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Smith Micro Announces FAXstf X, A Full-Featured Fax Solution Built Natively for Mac OS X

Jul 18, 2001
Mac OS X Version of Smith Micro's Award-Winning Fax Software Allows Users to Send and Receive Faxes From Any Document Application on the Mac

MACWORLD EXPO, NEW YORK, NY - BOOTH 567 -- The Macintosh Division of Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and service solutions for the Internet market, today announced FAXstf X, a complete fax solution built natively for Mac OS X. Tightly integrated with Apple's next generation operating system, FAXstf X builds upon the success of its previous version, allowing faxes to be sent and received from any Mac document application. FAXstf X lets users take advantage of the AddressBook within Mac OS X, making it unnecessary to duplicate or maintain multiple phonebooks. Users can simply drag and drop from the AddressBook into FAXstf X's FaxBrowser to send a fax.

"We are very excited about offering our full-featured fax software exclusively on Mac OS X," said William W. Smith Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Micro. "FAXstf X is a powerful, easy-to-use solution and users will appreciate its seamless operation that enables ultra-fast faxing of virtually any document."

"The incredible success of Mac OS X has created a tremendous opportunity for software developers like Smith Micro," said Ron Okamoto Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "FAXstf X is a fantastic addition to the growing number of consumer and small business products available for Mac OS X, and demonstrates Smith Micro's strong commitment and focus on the Mac market."

As a native Mac OS X application, FAXstf X supports multi-threading to allow users to send faxes in the background while performing another task. In addition, FAXstf has taken full advantage of Mac OS X's Aqua user interface and features animated icons to reflect the status of a fax that's being sent or received. FAXstf X also supports AppleScript for users to easily automate repetitive fax tasks and offers third-party developers an easy way to integrate faxing function in their Mac OS X applications.

FAXstf X provides advanced features you won't find on any fax machine, such as sending a fax to multiple recipients; create AddressBook entries for different fax groups; edit and make notation on a received fax and then resend; page jumping to quickly go to any page in a document; and view faxes at any size up to 500%. Unique to FAXstf X is the FaxBrowser that lets users view and manage their faxes from one easy-to-use location-FAXstf X--easy fax management at your fingertips.

System requirements for FAXstf X include Mac OS X, hardware that runs Mac OS X and a recommended 30MB available RAM. Smith Micro's FAXstf X will begin shipping in Q3 2001 with a suggested retail price of $59.95. The software will be available at CompUSA, and other major retailers and eTailers.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of communication software products and provides professional services. The company designs integrated, cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on the Internet, Wireless and Broadband technologies, the company's products and services enable eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, wireless communications, network fax, and professional infrastructure consulting along with traditional computer telephony. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through direct sales, retail stores, value-added resellers (VARs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the company's projected return to profitability in the third or fourth quarters as well as an increase in business for our Internet Solutions Division. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies and customer acceptance of those technologies fluctuations or cancellations in orders from distribution customers, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo, and FAXstf are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.

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