Helium Foot Software Releases MercuryMover 2.0 Public Beta, Drops Price

September 2, 2008 in Mac OSX (E)

[prMac.com] Chicago, Illinois - Helium Foot Software proudly announces the immediate release of MercuryMover v2.0 public beta. With MercuryMover, anyone can move and resize the windows on a Mac from the keyboard, precisely positioning the windows anywhere on the screen. In addition to the moving and resizing available since its first release, Version 2.0 introduces one-key shortcuts, window information, and an updated interface. During the three-week public beta period, MercuryMover v1.1 will be discounted by more than 20%.

In celebration of the upcoming release, Helium Foot Software is offering a 20% discount on sales of the current version (1.1) of MercuryMover. MercuryMover 2.0 will be a free upgrade for all license holders.

Shortcuts, the flagship feature of this version, provides a mechanism to assign a single key to a favorite window size and/or position. While using MercuryMover, typing that key will instantly change the window to the specified size and location. Shortcuts can be created by cloning the size and position of an existing window or by typing the width, height and left/top coordinates into the shortcut editor in MercuryMover's preference pane.

Window Information:
MercuryMover now includes a heads-up display which shows the current window's width, height and distance from the top left corner of the main screen.

New Features:
* Shortcuts
* Window Information
* Updated Interface

Main Features:
* Move and resize virtually any window without touching the mouse
* Move and resize by 1, 10, 100 pixels at a time or to the edge of the current screen
* Unintrusive heads-up display interface
* Multi-screen aware
* Automatically checks for updates

Supported Languages:
* US English

System Requirements:
* Requires Mac OS X 10.5
* Universal Binary for PowerPC & Intel
* 2.9 MB Hard Drive Space

Pricing and Availability:
MercuryMover v2.0 public beta is free, and is available until September 21st, 2008. MercuryMover 1.1 may be purchased from the Helium Foot Software store for a discounted price of $19 USD. On September 21st, 2008, MercuryMover v2.0 will be available for purchase at the regular price of $24 USD. A free 100-use demo will also be available for download.

Based in in Chicago, Illinois, Helium Foot Software was founded by Keith Alperin in 2007. As an independent software developer specializing in power tools for power users, Helium Foot Software believes that easy-to-use applications can make any Mac more agile, more powerful and more fun. Copyright 2001 - 2008 Helium Foot Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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