Galleon Software offers migration path to
December 2, 1998. Spinfree Inc., the Chicago-based developer of
award-winning websites and Filemaker solutions, today announced
that they are discontinuing the development and support of Outbox,
their FileMaker-based e-mail merge tool for the Macintosh.
a special arrangement made with Galleon Software of Toronto, Outbox
customers who wish to move to a similar application are being offered
significant discounts on the latest version of eMerge, free conversion
of their mailing lists, and first crack at eMerge FM, Galleon Softwares
upcoming SMTP e-mail engine for FileMaker databases.
has been enjoying great success with their award-winning entertainment
organizersAudiofile for music, BookBin for books, and Videofile
for movies. We saw this an opportunity of focusing our efforts
on these products, said Jason Fried, president of Spinfree.
And we identified Galleon Software as the company best suited
to take care of our Outbox customers.
Softwares eMerge has quickly established itself as the leading
Macintosh tool for creating and delivering customized e-mail to
large mailing lists. Unlike other e-mail merge tools that load e-mail
into a standard e-mail client, eMerge boasts its own sophisticated
mailing engine that sends mail directly to each persons mail
server, informs you immediately when the message gets through, and
quickly identifies outdated and incorrect addresses.
customers can also take comfort in Galleon Softwares close
ties with the FileMaker community. A number of people bought
Outbox because it was built in FileMaker, says Fried. So
I was happy to see features in eMerge specifically adapted to the
way FileMaker works.
Software has also committed to releasing an e-mail plug-in for FileMaker.
eMerge FM is scheduled for release during Macworld San Francisco
and will bring all the power of the eMerge mailing engine to FileMaker
can learn more about eMerge on Galleon Softwares website:
you can download a demo version with full documentation from:
is a Chicago-based developer of award-winning websites and FileMaker
solutions. Galleon Software is a Canadian developer of desktop communications
software for small, specialized markets. Audiofile, BookBin, Videofile
are trademarks of Spinfree, Inc. eMerge and eMerge FM are trademarks
of Galleon Software.