Now Software Announces Universal Version Of Now Up-To-Date® & Contact®

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Version 5.3 provides native support for Intel-based Macs.

Now Software today announced it is shipping Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh. Version 5.3 is a Universal application for Intel-based Macs running Mac OS X version 10.4 “Tiger.”

“The impressive performance of the Intel-based Macs and strong customer demand made it imperative we deliver a Universal version of Now Up-to-Date & Contact,” said John Wallace, president of Now Software. “The power of Xcode made what appeared to be a complex migration task surprisingly easy and we’re thrilled to offer our customers a greatly improved version of Now Up-to-Date & Contact.”

“The blazing performance of our new machines provides a significant speed increase to all Universal applications running natively,” says Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "We’re delighted to have Now Software’s powerful contact and calendar solutions join the over 2200 existing Universal applications."

Version 5.3 provides native Intel-based Mac support for the Now Up-to-Date calendar and Now Contact address book. Version 5.3 continues to support Macs running Mac OS X v10.3 and later.

Pricing and Availability

Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh is currently shipping and is priced at $129.95 for the boxed version, or $119.95 for the online download version. Version 5.3 is a free update for licensed users of version 5 or higher. Upgrades are available to licensed users of version 4.x for $49.95. Volume licensing is also available for education, business, organizations with multiple users, and government customers.

For more information about Now Up-to-Date & Contact 5.3 for Macintosh and a free, 30-day demo version please visit

About Now Software:

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Now Software is the developer of the Award-winning Now Up-to-Date & Contact. For more information about Now Software, visit or call 1-614-413-4000.

Copyright © 2006, Now Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Now Up-to-Date and Now Contact are registered trademarks of Now Software, Inc. Apple, Macintosh, Mac, Mac OS, and iPod are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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