macility PopChar X 1.2 adds Unicode support

Hagenberg, August-5-2002, ergonis software today announced the immediate availability of PopChar X 1.2, the Mac OS X sibling of the highly acclaimed PopChar Pro. The most important new feature of PopChar X 1.2 is the support of Unicode.

"We are thrilled by the great feedback we received from thousands of happy new customers since the debut of PopChar X three months ago. Besides the praise, customers' responses contained one favorite request: Unicode support. I am therefore happy to announce that PopChar X 1.2 incorporates this number one request and thus will help our customers to make better use of the huge number of available characters offered by Unicode fonts." said Christoph Reichenberger, founder and CEO of ergonis software.

Besides that, the update incorporates several other new features, as well as fixes for various reported issues. A detailed list of changes included in this update is available on the company's web site:

PopChar X 1.2 is a recommended update for all users of earlier versions of PopChar X. The update is free for all registered users of previous versions of PopChar X.

The new version can be downloaded from: More information on PopChar X is available from:

About PopChar X

PopChar X the Mac OS X sibling of the highly acclaimed PopChar Pro. PopChar X makes "typing" of unusual characters easy without having to remember keyboard combinations. It installs a menu that shows all characters available in the current font. Any character can be inserted in the current document by simply selecting it from the menu. PopChar X is distributed by ergonis software as part of their macility software collection.

Pricing and Availability

All macility products are distributed on a try-before-you-buy basis. License keys can be ordered directly from the company's web site:

The price for a single user license of PopChar X (including PopChar Pro) is US$ 29. Owners of PopChar Pro can purchase PopChar X for the special cross-upgrade price of only US$ 19. Special prices for higher quantities as well as site licenses are available.

About ergonis software

ergonis software was founded in March 2002 by Christoph Reichenberger, the author of the award-winning version organizer VOODOO Personal and former product manager of UNI SOFTWARE PLUS' Macintosh product line, in cooperation with Günther Blaschek, the author of PopChar Pro+X and easy beat. The mission of ergonis software is to promote easy-to-use, yet powerful software. The Macintosh products of ergonis software are distributed under the macility logo. For additional information, visit or send e-mail to

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