|Applix has announced that its productivity suite Applixware will ship on February 1st of this year. According to Applix
"Applixware is a graphical suite running natively under Linux and includes Applix Words, Applix Graphics, Applix Presents, Applix Spreadsheets, Applix Mail, Applix Data, Applix HTML Author and Applix Builder, a visual, object oriented, rapid application development tool that provides full programmability and customization for the suite."
The company cites user feedback as the spark of bringing Applixware to LinuxPPC. According to Richard Manly, Director Product Management at Applix Inc.:
"We have been inundated with requests from users that are running Linux on Apple Macintosh computers for a full featured integrated office suite. This is a rapidly growing Linux platform that clearly needs an office suite which will enable users to run Linux full time on Apple computers without booting back into the MacOS."
The company has also announced it will participating in a bundling deal with LinuxPPC where Applix will be offering a LinuxPPC/Applixware bundle in one box.
The product will be priced at US$129 with availability starting February 1st of this year. Purchases can be made directly from the Applix online store.
The Mac Observer Spin: The addition of Applixware makes it much easier for users wanting to run Linux on their Macs. This productivity suite has earned a devoted set off users on other platforms including Windows NT, Linux for x86, and other Unix platforms.
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