November 15, 2008 in Utility (F)
[prMac.com] Milano, Italy - Tension Software announces availability of release 2.0 of Private Contact. Private contact is a native Cocoa software to manage on macintosh an address book with reserved data inside. In this way informations inside documents, relative to various persons, can be read only the Macintosh owner, and also in case of unauthorized access or theft of the Mac, the data inside Private Contact documents can't be read without the right password.
Private Contact is easy to use and despite it uses the powerful Blowfish algorithm, open and closing operations are absolutely easy and similar to the one of standard Mac OS X applications. The use of the blowfish algorithm, managed at decoding level by Apple native libraries available on any Mac, allows to the user a safety margin on data protection. Also in the unfortunate situation your Mac come in the hands of expert hacker, without the document password, they can't be able to read data inside the document because are all Blowfish encrypted. Some country has restrictive rules about privacy and personal data, Private Contact answer to these requests allowing a high level of protection to all data inside it, accessible only with the right password at the document opening.
Private contact allows to be used in a profitable way from the first time the user runs it thanks to the few easy commands that execute all the necessary functionalities. Private Contact can inform you automatically (if the user likes it) when an update is available allowing the user to download it with a single click.
In Private Contact, data encrypting saving documents is always on by default, it is impossible to save data in plain format by a user mistake, if data are saved, they are always encrypted by default asking the user the password to use if it was never provided.At this point password will be requested only opening the documents.
In the application on the left a list with all the contact inside and on the right a details of the selected contact. For any contact 17 different fields are available to input user data and any label of these fields can be customized for any different document.
A great help to classification and organization of data inside any document of Private Contact is using Categories visualized as colored label in the contact list.
Using the association of contacts with category, and having any category with a different color and properties, the user can in a glance to have an good view on how the data inside the document is organized, a tool allowing to use Private Contact in a better and fast way.
Contacts can be sorted inside the window list clicking the head of any column and contents can be filtered by category and keywords.
Tension Software started in 1997 developing Mac software for Mac OS Classic. Now Tension Software still develops Mac software for Mac OS X using the last Apple technology, Cocoa and Objective-C. All the current Mac production is made by Universal Applications native on both PPC Mac and Intel Mac.