Extensis Universal Type Server Adds Auto-Activation for Adobe CS4 and Vista Support - Extensis.com

Extensis Universal Type Server Adds Auto-Activation for Adobe CS4 and Vista Support

PORTLAND, OR., December 4, 2008 – Extensis, a brand of Celartem, Inc., today updated Universal Type Server by adding plug-in based font auto-activation for Adobe® Illustrator® CS4 and InDesign® CS4 for their Macintosh and Windows clients. In addition, Universal Type Server includes compatibility with Windows Vista (SP1) 64-bit edition enabling users to utilize the performance enhancements and responsiveness of this next generation platform. 

“This free update for Universal Type Server is yet another example of Extensis responding to the market and our customers in an efficient and powerful way,” said Brian Berson, Extensis General Manager. “Not only does Extensis respond quickly and keep pace with our third-party software partners like Adobe and Microsoft, we also make it easy for our customers to receive quick updates because of Universal Type Server’s modern, agile technology.”

Other unique benefits of Universal Type Server:

  • Live collaborative font management system, managing users, fonts and font metadata.
  • Maintains clean font libraries with corruption checking before adding to the server environment
  • Cross-platform server with Windows Vista (SP1) 64-bit support
  • Robust server administration options
  • Clean, uncluttered client UI
  • Remote administration via web interface, independent of the client software
  • Outstanding, error-free auto-activation plug-ins for Adobe and Quark applications
  • Choice of font synchronization modes: real-time or on-demand
  • Priority support in local languages: English, French, German


The new plug-ins for Universal Type Server enables more auto-activation functionality than ever before with support for Adobe CS2, CS3, CS4 and QuarkXPress 7 and 8 on the Macintosh platform and Adobe CS3 and CS4 for the Windows platform.

“We have found Universal Type Server very user friendly and relatively easy to administer. Font usage in a large environment will no longer be a problem,” said Ralph Maentele, Head of System Management, Burda Publishing Center, GmbH.

Universal Type Server continues to demonstrate its ability to serve the needs of large well-known organizations around the globe. An expanding list of companies from print, publishing, government, education, entertainment and other industries have chosen Extensis Universal Type Server for their font management needs, including Booz Allen Hamilton, Bloomingdales, Eastman Kodak, Univision Network, Hasbro, Pearson Education, Hachette Filipacchi France and BBC Worldwide.

The free updates for Universal Type Server are available now in English, French and German languages for download from the Extensis website. These updates from Extensis can be downloaded at: http://cde.extensis.com/en/support/updates/UTS-1-0-2.jsp

About Extensis
Extensis is a software developer that allows creative workgroups and professionals to streamline their workflow and securely manage their creative assets and fonts. Extensis’ award-winning client/server and desktop products are used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies and include Universal Type Server, Suitcase Server X1 and Font Reserve Server for server-based font management, Suitcase for single-user font management and the Portfolio suite 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.

About Celartem
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.


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