New and Notable Software
- FormTool Express: IMSI (International Microcomputer Software Inc.), the makers of FormTool 97, a high-end form-creating software product, has adapted its program to fit the needs of small-business users. FormTool Express offers premade forms, custom form creation, a flat file database, and label and report templates. For $39.95, users have access to 250 ready-to-use forms. FormTool Express' e-mail capability lets users send finished forms, such as proposals, purchase orders and invoices, directly to the people who need them. This product is for use with Windows systems only. For more information, visit http://www.imsisoft.com or call (415) 257-3000.
- Trellix Trelligram Utility: Have you ever visited a Web site and wished you could send a copy of it to co-workers or friends? Trellix Corp.'s Trellix Trelligram has a solution for you. Trelligram technology lets you package HTML and related files along with the Trelligram Delivery Service into a single file. To open it, the recipient simply double-clicks on the attachment icon, which launches their browser and lets them read and navigate HTML files on their desktop as they would with any Web site. For the time being, Trelligram is free; download a copy at http://www.trellix.com
- Event Planner Plus: Event-planning can be a huge headache. Whether you're planning a press conference, a trade show or a charity event, there are so many details to keep track of: invitations, mailing lists, RSVPs, travel and accommodations, seating and floor plans, name tags and so on. Certain Software addresses these issues with Event Planner Plus. This program is aimed at event and meeting planners working in small businesses; it promises to alleviate the stress of event-planning by supplying all the tools you'll need. This Windows-based product costs $495. Visit http://www.certain.com or call (415) 353-5330.
Globalink Inc., (800) 255-5660, http://www.comprende.globalink.com
Systran Software Inc., (619) 459-6700, http://www.systransoft.com
Transparent Language, (800) 752-1767, http://www.transparent.com