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November 22nd, 1999

[8:30 AM] Macworld Magazine Announces 1999 Eddy Award Finalists
by Staff

Macworld Magazine last week announced the finalists for the 15th Annual Editors Choice Award, or Eddys. The Eddys honor the best of the best in various categories of the Macintosh universe. This years finalists represent an outstanding array of hardware and software, and serve as further evidence the Mac platform has outstanding support key industry players.

This year's Eddy Award Finalists are listed below:

Category Product Price Company
3-D Graphics Software Amorphium $150 Play
MetaCreations Canoma 1.0 $499 ** MetaCreations
MetaCreations Poser 4 $299 ** MetaCreations
Acceleration Hardware ATI Rage Orion $199 ATI Technologies
ProFormance 3 $259 * Formac Electronic
XLR8 CarrierZIF $179 XLR8 Division of Interex
Audio Software BarbaBatch 3.0 $395 MacSourcery
Cubase VST 4.1 $399 Steinberg
WaveBurner 1.0 $199 Emagic
Consumer Hardware IntelliMouse Explorer $75 Microsoft
Palm IIIe $179 ** Palm Computing
WOW Thing $30 * SRS Labs
Cross-Platform Utility Software Dave 2.5 $149 Thursby Software Systems
PC MacLAN for Windows 95/98 version 7.2 $199 Miramar Systems
Virtual PC 3.0 $179 Connectix
Data-Management Software DeltaGraph 4.5 for Macintosh $299 SPSS
MYOB Accounting Plus 8 $199 MYOB US
Viz!on $150 Data Description
Digital Camera Coolpix 950 $999 * Nikon, Inc.
Kodak DC265 zoom digital camera $899 Eastman Kodak Company
Olympus C-2500L SLR $1499 * Olympus America
Digital Video Software Adobe After Effects 4.1 $689 Adobe Systems
Commotion 2.1 $25 Puffin Designs
Final Cut Pro 1.0.1 $999 ** Apple Computer
Display Apple Studio Display (17") $499 * Apple Computer
Apple Studio Display (21") $1499 * Apple Computer
Radius Artica Flat Panel Display $2795 * Miro Displays
Educational Software Reader Rabbit's Complete Learn to Read System $70 The Learning Company
Thinkin' Things: All Around FrippleTown $30 Edmark
Uncle Albert's Magical Album $30 VTechSoft
Game Falcon 4.0 $50 MacSoft
Myth II: Soulblighter $49 Bungie Software Products
StarCraft $50 Blizzard Entertainment
Graphics Software Canvas 7 $375 * Deneba Software
MetaCreations Painter 6 $399 ** MetaCreations
Studio Artist 1.1 $295 ** Synthetik Software
Internet Client Software Anarchie 3.6.2 $35 Stairways Shareware
Eudora Pro 4.2.1 $50 Qualcomm
Microsoft Outlook Express 5 Macintosh Edition free Microsoft
Internet Server Software LinuxPPC 1999 Q3 $32 LinuxPPC
QuickTime Streaming Server free Apple Computer
WebSTAR Server Suite 4.0 $599 StarNine Technologies
MP3 Product AudioCatalyst 2.01 $30 Xing Technology
Rio 500 $270 ** Diamond Multimedia Systems
SoundJam MP 1.1.1 $50 Casady & Greene
Network Hardware OneWorld OfficePort Network Communication Appliance $1899 * OneWorld Systems
Snap! Server (40GB) $1799 * Quantum
SonicWall PRO $2995 * Sonic Wall
Network Utility EtherPeek 4.0 $995 AG Group
IPNetRouter 1.4.3.3 $89 ** Sustainable Softworks
netOctopus 3.5 $65 Netopia
Printer/Imaging Device BJC-6000 $199 * Canon Computer Systems Inc.
Brother MFC-8600 $599 * Brother International
HP DeskJet 970Cxi $399 * Hewlett-Packard
Productivity Software FastTrack Schedule 6.03 $199 AEC Software
Job Manager 2.0 $3699 MetaCommunications
MacInTax Deluxe 98 $50 Intuit
Publishing Software Adobe Acrobat 4.0 $249 ** Adobe Systems
Adobe InDesign 1.0 $699 * Adobe Systems
PhotoScripter 1.0 $299 Main Event Software
Science/Engineering Software Mathematica 4 $1495 Wolfram Research
VectorWorks 8.0.1 $895 Diehl Graphsoft
Vellum Solids 99 $3995 Ashlar.
Storage Hardware Spressa USB Plus CRX100E/X2 $329 * Sony Electronics
TurboMax $129 ProMax Technology
USB CameraMate $89 * Microtech International
Utility Software Action Utilities Collection $90 Power On Software
DiskWarrior 1.1 $70 Alsoft
Timbuktu Pro 5.2.1 $100 Netopia
Web Authoring Software Adobe GoLive 4.0 Software $276 Adobe Systems
BBEdit 5.1.1 $119 Bare Bones Software
Macromedia Dreamweaver 2 $299 * Macromedia
Web Graphics Software Adobe Photoshop 5.5 with ImageReady 2.0 $610 Adobe Systems
Macromedia Fireworks 2 $199 * Macromedia
Macromedia Flash 4 $299 * Macromedia
Web Video Software Electrifier Pro 1.02 $395 Electrifier
Media Cleaner Pro 4 $499 ** Terran Interactive
QuickTime 4 Pro $30 ** Apple Computer
 

* = company estimated price  ** = direct price

You can find more information about the Eddy Awards at the Macworld Magazine web site.

The Mac Observer Spin: This year's crop of Eddys is filled with a bunch of great products.

Macworld Magazine



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