Soft Solutions, Inc. has released an update for 4-SightFax, bringing it to version 5.0.4r2, and the availability of the Application Program Interface and the AppleScript Developer kit. 4-SightFax is a networking fax utility designed for sending and receiving faxes over TCP/ICP connections. The 4-SightFax update features improved customizations TextEdit support. The API release works in tandem with 4-Sight for creating cross-platform 4-Sight plug-ins. According to Soft Solutions:
Built on the feedback of an active developer community, Soft Solutions is pleased to announce 4-Sight FAX version 5.0.4r2, the general availability of its Application Program Interface (API) for OS 8.6, 9, X and its AppleScript Developer kit for Mac OS 8.6 and 9.
The powerful, general-purpose Applescript Developer kit will be available in Beta release beginning on February 17th.
The new cross-platform API allows both the Macintosh and Windows developers to create their own custom fax clients and tools. The v5 API is being integrated by industry-leading plug-in developers creating cross platform plug-ins for Filemaker Pro, Omnis, 4th Dimension and a number of C++ applications.
Other improvements in version 5.0.4r2 include requested end-user customization options with the Fax Forward to Email feature. There is also improved handling of Appleis TextEdit and Preview documents which do not support Apple printing Events.
You can find more information about the 4-SightFax update at the 4-SightFax Web site. 4-SightFax 5.0.4r2 is free for registered users, while the full version is available starting at US$495.00.