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For Release: Monday August 5, 2002 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
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Sue Nail
CE Software, Inc.
(515) 221-1801 ext. 3025 or (605) 235-1991
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CE Software Releases QuickConference 1.6.5 for Mac OS X
Cross platform instant messaging software now available for Apple's Mac OS X

West Des Moines, Iowa, August 5, 2002 -- CE Software, Inc. (OTCBB Symbol: CESW), today announced the release of QuickConference 1.6.5, an update to its secure instant messaging solution for businesses. QuickConference 1.6.5 adds new client software to run natively with Apple's Mac OS X, and is available immediately via the CE Software web site at www.quickconference.com.

"QuickConference provides an easy-to-use, affordable solution to any business in need of secure instant messaging," said John S. Kirk, President of CE Software, Inc. Our customers were constantly telling us they needed cross platform Instant Messaging in the office but didn't want their employees to spend time chatting with friends and relatives over the Internet. QuickConference provides the solution and is now complete with the added support for Mac OS X."

QuickConference features:
- Secure Messaging- Messages from the client are sent "scrambled" to keep them private.
- Instant Replies- Quickly reply to messages by selecting a response from a customizable list.
- Transcript Log- Save a record of conversations for archiving.
- New Messages- Unread messages are highlighted for easy recognition.
- Do Not Disturb- Select from a customizable pop-up list of "do not disturb" messages.
- Server Ring- Multiple server support for businesses with more than one location.
- Compatibility- Compatible for use with InOut Tracker for Mac OS X.

About QuickConference
QuickConference provides secure instant messaging for both Macintosh and Windows networks. Unlike other instant messaging products, everyone can use QuickConference, even those without a connection to the Internet. This easy to use conferencing product features secure messaging, URL and e-mail support, a custom "do not disturb" message, server linking, custom address books, multi-user logins, instant reply, highlighted messages in yellow, compatibility with InOut Tracker and more. For more information visit www.quickconference.com.

Pricing and Availability
QuickConference 1.6.5 is a free update for registered users of version 1.6, available at www.cesoft.com/downloads/updates.html. New copies may be purchased directly from CE Software, Inc. and via the Internet at www.cesoft.com/shop. QuickConference may be purchased in packs of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 users. Upgrade pricing is $4 per user from version 1.0. Registered users of version 1.5 can upgrade for a flat fee of $30. For more information visit www.quickconference.com.

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


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