SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2/7/01 - ArcSoft Inc., a leading digital imaging technology services and software provider to international Fortune 500 imaging companies, today announced plans to release a Mac OS X version of its award-winning, flagship photo-editing program, PhotoStudio, which is currently available on Macintosh operating systems up to and including Mac OS 9.
"This upgraded version of PhotoStudio will give Mac enthusiasts the tools to perfect their digital images quickly and easily on the new platform without needing to splurge on a more expensive photo-editing product," said Michael Deng, president and co-founder of ArcSoft. "PhotoStudio for Mac OS X will offer all the amenities of a high-end, high-priced, photo-editing program at an affordable price. We expect to have retail availability in Summer 2001."
"Macintosh computers deliver the best digital imaging environment available, and with Mac OS X it's only going to get better," said Clent Richardson, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "Apple is thrilled that ArcSoft is ready to deliver an easy-to-use image editing solution on Mac OS X."
"ArcSoft strives to provide Mac users with innovative products that support Apple's tradition of supplying a cutting edge user experience combined with performance, quality and consumer friendliness," said Todd Rumaner, ArcSoft's vice president of marketing and business development. "PhotoStudio for Mac OS X provides users with technically advanced applications and significantly increased memory, packaged in a pleasing, graphically interesting and easy-to-use format."
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