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For Immediate Release

 

TAILOR MADE SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES MICROSTATION CONVERTER

MicroStation added to AutoDesk and HPGL Converter Products

KENT, Wash., September 3, 2003 -Tailor Made Software, Ltd. (TMS), a leading provider of CAD data conversion and visualization tools for the Windows and UNIX/Linux platforms, today announced DGNXchange which converts MicroStation Design (DGN) files of all versions including new V8.1 files, into Adobe Acrobat PDF, AutoDesk DWF, technical illustration, raster and Web-ready formats.

DGNXchange provides a method for rapidly converting numerous design files created by Bentley Systems' MicroStation, into a variety of raster and vector output formats without the loss of detail. Some features in DGNXchange are:

"DGNXchange is the answer, in ease of use and in the breadth of output formats, that many are looking for when they need to convert MicroStation files in batch mode," said Michael Celiceo, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Tailor Made Software. "We are excited to add MicroStation to our Autodesk and HPGL products and feel that DGNXchange will be well received by the market."

DGNXchange, can process an entire directory tree in a single operation converting all qualifying files into the designated output formats. Additionally, data conversions can be scheduled to regularly scan selected directories and subdirectories for new or changed drawings at specific times and convert them as they are detected from your desktop or network server.

DGNXchange includes advanced PDF support and produces accurate and highly detailed PDF drawings. PostScript and SVG output is available for use in prepress and document composition activities. DGNXchange offers one-step creation of high quality images in JPEG, TIFF, PNG and other popular raster formats.

DGNXchange, priced at $3,995.00 on a per copy, per server basis, is available today only for on Windows servers. Availability on Linux and Solaris and support for DWG/DXF is planned for the near future. For additional pricing information and to download an evaluation copy, please visit www.tailormade.com.

About Tailor Made Software, Ltd.

Tailor Made Software, Ltd was founded in 1990 by Scott Taylor, the recognized expert in CAD graphic file conversion. In 1999, Tailor Made Software merged with ZoomON AB of Sweden with the idea of combining TMS's leading CAD data translation software with ZoomON's "Internet" visualization applications. Along the way, ZoomON purchased Arnona Internet Software, makers of the popular CADViewer product line in an effort to expand the companies' visualization offerings. In late 2001, Tailor Made Software was spun out to focus on providing data conversion and Internet Viewing software products as an independent company. The company is based in Kent, Washington (Near Seattle), USA. To learn more about the company, please visit www.tailormade.com and/or www.cadviewer.com.