Symantec Launches SystemWorks

Symantec has released updates to two of their popular products, and they are shipping together in a new package called SystemWorks. Norton Utilities 6.0 and Norton AntiVirus 7.0 are the latest versions of two must have system utilities. SystemWorks includes support for examining and repairing OS X partitions. According to Symantec:

New Norton SystemWorks for Macintosh is the smartest way to keep your Mac at its best. This essential suite features Symantecis best-selling Macintosh software products plus two other top utilities. Norton Utilities helps you repair and optimize disks, recover lost data, and prevent future problems. Norton AntiVirus finds and repairs infected files to keep your data safe and secure. Aladdin Spring Cleaning safely removes old programs and Internet clutter. Dantz Retrospect Express Backup copies files quickly and easily to a wide range of removable media. Buy Norton SystemWorks today to protect your Macintosh from viruses and keep it running at peak performance!

New features of Norton Utilities v6.0 include scavenging directories for improved data recovery and custom Speed Disk optimization profiles that allow users to arrange data on their drive to suit their specific needs.

New features for Norton AntiVirus v7.0 include email scanning, which will automatically scan for viruses and perform repairs as needed, and simplified preferences that will allow users to quickly set up the product to the level of automatic protection they require - minimal, standard, full or no automatic protection.

Norton SystemWorks is available for US$129.95. Norton Utilities is available separately for US$99.95, and Norton AntiVirus is available for US$69.95. You can find more information at the Symantec web site.