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Oct 19
[NPL] Troi Serial Plug-In for FileMaker Pro 5
Troi Automatisering Releases Troi Serial Plug-In 2.0 for FileMaker Pro 5 New ready-to-use Plug-in lets wide array of devices--from weight scales to credit card swipes--to work directly with FileMaker Pro 5 databases Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands, October 18, 1999--Troi Automatisering today announced the release of Troi Serial Plug-in 2.0, for FileMaker Pro 5 both on Mac OS and Windows. This plug-in gives FileMaker Pro easy and powerful access to one (or more) of the computer's serial ports and works completely cross platform. The plug-in can read from and write to the serial ports of the computer directly from FileMaker Pro without the need of a separate application. Peter Baanen, company president, states that "The release of FileMaker Pro 5 gave databases ActiveX support on the Windows platform. The Serial plug-in uses ActiveX and Apple Events on the Mac to get incoming data into the database. This makes for a really elegant cross-platform implementation!" New control function...
Oct 18
[MD1] Troi Serial Plug-in 2.0 for FileMaker Pro 5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Troi Automatisering releases Troi Serial Plug-in 2.0 for FileMaker Pro 5 New ready-to-use Plug-in lets wide array of devices--from weight scales to credit card swipes--to work directly with FileMaker Pro 5 databases Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands, October 18, 1999--Troi Automatisering today announced the release of Troi Serial Plug-in 2.0, for FileMaker Pro 5 both on Mac OS and Windows. This plug-in gives FileMaker Pro easy and powerful access to one (or more) of the computer's serial ports and works completely cross platform. The plug-in can read from and write to the serial ports of the computer directly from FileMaker Pro without the need of a separate application. Peter Baanen, company president, states that "The release of FileMaker Pro 5 gave databases ActiveX support on the Windows platform. The Serial plug-in uses ActiveX and Apple Events on the Mac to get incoming data into the database. This makes for a really elegant cross-platform implementation!"...
Oct 18
[MD1] ZipCenter for 4D
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces the distribution of ZipCenter 4D Summit Conference: Chicago, IL, - October 7, 1999: Automated Solutions Group today announced that it has obtained the distribution rights to ZipCenter. About ZipCenter =============== ZipCenter is a 4th Dimension plug-in that provides useful ZIP Code functionality such as ZIP Code lookups, and distance calculations. The package includes quick start sample code, and an accurate database of over 42,000 ZIP Codes for every location in the US complete with related location data. ZipCenter can save you time and money by increasing data entry speed and accuracy. This is an incredible productivity tool for anyone who has to enter address data into a 4D application. ZipCenter dramatically reduces the number of data entry errors that occur when entering addresses into 4D. People naturally think of the world geographically, with ZipCenter you can present your existing data in a new straightforward manner...
Oct 18
[MD1] ASG Programming 4th Dimension Book/CD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automated Solutions Group Announces the distribution of Programming 4th Dimension Book/CD 4D Summit Conference, Chicago, IL - October 7, 1999: Automated Solutions Group today announced that it will be the exclusive reseller for worldwide distribution of Programming 4th Dimension: The Ultimate Guide by David Adams and Dan Beckett. Programming 4th Dimension: The Ultimate Guide is a complete 4D toolkit with code and text for beginning and expert 4D Developers. Learn to master ACI's 4th Dimension. Everything from field types and relations to compiler methods and resources is covered in detail and accompanied by expert tips, step-by-step instructions, and real-world advice. The cross platform CD ROM includes: * Code libraries containing ready-to use source code including an error manager, a distributed processing manager, a saved set manager, and a transaction manager. * Documented example databases that demonstrate the implementation of advanced techniques such as...
Oct 18
[MD1] Authorware 5.1
MACROMEDIA ANNOUNCES AUTHORWARE 5.1 Upgrade of leading authoring software for training applications adds support for Flash 4 and QuickTime 4, new compact Web Player and Macintosh playback San Francisco, Calif. October 18, 1999 Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR) today announced Macromedia Authorware 5.1, an upgrade to its authoring software for deploying learning applications for the Web, networks and CD-ROM. Authorware 5.1 adds support for leading multimedia and Web media formats, new delivery capabilities and an enhanced, more productive user interface. Key new features include support for Macromedia Flash 4, Macintosh delivery, and a new, smaller player for streaming delivery over the Web. The upgrade is free for registered users of Macromedia Authorware 5. Authorware is the leading authoring environment for creating interactive, rich-media learning applications. It enables training developers, instructional designers and subject matter experts to create online learning applications...
Oct 18
[NPL] Sonnet Drops Prices on G3 Upgrades
October 18, 1999 SONNET DROPS PRICES ON G3 UPGRADES IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - October 18,1999. Sonnet Technologies, Inc. the leading manufacturer of performance upgrade products for Apple Macintosh computers, drops prices by as much as 17% on G3 processor upgrades. With such aggressive price reductions, Sonnet Technologies continues to lead the market with the best price/performance standard for G3 processor upgrades. Sonnets new lower prices are as follows: Crescendo G3/PCI 300/1M $349.95 (was $399.95) Crescendo G3/PCI 333/1M $399.95 (was $449.95) Crescendo G3/PCI 400/1M $499.95 (was $599.95) Crescendo G3/PCI 466/1M $699.95 (was $799.95) The above cards are compatible with the following Macintosh models: - Power Mac 7300, 7500, 7600, 8500, 8515, 8600, 9500, 9515, 9600 - Workgroup Server 7350, 8550, 9650 - Power Computing PowerCenter, PowerCenter Pro, PowerTower, PowerTower Pro, PowerWave, PowerCurve - UMAX J700/S900 - DayStar Genesis 360, 400, 528, 600, 720, 800, 900, 932...
Oct 18
[NPL] ACI US Opens the Door to Developers for Under $100
October 18, 1999. San Jose, CA. ACI US Opens the Door to Developers for Under $100 ACI US, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension (4D) RAD/RDBMS Environment, announced today that it is making the standard edition of its flagship product, 4th Dimension Version 6.5 available for $99 USD. This limited time offer for new customers residing in the U.S. and Latin America allows developers the opportunity to purchase the advanced development technology of 4th Dimension for less than $100. "Over the last few weeks we have been receiving so much interest from frustrated small developers," states Brendan Coveney, President, ACI US. "We are making this offer available to show the small developer community that ACI US values this market segment and wishes to provide these developers with a new home where they are appreciated and valued." 4D offers developers a powerful, multi-threaded, rapid, web application development environment. Projects developed with 4D can be migrated to a Client-Server...
Oct 15
[MD1] Valentina Web Competitive Upgrade for FileMaker Pro Owners
Valentina Web Competitive Upgrade for FileMaker Pro Owners LIMITED TIME OFFER FOR ULTRA-FAST DATABASE, APPLESCRIPT WEB CONNECTIVITY October 15, 1999. Beaverton, Oregon. Paradigma Software and Vampire Software today announced limited time, two week competitive upgrade offers for FileMaker Pro users, allowing them to purchase the fast, MacOS based Valentina 1.5, and Vampire Software's OpenForm plug-in for web servers, for $49. Valentina 1.5 is a powerful, 'object-relational' database application which allows scripters to create and automate databases using Apple Computer's system level scripting technology, AppleScript. Valentina 1.5 incorporates a visual database browser for easy creation of object-oriented databases. Valentina 1.5 allows use of scripts which embed SQL syntax. Valentina 1.5 is one member of the Valentina product family, based on the powerful Valentina database kernel. Paradigma also sells developer kits allowing the creation of database-oriented applications, including...
Oct 14
[NPL] BackJack online backup and recovery service
MARKDALE, Ontario, Canada - Synectics Business Solutions, Inc. today released new pricing ( for BackJack, it's online backup and recovery service. BackJack is a Macintosh-based online backup solution which enables users to get their critical Mac files backed up and offsite - securely, cost effectively and conveniently. Launched in early 1998, BackJack continues to be the only complete service of its kind for Mac users. This new pricing confirms the company's commitment to provide the most advanced online backup technology at the fairest price possible for a wide range of Macintosh users. Using the most sophisticated 128-bit CAST encryption technology available, BackJack securely transfers and stores data via the Internet. Backup operations are completely automated to execute at the most convenient times and provide efficient use of computer operations. Archiving and revision options are available to accommodate the need for historical data. Free recovery...
Oct 14
[NPL] RumorMill 1.2.2
Perth, Western Australia -- 14 Oct 1999 -- Stairways Software, Pty Ltd, today announced the release of version 1.2.2 of RumorMill, its shareware Mac OS News (NNTP) server. Download URL: Info URL: What is RumorMill? RumorMill is a news (NNTP) server. The News protocol is ideally suited to public discussion, and RumorMill is designed to make it easy to create (and remove) local or shared Newsgroups. RumorMill (and other NNTP) servers can easily be linked together to create a wide spanning communication network. RumorMill is ideal for business groups, schools, universities and any one else who is interested in a simple, scalable and widely supported means of providing group discussion. RumorMill can easily mix USENET newsgroups with local or off-site newsgroups which can be selectively pulled or fed from multiple servers. RumorMill can be Remotely Administered, supports Newswatcher Prefs and Newsrc files and it has a...
Oct 13
[NPL] Photoshop Plugin for Landsat 7 and other HDF Data
FORTNER SOFTWARE RELEASES NEW ADOBE PHOTOSHOP PLUG-IN FOR ACCESSING LANDSAT 7 AND OTHER SCIENCE DATA Fortner Software provides low cost plug-in for seamless imports of science and remote sensing data into Adobe Photoshop Sterling, VA - October 13, 1999 -- Fortner Software announced today the availability of the Version 2 of the HDF Import Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop for online purchase and download. "Terabytes of data are available on-line in the HDF format. The recent release of Landsat 7 data by USGS adds to this mountain of potential information. Fortner Software's goal is to make this data accessible to anyone," said Ted Meyer, Chief Technology Officer. "The HDF Photoshop Plug-in provides an affordable way for any user to access data and use Photoshop's filters and color manipulation to analyze data from a variety of science disciplines." The Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) is a scientific data format widely used by NASA and research labs worldwide. HDF was developed by the...
Oct 13
[MD1] REALbasic 2.1a20
REAL Software is pleased to announce the latest development release of REALbasic 2.1a20. These alpha releases are for testing purposes only and are not considered the current release of REALbasic. Projects saved in alpha releases of 2.1 cannot be opened in REALbasic 2.0.2. You should not use alpha releases for mission-critical development. * [Bug] Win32 Format now handles exponents * [Bug] Win32 CDbl, CStr and Format now use correct separators on foreign language systems * [Bug] Floating windows implemented for Win32 * [Bug] Line controls update correctly on Win32 * [Bug] Date class properties update correctly on Win32 * Dragging pictures implemented for Win32 REAL Software, Inc. PMB #220 3300 Bee Caves Road Suite 650 Austin, TX 78746 (512) 263-1233 phone (512) 263-1441 fax
Oct 13
[NPL] PageNOW! E-Mail Gateway 1.0
After several months of development, during which we received some fantastic feedback and feature requests (most of which we implemented!), PageNOW! E-Mail Gateway for MacOS is now available! The PageNOW! E-Mail Gateway provides a link between email addresses and pagers or digital phones. The gateway simply checks internet email addresses, and relays any messages found to the designated pager or phone. The gateway can be used with email accounts on an in-house email server, or those on an internet service provider - you can even mix and match. The gateway can be used in many ways! Just two examples are: 1) Use the gateway to check existing accounts for email (, and send just part of the message (such as sender and subject), and leave the mail on the server for later retrieval. 2) Create pager-specific accounts that are meant to send the entire message directly to the pager. Create accounts such as or to make it easy for...
Oct 12
[NPL] Newer Announces 500MHz G3, Price Cuts, and G4 Pricing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newer Technology Announces 500MHz G3 Processor Upgrades, Price Cuts, G4 Pricing Customers can save as much as $100 on the most popular G3 upgrades WICHITA, Kan-October 12, 1999-Newer Technology, Inc. the original developer of third party Power Macintosh processor upgrades, today announces a new MAXpowr G3 500MHz upgrade as well as price cuts on a number of MAXpowr G3 upgrades. Pricing and shipping for MAXpowr G4 upgrades has been updated. In addition, a limited number of speeds will no longer be produced. The new 500MHz G3 processor from IBM uses a 10X bus multiple which allows Power Macs to be upgraded to 500MHz. (The 10X bus multiple multiplied by the maximum stock bus speed of 50MHz gives a top CPU clock speed of 500MHz.) The 500MHz G3 processor has taken over the high end of the MAXpowr G3 product line, replacing the 466MHz. The 500MHz MAXpowr G3 processor is designed for the 7300-9600 as well as UMAX and Power Computing models. The MAXpowr G3-G3 500MHz...
Oct 12
[NPL] RagTime 5.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE All-in-One Page Layout, Spreadsheet and Drawing Features Make RagTime 5 the "Swiss Army Knife" of Business Publishing and a MS Office Assassin! Clearwater, FL -- October 12, 1999 /Xpress Press/ -- ComGrafix, Inc. announces the U.S. release of RagTime 5.0 for Windows and Macintosh. RagTime is the "Swiss Army Knife" of office software. It is the only business publishing application that allows users to create spreadsheets, annual reports; generate catalogues and price lists; perform calculations, and display them in graphical form using one program. Over 250,000 users worldwide rely on RagTime for professional business publishing. RagTime's key features include seamless integration of spreadsheet data with page layout templates (no importing or cut and pasting). Intelligent templates help simplify repetitive tasks and share information company-wide. Mail merge features allow users to personalize documents for each individual recipient. RagTime is also a fully...
Oct 12
[NPL] MacD 1.0: New Way to Access Folders
Antoine Beyeler proudly announces the release of MacD 1.0 MacD is a new way to access your folders. Press a shortcut key and type any folder's first letters in the displayed dialog box, and the chosen folder's window will appear. In case of ambiguity, MacD shows you a list where you can choose the folder you want to open. All is done to provide a quick, mouseless access to any of your folders without preliminary manual configuration. It is the perfect complement to the Apple Menu, contextual menus or any toolbar application. Use one of them to open your Documents or Applications folder, and MacD to open that hidden folder you never thought you would have to look at or one of these hundreds of folders you need for your current project. If it is particularly useful for developers and web designers since they generally work with many directories, MacD is so easy to use that everyone will want to have a look at it. MacD features: ++ tremendously fast index based search engine ++...
Oct 12
[NPL] GIFWorks 3.0: a free "online" application
ANDOVER.NET LAUNCHES GIFWORKS 3.0; FREE ONLINE WEB DESIGN APPLICATION BULKS UP Over 20 New Effects and Editing Tools Added to Latest GIFWorks Release ACTON, Mass.-October 12, 1999--Andover.Net (, the leading Linux and IT destination, today announced GIFWorks 3.0. GIFWorks is a free online application that allows Web builders to select, process and create animations online with a standard Web browser-at absolutely no cost. Based on the feedback and requests from hundreds of GIFWorks users who access the application each month, Andover.Net developers have created 20 new visual effects and over seven new editing tools to help Web designers spice up their sites. For a demo of the power of GIFWorks 3.0 users can view the Effects Gallery found in the GIFWorks 3.0 help menu. The Effects Gallery shows just a fraction of the effects enabled by this unique application. GIFWorks ( is one of the Internet's first free online software applications that uses the Web...
Oct 12
[NPL] Vicomsoft's Enhanced DHCP Server with Remote Admin...
Vicomsoft Announces Enhanced DHCP Server with Remote Administration Module Vicomsoft, a market leader in providing advanced communications servers for TCP/IP networking and Internet connectivity announces the immediate availability of version 6.5 of their DHCP Servers for both Windows 95/98/NT and for MacOS 7/8/9. This enhanced DHCP server now offers remote administration as an option, allowing administrators to manage the server from anywhere on the LAN or remotely over the Internet. For security, access to remote administration uses encrypted password protection and additionally may be limited to computers on the same LAN as the server, or to specified IP addresses, and can be disabled when not required. Additional features of the Vicomsoft DHCP Server include: - Easy to install, use and maintain. - No specialized certification or training required. - Available in versions for both Windows 95, 98, NT and for MacOS. - Can be run as a background service on Windows NT. - Supports...
Oct 12
[NPL] Sonnet's Encore G4 Upgrades All Blue & White G3s
October 12, 1999 SONNET G4 UPGRADES ALL BLUE & WHITE G3s IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12, 1999. Sonnet Technologies, Inc., the leading manufacturer of performance upgrade products for Apple Macintosh computers, announces that its Encore G4 processor upgrades are now compatible with all versions of Blue&White G3 machines. The Sonnet card ships with a software utility that will disable a G4 ROM block in the Blue&White G3 computer if present. Like Sonnet's Encore G3 products, Sonnet Encore G4 cards have the unique ability to be installed in any Power Mac G3 without requiring any switch or jumper change. In a Blue&White G3, the 400MHz Sonnet Encore hardware will self-configure to run at 4x the 100MHz bus. In the G3 Desktop, Server, Mini Tower, or All-in-one, the 400MHz Encore will auto-sense the 66 MHz bus and configure itself to run at 6x bus speed. The Encore G4 400/1M upgrade card will be available in November 1999 at an estimated price of $999. The 450 and 500 MHz...
Oct 11
[NPL] PowerMail 2.4v7
PowerMail 2.4v7 now released to the public We are pleased to announce that PowerMail version 2.4v7 has been released in time for TELECOM '99 - Geneva, Switzerland. A 30 day demo version, which can be upgraded at any time to a full release, is downloadable from: (4572k) or (3363k) A 2.4v7 updater is available for current owners of PowerMail 2.4v6 at: (583k) or (430k) Additional download sites, as well links to the French-language version of the PowerMail installer are available from our home page at:
Oct 09
[NPL] PowerCalc 4.0
John Mauro Software is proud to announce the release of PowerCalc 4.0, one of the most powerful and intuitive scientific calculators for Mac OS. It is available for download from the John Mauro Software web site at: Two new function palettes have been added to PowerCalc 4.0. The first allows conversions among dozens of units for length, area, volume, time, temperature, mass, force, pressure, energy, power, and speed. The second new function palette lists over twenty constants commonly used for scientific and engineering computations. Just select a constant from the convenient popup menu and click "Input Constant" to input its value into the calculator. Other functions palettes contain buttons for trigonometry, probability, exponential, integer, bitwise, relational, and logical operations. Previous versions of PowerCalc could store four numbers in memory. Now with version 4.0, up to 1000 values may be stored. Each value is easily accessible...
Oct 09
[NPL] FoldersSynchronizer 1.2
Title: FoldersSynchronizer Version: 1.2 Date: 08 October 1999 Platform: Macintosh MacOS: 7.0.1 or higher Category: Utility Licence: Shareware Author: Lorenzo Puleo URL: Download for PPC at: (900Kb) (1.2Mb) Download FAT at: (1.3Mb) (1.8Mb) ScreenShots: Description: Utilities for Macintosh. Choose two folders and then they will be synchronized exaclty. The old files will be replaced with the newest files in both the directions. The new files (new entries) will be copied in both the directions, as well as the new Folders. The old Folders will not replaced entirely by the newer, as the Finder used to do, but...
Oct 08
[NPL] Storeys 1.5.1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: - - Oct 8, 1999 - - NEWS RELEASE: ============== ProFunda is happy to announce the shipping of version 1.5.1 of its new 3-D spreadsheet Storeys. 3D spreadsheet storeys is especially well-equipped for work with large sets of data and handles sequential record keeping (such as monthly sales statistics, financial plans, scientific - or patient records) much in the same way as a database, but you still have the user friendliness you normally find in a spreadsheet. The new intuitive 3-D approach provides a new world of opportunities and work in the 3rd dimension is turned into plain effectiveness. Storeys 1.5.1 - IN SHORT: ========================= 1. New special third dimension provides better overview when working in layers. 2. Creation of layers with e.g. names of the months with a single mouse-click. 3. Calculate "through" more layers with a single mouse-click. 4. COPY contents of any number of specified layers at the same time. 5. PASTE contents...
Oct 08
[NPL] USB X-Keys
For Immediate Release Williamston, MI-October 1, 1999-P.I. Engineering, inventor of the Y-mouse line of adapters and manufacturer of a full line of computer interface products, is proud to announce USB X-Keys for Macintosh. This evolution of the company's premiere line of programmable keyboard products represents not only a cosmetic change, but also a dramatic engineering innovation. "The iMac in some ways totally legitimized USB," said Michael Hetherington, X-keys inventor and President of P.I. Engineering. "We've been committed to USB since the spec was first defined. Producing product for the Macintosh is a natural extension of that commitment." Innovation USB X-Keys for Macintosh is a fully programmable keypad that comes in two distinctive flavors, a 20 key Desktop model and 58 key Pro model. Priced at $99 and $129 respectively. Both models come packaged in special Macintosh coordinating plastics and include MacOS USB drivers. More details are available at the P.I Engineering web...
Oct 08
[NPL] OpenForm 1.1
OpenForm is a plug-in for any HTTP server compatible with the W*API 1.1 (like WebSTAR, AppleShare IP, WebTen or Quid Pro Quo), it is a new revolutionary way to handle forms in your web pages. You don't need to buy custom plug-ins or cgi to handle different types of web forms. With OpenForm, you can save processor cycles and money: ONE plug-in for ALL your needs. OpenForm allows you to execute EVERY AppleScript script using the data from the fields in your form page. With OpenForm you can connect EVERY scriptable application to a form page, so you can write ANY kind of form processing operation simply using AppleScript. For example, if you have a form page with two fields "myName" and "myComment" and you want to save these fields to the file "feedback", simply write a script like: set my_data to myName & "\t" & myComment & "\r" set the open_target_file to open for access the file "Feedback" with write permission write my_data to the open_target_file starting at eof close...
Oct 07
[NPL] Vicomsoft Introduction to LAN Based Web Caching
Vicomsoft Introduction to LAN Based Web Caching In response to user requests, Vicomsoft has published a two part introduction to LAN Based Web Caching at: and This document should be of help to those who use or plan to use web caching server software and to those wishing to acquire a better understanding of web caching in general. The LAN Based Web Caching document is part of the KnowledgeShare library offering user oriented information. KnowledgeShare information is also available on these subjects: Network Address Translation: DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol): DSL (Digital Subscriber Line): Email & Email Servers: Cable...
Oct 06
[NPL] MDG's WS4D 3.1.1
MDG Ships WS4D/eCommerce 3.1.1 , Web Server 4D 3.1.1 , WS4D/Developer 3.1.1 and WS4D/Developer eCommerce 3.1.1 Bartlett, IL October 6, 1999 -- MDG Computer Services, Inc, a leading developer of web and eCommerce tools for Macintosh and Windows, announced today that it shipped version 3.1.1 of WS4D/eCommerce, its a single application that includes a full featured web server, shopping carts, storefronts, credit authorization, virtual domains, and database publishing. WS4D/eCommerce 3.1.1 is a free upgrade for anyone running Web Server 4D 3.0/3.1.1 or WS4D/eCommerce 3.0/3.1 New Features in Version 3.1.1 include: * Supports AuthorizeNet 3.0 Including Relay Response (still supports AuthorizeNet 2.5) * Added Minimum Order Amount Feature * International Character Support * Tracks 1st Referer for all Orders * Publish Products to Search Engines * Server Side Ping and TraceRoute * Supports Rebound 2.0 from Sophisticated Circuits * Bug Fixes Full text available at:
Oct 06
[NPL] Adobe Works to Grow eBooks Market
For Immediate Release Adobe Continues Building Partnerships to Grow eBooks Market CyberTrust, Intertrust, Plug'nPay, PublishOne Inc., and to Integrate Adobe PDF Merchant and Acrobat Reader with Web Buy New York, NY (October 6, 1999) (Nasdaq: ADBE)-Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced that CyberTrust, InterTrust, Plug'nPay, Publish One Inc., and will begin testing and product integration of Adobe PDF Merchant software and Web Buy, a feature within Acrobat Reader. Adobe has been at the forefront of the eBooks market, assembling key publishing, retailing and technology partners to grow the new market. The partners announced today join more than 12 others which were announced in August. "As a natural extension to our leadership in the publishing industry, we've taken the opportunity to gather partners and develop new ebook's technologies that leverage the many years of content publishers have archived in Adobe...
Oct 06
[MD1] Adobe Broadens ePaper Solutions Offerings
For Immediate Release Adobe Broadens ePaper Solutions Offerings New Acrobat Business Tools Delivers Collaboration and Digital Signature Tools San Jose (October 6, 1999) (NASDAQ: ADBE)-Building on the widespread success of its Acrobat product line, Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced Adobe Acrobat Business Tools software, designed to fulfill the needs of business users who require enhanced tools for interacting with Portable Document Format (PDF) documents beyond the view and print capabilities of Acrobat Reader software. Adobe developed the product to give enterprise users additional tools for interacting with Adobe PDF documents, and expects the product to expand the use and benefits of Adobe PDF. Acrobat Business Tools will be sold through the volume licensing program, ISV/OEM's, and electronic software download at the website by Q1 2000. Business Tools joins the Adobe ePaper Solutions product family, which is built around Adobe Acrobat 4.0, and provides essential...
Oct 06
[NPL] SoundJam MP 1.1.1 update
Salinas, CA: (October 6, 1999) Casady & Greene announced today that SoundJam MP version 1.1.1 is released and is available as a free download. SoundJam MP v1.1.1 supports the recently announced powerful Mac OS 9 operating system. Additional improvements include support for QDesign AIFF music files, and properly handles pls and m3u streams; and with each new version, we continue to incorporate customer interface suggestions that we receive from our users. This kind of loyalty and support from our customers is what makes SoundJam MP the best full featured, all-in-one, player and encoder on the market today! As previously announced, SoundJam MP takes full advantage of the Power Mac G4 with Velocity Engine, and SoundJam MP is the Macintosh solution that ships with the new Rio 500 portable audio player. The November 1999 issue of Macworld Magazine awarded SoundJam MP a 4 Mouse rating and states that "SoundJam MP is hands down the best MP3 player for the Mac." This exemplifies the award...
Oct 06
[NPL] ShareWay IP included with Mac OS 9
Contact: Charles McHenry 541-772-2382 OPEN DOOR'S SHAREWAY IP TECHNOLOGY INCLUDED IN MAC OS 9 APPLE AND OPEN DOOR TEAM UP TO PROVIDE KEY INTERNET FEATURES Cupertino, CA -- October 5, 1999 -- Open Door Networks Inc. today announced that Apple Computer is including a version of Open Door's IP file sharing product, ShareWay IP, in its new Mac OS 9 system. ShareWay IP extends the Mac's built-in file sharing capabilities to let any Mac user easily and quickly share files over the Internet or an intranet. Open Door and Apple also worked together on other Internet features of Mac OS 9, and Open Door intends to announce additional Internet products concurrently with Mac OS 9 availability later this month. "Open Door's mission has always been to provide Internet solutions that are as easy to use and as powerful as the Macintosh itself," said Alan Oppenheimer, president of Open Door Networks. "By working with Apple we've been able to make these solutions available to...
Oct 04
[NPL] Maxum Updates NetCloak, PageSentry, Rumpus
Maxum Development Announces Updates To Popular Server Tools October 4, 1999. Maxum Development, best known for it's award winning line of Internet server tools, announced updates to it's NetCloak, PageSentry, and Rumpus products. The latest versions, NetCloak 3.0.2, PageSentry 2.5.2, and Rumpus 1.3.3 are all available now at the company's Web site, and are free updates for all registered users of the previous versions. All three updates fall somewhere between simple maintenance releases and major feature upgrades. NetCloak 3.0.2 offers greater flexibility in handling incoming e-mail messages and improvements for international use, in addition to a number of bug fixes and minor corrections. PageSentry 2.5.2 also includes several bug fixes as well as audible warnings when servers fail. The latest incarnation of Rumpus, version 1.3.3, allows FTP server files to be moved between directories and resolves a rare problem that occurs when launching the application on certain systems. All...
Oct 04
[MD1] Absoft Pro Fortran v6.0 for Linux users
Attn: - Absoft Pro Fortran v6.0 for Linux users. Service Pack 4 is now available for download from the Absoft ftp site. It includes several bug fixes and generates significantly faster F90 code. Service Pack 4 is compatible with Pro Fortran v6.0 and F77 SDK v4.5. Absoft makes complete F90/F77/C/C++ toolsets for Windows95/98/NT, Mac and Linux For details visit: Absoft Corporation 2781 Bond Street Rochester Hills, MI 48309 USA Voice (248) 853 0050 EST Fax (248) 853 0108
Oct 03
[MD1] ( is an organization dedicated exclusively to supporting the users of FutureBASIC, the world's fastest and most-versatile Macintosh BASIC development environment, published by Staz Software, Inc. ( The website is a one-stop experience for information about FBII and FB^3. Much of the information is provided for free to all visitors as a way to promote use of FutureBASIC. The organization requests, however, a $20 US registration from frequent users in order to maintain and improve the site. The first benefit of membership is a CD containing this entire site, as of the date you joined - plus support-list archives, and a ton of other stuff! The information contained therein is of immense value to newbies and veteran programmers alike. There are four main top-level folders available via ftp on this site: Programs, Sample_Source, FB^3, and AOL. The Programs folder contains a multitude of fully functional applications...
Oct 03
[NPL] ZipBurst Software: 2nd Generation
MILLBURN, New Jersey, October 2, 1999 --- Dantowitz Consulting & Research, Inc. (DC&R) developer of specialized software tools, today announced its Second Generation of ZipBurst(TM) Software Products. The ZipBurst CGI and ZipBurst Generator, for MacOS, Windows NT/95/98, and Unix were released last June and incorporate the first generation product, which searches a database by postal codes and returns the nearest locations by distance "as the crow flies." The second generation ZipBurst Products support searching ANY fields of a database in addition to using DC&R's geo-locating postal code search technology. After many requests to use ZipBurst search technology with other database products, DC&R set out to write a complete stand-alone database search engine that incorporated the ZipBurst search technology and used no "middleware" packages. Since there is only one application responsible for searching and serving your database, this lowers your memory footprint, search...
Oct 01
[NPL] PowerLogix G4: PhotoShop 5.5 AltiVec Compatibility
POWERLOGIX ANNOUNCES FULL PHOTOSHOP 5.5 AltiVec COMPATIBILITY WITH POWERFORCE G4 AUSTIN, TEXAS -- October 1, 1999 -- PowerLogix, first to demonstrate G4 processor upgrades for PowerMacs, and first to demonstrate a G4 fix for B&W G3s, today announced another G4 first: the completion of development of full AltiVec compatibility under PhotoShop 5.5 when using a G4 upgrade card. "PhotoShop is by far the most important application at this time with regards to the G4 with the AltiVec processor," said Robert Jagitsch, President of PowerLogix R&D, Inc. "We have now finished development of our AltiVec enabler software which allows any PowerMac that can accept a G4 chip to fully utilize all optimized AltiVec plug-ins for PhotoShop. It is fully compatible under both Mac OS 8.6 and Mac OS 9." AltiVec benchmarks indicate that PowerMacs such as the 7500, all the way to the most recent B&W G3, can perform at speeds equivalent or beyond the new PowerMac G4s from Apple. "We created a macro...
Oct 01
[MD1] MacTranslator 2.0 Software Reengineering Tool
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa, October 1, 1999 --- Excel Software today announced MacTranslator 2.0 for generating software models from source code. Used in conjunction with the MacA&D modeling tool, it allows software developers to automatically generate UML class diagrams and an integrated dictionary from Java, C++ or Object Pascal code. Structure charts generated from C, Pascal, procedural Basic or Fortran code illustrate a program's function calling structure. Used in conjunction with the QuickCRC modeling tool, CRC cards can be generated from Java, C++ or Object Pascal. MacTranslator 2.0 adds Java language support, project scripting and a reengineering wizard. It can process code files in large projects up to 10 times faster than version 1.0. MacTranslator 2.0 supports new Java features like nested classes. Java packages translate to design namespaces that handle name scope and map design elements to files in code folders. The new MacA&D 7.0 or QuickCRC 1.2 is required for...
Sep 30
[NPL] SmartZip
SmartZip: "the most powerful and easy to use ZIP compressor for the MacOS". SmartZip is a MacOS application designed to be the simplest and most efficient way to manage ZIP files. You can automatically compress files (or entire folders) by dragging them onto SmartZip and in the same way you can easily expand ZIP files. SmartZip is fully compatible with WinZip for Windows and it is designed to save ALL the unique MacOS information about Macintosh files and folders, so the integrity of the MacOS files are preserved when the ZIP file is managed by a PC computer. For more information, or to download a free copy, visit Thank you for your time, Marco Bambini Vampire Software
Sep 30
[NPL] WebSentinel v2.1
September 30, 1999 WebSentinel v2.1 Powerful Security Administration and Subscription Services Download Location: ( Purity Software is pleased to announce the final release of WebSentinel v2.1. We recommend all users of previous versions of WebSentinel upgrade to this new version. Overview -------- WebSentinel is a web server plug-in that replaces or supplements your web server's built-in security, allowing more flexibility and power to manage users and secure areas with a complete Macintosh user interface. Some of the many features include auto-expiring users (subscription management), administration groups, optional HTML-based login forms, GREP match strings, and custom "No Access" files for each realm. WebSentinel's plug-in architecture allows you to integrate with your existing user data and security architectures. Further information about WebSentinel is available on the Purity Software web site at ( System...
Sep 29
[NPL] Style Master 1.5 and Style Master Pro
Western Civilisation updates their CSS editor Style Master to version 1.5, and introduces CSS2 editing with Style Master Pro. Bondi Beach, Australia, 29th September 1999. Western Civilisation announces the release and immediate availability of Style Master 1.5 and Style Master Pro for Windows and Macintosh. ( With this release, the ZDNet 5 Star rated style sheet editor is now first to provide powerful, intuitive support for editing CSS2 style sheets. Style Master 1.5 provides a comprehensive style sheets development solution for CSS1 and CSSP. Style Master Pro takes the solution to the next level with added support for CSS2, the complete style sheets standard. With Style Master and Style Master Pro developers can * create and edit sophisticated style sheets with point and click ease. * get up to speed fast with the interactive style sheets assistant which explains style sheets and the application when and as you need to know. * target the browsers...
Sep 29
[NPL] MoniSwitchUSB
Dr. Bott LLC Eric Prentice, CEO 503-452-8101 For Immediate Release Dr. Bott announces MoniSwitchUSB Portland, OR - September 29, 1999 Dr. Bott LLC today announced MoniSwitchUSB. ( Dr. Bott has taken their experience with the original MoniSwitch and created MoniSwitchUSB. MoniSwitchUSB is a Mac & PC friendly KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that allows the use of a monitor and USB peripherals with multiple USB capable computers including Macs and PCs. * Support for both Mac & PC monitors. * Looks and works great with new G4s! * Available for 2 or 4 computers. * Includes all necessary USB and super premium video cables! * PCI Mac Kit available for beige Macs. * Lighted LED indicates selected computer at a glance. * Compatible with Windows 98, Mac OS and other operating systems that support USB. * iMoniSwitchUSB allows use of iMac built-in monitor, keyboard and mouse with up to 3 other Macs or PCs. Dr....
Sep 29
[MD1] REALbasic 2.1a19
REAL Software is pleased to announce the latest development release of REALbasic 2.1a19. These alpha releases are for testing purposes only and are not considered the current release of REALbasic. Projects saved in alpha releases of 2.1 cannot be opened in REALbasic 2.0.2. You should not use alpha releases for mission-critical development. There is a specific mailing list hosted at REAL Software for discussing the alpha testing releases: Subscribe to this list by sending an email containing "subscribe realbasic-dr" (without the quotes) to: REAL Software, Inc. PMB #220 3300 Bee Caves Road, Suite 650 Austin, Texas 78746
Sep 29
[MD1] Publishing Code on the Web
Subject: INFORMATION: VVI-DCS Introduces SAM With Web App We've released a web-based application at the URL which helps developers convert their source code into documentation for subsequent publishing on the WEB and to automate the authoring of toolbox and framework reference manuals. This application is particularly applicable to Mac OS X and WebObjects programming since it documents Objective-C source code which is one of the programming languages for those systems. The Web application uses WebObjects to distribute the functionality, and is a demonstration of an underlying framework (toolbox), called SAM(TM), for State AutoMation (TM) that runs on Mac OS X Server, Windows, and Linux. SAM manages work flow of software projects and translations of source code to other programming languages and formats. Currently we uses it to automate code development for our OpenGraph(TM) products both in interactive mode through a GUI, batch mode via shell...
Sep 28
[MD1] SPI-Software Piracy Intervention Upgrade from New Wave...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September, 1999 Contact: New Wave Software, Inc. Phone... 800-920-9283 Fax... 215-736-3370 E-mail... Web... New Wave Software releases Upgrade for SPI-Software Piracy Intervention Morrisville, PA - September 27, 1999 - To prevent software piracy and track those who attempt it, New Wave Software, Inc. has developed SPI(TM) -- Software Piracy Intervention. SPI adds a protective layer to software products that allows only those end-users who legitimately purchased the software to install it. No matter how many copies of a protected program get distributed illegally, only the valid purchaser can install the product. SPI includes unique features such as passive and active encryption protection. SPI protected products can be distributed over the Internet, on CD-ROM or on diskette. Another unique feature of SPI is that it can remotely disable stolen prepackaged software. One phone call to New Wave can disable one, two or...
Sep 27
[MD1] What makes you productive?
Warriors for a New Age! In the newfound spirit of Openness and Freedom that seems to be all to pervasive these days... what is it that you use to help make you productive? Please share with your fellow developers! How? Send an email to: ( with a short (ha!) list of the cool tools that you use to help make you productive. Favorite INIT? CMM Plug-in? Organizational Tool? CodeWarrior (DUH!)? MacsBug (double DUH... right?). After review, the MacTech Editorial Staff will select certain entries for reprint and have a list out (with quotes, of course) out before the Holidays (*hint hint*). Editors of MacTech Magazine
Sep 27
[NPL] (TM) Normandy Dr. Norwood, MA 02062 Contact: Riyaj Shaik, President & CEO (617)374-5064 e-mail: For immediate release. FOR LARGE AND SMALL, INTERNET BUSINESS SUCCESS MEANS MASTERING AFFILIATE PROGRAMS. Acclaimed is the Net's largest source for reviews, information, and revenue strategies on 1,300 leading affiliate programs. Norwood, MA--What do Internet giants and have in common with thousands of other online money-makers? Their success depends on their vast organization of affiliate web sites that promote products for a percentage of sales. "Many people don't realize that the engine behind's amazing success are their 300,000 affiliates who promote Amazon's products," says Riyaj Shaik, an expert on the Net's affiliate system and president of The web site features insider information on over 1,300 top affiliate programs and is...
Sep 27
[NPL] easy beat 1.0
PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNI SOFTWARE PLUS GmbH Softwarepark Hagenberg A-4323 Hagenberg AUSTRIA phone: +43 (7236) 3338-82 fax: +43 (7236) 3338-30 email: www: easy beat 1.0 - Brand-new Music Authoring Program for the Macintosh released. Hagenberg, AUSTRIA, September-27-1999. UNI SOFTWARE PLUS is proud to announce a new music authoring program for composing, scoring, and playing songs. As its name suggests, easy beat is music for the Mac as it should be: powerful, yet easy to use. Instead of the usual tool-based user interface, easy beat uses a simple and intuitive point-and-click technique. Adding, selecting, moving, copying notes - all these operations are done with simple mouse gestures. With easy beat, you can compose your songs by drawing notes or recording them with a MIDI instrument, see up to 16 tracks in multiple views, choose from 128 instruments and 7 drum sets, print the...
Sep 26
[MD1] Mac Sound Dev List
A new resource has been established for Mac programmers, the mac-sound-dev mailing list. This mailing list is for the discussion of recording and playing sound on the Macintosh, specifically, using Sound Manager. Questions specific to QuickTime should be directed to one of the QuickTime mailing lists. To subscribe, go to: Or alternately, use email to one of the following addresses: Post message: Subscribe: Unsubscribe: Thanks, Wade Williams
Sep 26
[MD1] Mac F2C v1.4.3
Hi, I just released Mac F2C v1.4.3. Mac F2C is a freeware Fortran-to-C translator for the Macintosh. Mac F2C v1.4.3 is compatible with CodeWarrior Pro 5. The older v1.4.2 is compatible with CodeWarrior Pro 2 through 4. Version 1.4.3, released 20 Sep 99, is a minor upgrade to make Mac F2C fully compatible with CodeWarrior Pro 5. Version 1.4.3 also enables you build Win32 executables (the Win32 support comes courtesy of Gareth Swarbrick of Oxford University). You can get the latest version of Mac F2C at the Mac F2C web site: Please note that v1.4.3 does not support older versions of CodeWarrior. However, the older v1.4.2 supports CodeWarrior Pro releases 2 through 4 and is also available at the above site. To long-time Mac F2C users: my apologies in taking so long to get this release out. My only excuse is that I have been *really* busy ;) Igor Mikolic-Torreira
Sep 24
[MD1] IntraTier Releases Application Server for Visual Basic
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IntraTier Releases Application Server for Visual Basic Markham, Ontario (September 24, 1999) -- IntraTier Corporation ( announces the release of the IntraTier Application Server for Visual Basic. The IntraTier Application Server for Visual Basic provides an easy way to develop three-tier browser based web applications in Visual Basic. Visual Basic tools like the form designer, compiler and debugger are supported, and often only a few changes are required in existing user applications. No knowledge of HTML or Java is needed. EASY TO USE ALTERNATIVE TO ACTIVE SERVER PAGES AND WEBCLASSES Many Visual Basic developers would like to create web enabled versions of their applications, but existing Microsoft tools like Active Server Pages and Webclasses have required complete overhauls of their code to do so. Because IntraTier continues to use the existing Visual Basic application development environment, migration is significantly easier and less...

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