Extensis Releases Free Updates for Portfolio 8
|Portland, Ore. – September 21, 2006 – Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., today released free updates to Portfolio 8 — the leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals. The updates bring improved stability and performance, updated Raw camera support, added InDesign CS2 support, and a QuarkXPress 7 Drag-and-Drop support filter for Mac users. Registered owners of Portfolio 8 are eligible to receive the free upgrades immediately through the Extensis website at http://cde.extensis.com/portfolio.
Portfolio 8.1 for Windows and Portfolio 8.1.1 for Mac both include the InDesign CS2 Filter for extracting embedded previews from Adobe InDesign CS2 files as well as the Raw Filter v3.1 update to include support for Canon EOS 30D. The Windows update also includes Raw camera support for Panasonic Lx1/Fz30 and Fuji s3 cameras. The Mac update includes support for QX-Drag-and-Drop XTension for QuarkXPress 7 as well as Intel-based Macs.
Some of the thousands of companies with multi-workgroup implementations of Portfolio Server include: Conair Corporation, Chicago White Sox, Young & Rubicam, Ducati Motors, REI, MTV Networks Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Christian Aid.
Portfolio 8 is the perfect software solution for marketing and creative workgroups–it streamlines workflows through efficient organization, viewing, routing, archiving and distribution of creative assets. A surprisingly affordable solution, Portfolio Server 8 ensures proper use of a brand’s creative assets across all internal and external teams, partners and vendors, while eliminating the guesswork involved in hunting down and tracking creative assets. Portfolio–trusted by IT; approved by creatives.
Individual creative professionals can also supercharge their workflow with Portfolio 8, the surprisingly affordable, easy-to-use desktop version is a top choice of graphic designers and photographers.
Pricing and Availability
Portfolio 8.1 Windows and Portfolio 8.1.1 Mac are immediately available via download from the Extensis website and is free of charge for registered Portfolio 8 users. Portfolio 8 for single-users is available for a suggested retail price of $199.95US for full product. Please visit http://cde.extensis.com for information on client/server pricing.
French and German versions of the Portfolio update are also available now for download from the Extensis website. Japanese versions of the Portfolio update are available from http://www.extensis.co.jp .
Extensis is a software developer that allows creative workgroups and professionals to streamline their workflow and secure their brand by efficiently and effectively managing their creative assets and fonts. Extensis’ award-winning client/server and desktop products are used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies and include Suitcase, Suitcase Fusion, and Font Reserve for font management and Portfolio for creative assets management. Extensis was founded in 1993 and is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. Extensis is a division of Celartem Inc., which is wholly owned by Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For additional information, visit http://cde.extensis.com or call 1-800-796-9798.
Celartem Technology Inc. develops and sells innovative technologies for storage, access and distribution of rich media content. Celartem has developed technology in the areas of digital image compression, scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management. Celartem is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, Hercules:4330. Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc. with headquarters in Seattle.