September 01, 2010 08:00 ET

Spoon Releases Virtual Application Studio 2011

Enhancements Include Support for 64-bit Applications, Office 2010, and .NET 4.0; Enables Zero-Install Deployment of New and Legacy Applications on Windows 7

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  Spoon, a Seattle-based developer of application virtualization and delivery technology, today announced the immediate availability of Virtual Application Studio 2011. The newest version of Virtual Application Studio allows enterprises and software developers to easily virtualize existing Windows-based applications for instant, zero-install deployment in standalone executables, on private clouds, or over the Web.

Spoon Virtual Application Studio 2011 is available for download at

Virtual Application Studio 2011 includes support for virtualizing 64-bit applications and the .NET 4.0 Framework, as well as dozens of new application templates including Microsoft Office 2010, Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9, Mozilla Firefox 2, 3 and 4, and Google Chrome 4, 5 and 6. Virtual Application Studio 2011 also includes comprehensive support for executing legacy applications side-by-side on Windows 7.

"Spoon makes it incredibly easy to run all of your applications -- from IE6 to Office 2010 -- instantly, anywhere, on any desktop," said Kenji Obata, founder and chief executive officer of Spoon. "As the only vendor to support clientless virtualization of all Windows desktop applications, Virtual Application Studio 2011 reaffirms Spoon's technological leadership in application virtualization and cloud distribution of desktop applications."

Spoon applications run in isolated "sandboxes," enabling multiple applications to run side-by-side without conflicts, dependencies, or modifications to the host PC. By emulating core operating system features in user mode, Spoon allows legacy applications to run on Windows 7 and locked-down desktops. Spoon virtual applications can be deployed in standalone executables and Microsoft Installer (MSI) packages, in private clouds using Spoon Server, or via the Web at

About Spoon
Spoon -- formerly Xenocode -- allows enterprises and software publishers to launch desktop applications instantly with no installs. Spoon virtual applications can be deployed in standalone executables, in private clouds using Spoon Server, or via the Web at

Spoon is used by industry-leading educational, entertainment, financial, government, health care, and information technology organizations including Autodesk, Novell, and the United States Marine Corps.

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