SAINT PAUL, MN - (March 30, 2005) - CodeWeavers, Inc., the leading Windows-to-Linux software developer, today announced the release of CrossOver Office 4.2, the latest upgrade to the world's leading and most reliable Windows-to-Linux application solution. CrossOver Office 4.2 includes new support for many versions of Intuit's popular Quicken and QuickBooks products, as well as the latest version of iTunes®, Apple's exciting digital jukebox and download store program.
Since its initial release in 2002, CrossOver Office has significantly impacted the growth and practicality of the Linux operating system among desktop computer users. CrossOver Office enables many leading Windows applications including Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and Visio; Intuit Quicken; Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash; and Apple QuickTime to operate natively under Linux with no secondary emulator needed.
"Version 4.2 continues to advance the cause of small and midsize business owners by offering support for Intuit's products," said Jeremy White, CEO of CodeWeavers. "At the same time, Apple iTunes has been a consistently popular application, and we're determined to stay current with Apple's release cycle."
CrossOver Office Version 4.2 is now available in two full-release versions: CrossOver Office 4.2 Standard, the home user edition of the product; and CrossOver Office 4.2 Professional, the multi-license edition for business or educational use. All CrossOver Office users receive six months of free upgrades and technical support. CrossOver Office Professional users receive twelve months of free upgrades and Level Two support from date of purchase.
HQ for Windows Compatibility
With CrossOver Office, CodeWeavers has become the focus of the Windows-to-Linux compatibility movement. The company's website, www.codeweavers.com includes a Compatibility Center where Linux users can search known Windows applications for CrossOver Office compatibility, request official support for favorite or critical programs, or pledge financial support for necessary programming work that will allow a particular Windows program to function under Linux.
CrossOver Office currently supports more than 30 of the most popular windows productivity applications used around the world today, with new products being added each day. For a full list of applications enabled by CrossOver Office without the need for Windows, go to www.codeweavers.com www.codeweavers.com.
About CodeWeavers, Inc.:
Founded in 1996 as a general software consultancy, CodeWeavers today focuses on the development of Wine and other Linux programming solutions. The company's goal is to bring expanded market opportunities for Windows software developers by making it easier, faster, and more painless to port Windows software to Linux. CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota, California, the Netherlands, and Germany. The company is privately held. For more information about CodeWeavers, log on to www.codeweavers.com.
CrossOver Office is a trademark of CodeWeavers, Inc. All other technologies and brand names are used for information only and remain trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.