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Smith Micro Software's Consumer Group Signs Agreement To Publish New ArtRage Deluxe 2.5

May 15, 2008
ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 Offers Custom Painting Stencils and Tools, Photo Tracing Features and Video Tutorials for Novice and Experienced Artists

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Consumer Group has signed an agreement with Ambient Design to publish ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 , a computer-based painting and drawing application that provides a comprehensive range of tools for both novice and accomplished artists. Smith Micro's ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 offers all of the easy-to-use design features included in the affordable Full Edition of ArtRage 2.5, plus new stencil designs for painting precise shapes and video tutorials to guide users through tips and tricks of the trade.

"ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 appeals to anyone looking for a way to bring their art to life through the value and ease of digital media," said Steve Yatson, Senior Director of Graphics Solutions for Smith Micro Software. "ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 lets you start creating the moment you install the software, with expert guidance and a full line of traditional creative tools. Professionals and amateurs alike will find ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 a powerful and inexpensive way to create their next masterpiece."

ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 provides computer-based tools and papers that closely mimic oils, chalk, pencils, paper grains, glitter and much more. Artists can fine-tune their designs with the power to control the pressure and angle of their tools and the softness and wetness of their media. ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 lets users select between various canvas materials, work with standard or self-made stencils, and switch to metallic mode for a wide range of stunning effects.

For the professional user, ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 offers painting on multiple transparent layers to build up more complex images without the paint blending into the underlying work. With layered PSD document import and export, ArtRage works alongside other existing tools used for creating digital content.

ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 Key Features:

  • Painting Tools - Ability to paint with thinned oils, use wet or dry markers, soften the pencil and control the hardness of the crayon and much more
  • Video Tutorials - Includes new tutorials and videos to learn beginning and advanced tips and tricks
  • Stencils and Rulers - Includes stencils and rulers to make precise shapes and lines while still painting freehand
  • Tracing Images and References - Ability to easily recreate photos or other images using paint tools. When loading a Tracing Image, the original is projected on to the canvas and can be used as a guide while sketching and painting
  • Metallics - Works with spreadable, blendable gold and silver oil paints, sparkling glitter, silver leaf sprays and more
  • Layers - Users can paint on transparent layers to build more complex images. ArtRage Deluxe also provides full support for all 23 Photoshop layer blend modes

Pricing and Availability:
The MSRP for ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 is $49.99. The application is available at the Smith Micro web store at and at select resellers such as Fry's Electronics and Apple Stores. To learn more about ArtRage Deluxe 2.5 and the Smith Micro complete line of software, visit:

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 communication 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 its 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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