March 15, 2007 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Stone Design Ships Stone Works March 2007 -
Featuring Create® 13.0
Albuquerque, March 14, 2007 Stone Design, the original Mac OS X Software house with over 18 years experience with the Mac OS X and precursor NeXTStep/OpenStep technologies, today announced immediate availability of its complete low cost and high performance productivity suite Stone Works. 16 applications that let you design and publish to print and web, bill for your services, make movies, photo albums, watermark documents, convert fonts, complete image processing, monitor the weather, choose fonts visually, manage your preferences, PDF management and much more!
According to Stone Design founder and CEO Andrew Stone, “You’ll find the latest versions of Create, iMaginator, Videator and the rest of the Stone Works to be optimized for both INTEL and PPC Mac OS X computers. This is the latest, greatest and most robust release yet - try our complete publishing and media creation alternatives - and with our Free Upgrades for Life, you’ll be glad you chose the independent alternative!”
The complete Stone Works bundle is available now for just $399, That’s a $604 value, and comparable features from other software houses would be well over $4000. Or you can buy any one of the included applications standalone.
Create 13.0, the design, pagelayout and web publishing powerhouse, features a new CSS-based XHMTL web engine allowing you to take full advantage of the latest web technology. SliceAndDice 4.1, which makes fancy navigation bars for Create, also features XHTML compliance.
Videator 3.1, "PhotoShop for Video", adds new Artist effects, more precise control over VJ random effects, stability enhancements and is Leopard ready.
iMaginator 3.3, an image manipulation and effects application, now lets you set any custom size, loads faster and is Leopard ready.
GlobalWarmth 2.2 has been updated to resolve some launching and update issues.
Here is a complete list of all the new features:
Create® 13.0 for Mac OS X is a three-in-one powerhouse: vector illustration, page layout and web authoring application built on the idea that everything is an object. Patterns, blends, effects, art, and pages can be dragged and dropped to create multipage documents. Features include web page authoring, instant graphic conversion, autotracing, animation, multiple document master pages, patterns, neon, and special graphics and text effects. Just $149.
iMaginator™ 3.3 is “PhotoShop on Steroids” for just $49! iMaginator harnesses the power of Apple’s groundbreaking technology Core Image. This is the ideal partner for any digital camera. Allowing your creativity behind the lens to continue unhindered on your Mac - add text & paint layers too! Non destructive Image editing in real time. From simple image correction to out-of-this-world effects.
Videator™ 3.1 is “Movie Magic for Mere Mortals” Make and edit movies: combine movies, images, text & paint! The ideal partner for iSight or digital video camera - Non destructive movie editing in real time, and out-of-this-world effects - instantly - only $49.
PStill™ 5.4 is a PDF processing powerhouse - resample PDFs, combine documents into PDF, make separations and composites, convert EPS/PS, images, and other conforming PostScript to the Portable Document Format (PDF). Powerful high-end printing features include prepress job options, watched (hot) folders for automated network-wide processing, color management and PDFX/1a and PDFX/3 capabilities. Stone Design provides a free font managment application TrueBlue, which enhance PStill. Just $69.
TimeEqualsMoney™ 3.2 tracks time and billable expenses for clients, and produces invoices and reports automatically. Just $49.
PhotoToWeb® 3.2 manages digital photographs and produces websites from albums of images. It can produce thumbnails, do slide shows, and annotate, crop, rotate and scale images to produce configurable web sites. Turn CDs of photos into a giant linked website. Users can set the background and navigation bars and can save album styles for future use. Only $69.
PackUpAndGo™ 3.1 creates compressed archive files (.tar.gz) from dragged in files and folders and automatically uncompresses dragged in archive files. With many user preferences, this application puts a graphical user interface on Unix archiving and compression commands, making it easy for the user to create compressed backups or prepare folders for mailing. $15
StampInStone™ 3.1 lets you watermark any PDF. Add your custom text and image to your documents for security, timestamping or just for personalizing them. Just $49.
PreferenceCommander™ 2.1 lets you view and manage multiple sets of preferences for every one of your Mac OS X applications. Only $19.
FontSight™ 2.2 adds a visual font menu to every native Mac OS X application - lets you see the font before you choose it. Just $19.
Global Warmth™ 2.2 “Weather you want, whether or knot!” Monitor the weather around the globe in several ways - as a status bar item, in the dock, individual weather stations or the in the multi-station view. Just $19.
GIFfun™ 4.0 creates web animations quickly and easily, using drag and drop technology. The source code to GIFfun is also available online. Free!
Videation Nation is an amazing screen saver that uses your iSight camera to generate freaky cook video while your computer sleeps - Free!
And the free Stone Studio Widget - a fun widget to get info, resources and launch Stone applications...
Visit http://www.stone.com today!
Stone Design Corp is located in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico, and was founded in 1984. Our mission is to develop low cost, easy to use, 100% Macintosh OS X native applications that are a joy to use.
Stone Design develops a variety of productivity applications for Macintosh OS X. Stone Design was an early adopter of Mac OS X’s precursor “NeXTStep” in 1989, and has shipped over 20 apps since then.
Offering free upgrades for life, Stone is the indy alternative!