Introducing Remote Buddy Express - now available on the Mac App Store

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[] Roth, Germany - IOSPIRIT GmbH is proud to announce the immediate availability of Remote Buddy Express on the Mac App Store.

Remote Buddy Express is the Express version of the most powerful remote control solution for the Mac. It gives its users full control over their Mac via their Apple Remote, iPhone or iPod touch. With more than 100 directly supported applications and system functions, real virtual mouse and keyboard, built-in presentation tools and extensive configuration abilities, Remote Buddy Express is the perfect match for presenters, home theater PC (HTPC) power users and everybody else looking to control their applications and their Mac via the aforementioned devices.

Remote Buddy Express Key Features
* control 100 applications on your Mac
* Virtual Mouse and Keyboard
* Mousespot: highlight important parts of your presentation
* one central menu (incl. for switching between apps)
* File Browser: browse your filesystem and recently used files, open documents
* integrated media library access (incl. EyeTV, iTunes, VIDEO_TS folders, ..)
* easily configurable button mapping and on-screen menu structure
* sleep, shutdown, reboot your computer
* control many important system settings
* button mapping charts: integrated in the menu, so you don't have to memorize them
* best support for popular media players software

Ajax Remote Key Features
Remote Buddy Express includes AJAX Remote, a dynamic web 2.0 application for controlling your Mac with your iPhone, iPod Touch. Its key features:

* gesture remote control
* presenter trackpad
* keyboard
* live webcam view
* iTunes control and library streaming
* EyeTV control

For more information, please see the AJAX Remote section of the Remote Buddy Express product page.

Supported Applications:
Out of the box, Remote Buddy Express can control the following applications:
* Adobe Acrobat
* Adobe Bridge
* Adobe Media Player
* Adobe Reader,
* Adobe Lightroom
* AirFoil
* Aperture
* AOL Radio
* Audio Hijack
* Awaken
* Boxee
* Capture One
* DivX Player
* DVD Player
* Expression Media
* EyeTV
* Front Row
* GarageBand
* Google Earth
* Hulu Desktop
* iPhoto
* iTunes
* Keynote
* MPlayer OSX Extended
* NeoOffice
* Impress
* Impress
* PhotoBooth
* Plex
* PowerPoint
* Preview
* QuickTime Player 7
* QuickTime Player X
* Spotify
* VLC media player

Support for additional applications can be added using the included Behaviour Construction Kit.

Please Note:
* Above list is just an excerpt. Please see the Remote Buddy Express website for the full list and details (including version numbers).

Supported Hardware:
Remote Buddy Express supports the use of the following hardware to remote control your Mac:
* built-in Apple IR Receiver with Apple Remote control
* iPhone or iPod touch, connected via WiFi (on the same subnet, without packet drops, clients must be able to make connections to other clients)

What's The Difference Between Remote Buddy And Remote Buddy Express?
In an nutshell, Remote Buddy Express is a version of Remote Buddy with stripped down hardware support, offered at a lower price point. While the Express version supports only the Apple Remote (via built-in Apple IR Receivers), iPhone and iPod touch (please see "Supported Hardware" for technical requirements), the regular Remote Buddy version supports a much, much wider range of remote controls and receivers. For all differences between the two, please see the comparison table we've put together for you.

More Information & Media:
For more information and media, please see the Remote Buddy Express product page
and our blog.

System Requirements:
* Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
* OS X Snow Leopard and OS X Lion.
* 4.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Remote Buddy Express 1.18.1 is $19.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Utilities category.

IOSPIRIT GmbH has been founded by Felix Schwarz in 2004 and focuses on the development of innovative software for Mac OS(R) X and iPhone(TM). IOSPIRIT GmbH is based in Roth, Germany. IOSPIRIT GmbH and Remote Buddy are neither affiliated with nor endorsed or sponsored by Apple or any other previously named company. Apple, Mac, Mac OS, OS X and Macintosh, are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other products, services, companies and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.


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