Actual Technologies Delivers Database Drivers for Intel-based Macintosh Computers

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Actual Technologies today released the first ODBC drivers to natively support the new Intel-based Macintosh computers. The drivers in the Actual ODBC Pack are packaged as universal binaries, which lets users of both PowerPC and Intel Macs connect to Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and other popular databases. The driver is available for less than $30 per license, with no minimum licensing requirements. To purchase the software or download an evaluation copy, please visit http://www.actualtechnologies.com.

Actual Technologies, LLC, a leader in easy to use database connectivity products for the Macintosh, today announced the immediate availability of a suite of ODBC drivers for the new Apple Intel-based Macintosh computers. The new

Actual ODBC Driver Pack 2.0, packaged using Apple's universal binary strategy, will run natively on both Intel and PowerPC-based Macs.

Using a single installer for both platforms, the drivers allow an ODBC-enabled application such as Microsoft Excel or FileMaker Pro to retrieve data from a database. Databases supported in the Actual ODBC Pack 2.0 include Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Microsoft Access.

"We're excited about the new Intel Macs, and we're pleased to be make our drivers available for both architectures," said Christine Toledo, managing partner of Actual Technologies. "Software developers and end users now have an important tool for connecting to their data using the new Macs."

The drivers in the Actual ODBC Pack are available for less than $30 per license, with no minimum licensing requirements. The upgrade to version 2.0 is provided at no charge to existing customers. To purchase the software or download an evaluation copy, please visit http://www.actualtechnologies.com.

About Actual Technologies

Actual Technologies develops software products and provides consulting services to integrate Mac OS X into the corporate IT enterprise. Its products include ODBC drivers for popular databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL. Actual makes connecting to a database as easy as using a Macintosh.

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