SmileOnMyMac Acquires Textpander, the Customizable Typing Timesaver Tool

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SmileOnMyMac, developer of creative productivity tools for the Mac, has acquired the award-winning software Textpander from creator Peter Maurer. The typing timesaver tool will be updated and released as TextExpander.

SmileOnMyMac has acquired Textpander, the customizable typing timesaver tool, from developer Peter Maurer. The utility, which lets users define abbreviations for frequently-used text strings and images, will be updated and released as part of the SmileOnMyMac product line shortly.

The update will include new features, and a modified product name, TextExpander. Specific features, release date and price have not been finalized.

"As Textpander users ourselves, we've seen how much time and effort it saves us," said Greg Scown, co-founder of SmileOnMyMac. "Besides customizing our tech support responses and automating coding, it's great for all the little things we'd otherwise have to type out each time we use them, like product names or today's date."

First released in August 2005, Textpander quickly garnered high ratings from users and reviewers, including 4.5 mice from Macworld magazine.

"This is great step forward for Textpander," said Textpander creator Peter Maurer. "With their great dedication to developing software, SmileOnMyMac will turn Textpander into something even better."

SmileOnMyMac's other products are DiscLabel, PDFPen, PageSender, PhotoPrinto and BrowseBack, which won Best of Show at Macworld this year.

About SmileOnMyMac

SmileOnMyMac makes creative productivity software, such as DiscLabel, the Macworld Eddy award-winning CD label design program; PageSender, feature-rich fax software that also received an Eddy; BrowseBack, the visual web history tool that won Best of Show at Macworld 2006; and PDFpen, the PDF editing tool that garnered 4 mice from Macworld. All SmileOnMyMac products are available to download free at http://www.smileonmymac.com.

About Peter Maurer

Peter Maurer is a medical student and software developer in Freiburg, Germany. His other products include the award-winning utilities Butler, Witch, and Service Scrubber. For more information, go to http://www.petermaurer.de/software.

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