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Smith Micro Ships CheckIt® Repair & Performance Suite - A Complete Solution to Keep Your Mac in Peak Form

Jan 10, 2006
Industrial Strength Diagnostic, Cleaning, and Repair Tools Combined with Flexible Intuitive Backups Provides a Complete Mac Maintenance Solution

San Francisco, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc's (NASDAQ: SMSI) Allume Systems Division, today introduced the CheckIt® Repair and Performance Suite at MacWorld San Francisco (Booth 1237). The CheckIt Repair and Performance Suite brings three leading utilities together in one package: SpringCleaning® a powerful "Uninstaller" and cleanup utility designed to help users rid their computer of unnecessary and redundant files; TechTool® Platinum, a full featured version of Micromat, Inc.'s leading diagnostic and repair tool; and EMC Dantz Retrospect Express®, flexible and intuitive personal backup and restore software. CheckIt Repair and Performance Suite is the perfect solution for those who can't afford to loose important files or the down-time associated with hardware problems and want to maintain their Mac at peak performance while ensuring that their critical files are backed up and protected.

"With powerful new features including the ability to gather photos and music files, folder synchronization, Widget Finder, and other features, CheckIt Repair & Performance helps take the guesswork out of managing files on your Macintosh," said Pauline Shumake, Smith Micro's Senior Product Manager. "When it comes to locating and collecting media files, or removing outdated, orphaned, or redundant files, there is no tool out there more powerful than this latest version of SpringCleaning."

"TechTool Platinum truly is the next generation disk utility for the Macintosh. Whether you're looking to optimize a drive, repair its directory structure, recover lost or trashed files, or just the peace of mind of knowing your drive is in good shape, TechTool Platinum is the tool to reach for," said Christian Pickman, Micromat Incorporated Product Manager. "Our eDrive feature means you can recover from many problems without carrying around a bunch of CD's."

"EMC Dantz Retrospect Express complements the other utilities in Allume's new suite because it gives users a powerful and flexible tool to protect their files," said Larry Zulch, Vice President and General Manager, EMC Dantz, EMC Corporation.

"By bringing these three tools together in a single package at a fabulous price, what I hope to bring the user is greater peace of mind," said David Polzine, CheckIt Product Manager at Smith Micro. "This is the solution to reach for when things go wrong on your Mac."

Pricing, Availability and Requirements

Now showing at Macworld San Francisco, booth #1237.

The MSRP for the CheckIt Repair and Performance Suite is $99.99, available directly from our web store at http://www.allume.com/store/, and will be available from your favorite retailers or catalogs.

Systems Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 and higher; 90mb of available hard drive space; a CD or DVD drive.

To learn more about our product lines visit: www.allume.com, or www.smithmicro.com.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication, broadband and utility software products for multiple OS platforms. The company designs integrated cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on Wireless and Broadband technologies and the Internet, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, file compression, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, network fax, and traditional computer telephony. Allume Systems, Inc., a Smith Micro company, develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows and Macintosh. Leading brands are StuffIt(r), Internet Cleanup(tm) and Spring Cleaning(r). Allume's software offers a range of solutions, empowering users in the areas of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution. Smith Micro's and Allume's complete line of products are available primarily online at the company's websites, through our enterprise direct sales efforts, retailers, and through 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 risks and uncertainties relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's plans for returning to sustained profitability and the company's ability to increase its business in segments of the company. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, fluctuations or cancellations in orders from distribution customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statement and 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 CheckIt, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc., The Allume Logo, Allume and Spring Cleaning are trademarks or registered trademarks of Allume Systems, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.

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