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Announcing Spring Cleaning Essentials - The Must-Have Utility Tool For Mac Users

Jul 29, 2010
Provides a Simple Toolkit of Mac Maintenance Solutions to Reduce Clutter and Organize Files with the Flexibility to Easily Select and Add Specialized Tools as Your Needs Evolve

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group today announced the release of Spring Cleaning® Essentials for Mac, a suite of tune-up utility tools to help users keep their Macs running like new. Spring Cleaning 11 Essentials lets users clean up, optimize and maintain their Macs with user-friendly tools that organize files, reduce clutter and completely uninstall unwanted applications.

Spring Cleaning Essentials offers easy-to-use, robust search capabilities to help novice users quickly organize their hard drives, as well as protect and archive files and data. The intuitive interface allows users to achieve results immediately. As a user's needs evolve beyond basic hard drive maintenance, Spring Cleaning Essentials offers the ability to individually purchase specialized tools for managing multimedia, securely uploading files to the cloud and much more.

"Spring Cleaning Essentials offers a personalized set of tools specific to each and every Mac user's needs," said Pauline Shumake, Senior Product Manager, Productivity and Graphics Group at Smith Micro Software, Inc. "To save time and money, Spring Cleaning Essentials lets you choose essential tools based on your individual usage habits, such as a Multi-Media Manager for anyone with a large amount of music, photos and movies or SendStuffNow™, a new service that lets consumers and professionals safely send large files from any PC or mobile device."

Spring Cleaning Essentials Features Include:

  • Personalization - Mix, match and add toolsets to meet your needs. With the personalization feature, users can select the additional toolsets they desire, saving money and time.
  • Duplicates Finder™ - Allows users to easily locate and manage duplicate files with the same name on the hard drive.
  • Custom Search - Offers the ability to quickly locate any file by using the custom search function.
  • Choose - Gives users the ability to choose the end action, whether it is to archive, delete or send it up to the cloud to any file.
  • Access Monitor™ - Allows users to search for files based on access dates.

Additional Toolsets Available:

  • Internet File Manager - Users can add the Internet File Manager toolset to help delete Internet files as well as de-clutter their email Inbox.
  • Multi-Media Manager - Designed for Mac users who collate large amounts of music, photos, movies and other media-specific files that consume a lot of space.
  • Maintenance Manager - Enables users to run specific tools to maintain their Mac, helping with areas specific to Spotlight, the system cache and system permissions among others.
  • Space Creator™ - Immediately free up more space on the hard drive of a user's Mac, with tools to help delete unneeded files.
  • File Manager - Gives users the power to easily manage and sort through files and documents.
  • Application Manager -Ability to find, manage or completely delete unwanted applications or widgets.
  • QuickCompare - Provides users a side-by-side comparison of files, especially useful to compare files with duplicate names. Also includes ability to synchronize folders.
  • SendStuffNow™ - Offers the ability to safely and securely send files. By uploading selected files to the cloud, SendStuffNow ensures that files are protected and can only be retrieved by the intended recipient.

Pricing and Availability:

Spring Cleaning Essentials is available for $19.99 with additional toolsets starting at $9.99 from the Smith Micro web store at:, as well as at popular resellers, catalogs and distribution partners worldwide.

System Requirements:

Spring Cleaning Essentials requires Mac OS 10.4.11 or newer. Internet connection required for video tutorials.

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., creates new possibilities by developing mobile applications and solutions to solve customer problems. Through our insight into the market we develop new applications that put you in control of your digital lifestyle. Our portfolio of products and services spans Connectivity Management, Communications and Content Management solutions.

The Company's Productivity and Graphics Group provides software solutions for people who want their computing experience to be more secure, organized and creative. Smith Micro Software's common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMSI. For more information, please visit:

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