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Smith Micro Partners with Ou-Lei Technology to Offer Anime Studio 9 in China

Jun 27, 2013

ALISO VIEJO, CA - June 27, 2013 - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group today announced a partnership with Chinese software and hardware company, Beijing Ou-Lei Technology, to offer Anime Studio® 9 in China. With Anime Studio's all-in-one 2D animation software program and animation creation tools, artists of all skill levels are able to create their own movies, cartoons and cutout animations for film, television, Web and more.

To learn more about the Mandarin version of Anime Studio, now available, visit here.

"It is our goal to provide animation artists and fans across the globe with user-friendly solutions for bringing their imaginations to life," said Fahim Niaz, senior product manager for Smith Micro. "In partnering with Ou-Lei we are able to offer Anime Studio to Mandarin-speaking users and equip a new group of animators and illustrators with one-of-a-kind 2D animation tools."

With a Debut version targeted toward novice users and a Pro version geared toward advanced animators, Anime Studio provides a powerful solution for artists of any caliber to create their own unique animated video clips. With features such as an easy-to-use Character Wizard, tons of preloaded items in the content library and automatic lip-synching, users can create their own animation clips with ease.

"Anime Studio is a well-known tool for illustrators and animators of all skill levels," said Lei Xi, president of Ou-Lei. "We provide a variety of illustration and animation tools and are honored to partner with Smith Micro to add Anime Studio to our product offering."

Pricing and Availability:

The English and Mandarin versions of Anime Studio Debut and Anime Studio Pro are available for immediate purchase. For more detailed product, pricing and upgrade information visit the Anime Studio website - to view this information in English visit here or go here for the Mandarin-translated version.

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: (NASDAQ: SMSI)

About Beijing Ou-Lei Technology Co.:

Based in China, Beijing Ou-Lei Technology Co., Ltd is a leading distributor of animation software and hardware products. Ou-Lei also provides users with technical support and service, ensuring a quality experience with all products. Visit here to learn more about Beijing Ou-Lei Technology.

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.

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