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Smith Micro Announces FAXstf X for Mac OS X and Makes Faxing an Effective Communication Tool for All Users

Jan 08, 2002
FAXstf X makes faxing as easy as printing

MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA - BOOTH 2133 - January 8, 2002 -- The Macintosh Division of Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and service solutions, today announced that it will be demonstrating FAXstf X for the first time at Macworld Expo 2002.

FAXstf X is a complete fax solution built exclusively for Mac OS X. Tightly integrated with Mac OS X, FAXstf X improves upon the success of its previous version by making faxing as easy as printing. Any document-based application that prints can also send a fax. FAXstf X introduces easy fax management at your fingertips.

FAXstf X integrates the Mac OS X Address Book, making it unnecessary to duplicate or maintain multiple phone books. To send a fax, users simply drag and drop addresses from their Mac OS X Address Book into the FAXstf Print Dialog Address pane. FAXstf X is an easy-to-use solution and users will appreciate its seamless operation that enables ultra-fast faxing of virtually any document from their desktop.

"We are very excited about our new full-featured fax software available exclusively for Mac OS X, said William W. Smith Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Micro. "In addition to voice and email communications, the need to be able to fax directly from your Mac is an integral tool and requirement that many businesses and consumers rely on for sending legal documents, contracts and product orders," Mr. Smith continues.

"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. "For many Apple customers who rely on faxing daily or occasionally as a part of their business, FAXstf X will help them with their transition to running their businesses on Mac OS X."

As the first native Mac OS X fax application, FAXstf X takes advantage of the multi-tasking, multi-threading environment that allows users to send and receive faxes in the background while performing other work. In addition, FAXstf takes full advantage of the Mac OS X Aqua user interface and features animated Dock icons to reflect the status of a fax that is being sent or received.

System requirements for FAXstf X include Mac OS X, hardware that runs Mac OS X and a recommended 30MB available RAM. FAXstf X has a suggested retail price of $89.95 and is available directly from Smith Micro, through online eTailers and most major retailers like the Apple retail stores and CompUSA.

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of Macintosh, wireless communication and utility software products. 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, and network fax, 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. 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 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.