West Des Moines, Iowa, February 24, 1999 -- CE Software, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of CE Software Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ SC Symbol: CESH), today announced
that E-commerce vendor Softdisk, LLC will offer QuicKeys for Windows for purchase
from its DownloadStore Web site. A revolutionary new time-saving utility for anyone
who uses Microsoft Windows, QuicKeysí handy hot keys and custom toolbars automate
hundreds of computer tasks, saving users time and improving productivity.
"Weíre pleased to have QuicKeys offered by a long-time veteran of electronic
commerce," said Christian F. Gurney, president and CEO of CE Software. "Softdisk
has been a pioneer in many aspects of online software retailing."
David Bowman, executive vice president and COO of Softdisk, said: "Softdisk
focuses on offering the best of the best in software products. QuicKeys for Windows
struck us as an important new category-leading product that we wanted to add to our
stable of titles."
Softdisk built the first commercial software download store on Prodigy in 1992 and
now offers more than 1,000 software titles via its 15 Internet download stores, including
co-branded stores on MSN, Prodigy and iSyndicate. Softdisk also offers popular products
from Symantec, Memorex, TaxCut, Interplay, Activision, NetNanny and others. In addition,
Softdisk customers can purchase hundreds of Softdisk niche titles such as Theme Packs
and Fun Packs for Windows, screen savers, greeting cards and a wide variety of games.
Softdisk is also the publisher of the top-selling Screen Saver Studio product line,
offering computer users of all levels the easiest way to create screen savers and
other self-installing electronic presentations.
Released in November, QuicKeys for Windows has already been recommended by key computer-industry
and mass-market publications including PC World, PC Magazine, Newsweek and Londonís
Sunday Times. QuicKeys for Windows is also a finalist for the Software Publishersí
Associationís esteemed Excellence in Software Award.
Pricing and Availability
QuicKeys for Windows is available now from www.downloadstore.com
for $39.95. QuicKeys for Windows is also available from national distributors such
as Ingram Micro, from leading mail-order catalogs such as PC Connection and MicroWarehouse,
and from software retailers such as Micro Center.
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 boost productivity 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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Software, Inc. Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft
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