Stuffit Deluxe 2010 Heads for the Cloud

Smith Micro unveiled its new Stuffit Deluxe 2010 on Monday with support for the Stuffit Connect "cloud-based" service. Stuffit Connect is designed to let users to share large files without worrying about email attachment size limits.

Stuffit Deluxe can compress files and automatically upload them to Stuffit Connect, then send the recipient an email with a download link. Stuffit Connect lets users store up to 2GB of data, and files are protected with 512-bit RC4 encryption.

The application also includes a Stuff-and-Mail option in the Mac OS X menu bar, offers file compression in iPhoto and Aperture, offers improved compression for PNG and TIFF images, and more.

Stuffit Deluxe 2010 is priced at US$79.99. Upgrades from any previous version cost $29.99.