/n software Starts Shipping IPWorks Zip for Microsoft .NET™ and Java™

/n software adds powerful, fast, and easy-to-use components for compression and decompression to the IPWorks product family.

Research Triangle Park, NC, November 4th, 2002 - /n software inc. (www.nsoftware.com) - a leading provider of Internet Development Tools, today announced that IPWorks Zip is now shipping. IPWorks Zip is a suite of development components for adding compression and decompression functionality to web and desktop applications using popular file and data compression standards. Two version of IPWorks Zip are currently available, a suite of 100% managed .NET components, and a suite of pure Java Beans.

IPWorks Zip is a new complement to the IPWorks Internet Toolkit. Initially introduced in 1995 for the Microsoft Windows platform, IPWorks is actively used by most Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies, as well as thousands of independent software developers worldwide. The product eliminates much of the complexity of developing connected applications, by providing easy-to-use programmable components that facilitate tasks such as sending email, transferring files, browsing the web, consuming web services, parsing XML documents, etc.

The current release of IPWorks Zip allows developers to easily integrate compression and decompression into application using various compression standards including Zip, Tar, Gzip and Jar. In addition, all IPWorks Zip components have been built from the ground up entirely in native .NET and Java code, combining exceptional speed, excellent data compression, and extreme portability across platforms.

IPWorks Zip for Microsoft .NET and IPWorks Zip for Java are available immediately for download or purchase from the /n software website at www.nsoftware.com. IPWorks Zip for the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework is currently available for open beta testing on the company website. In addition, IPWorks Zip is included in the IPWorks subscription packages, and is freely available to IPWorks subscribers who receive Java and Microsoft .NET products.

About /n software
/n software is the market leader in software components for Communications and Security development. Founded in 1994, /n software (pronounced 'n software') is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can reach the company via email at info@nsoftware.com, on the World Wide Web at www.nsoftware.com, or by calling US: (800) 225-4190 or International: (919) 544-7070.


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