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REALbasic 2006 Release 4 to Ship in September; Will Create Universal Binaries


AUSTIN, Texas, USA (August 7, 2006) — REAL Software, provider of REALbasic, cross-platform that really works, announced today that REALbasic 2006 Release 4 will ship in September with support for Apple’s Universal Binary format. The Universal Binary format enables a single Macintosh executable to run natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs. With REALbasic 2006 Release 4, most REALbasic applications can be re-compiled as Universal Binaries with one mouse click.

A development preview of REAL Software’s Universal Binary support is currently available via the REALbasic beta program. Any REALbasic 2006 user with a current update plan can access the beta program by visiting

REALbasic 2006 Release 4 will be available in September via REAL Software’s Rapid Release Model. Any customer whose update plan is current when this release ships will receive it at no additional cost.
About REALbasic

REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic for Windows or Mac starts at $99. REALbasic for Linux Standard Edition is offered for free. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, is $500. REALbasic is available now and can be downloaded directly from REAL Software at
About REAL Software

REAL Software provides REALbasic, Cross-Platform That Really Works, for people who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and includes a utility to help migrate Visual Basic applications cross-platform to Macintosh and Linux. REAL Software was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit or call 512.328.7325.


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