SOURCE: Circus Ponies Software, Inc.

April 26, 2005 03:00 ET

Circus Ponies Announces Tiger Compatibility for NoteBook 2.0

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 26, 2005 -- Circus Ponies Software, Inc. today announced that NoteBook 2.0, its acclaimed outlining and organizing software for the Mac, is compatible with Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger," Apple’s next-generation operating system, leveraging Spotlight, Apple’s new lightning fast way for users to find virtually anything stored on a Mac.

"Spotlight is a wonderful complement to NoteBook's organizing and indexing technologies," said Jayson Adams, VP of Technology at Circus Ponies Software. "Between NoteBook and Spotlight, it’s now almost impossible to lose important information. And that should give NoteBook users even more reason to love their Macs."

"Tiger's breakthrough Spotlight feature gives users the ability to find anything anywhere on their Mac," said Ron Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "We're excited about NoteBook 2.0's support for Spotlight, which makes it easier than ever to organize and find information on a Mac."

What’s New in NoteBook 2.0

NoteBook 2.0 sets a new gold standard for getting organized on the Mac with more than 150 new features including groundbreaking integration with Apple’s iLife '05 and iPod, a customizable Toolbar with exclusive Page Path navigation, major Voice Annotation and Clipping Services enhancements, new Point-and-Click Linking system, advanced HTML Export options, and dozens more cutting-edge note-taking and annotation features.

Pricing and Availability

NoteBook 2.0 is available and shipping now. All NoteBook 1.x owners can upgrade free of charge by visiting www.circusponies.com/swap.aspx.

NoteBook is available at The Circus Ponies Online Store ( www.circusponies.com/store ) as well as The Apple Store® online ( www.apple.com ), Apple's retail stores in the U.S. and U.K., CompUSA, and other Apple Authorized Resellers, for a suggested retail price of $49.95 (US).

Discounted educational pricing for qualified academic customers is available through Academic Superstore ( www.academicsuperstore.com ) and at The Circus Ponies Online Store. Family Pack pricing for three-user households is also available at The Circus Ponies Online Store for $99.95.

System Requirements

NoteBook 2.0 is designed to run on any Macintosh® computer with PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processors running Mac OS X v10.3 (Panther) or later with at least 256MB of RAM.

About NoteBook

Circus Ponies NoteBook is the award-winning outlining and organizing software that lets Mac OS X users clip, organize, and share unstructured information from any source in any way they like. The program uses an easy-to-understand notebook interface to provide breakthrough media capture, multi-dimensional indexing, and inter-application clipping services. Circus Ponies NoteBook is widely used and praised in the Education, SciTech, Legal, and Small Business markets worldwide.

About Circus Ponies

Circus Ponies Software was founded in 2003 by Jayson Adams and Elizabeth Statmore as an artisan software house to create best-of-breed apps that surprise and delight users with their beauty and usefulness. To that end, the company produces software exclusively for Mac OS X. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Circus Ponies, the Circus Ponies logo, NoteBook, and the NoteBook logos and icons are trademarks of Circus Ponies Software, Inc. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, iLife, and iPod are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other brand names mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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