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FOR RELEASE - Monday, November 6, 2000

Press Contact:

Sue Nail
CE Software, Inc.
(515) 221-1801, Ext. 3025 or (605) 235-1991

To download the QuickMail 2.1 update for Macintosh and Windows, go to:

CE Software Releases QuickMail 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows
Free update to Internet and interoffice e-mail software sports full Mac OS 9 compatibility, automatic software updates, contact manager enhancements and more.


WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, November 6, 2000 -- CE SOFTWARE, INC. (OTCBB Symbol: CESW) today announced an update to QuickMail, its easy-to-use Internet and interoffice e-mail system that includes server software for Macintosh and client software for both Windows and Macintosh. Available immediately and free via the CE Software Web site (http://www.cesoft.com/downloads/updates.html) to registered users of QuickMail 2.0, version 2.1 includes several improvements including automatic software updates and Mac OS 9 compatibility.

"With all of the e-mail servers and clients I have used, QuickMail 2.1 has made my job a lot easier with its easy to understand interface, mail manager, quick and straightforward server setup and auto client updates," said Randal T. Anderson, QuickMail user and Multi Media Director. "Now that QuickMail 2.1 supports HTML, I have no reason to use any other mail application. I would recommend QuickMail 2.1 to anyone who is setting up mail service for their company or even to the casual user at home."

"QuickMail Pro has been the greatest application for our law office," said Richard E. McLeod of The McLeod Law Firm. "Our twenty-user firm has the sophistication and capability of our much larger competitors, all with ease of use that is unparalleled!"

QuickMail Pro 2.1 for Windows and Macintosh, and QuickMail Office 2.1 for Macintosh includes the following enhancements, designed to further improve ease-of-use, speed and reliability:

  • Supports previewing of HTML messages
  • Secures QuickMail Pro client from unauthorized access without logging out
  • Provides client software updates at login directly from your QuickMail Pro server when future versions of QuickMail are available
  • Installs customized QuickMail Pro banners, URLs and welcome messages
  • Allows multi-user compatibility with Mac OS 9
  • Sorts contacts into customizable categories
  • Enhances search capabilities of Contact Manager
  • Improves printing options of contact information
  • Adds file extensions to attachments sent to Windows users
  • Plus many more improvements

"In today's competitive market a reliable e-mail program is essential for communicating with clients and staying on top of business," said John S. Kirk, President of CE Software. "QuickMail 2.1 is easy-to-use, yet provides the best solution for multiple accounts and address books."

Pricing and Availability
New copies of QuickMail Office 2.1 for Macintosh are available now. User packs are available in various sizes. 10-user packs priced at $345, 25-user packs priced at $655, and $2165.95 for a 50-user pack. Upgrades from version 1.0 are offered at $700 for a 50-user pack. QuickMail Pro 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows, is $39.95 for a single user. QuickMail Pro upgrades from version 1.0 are $12 per user.

QuickMail Office 2.1 and QuickMail Pro 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows are available direct from CE Software at (800) 523-7638 or sales@cesoft.com and through national distributors such as Ingram Micro, mail-order catalogs such as MacConnection and MacWarehouse, software resellers nationwide and via the Internet at http://www.cesoft.com.

CE Software, Inc.
For more than a decade, CE Software, Inc., (OTCBB Symbol: CESW) has developed automation utilities and e-mail software that save time and effort for millions of Microsoft Windows 95/98/00, Windows NT and Macintosh users. For more information: (515) 221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.


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