11/11/2002 - CodeWeavers, the leading Windows®-to-Linux® software developer, announced that it has released version 1.3.1 of its award-winning CrossOver Office product. CrossOver Office enables Linux users to run the most popular Windows applications, including Microsoft® Office, Lotus Notes®, Intuit Quicken, and many more, dependably in the Linux environment.
"CodeWeavers' CrossOver Office demonstrates our continuing devotion to creating a robust core of supported applications," said Jeremy White, founder and chief executive officer of CodeWeavers, Inc. "Not only that, but by continuing to refine Wine's ability to run important Windows productivity applications, we lay the groundwork for dramatically expanding that core in the future. Improving Wine in these specific areas makes everybody's boat float a little higher. Look for continued, dramatic enhancements, including support for OfficeXP and Microsoft Access database applications in the near future."
New features/fixes in 1.3.1 include:
CrossOver Office, the first Windows-to-Linux product from CodeWeavers, debuted in early 2002. The product has won widespread acceptance among consumers and business users alike, winning industry acclaim in the process. The application recently was honored at LinuxWorld 2002 Conference & Expo with the 'Best Desktop Office Solution' award. In receiving the award, CodeWeavers joined such world-class companies as Computer Associates, HP, and IBM, all of whom were honored at the presentation.
Founded in 1996, CodeWeavers develops, markets and supports solutions for Linux-based systems. The Company brings expanded market opportunities for Windows software developers by making it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to port Windows software to Unix. CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota, California, the Netherlands, and Germany. The company is privately held.
CrossOver Office is a trademark of CodeWeavers, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Lotus Notes is a registered trademark of Lotus Development Corporation and/or IBM Corporation. TrueType is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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