Immediate Release November 20 2001 Recosoft Corporation announces VEM, the document file format converter and import/export solution kit for OEMs. Recosoft Corporation of Osaka, Japan, today announced VEM, the cross platform document file format converter and import/export solution kit for use by OEMs. VEM forms the foundation of the technology used by VINC, Recosoft's document file converter and viewer application. By incorporating VEM into their products, companies can implement import and export of several different document file formats, such as MSWord, RTF, Appleworks, MacWrite II, HTML and EGWord. VEM supports English, as well as European language(s), Japanese, Chinese, and Korean versions of many of the file formats. Both Mac Classic and Carbon versions of VEM are available for immediately for use by OEMs. VEM currently supports over 50 wordprocessing file format types and is being extended to other file formats such as spreadsheet, database, presentation, CAD/CAM, and...
Nov 20
Text Wielder Public Beta: Mac OS X Custom Services
POWAY, CALIFORNIA - November 20, 2001 - Tinnef Software Announces the Release of the First Public Beta of Text Wielder - a Text Processing Application which provides Custom Services on Mac OS X. Text Wielder is a text processing application which can be used to create and provide custom services via the Mac OS X service menu. Services can be used to process text, generate and open URLs, generate and execute Applescripts, display processed text in a dialog box, or create new text files. The Text Wielder service menu can be edited using the built-in Service Manager which allows users to add, rename, and remove services from the service menu. Text Wielder comes with over 120 services and users can create their own using SFRL(Simple Find and Replace Language)*, a new technology made specifically for Text Wielder. Some of the included services are: Search at Search the Internet with Sherlock Clean up an Email Get a Map for a Zipcode or City Track a Fedex/UPS/USPS Package on the...
Nov 20
iListen 1.1 Available Now
iListen 1.1 Available Now FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bedford, NH, November 19, 2001: Macintosh speech recognition authority MacSpeech, inc. announced today that its long-awaited version 1.1 update is now available for purchase from resellers and on the company's web site. New features in 1.1 include the ability to adapt the user's voice model through correction, scan plain text documents to learn new words, a new "One Shot Command" feature, and support for non-US languages, as well as many other features and bug fixes. "We are pleased to finally be able to offer this update," said MacSpeech Chief Evangelist Chuck Rogers. "We will continue to offer improvements to iListen and we are also hard at work on our first dictation product for Mac OS X." iListen requires Mac OS 9.0, 9.0.4, or 9.2.1. Mac OS 9.1 is not compatible with iListen and it will not run in Mac OS X's Classic Environment. News about MacSpeech can be found at 3 Executive Park Drive Bedford, NH 03110...
Nov 20
Exhibitors Lining Up To Showcase at Macworld Conference &...
EXHIBITORS LINING UP TO SHOWCASE THE LATEST FOR THE MAC AT IDG WORLD EXPO'S MACWORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO Hundreds of exhibitors ready to participate in the world's largest Mac event FRAMINGHAM, Mass., November 20, 2001 - IDG World Expo, the leading produce= r of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets around the globe, is proud to bring its world-renowned Macworld Conference & Expo back to The Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 7-11, 2002. Conferences begin on January 7, with the expo floor opening on January 8. The event's New York-based counterpart - held July 17-20, 2001 - drew 64,000 participants, securing its place as New York's largest IT industry tradeshow. "We're looking forward to exhibiting at Macworld San Francisco 2002, since it offers the opportunity to highlight our newest Mac products and connect with key customers," said Kevin Burr, vice president, corporate communications, Adobe Systems. For 18 years, top companies from around the...
Nov 20
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.1
MacsDesign Studio Releases Web Help Desk 5.1 - Powerful Object Oriented Software for Technical Support FREMONT, CA - November 19, 2001 - MacsDesign Studio today released Web Hel= p Desk 5.1, 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 from Apple Computer=AE, Web Help Desk 5.1 offers an intuitive web interface and a= n excellent feature set for both end users and support technicians. 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 clients, assets and job tickets. This modular, object-oriented foundation provides a rich, flexible and extensible architecture that scripted applications cannot match. Because Web Help Desk is written in Java=81, it can run on any operating system with Java 2 SE installed. Supported platforms...
Nov 20
Dr. Bott announces connectivity accessories for Apple's iPod
For Immediate Release- Wilsonville, OR - November 20, 2001 Dr. Bott is proud to announce Auto Charger for iPod=81 and iPod=81 Connectio= n Kit. iPod=81 offers unprecedented mobility for your music, not to mention exceptional battery life for those on the go. Dr. Bott is building on what Apple has started to offer accessories that get those 1000 songs out of your pocket and into your car, home, or wherever you are. Dr. Bott's Auto Charger for iPod=81 ensures that you are never far from a full battery nor will you be caught on the road without the power you need to keep your music flowing. Auto Charger for iPod=81 connects to the standar= d 12 Volt DC cigarette lighter found in most any car and provides power to the FireWire port of the iPod=81. ( Availability: Dr. Bott's Auto Charger for iPod=81 retails for $24.95 and wil= l be shipping in mid-December. Dr. Bott's iPod=81 Connection Kit includes everything you might need to brin= g your music...
Nov 20
CWCVS 2.4.1: CodeWarrior version control plug-in for GNU CVS
For immediate release: Electric Fish, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of CWCVS 2.4.1, a CodeWarrior version control plug-in which provides access to the GNU CVS system from inside the CodeWarrior IDE. CVS is a widely used POSIX-based version control system and CVS clients are available on many platforms, including the Macintosh, making it a reasonable choice for multiple platform development. CWCVS allows Macintosh developers to use CVS with CodeWarrior without arcane command line arguments or scripts. Version 2.4.1 includes the following new features: Carbonize; Aquify; Remove Get from Undo Checkout; Various bug fixes; CWCVS is available now at: ( Electric Fish, Inc. is a software development company based in Seattle, Washington. For more information, contact Richard Wesley, (
Nov 20
Clean-Install Assistant 1.5.2 Now Available
November 19, 2001: Clean-Install Assistant 1.5.2 is now available for downloading from Clean-Install Assistant makes it easier to migrate third-party and personal items to a new Clean-Installed System Folder, and it may also be used to: Save space and backup your valuable additions and preference files only, instead of the whole System Folder. Install the same set of additions on multiple Macs. Remove extra files and folders from your System Folder to restore it to a previous state: you can take a 'snapshot' of the System Folder and have Clean-Install Assistant extract any items added since. Version 1.5.2 allows moving files from Mac OS 9.2.1 to a newer Mac OS version, or to/from 9.2.1 and previous versions. It is free for personal and educational use. You may download Clean-Install Assistant or get more info at
Nov 20
TECSoft's new Workflow Automation with AppleScript Training...
) W O R K F L O W A U T O M A T I O N W I T H A P P L E S C R I P T T R A I N I N G C D ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Learn AppleScript and how to create powerful software automation solutions with TECSoft's new Workflow Automation with AppleScript Training CD. This interactive training CD is the culmination of our extensive experience as the leading AppleScript training and development company. Outside of a classroom environment, our training CD delivers the richest AppleScript training experience possible. No prior programming experience is required. "TECSoft deserves high marks for delivering one of the most useful AppleScript tools around." - Graphic Exchange - Sep. 2001 Review Purchase now for only $99! The CD comes with a 15 day money back satisfaction guarantee. Visit or call 800-626-4119 / 631-267-0700 for more information and to purchase. H A N D S - O N T R A I N I N G...
Nov 20
CWProjector 3.4.1: Shareware Version Control Plugin
For immediate release: Electric Fish, Inc. announces the release of CWProjector 3.4.1, a shareware version control plugin for Metrowerks CodeWarrior, which allows you to use MPW's Projector for source control without leaving the CodeWarrior IDE. CWProjector provides an easy to use source-code control system, at minimal cost, using established technology from Apple. It is well suited for individuals and small organizations which want the benefits of source-control with a minimum of hassle and expense. Version 3.4.1 includes the following new features: Carbon conversion; OS X and Aqua changes; Various bug fixes; CWProjector is available now at: ( Electric Fish, Inc. is a software development company based in Seattle, Washington. For more information, contact Richard Wesley, (
Nov 20
ID3X 2.0
We are proud to announce a major update of our shareware (15 USD) ID3 editor "ID3X" for the Apple Macintosh (Carbon version) ID3X is the perfect companion to iTunes, iPod or other MP3 playing software or hardware device. More information at: Direct download link: Important changes: - new user interface adopts OSX look and feel - added four batch functions - more to come! - overall much faster and more reliable - user configurable preset menus - autocomplete fields make editing even easier - cover art can now be applied as file icons (OS 9, only) - search the internet for artists, albums, titles and lyrics - the hidden iPod folder is shown and can be edited (please verify, we've got not iPod, yet) - bug fixes as usual ID3X is an editor for easy manipulation of ID3 tags in mp3 music files. ID3 tags are used to store title, artist and other information in mp3 files which can then be displayed in your...
Nov 20
JAW software ships Happy Lasso: Claris Home Page Patch
JAW software ships Happy Lasso for MacOS GENOA, November 18, 2001 JAW software announced today the availability of Happy Lasso 1.0.0, a patcher for the Claris Home Page 3.0 application. This program patches Claris Home Page 3.0 to stop it replacing certain characters ('&', '[' and ']') that cause the malfunctioning of Lasso commands. You can download it from the JAW software web site: The software is available for free download, and is freeware (oh, well, a thank-you postcard would be appreciated :) ) JAW software develops consumer software for Mac OS and OS X and custom business software, using 4D, C, C++ and REALbasic. JAW Software - by Walter Ferlazzo Hardware & Software development for the Apple community Established 1986 web site: e-mail:
Nov 20
Dr. Bott announces the shipping of ADC Extension
For Immediate Release Dr. Bott announces the shipping of ADC Extension for Apple's digital flat panels. DVI Extension and DVI Extractor for ADC also available. Wilsonville, OR - November 19, 2001 Dr. Bott's DVIator answered the number one issue with Apple's Flat Panel displays, allowing multiple displays on one Mac, use with older Macs and even PCs. Today Dr. Bott ships its answer to the number two issue with Apple's Flat Panels, namely the length of the built-in cable. Dr. Bott's ADC Extension adds 3 meters to the built-in ADC cable for a total length of about 15 feet. ADC Extension allows more options for placement of Apple's PowerMac G4. Whether fitting into a desk system or isolating the CPU to minimize the impact of fan noise - ADC Extension offers versatility unavailable with the built-in cable. ADC Extension is compatible with the Apple 15" and 17" Studio Displays, the Apple 22" Cinema Display and the Formac 1740 Gallery Display. (ADC Extension is not compatible with Apple's...
Nov 20
SQLBoss 1.0 final release is out
SQLBoss 1.0 - Final Release now out! Download at For immediate release! Vienna, Austria - November 15th, 2001 We are proud to announce the release of SQLBoss Series 1.0 and our new enhanced website. With the help of our customers and members we were able to improve SQLBoss to a very functional and stable stage. The truly user friendly interface enables quick navigation to the wealth of functionality. SQLBoss Monitor and SQLBoss Developer - The ultimate Database & Content Management System for many SQL databases like mySQL, PostgreSQL, FrontBase, OpenBase, ODBC and many more. SQLBoss offers beta drivers for Valentina, Oracle, dtfSQL and 4D. Drivers for Microsoft SQL Server, mSQL and Primebase will be released with future versions. Runs under Mac OS 8.1 and Mac OS X. The final release version for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP will be available before the end of the month. SQLBoss Monitor is the first-choice tool for managing the content of web-enabled databases...
Nov 20
iPod For Windows
iPOD FOR WINDOWS New software gives Windows access to the Apple iPod MP3 player WEST DES MOINES, IA (19-Nov-2001) -Mediafour Corporation, a leading developer of cross-platform software, is developing XPod, which is software that will give Windows users the ability to seamlessly use the new Apple iPod portable MP3 music player. The iPod, which was released November 10th, is a 5GB hard drive and portable MP3 player. It was designed by Apple to work only with Apple Macintosh systems and iTunes software. The new XPod software will enable Windows users to also use the iPod as both a hard drive and portable music device. XPod makes the Apple iPod appear to Windows users as a typical removable disk for the sharing of data files. It also provides a simple Explorer-based interface and plug-in Windows Media Player functionality for the transfer of music. The iPod will appear as a removable disk under both Windows and Mac OS, making it a powerful tool for the cross-platform sharing of files...
Nov 18
MacHack 2002 Dates Announced
MacHack 2002: MacHack 2002 Dates Announced, Registration Open MacHack: The Annual Conference for Leading Edge Developers Contact: Carol Lynn c/o Expotech 1264 Bedford Road Grosse Point Park, MI 48230 November 19, 2001-Dearborn, MI-MacHack, The Annual Conference for Leading Edge Developers is proud to announce the 17th annual event. Taking place at the same Dearborn, MI, locale as always, the event will run for 72 continuous hours beginning at 12:01 AM on June 20, 2002. All registration packages include the limited edition conference tchotkes and swag. The shirts of the last two years have been not to be missed editions including the "Space Odyssey" and "Voyage of Darwin" themes. While the theme for MacHack 17 has yet to be announced, it's certain to be just as exciting. Online Registration for the event is now open and special deep discount rates apply. For regular attendees who register before February 28, 2002, the conference costs $...

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