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New browser plug-in for Revolution marks launch of third party software publishing division

Runtime Revolution today announces the launch of revSelect, it's third party software publishing division. revSelect will publish, promote and market software written by selected Revolution developers in all fields from games through to Internet, databases, custom and multimedia applications. The opening of the revSelect scheme coincides with the launch of altBrowser by Altuit, Inc . an innovative multi-platform browser plug-in for Revolution and Dreamcard. The launch is accompanied by a range of seasonal offers.

"The Revolution developer community has expanded substantially since we launched in 2001 and is producing some of the most innovative software on the market today. revSelect gives developers the chance to promote their software through our marketing channels and gain additional support during the development process." said Kevin Miller CEO of Runtime Revolution adding, "We are delighted that Altuit has chosen to make it's altBrowser, browser object plug-in and MagicCarpet version control system available as part of the revSelect launch offer."


altBrowser by Altuit is a powerful new plug-in which lets developers access web based technologies within any Revolution or Dreamcard application. altBrowser extends the Revolution feature set, for example developers can add HTML based help systems, the ability to render Flash(tm) animations, create desktop Internet applications and much more. altBrowser is multi-platform and uses the Safari rendering engine on Mac OS X and the Internet Explorer engine on Windows.

altBrowser includes the ability to:
*Navigate 'back', 'next' history
*Refresh current URL
*Show and hide the browser
*Intercept clicks from the browser
*Set the html URL for the browser (including local files)
*Get the htmlText from the browser
*Handle before navigate callbacks
*Handle successful navigation callbacks
*PDF document rendering on Windows
*plus many more


Altuit has also made available it's easy to use version control software as a plug-in for Runtime Revolution. MagicCarpet provides an easy to use and reliable method of archiving, backup and version control and works with any file type, including Revolution stacks. It is the perfect solution for individuals and groups of Revolution developers seeking manage all types of data effectively. It works with any FTP server (no server configuration required) or local file server on both Mac OS X and Windows XP.

MagicCarpet supports:
*Check-in and Check-out, idea for for teams of developers who need to keep control of who is doing what
*Transparent Compression to and from the server, saving you time, server space and bandwidth
*Versioning and notes which lets you see what changes have taken place
*Archiving with a document trail
*Server Backup of all Magic Carpet files
*Synchronisation, users can keep local copies of data which can be synchronised easily with those of the group

Combo Offer

To celebrate the launch of revSelect, Runtime Revolution and Altuit are offering a range of seasonal special offers with savings of up to $134.

altBrowser and MagicCarpet Combo $79 (a saving of $55)
Dreamcard with altBrowser and MagicCarpet $179 (a saving of $54)
Revolution Studio with altBrowser and MagicCarpet $299 (a saving of $134)
Dreamcard to Revolution Studio upgrade with altBrowser and MagicCarpet $199 (a saving of $134)

The offers are available exclusively from and expire on 19th January 2005.

All trademarks are acknowledged. Prices exclude taxes and may vary when converted into a local currency.

About Altuit, Inc.

Located in the outskirts of Austin, Texas, Altuit, Inc. conjures internet software magic through the disciplines of design, extreme programming, rapid product development and proven entrepreneurial skills.

Bootstrapped in 2001 by seasoned entrepreneurs with over 25 combined years of experience in software and interactive media development, Altuit's flagship contact management software is currently shipping with over 400 satisfied customers and 5000+ operating webs deployed.

More information about Altuit can be found by visiting their website at or contacting:

Chipp Walters
Altuit, Inc.
2611 Bee Caves Rd
No. 106
Austin, TX 78746

Main Phone: (512)692-9346

About Runtime Revolution Ltd.

Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric development to all major platforms: Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix. Products include Dreamcard, Revolution Studio, Revolution Enterprise, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. The company is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information on Runtime Revolution, please visit the company on the web at

For media enquiries please contact:

Dr Rod McCall
Runtime Revolution Ltd
15-19 York Place
telephone: +44 (0) 870 747 1165
fax: +44 (0) 845 458 8487

For enquiries relating to revSelect, including how to become involved please contact:

Ro Nagey
Software Evangelist
Runtime Revolution Ltd

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