Vitamin-R 1.06 delivers improved keyboard navigation and new look

in Mac OSX (E)

[] Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - today is pleased to announce version 1.06 of Vitamin-R , its new productivity tool for creative professionals. Vitamin-R is a collection of tools and techniques designed to overcome the biggest productivity challenges facing today's new caste of creative professionals: managing attention and maintaining motivation.

The new release is a significant upgrade and features dozens of improvements centering around usability, presentation and workflow.

The improved keyboard access now makes it possible to use the tool without the hands ever having to leave the keyboard. The new rounded window look inserts itself more seamlessly into the Mac OS X interface and is fully customizable via an new appearance dialog. Another frequently requested feature delivered by the new release is the ability to pause a time slice to deal with interruptions.

Vitamin-R complements the task capturing and organizing features of modern to-do list managers, by forcing you to concentrate fully on one task a time and keeping distractions at bay. Vitamin-R smooths the creative process by rejecting the dusty business book notion of self discipline and fully embracing the way our brains are truly wired.

Vitamin-R breaks down large, vaguely defined tasks into a series of short "time slices" of between 10 and 30 minutes, each with specific, easily reachable and actionable objectives. During these time slices it keeps you focused on accomplishing only this one objective and provides you with mechanisms for dealing with interruptions, poor concentration, etc.

Vitamin-R concentrates on getting started which allows you to break through the resistance of procrastination and creates a positive feedback loop of small achievements that get you closer to your ultimate aims. This greatly reduces the stress caused by looming deadlines and a lack of a clear direction, thus enabling you to enjoy guilt-free breaks in which you can pursue other interests.

Vitamin-R provides you with the "Now & Later Board", complete with FastType magic, to give you a place to quickly dump all those things that go through your head and allows to get back to the task at hand.

While Vitamin-R assists you in getting on with your work, it also keeps a customizable record of your progress that can help you detect positive, os well as negative work patterns thus allowing you find the way that suits you best.

Vitamin-R plugs into your life rather than trying to take it over. You can use it occasionally to overcome procrastination or mental blocks or re-organize your entire working life around the concepts that it embodies. It complements rather than replaces traditional to-do list managers, such as Things or OmniFocus.

System Requirements:
* Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
* Universal Binary for Intel and PowerPC
* 8 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
Vitamin-R may be purchased for $14.95 (USD). Family, Business and Enterprise licensing is also available. Customers may chose to include a "forever upgrade" with their purchase. was founded by Frank Reiff in 1996 with the aim of producing affordable best-of-breed software for the Macintosh. In the past decade, our A Better Finder series of file utilities and our MacBreakZ personal ergonomic assistant have become familiar fixtures of the Macintosh community. is also produces "The Big Mean Folder Machine" and Vitamin-R.


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