Yazsoft announces major Speed Download 5 Upgrade for Mac OS X

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[prMac.com] IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chicago, Illinois - February 12, 2008 - Yazsoft is proud to announce the immediate availability of Speed Download 5. Developed exclusively for Mac OS X, Speed Download is an easy to use, powerful and reliable download manager.

Speed Download sets a higher standard for download manager innovation, and is expressly designed to be a central, unified hub for almost all downloading and file transfer activities.

This new upgrade continues to enhance and tweak the performance of Speed Download to ensure utmost reliability. Version 5 includes tons of key improvements, and is a recommended upgrade for all Speed Download customers.

Some Key New Features in Version 5:
* New: Completely redesigned and fully customizable interface;
* New: optimized Speed Download engine and components for faster performance and wider compatibility;
* New: introducing Simple and Advanced usage modes;
* New: iTunes-like Minimized mode with user controlled color picker;
* New: Overhauled built-in FTP Client; support for more connections; dual pane view introduced;
* New: Filters bar;
* New: 'Live' bandwidth throttle;
* New: individual file scheduling;
* New: queue downloading scheduling;
* New: Speed Download dock menu notifications;
* Enhanced: Auto-resuming of downloads, uploads, and file transfers at all times;
* Enhanced: built-in Smart Folder technology;
* Enhanced: Secure (encrypted) turbo-charged file-sharing between Speed Download users;
* Enhanced: My Server section;
* Enhanced: Download website content for offline viewing;
* Tons of tweaks and performance oriented changes;
* And much more!

Giveaway: as an added bonus, Yazsoft is also giving away two 8Gb Apple iPhones. From February 12, 2008 until March 31, 2008, everyone can submit their email for free entry to the draw. No purchase necessary. The winner will be chosen by random draw the second week of March 2008 and announced on this website.

Note: Everyone that buys SD5 during this period receives three entries per license purchased as a modest token of thanks from the SD team.

Supported Languages:
* US English.

System Requirements:
* Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later; Leopard ready.
* 19 MB Hard Drive Space.
* Internet connection.
* Any popular Mac OS X Internet browser.

Pricing and Availability:
Everyone that purchased SD 4 between Jan 01, 2008 and Feb 12, 2008, may upgrade to SD 5 for FREE. Speed Download 5 can be purchased from the Yazsoft web site. 5.x updates are free to all registered 5.x users. Pre-registered SD users can upgrade to SD 5 at reduced pricing. A free 21 day demo is also available for download.

* $25: 1 User license.
* $40: 2 User license. (Save $10)
* $100: 5 user license (Save $25)

Speed Download has been met with praise from reviewers, web authors, developers, and beta testers. "The fastest, most complete most recommended download manager for the Mac" * MacReview. We are a team dedicated to developing quality software for the Macintosh platform. Thanks to all for your support.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Yazsoft was founded in 2001 to develop software expressly for the Mac platform. With an emphasis on total customer satisfaction, Yazsoft makes up a development team of 5 professionals, each responsible for coding, marketing, and total customer support. As Yazsoft's spotlight product, Speed Download is regularly updated to ensure optimal performance at all times. Copyright (C) 2001-2008 Yazsoft. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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