StuffIt Wireless Compression Technology Saves Windows Mobile Device Users Money by Increasing Sharing and Storage Capacity
ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of innovative software solutions and services for the wireless market, today announced the availability its new StuffIt® Wireless Windows Mobile Edition, an essential compression utility for all Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 powered Smart Phones and PDA's.
StuffIt wireless compression technology not only allows the device to run more efficiently, but also lets users save money by significantly increasing the storage capacity of both their device and storage cards. In addition to providing full support for the Zip file format, StuffIt Wireless for Windows Mobile includes the StuffIt X file format which allows users to compress files more efficiently, and also allows the compression of file types, such as JPEG images, that Zip is unable to compress. StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition includes our patent-pending JPEG compression technology which compresses files by up to 30% without compromising image quality.
"In today's digital age consumers demand constant connectivity and expect to be as productive out of the office as they are in it. Mobile devices such as Windows Mobile 5.0 smart phones and pocket PCs were created to meet such professional demands," said Jonathan Kahn, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Compression Group. "StuffIt Wireless Mobile Edition fills the missing component by adding an essential compression and decompression utility for all Windows Mobile powered devices. With StuffIt, users can view, extract and compress information in the popular StuffIt format, thus saving memory, and significantly increasing the storage capacity of the device and storage cards."
Key Features of StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition:
- Ability to compress JPEG images 20 to 30 percent with no loss in image quality.
- Enables users to compress and send images via email from an internet enabled device.
- Allows users to compress and send images via FTP from an internet enabled device.
- Ability to compress multiple images into a single archive to save space and speed up transfer times.
- Users can browse image archives by thumbnail without having to decompress the archive.
- Supports Strong 256-bit AES encryption when creating StuffIt X archives.
- Ability to create and expand Zip archives.
- Ability to create and expand StuffIt X archives.
Pricing and Availability:
The MSRP for StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition is $24.99. The application is available at the Smith Micro website at http://www.smithmicro.com/stuffit/wireless/mobile/.
Windows Mobile Edition 5.0 or 6.0
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, with offices in Europe and Asia, develops and markets wireless multimedia and communications solutions, mobile device management products, image and data compression solutions and many award winning software products. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through Smith Micro's Enterprise, Channel and OEM Sales Groups, and direct from our websites, retail and value-added resellers (VARs) partners. Smith Micro's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI.
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