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PRESS RELEASE: Extensis Sells Plug-ins to Third Party Software Developer
onOne Software purchases popular line of productivity enhancement products for Photoshop and QuarkXPress.# # #
PORTLAND, Ore. -July 28, 2005 - Celartem, Inc. and its company brands - Extensis and LizardTech - today announce the sale of its popular Photoshop Plug-ins and QuarkXPress XTensions to independent software developer, onOne Software. Products included in this purchase are pxl SmartScale, PhotoFrame, Intellihance Pro, Mask Pro, PhotoTools, and QX-Tools Pro from Extensis and the Genuine Fractals product from LizardTech. Extensis and LizardTech will continue to support these products until July 31, 2005 when onOne Software will take control of all aforementioned titles.
Celartem, Inc. is selling these products to refine its existing product lines focusing on digital content management and distribution - GeoExpress, Document Express, Portfolio, Font Reserve and Suitcase.
"In an effort to focus on better servicing our millions of individual and corporate customers who rely on our font and digital content management products to drive their mission critical workflows, we have determined our add-on products are a better fit for a company committed to this market," said Carlos Domingo, Celartem, Inc. CEO. "As onOne is comprised of several former Extensis employees, we cannot think of a better home for this product line."
"onOne Software is excited to acquire these products and we are committed to continue to serve the loyal customer base of professional photographers and creative professionals," said Craig Keudell, President of onOne Software. "We see these tools as an invaluable solution in the creative process to make our customers' lives easier and offer additional functionality in the parent applications."
For more information on onOne Software go to http://www.ononesoftware.com.
Extensis, a brand of Celartem, Inc., is the world's leading provider of software solutions that empower digital asset creators and users. Extensis' award-winning products are used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies and include Suitcase and Font Reserve for font management, and Portfolio for asset management. Extensis was founded in 1993 and is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. Celartem, Inc. is wholly owned by Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For additional information, visit http://www.extensis.com or call 1-800-796-9798.
LizardTech, a brand of Celartem, Inc., was founded in 1992 to build valuable business solutions from technologies created by the world's leading research organizations including Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and AT&T Labs. LizardTech is a leader in applying state-of-the-art technologies to the real-world challenges of managing, distributing, and accessing large complex digital content such as aerial photographs, satellite imagery, and color scanned documents. LizardTech's software is installed on millions of desktops and integrated into a wide variety of platforms and applications. LizardTech has offices in Seattle, London and Tokyo. Celartem, Inc. is wholly owned by Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For additional information, visit http://www.lizardtech.com or call 1-800-796-9798.
Celartem Technology, Inc. develops and sells innovative technologies for storage, access and distribution of rich media content. Celartem has developed technology in the areas of digital image compression, scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management. Celartem is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, Hercules:4330. Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc. with headquarters in Seattle.
About onOne Software
onOne Software provides valuable solutions to professionals and enthusiasts in the professional photography and graphic design industries. Solutions include a wide range of plug-in enhancements for Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress. Founded in 2005, onOne Software is a privately held company located in Portland, Oregon. For additional information, visit http://www.onOnesoftware.com or call 1-888-968-1468.
(First posted on Monday, August 1, 2005 at 13:25 EDT)