Softpress joins MacForce Summer Blast

August 14, 2008 in Publishing (E)

[] Oxford, UK - Softpress Systems will be on hand at the annual MacForce Summer Blast in Portland, Oregon this Saturday from 10am to 4pm PDT. Now in its fifth year, the Summer Blast is the largest Mac-focused expo held in the Portland area. There will be over 20 vendors, food and drink, product demonstrations and giveaways, including a copy of Freeway 5 Pro and Freeway 5 Express. There will also be special pricing on Freeway Pro and Freeway Express on the day.

"We're excited to be a part of this event," Softpress Managing Director Richard Logan said. "MacForce has been a great partner for Softpress, and I'm sure this will be a fantastic day for everyone."

New Features in Freeway 5.2:
In addition to the features added in Freeway 5 (CSS menus, Google Actions, Blogger templates, Actions and dozens more), Freeway 5.2 brings the following:

Homescreen Icon for Web Clip - Specify and include an icon for your site on the user's Home Screen.
iPhone Application Links - Include mail links, phone links, map links, YouTube links.
Video Content - Automatically create different versions of the same movie files for viewing on iPhone with EDGE, iPhone with Wi-Fi/3G and for regular desktops. QuickTime will automatically detect the user's needs and serve the appropriate file.

Additionally, Softpress has published a best practices document for publishing web sites for the iPhone and iPod touch. The "Building websites for the iPhone with Freeway" document can be found on the Softpress website.

Pricing and Availability:
Freeway 5.2 is a free download for all owners of Freeway 5. Updates can be downloaded from the Softpress website. Freeway 5 Pro and Freeway 5 Express are both available for purchase and immediate electronic delivery directly from the Softpress Store.

Full versions of Freeway 5 Pro can be purchased for $249 USD, and Freeway 5 Express is $79 USD. Upgrades from Freeway 4 Pro to Freeway 5 Pro are $99 USD, upgrades from Freeway 4 Express to Freeway 5 Express are $59 USD. Owners of Freeway 4 Express can upgrade to Freeway 5 Pro for just $179 USD.

For a limited time, owners of GoLive 8 or later can purchase Freeway Pro at a 30% discount. Contact Sales for more info. More pricing details (including student, senior and non-profit discounts) can be found on the Softpress website.

Softpress was founded in 1993 to address the emerging needs of professional publishers and designers for cross-media authoring tools. Freeway, and its extensive feature set, result from Softpress' ongoing efforts to identify and meet the real needs of web designers in today's environment. Softpress creates tools that many people rely on for their day-to-day business, so they listen carefully to their customers. Future upgrades and product offerings will continue to demonstrate Softpress' commitment to quality, leading-edge innovation and customer service.


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