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TAILOR MADE SOFTWARE ANNOUNCES HP2XCHANGE VERSION 9

New Version Supports Hierarchical Assemblies and Advanced PDF, Postscript and SVG Output Files on Windows, UNIX and LINUX Platforms

Kent, Washington, April 22, 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 Hp2Xchange, Version 9. Hp2Xchange, which facilitates the batch conversion of HPGL & HPGL/2 files into an array of output file formats, now supports Hierarchical Assemblies and output support for PostScript and SVG files.

Hp2Xchange is a server based CAD batch translation solution that is recognized for its fast and efficient file conversion and its proprietary Feature RecognitionT abilities that preserve arcs, circles and ellipses instead of transliterating lines. Hp2Xchange 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.

"This new version of Hp2Xchange is the answer, in ease of use, platform support and in the breadth of output formats, that many are looking for when they need to convert HPGL and HPGL2 files in batch mode," stated Michael Celiceo, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Tailor Made Software. "We are excited about all of the new enhancements of Hp2Xchange, especially the Advanced PDF support, that many customers have requested and feel that Hp2Xchange will be well received by the market."

Hp2Xchange includes the most advanced PDF support of any converter on the market and produces the smallest, clearest PDF drawings. Advanced security features, intelligent compression, encryption and the highest quality conversion combine to produce a conversion tool second-to-none. Some new features are:

Hp2Xchange also has improved PostScript and SVG output for easy use of CAD drawings in prepress and document composition activities. One-step creation of high quality images in JPEG, TIFF, PNG and other popular formats is now available with Hp2Xchange.

Hp2Xchange is priced on a per copy, per server basis. For Windows servers, AutoXchange is priced at $3,995.00, while on the UNIX/LINUX platform pricing starts at $4,995.00. For additional pricing information, please visit www.tailormade.com/pricing.html

For additional information about Hp2Xchange, please visit www.tailormade.com/products/hp2xchange.html

About Tailor Made Software, Ltd.

Founded in 1990, Tailor Made Software, Ltd., is the recognized leader in CAD graphic file conversion and visualization tools. Hp2Xchange, a CAD file batch translation solution, allows the rapid conversion of HPGL and HPGL/2 files to a wide variety of output formats, such as DWG/DXF, IGES, DGN, PDF, SVF and DWF. CADViewer is a CAD, engineering and technical illustration viewing and mark-up tool that makes it easy for architects, application developers, engineers and designers to share engineering documents over the Web without the assistance of proprietary CAD systems or plug-in software. The products are available on Windows, UNIX and Linux.

For more information about Tailor Made Software’s products and services, please visit www.tailormade.com and/or www.cadviewer.com.

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