Free AutoCorrect Dictionary Helps Typinator Correct Thousands of Typos

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Hagenberg, Austria - August 22, 2007 - Ergonis Software and TidBITS Publishing Inc. today announced the release of the free TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary for Typinator.

The latest update to Typinator from Ergonis Software gave the program the capability to correct typos and misspellings as soon as they're entered. To help users get started immediately, Ergonis provided dictionaries of more than 800 common mistakes in each of English, German, and French. Now Typinator has become even more useful with the addition of the public domain TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary in English, which enables Typinator to correct over 2,300 additional mistakes on the fly.

TidBITS publisher Adam C. Engst said, "The original public domain list of mistakes and their corrections comes from Micah Alpern; we enhanced and formatted it for use with the unsupported auto-correction capability in Eudora, where I've become addicted to it. When Typinator 2.0 added auto-correction, we worked with Ergonis to convert it appropriately and import it into Typinator, making Typinator a fixture on all my Macs."

Christoph Reichenberger, CEO of Ergonis Software, said, "With the new version 2.0, Typinator is no longer just a typing assistant that speeds repetitive typing tasks, but also becomes a system-wide auto-correction tool that automatically corrects typing errors and misspelled words. We're pleased to distribute the TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary with Typinator because it quadruples the number of errors that Typinator can correct, making Typinator even more valuable to our users. Installation is as easy as downloading the package and double-clicking it, and best of all, it's free!"

Visit Ergonis Software's Web site at <http://www.ergonis.com/products/typinator/> to learn more about Typinator and to download a free trial version of the program and the TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary. The award-winning news and analysis from TidBITS can be read at <http://www.tidbits.com/>, and free subscriptions are available at <http://www.tidbits.com/list/>.

Availability and Pricing:
The TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary may be downloaded for free from the Ergonis Web site at <http://www.ergonis.com/typinator/>.

Typinator can be purchased securely on the Ergonis Software Web site. The upgrade to Typinator 2 is free for anyone who purchased Typinator in the last 2 years. For information about purchases, including enterprise licenses, volume discounts, and upgrade pricing offers, visit the Web site at <http://www.ergonis.com/typinator/>. Any Typinator purchase or upgrade entitles the owner to free updates and upgrades for 2 years from the date of purchase.

Instead of purchasing Typinator by itself, customers can get the Macility Productivity Bundle that also contains two of the company's other productivity tools, PopChar X and KeyCue. The pricing of the Productivity Bundle represents a saving of more than 35% over the separate purchase of its components. More information about the Productivity bundle can be found at <http://www.ergonis.com/productivity>.

Typinator 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer. Mac OS X 10.4 is recommended.

About TidBITS Publishing Inc.:
TidBITS Publishing Inc. has been publishing the weekly electronic newsletter TidBITS since 1990, and the Take Control series of electronic books since 2003. The privately held company has its headquarters in Ithaca, NY, USA.

Ergonis Software develops ergonomic and intuitive software that boosts the productivity of Mac and PC users. Ergonis Software, a privately held company founded in 2002, is headquartered in Hagenberg, Austria. Ergonis and Typinator are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Ergonis Software GmbH. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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