Just got yesterday the announcement from SoftMaker Germany, that also Pocket PC owners will soon be able to dump Pocket Word.
SoftMaker has set the release date for a public beta version of TextMaker for Pocket PCs for September 30, 2002. Starting on this day, SoftMaker will make the beta available as a free download on their web site.
Pricing has also been announced for TextMaker for Pocket PCs. The standalone version will retail for US$49.95 (EUR 59.95), and a bundle with SoftMaker's Windows-based edition of TextMaker carries a price tag of US$69.95 (EUR 79.95).
TextMaker is the first finished component of SoftMaker OfficeÂ anywhere, a mobile office suite for Windows, Windows CE, and Linux which also comprises a Microsoft Excel-compatible spreadsheet, a database package, and a PIM/groupware combo.
SoftMaker Office anywhere will be available in "regular" desktop and mobile editions, but also as an ASP or client/server edition running over the LAN or Internet.
The components of SoftMaker Office anywhere will be released step-by-step in 2002 and 2003.
- Retail version of TextMaker for Handheld PCs: Product is shipping
- Beta of TextMaker for Pocket PCs: September 30, 2002
- Release version of TextMaker for Pocket PCs: Fall 2002
Pocket PC Screen Shots
Cheers ~ Arne
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