PopChar X 5.0 offers fastest possible access to special characters


Hagenberg, Austria: June 15, 2010 - Ergonis Software today announced the release and immediate availability of PopChar X 5.0, a major new version of its award-winning tool for finding and inserting special characters.

The new version adds a long-desired feature that allows users to collect frequently used characters in a custom "Favorites" group. Together with the new hotkey feature, this provides fastest possible look-up and insertion of special characters with a single click.

PopChar X 5.0 also contains lots of improvements "under the hood" that lead to much faster display and scrolling of the character table, faster and more reliable reaction after changes to the installed fonts, and improved dynamic updates of special cases for specific applications. A simpler technique and an improved visual representation for the menu attached to the status item and many other minor improvements and fixes make version 5 the best version of PopChar that has been available since its initial release more than 20 years ago.

PopChar solves a problem faced by every technologist and multi-lingual worker. Inserting special characters into application documents can be frustrating and results in a steady loss of productivity. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. Just pop up the PopChar window, click the desired character, and the character appears in your current document right away.

Visit Ergonis Software's website to learn more about specific enhancements contained in this release and to download a trial copy.

Availability and Ordering

PopChar X 5.0 requires Mac OS X version 10.4 or newer. Mac OS X 10.6 or newer is recommended. PopChar X 5.0 is a recommended update for everyone running on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

PopChar can be purchased securely on the Ergonis Software website. The upgrade to PopChar X 5.0 is free for anyone who purchased PopChar X in the last 2 years. For information about purchases, including family and enterprise licenses, volume discounts, and upgrade pricing offers, visit the company's website.

Instead of purchasing PopChar by itself, customers can get the Macility Productivity Bundle that also contains two of the company's other productivity tools, KeyCue and Typinator.

About Ergonis Software

Ergonis Software, a privately held company founded in 2002, is headquartered in Hagenberg, Austria. Ergonis Software develops ergonomic and intuitive software that boosts the productivity of Mac and PC users.


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