WriteDVD! is everything you need
to run a DVD-RAM drive on Windows NT plus the advantage of
formatting disks that are interchangeable with other computer
WIRE)--June 7, 1999-- Software Architects, Inc. (SAI)
announced shipment today of its latest DVD-RAM utility,
WriteDVD!(tm) for NT.
Announcing the shipment, SAI
President Robert Zollo commented: "SAI is excited to extend the
powerful capabilities of DVD-RAM to the NT community worldwide. As
the first to offer DVD-RAM capability to Windows 95, Windows 98
and Macintosh users, SAI has been dedicated to the task of
including NT users in the DVD-RAM family and providing them the
software necessary to take advantage of the immense multimedia and
data storage benefits that come with using DVD-RAM."
WriteDVD! includes the
SmartDVD!(tm) device driver, a FormatUDF!(tm) formatting utility,
and the world's first commercially developed read/write Universal
Disk Format (UDF) file system. The SmartDVD! device driver enables
a DVD-RAM drive to read from CD-ROM, CD-Audio, CD-R, CD-RW and
Video CD as well as DVD-ROM and DVD-RAM. WriteDVD! eliminates
problems associated with moving data between different computers
and operating systems. NT users can now format and run their
drives using the industry standard UDF format or Windows FAT
format. Based on 2.0, the latest version of UDF guidelines,
WriteDVD! deals comprehensively with the requirements specific to
Windows NT. UDF is an internationally recognized standard
developed by the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) and
specified by the DVD Forum as well as the International Standards
Organization (ISO 13346).
WriteDVD! guarantees the NT user
reliable disk interchange, drive software that reads all media
types, unprecedented flexibility, a user-friendly interface and a
file and formatting system that's built on the universally
recognized UDF 2.0 standard. WriteDVD! supports all SCSI and ATAPI
DVD-RAM drives in the marketplace.
List price is US $80.00 worldwide.
Dealer and OEM pricing available.
SAI (est. 1987) develops
system-level utility software and specialty applications for
personal computers. Its line of Macintosh and Windows software
includes file systems, disk management and acceleration, personal
backup, image enhancement and pre-mastering applications. A member
of OSTA and the DVD Forum, SAI plays a leading role in the
development of UDF/DVD technology.
To see a demo of WriteDVD! for NT,
join us at the PCxPress reception during PC Expo, June 22.
Alice Gannon-McKinley, 425/487-0122,