After a prolonged silence on Creative Cloud's digital asset-management tool, Adobe's finally started the process of rebuilding Bridge.
A fun and feature-packed IM applet, MSN Messenger 7 is a great upgrade for version 6.2 users, but we prefer the less intrusive Yahoo Messenger 6 and ICQ 4.1.
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The AOL Time Warner division jumps on rival Microsoft's XP publicity bandwagon with the release of an upgrade to its Navigator browser, version 6.2.
Marimba released version 1.2 of its server management software, Timbale. The update adds a module designed for CacheFlow servers that automates content updates. Version 1.2 adds support for the operating systems RedHat Linux, version 6.2; VA Linux-RedHat 6.2.3 with VA Linux enhancements; and AIX 4.2.2 and 4.3.3. Previously, Timbale was only available for use with the Windows NT, Window 2000 and Solaris operating systems.
Oracle unleashed its first two Web-based versions of its online analytical processing (OLAP) and decision support products. The Financial Analyzer Version 6.2 and Sales Analyzer 6.2 can be set up on a central server with only authorized users accessing them through a standard Web browser. The financial analyzer is designed for financial reporting, analysis, budgeting, and planning. The sales analyzer is designed to let users slice and dice sales and marketing information.
WinZip 6.2 is now available to users of CompuServe's Windows Users Group Network (WUGNET). Version 6.2 supports the UUencode, BinHex, and MIME formats frequently used for Internet email. These formats allow users to send and receive any format file (games, application data, video, or audio). It also supports self-extracting files, which are ideal for sending Zip files to users who may not have an Unzip utility.