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FOR RELEASE - Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Press Contact:
Sue Nail
CE Software, Inc.
(515) 221-1801 ext. 3025 or (605) 235-1991


CE Software's QuicKeys X debuts at Macworld Expo NY 2001
Leading Macintosh automation software to show off its new aqua interface and powerful features for Mac OS X

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, July 17, 2001 - CE Software, Inc. (OTCBB Symbol: CESW), will demonstrate QuicKeys X, its leading automation utility software for the Mac, at Macworld Expo NY booth 2302, July 18 through July 20 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City. Built from the ground up, QuicKeys X is a new product specifically designed for Mac OS X. QuicKeys X features include powerful toolbars, multi-step shortcuts, type text, file management, timers, Mac OS X compatibility, new aqua interface, and much more. QuicKeys X is scheduled to ship in August.

"We are thrilled to announce QuicKeys for Mac OS X," said John S. Kirk, President of CE Software, Inc. "Developing QuicKeys for Mac OS X was essential to the product's evolution, and provides all Mac users a trusted solution to help them work more efficiently in this new OS environment."

QuicKeys X for Macintosh OS X includes valuable features designed to make QuicKeys the automation utility software of choice for Mac OS X users. QuicKeys X offers features such as:

  • Mac OS X compatibility with the Aqua look and feel.
  • Combine individual actions into Multi-step Shortcuts.
  • Easily modify, create or delete shortcuts and steps using the all-new QuicKeys Editor.
  • New Sticky option allows multiple key presses, expanding the number of hotkeys that can be assigned.
  • Transfer shortcuts to another computer or location with Shortcut Import & Export.
  • Create custom toolbars that contain buttons for any or all of your shortcuts.
  • QuicKeys X is written as an application.
  • QuicKeys Dockling enables efficient ways to trigger shortcuts, edit toolbars and control playback of shortcuts from the dock.
  • Copy or move files to a specified folder.
  • Type commonly used text with a single trigger.
  • Open applications, documents, files and folders in one step.
  • Insert the date and/or time in any application.
  • Run Unix commands directly with a QuicKeys shortcut.
  • Plus many more

For more information about QuicKeys X, and to download the latest Public Beta, visit www.cesoft.com.

About QuicKeys
QuicKeys is a personal productivity tool that eliminates repetitive and cumbersome daily computing tasks. QuicKeys dramatically reduces the time and effort spent on the Mac by automating routinely performed tasks on demand, in every application. With QuicKeys, users can assign a single key, set a timer, or easily create powerful custom toolbars to perform functions like opening a folder, typing text, and more. QuicKeys can perform single and multi-step tasks quickly and accurately whenever the user presses the hot key or clicks the toolbar button designated for that task. All without having to learn a complicated programming language.

Pricing and Availability
The introductory price for QuicKeys X is $49.95. Advance orders are now being taken for QuicKeys X, due to ship in August. To pre-order this product, visit booth 2302 at Macworld NY, or www.cesoft.com.

CE Software, Inc.
For two decades, CE Software, Inc. has developed automation utilities and e-mail software that save time and effort for millions of Microsoft Windows 95 or greater, Windows NT 4.0 or greater and Macintosh users.For more information:(515) 221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.


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