Surpassing ACDSeeTM as the Fastest Image Management Application in the World.
Austin TX, October 22, 2001 - Photodex Corporation, a leading graphics software publisher, today released the 6.0 version of the popular CompuPic and CompuPic Pro digital content managers. This is the most substantial release since version 1.0. With great speed enhancements, the CompuPic software is now 400% faster at thumbnailing than the previous 5.3 version. Other features include video thumbnailng, full Zip archive format support, a completely redesigned interface, and other features such as auto image correction.
Benchmark tests show that CompuPic 6.0 is more than four times faster than CompuPic 5.3, three times faster than ACDSee 4.0, and eight times faster than ThumbsPlus® 4.5.
"With our speed enhancements, video thumbnailing, and the full Zip support, CompuPic is a real product for real people. Hundreds of the new features in CompuPic come from user feedback. Anyone using a digital camera, scanner, or storage device, such as media cards, for images will save vast amounts of time using the CompuPic family of digital content managers" said Paul Schmidt, Photodex's Chief Executive Officer.
File format support increased to over 70 formats with more formats in development. Included in those formats is the Zip archive format. CompuPic can now open, browse, copy in/out and create Zip files. It also treats Zip archives just like folders. Other features include a completely redesigned interface allowing overlapping windows and customizable interfaces make CompuPic easier to use, and enhances the user's experience with features like auto image correction.
The new features will be added to Photodex's professional software package called the Photodex PictureCDTM, which helps retail photo labs and professional photographers create Picture CDs from 35mm, APS and slides. The Photodex Picture CD is the only brandable picture CD solution available to photo labs at this time. Over 20 million Picture CDs are distributed annually.
CompuPic and CompuPic Pro are available for download as 30-day free trials from www.photodex.com. CompuPic street price is $49.95 and CompuPic Pro is $99.95. These prices include one year of free upgrades.
Photodex helps consumers and professional photographers create unique slideshows that transform their digital memories into something special. The ProShow family of HD slideshow tools is used by millions of people to turn their photos and videos into amazing stories for any screen at home, online and on-the-go. With more than 30 years of digital imaging experience, we're serious about slideshows and dedicated to delivering exceptional products, support and service to our customers.
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