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CE Software Releases Update to Eddy Award Winning QuicKeys X
Macworld EditorsÝ Choice Award Winner QuicKeys X gets update to 1.0.2

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, December 6, 2001 - CE Software, Inc. (OTCBB Symbol: CESW), today announced the release of QuicKeys 1.0.2, an update to its popular automation utility for Mac OS X. The update is available online and free to registered users of QuicKeys X 1.0. This release comes a couple days after QuicKeys X won the Macworld EditorsÝ Choice Award for Best Productivity Utility. The 17th Annual EddyÝs are listed online at www.macworld.com/2001/12/eddy/awards.html.

"We are thrilled to receive such a high honor just as we are releasing an update to QuicKeys X," said John S. Kirk, President of CE Software, Inc. "QuicKeys X has been a hit with Macintosh customers wanting the power and flexibility of QuicKeys with Mac OS X."

QuicKeys X 1.0.2 adds:
 ´ The ability to "Hide Front Application," "Hide Other Applications," "Show All Applications" and "Bring All Windows to Front."
 ´ A new "Insert Text" option in Type Text that dramatically increases typing speed.
 ´ A new "Hide Other Applications" option to Switch Applications.
 ´ A new "Open QuicKeys at log in" preference that automatically adds QuicKeys to your Login System Preferences.
 ´ Improved playback speed for AppleScript.
 ´ Plus many other improvements and enhancements.

Pricing and availability
The introductory price for QuicKeys X is $59.95 for a single user. A special "migration" price for current Macintosh and Windows QuicKeys customers is $49.95. The special bundle price for QuicKeys X and QuicKeys 5.0 is $139.95. QuicKeys X can be purchased directly from CE Software by calling 800-523-7638 or 515-221-1801. New copies of QuicKeys X can be purchased through our online store at www.cesoft.com/shop. QuicKeys is also available through distributors and resellers worldwide. For more information about QuicKeys X, visit
www.quickeys.com.Pre-orders of the QuickMail Office 3.0 upgrade are available starting at $8 per user from version 2.x.  Those needing to upgrade QuickMail Office should contact CE Software at 800-523-7638 or 515-221-1801.

CE Software, Inc.
For two decades, CE Software, Inc. has developed personal and group productivity software that save time and effort for millions of Macintosh and Microsoft Windows users. For more information: (515) 221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.


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