DataViz has announced the release of MacLinkPlus Deluxe 13 for Mac OS X. The venerable file translation software includes support for recent updates to Microsoft Office, including Office 2001 for the Mac and Office XP for Windows. MacLinkPlus allows documents to be opened and manipulated without having to have the application that created them. According to DataViz:
DataViz(R) Inc. today announced the release of MacLinkPlus(R) Deluxe 13 for the Macintosh(R). Moving along a familiar path, MacLinkPlus Deluxe continues to evolve helping users transfer files across a variety of programs and platforms. This latest version is optimized for the new Mac(R) OS X from Apple(R) Computer and includes support for the latest versions of Microsoft(R) Word and Excel, as found in Office 2001(Mac) and Office XP(Windows).
With a new "Aqua" look and feel to match the new Mac OS layout, DataVizis flagship product continues to enable Macintosh users to open, view and convert files from a variety of Windows and Macintosh applications. The latest version of MacLinkPlus Deluxe provides easy access to the application via the new OS X Dock and exhibits increased stability in the OS X protected memory environment. With the latest upgrade, MacLinkPlus Deluxe follows Appleis lead in bringing Mac users to the next level.
With the latest upgrades of the Microsoft Office Suite, MacLinkPlus Deluxe responds with added support for MS Word and Excel 2001 for the Mac and MS Word and Excel 2002 for Office XP. Although MacLinkPlus Deluxe 13 was created to take advantage of the new OS X, users will be able to install the latest version on Mac OS 8.1 or higher and continue to open, view, translate, decode and decompress files, even if they donit have the application that created the file. For those users with MacLinkPlus Deluxe 12 and OS X, the application will run in Classic mode on the new OS.
About MacLinkPlus Deluxe
With over 10 million copies sold, MacLinkPlus Deluxe is the top selling utility to convert and use Windows files on the Mac. Whether users receive a file that was created in an application they donit have, download a compressed file from the Internet, or receive an e-mail attachment they can&Mac226;t open, MacLinkPlus Deluxe solves the day-to-day hassles that occur when using other peopleis files.
The new version is priced at US$99.95. The company is offering upgrades to any version of MacLinkPlus at US$39.95 (including versions that used to ship with MacOS 7.5, 8.0, and 8.1). The company is also offering pricing dicounts to those who purchased MacLinkPlus Deluxe within 90 days of the release of the new version. You can find more information on MacLinkPlus Deluxe at DataVizis Web site.