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Metacommunications Announces Virtual Ticket Production Pack 3.0

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IOWA CITY, IA - December 12th, 2003. Today MetaCommunications, Inc. announced a major upgrade to its Production Pack software for Virtual Ticket. Production Pack 3.0 adds support for Adobe InDesign and the Adobe Creative Suite on Mac OS X. "Production Pack 3.0 is a significant step in our commitment to support Adobe’s Creative Suite product line. It will provide InDesign CS users on Mac OS X with powerful tools that improve productivity and communication within the publishing and production process. Production Pack 3.0 gives InDesign CS users instant access to - and seamless integration with - Virtual Ticket 5.5, the industries’ most powerful workflow and digital asset management solution," says Robert T. Long, Executive Vice President of MetaCommunications. PRODUCTION PACK 3.0 Virtual Ticket Production Pack 3.0 provides creative, publishing, and prepress staff the ability to access related production and digital asset information from within their production tool of choice. Virtual Ticket Production Pack 3.0 consists of Adobe Plug-ins and QuarkXPress XTensions which automatically capture detailed multi-page document previews, rich XML metadata, and seamlessly integrates into MetaCommunications’ Virtual Ticket 5.5 - automating production tasks and providing instant access to job tickets, digital assets, schedules, and other publishing related information. Additional information can be found at http://www.meta-comm.com. AVAILABILITY Virtual Ticket Production Pack 3.0 is expected to ship in early 2004 directly from MetaCommunications or through certified partners worldwide. Virtual Ticket Production Pack 3.0 is a chargeable upgrade with costs based on the number of users licensed. Customers on Software Assurance and Support will receive the upgrade free of charge.