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Smith Micro's New Artist Bundle Now Available at Staples Nationwide

Nov 26, 2013
Perfect Holiday Gift for Budding Artists to Develop 2D and 3D Illustration and Animation Skills

ALISO VIEJO, CA - November 26, 2013 - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics group today announced its new Artist Bundle is now available at Staples stores nationwide for $79.99. The Artist Bundle includes Manga Studio® Debut 4, Anime Studio® Debut 9 and Poser® Debut, a perfect creative suite for artists of all skill levels learning the basics of illustration, animation and working in 3D.

"With the Artist Bundle, users will quickly learn to create digital comics from start to finish, make cartoons and animations and create 3D content for a variety of print and online uses," said Steve Yatson, vice president of operations for Smith Micro Software, Productivity and Graphics group. "Distributing our market-leading animation products through Staples - just in time for the holidays - introduces them to a much wider audience of prospective and current artists and the new 3-pack bundle lets them incorporate a variety of new techniques into their art for one great price."

The Artist Bundle includes:

  • Manga Studio Debut 4 -The #1 comic software worldwide and an all in one solution for creating stunning, ready to publish Manga and comics. Bring artwork to life using color, express motion using speed lines, apply dimension with screen tones and add dialog through built in word balloons.
  • Anime Studio Debut 9 - the complete 2D solution for easily creating cartoons, anime or cut out animations. Make animations for film, video or sharing online.
  • Poser Debut - Make realistic 3D figures, art and animation. Build a scene on the Poser Debut virtual stage; then add, pose and animate over 70 included characters to make cool images and videos.

Pricing and Availability:

The Artist Bundle is available for immediate purchase for $79.99 at Staples.

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., the Smith Micro Software Productivity and Graphics group produces award-winning software that inspires consumer creativity and enables efficiency. The group's creative suite of programs provides artists of all skill levels - from novice to professional - with the tools to illustrate, animate and create 2D and 3D art. Some of the Productivity and Graphics group's award-winning creative and utilities products include Poser, Anime Studio, Manga Studio and StuffIt. For more information, please visit: www.smithmicro.com.

Safe Harbor Statement:

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, forward-looking statements relating to the company's financial prospects and other projections of its performance, the existence of new market opportunities and interest in the company's products and solutions, and the company's ability to increase its revenue and regain profitability by capitalizing on these new market opportunities and interest and introducing new products and solutions. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are changes in demand for the company's products from its customers and their end-users, customer concentration given that the majority of our sales depend on a few large client relationships, including Sprint, new and changing technologies, customer acceptance and timing of deployment of those technologies, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made on the basis of the views and assumptions of management regarding future events and business performance as of the date of this release, and the company does not undertake any obligation to update these statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release.

Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo, Anime Studio, Poser and Manga Studio 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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