WEST DES MOINES, IA, April 15, 1999 -- CE Software, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of CE Software Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ SC Symbol: CESH), today announced
QuickMail Office 2.0, a major upgrade for its easy-to-use Internet and interoffice
E-mail system for mid-sized businesses. Version 2.0 features an all-new interface,
advanced contact management features, hierarchical folders for filed E-mail and dozens
of other improvements. QuickMail Office 2.0 will be available in June. A public beta
testing program begins today.
Known for its unique "all-in-one-box" approach to business E-mail, QuickMail
Office 2.0 includes updated QuickMail Pro client software for Macintosh and Windows
as well as an all-new version of the QuickMail Pro Server for Macintosh.
QuickMail Pro 2.0 client software features dozens of improvements designed to make
QuickMail easier to use and more powerful than ever:
- A completely revised interface featuring a new "mail browser" window.
- A new address book that doubles as a contact manager.
- Hierarchical or "nested" folders for organizing stored messages more
- New automated procedures for handling return receipts to reduce inbox clutter.
- A streamlined interface for creating MailManager rules and searching for filed
- Improved enclosure handling procedures, including double-click launching and compression.
- Access to Internet and proprietary directories with built-in directory services.
- Gather messages from multiple accounts into a single inbox.
- Plus many more new features.
In addition, QuickMail Office 2.0 also includes expanded Macintosh server capabilities
- Unsend a message by canceling its delivery with the server.
- Schedule a message for delivery at a specified time and date.
- Built-in directory server provides the whole office with up-to-date E-mail addresses
and contact information.
- Automatic, server-based storage and distribution of messages posted to a shared
electronic bulletin board.
- Server notifies clients when to check messages even when QuickMail Pro clients
are not running.
- Anti-spam and anti-relay mechanisms cut down on nuisance E-mail.
- Plus speed enhancements and several additional server enhancements.
"QuickMail's features go above and beyond the functionality typically expected
from an E-mail system," said Christian F. Gurney, president and CEO of CE Software.
"Customer feedback and an understanding of what business E-mail users want has
helped us update QuickMail Office and QuickMail Pro to be even more functional and
convenient for users. Version 2.0 is a must-have upgrade for QuickMail users and
a great alternative for anyone who wants a truly easy-to-use E-mail solution."
Pricing and availability
QuickMail Office 2.0 will be available in June. Organizations wishing to upgrade
should contact CE Software at (800) 523-7638 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an upgrade
quote. New purchases of QuickMail Pro, QuickMail Office or the QuickMail Pro Server
made after April 15 are eligible for a free upgrade to version 2.0. QuickMail Pro
2.0 will be available direct from CE Software at $12 for registered users of QuickMail
Pro 1.0 or later. New copies of QuickMail Pro will also be available for $39.95 from
CE Software and through national distributors such as Ingram Micro, mail-order catalogs
such as MacConnection and MacWarehouse, software resellers nationwide, and via the
Internet at www.cesoft.com.
CE Software, Inc.
For more than a decade, CE Software, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CE SOFTWARE
HOLDINGS, INC. (NASDAQ SC Symbol: CESH), has developed automation utilities and E-mail
software that save time and effort for millions of Microsoft Windows 95/98, Windows
NT and Mac OS users. For more information: 515/221-1801 or www.cesoft.com.
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