SOURCE: MARKETCIRCLE INC.

June 22, 2006 16:26 ET

Daylite 3 Meets Flickr, Google, DayPhone and MapQuest on the Mac: Marketcircle Announces Plug-in and Widget Contest for New Daylite Developer Kit 3

$1000 for Best Plug-in, $500 for Best Widget Using Daylite 3

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 22, 2006 -- Marketcircle Inc. has released a new developer kit for its award-winning Mac productivity management software Daylite 3 that helps write new plug-ins and widgets. The company has also announced a "Grow with Daylite" contest for plug-ins and widgets that use the Daylite 3 Developer Kit.

The Daylite 3 Developer Kit plug-in and widget contest runs until the end of August, with prizes announced in September -- $1000 for best plug-in and $500 for best widget. Contest details and the free Developer Kit download are available at http://www.marketcircle.com/GrowWithDaylite.

Using the new developer kit, Marketcircle has already released Daylite 3 open source plug-ins for Flickr, Google and MapQuest that work within the business productivity package. As well, Daylite 3 Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners such as GammaStream Technologies are opening up new markets and revenues for their software by taking advantage of the kit. GammaStream has released Daylite 3 plug-ins for DayPhone, CrowMatrix and DayPost.

"At GammaStream, we have always worked to build solutions that facilitate business processes for our customers," said Michael Sacket, President of GammaStream Technologies. "With the Daylite 3 Developer Kit, we're thrilled by the opportunity to deliver better, more integrated solutions for our customers."

To increase the utility of Daylite 3, Marketcircle's President is inviting all Mac developers -- open source as well as ISV -- to take advantage of the product's new developer kit. "Our Grow with Daylite plug-in and widget contest is designed to put a stronger focus on the Mac as a business application platform," said Alykhan Jetha.

Designed for the unique needs of Mac-based businesses of 1-50 people, Daylite 3 is the latest version of Marketcircle's award-winning productivity management software and the only Mac-based productivity management application that helps an organization at every stage of the business cycle. From delivering projects to identifying and qualifying opportunities, Daylite 3 is a powerful resource for tracking and managing business activities and outcomes. Daylite 3 runs seamlessly on Apple's new generation of Intel-based Macs as well as previous models that rely on the PowerPC microprocessor.

The Daylite 3 Developer Kit is a free download at http://www.marketcircle.com/downloads/developer/DayliteDeveloperKit3.zip and contains the source code to the newly released plug-ins. Daylite 3 is available for US $149 per seat, and existing users can upgrade for US $79 per seat. For more information about Daylite 3, the Daylite 3 Productivity Suite, DMI 2.0, or to download a free 30-day trial, visit www.marketcircle.com or email info@marketcircle.com.

About Marketcircle Inc.

Marketcircle Inc. develops award-winning business applications for Mac OS X, including Daylite productivity management software, Daylite Mail Integration Module (DMI), and Billings, a practical time-billing and invoicing application. Incorporated in 1999, Marketcircle Inc. is located in Toronto, Canada, with offices in London, United Kingdom, and partners worldwide. Visit at www.marketcircle.com for more information.

Copyright © 2006, Marketcircle Inc. All rights reserved. Daylite, Daylite 3, Daylite Mail Integration Module (DMI) are trademarks of Marketcircle Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:

    Aly Daya
    VP Sales & Marketing
    Marketcircle Inc.
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    Phone: 1-905-480-5555

    Jill McCubbin
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