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Stuffit Expands Cross-Platform, Linux and Solaris Platforms

Tuesday, May 01, 2001

Press release from the issuing company

Watsonville, CA - April 30, 2001- Driving towards development of a universal compression solution for all computing platforms and file types, Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), today unveiled public beta versions of StuffIt(tm) its award-winning, powerful compression technology , and StuffIt Expander, a decompression utility, for Linux(R), including the popular Red Hat(R) operating system and Sun's Solaris operating systems. "In this 'information age' businesses and consumers are challenged with sending and receiving files that come in a myriad of formats and from a variety of platforms," said David Polzine, StuffIt Linux/Unix product manager. "At Aladdin we recognize the growing role being played by Linux and Solaris, in the global exchange of information and believe StuffIt technology gives users a powerful tool to aid in this exchange." StuffIt is the industry leader in cross-platform multi-format file compression. Wherever there is a need for compressing large files into smaller archives, whether to fit them on removable media, posting them to a web site, or sending them via email, or storing them on a server, StuffIt is the solution. On the other side, when downloading files from the Internet or receiving files via email, StuffIt gives users the power to expand and access any file type they receive. Supported Formats:  StuffIt for Linux and Solaris can be utilized to create Zip, StuffIt, Binhex, MacBinary, Uuencode, Unix Compress, self-extracting archives for Windows or Macintosh platforms and it can be used to expand all of the above plus tar files, bzip, gzip, arj, lha, rar, BtoAtext and Mime. Supported Platforms: In addition to the Solaris and Linux products released today, StuffIt is available for Windows and Macintosh environments.




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