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SplashData Launches SplashPhoto 4.0, PDA Image Viewer,
for Macintosh Users
SplashPhoto enables users to create and manage electronic photo albums on their Palm OS handhelds; the first to enable Mac desktop synchronization

SEATTLE (October 14, 2003) - - SplashData, Inc., the leading developer of “virtual wallet” applications for mobile devices, announces the launch of SplashPhoto 4.0 for users of Macintosh personal computers and Palm OS handhelds. SplashPhoto is the first image viewer to enable Palm OS handheld users to manage and synchronize their image libraries with a Macintosh.

SplashPhoto, recently named “Best Image Viewer” by the editorial staff of Handheld Computing Magazine, and winner of the Handango Champion Award for “Best Lifestyle Application,” offers a fast, easy-to-use image viewer for handhelds and smartphones. Version 4.0 includes a desktop catalog feature with two-way synchronization, offering the easiest means of managing photos on a Macintosh computer and handheld device. Its one-of-a-kind desktop application enables users to organize image collections into personalized categories and, upon synchronization, the images are arranged accordingly on the users PDA or smartphone. There is no limit to the number of personalized categories that users can create.

While other image viewers allow users to view pictures on a device in their original size (many of which are upwards of 1 MB), SplashPhoto enables users to crop images on the desktop, then format and compress them for optimal viewing on the handheld’s screen. As a result, SplashPhoto users are able to store hundreds of images on their devices rather than only having the capacity for storing a few.

“We know that Mac users have a high level of expectation when working with digital graphics and photos and, to meet those expectations, we have put a lot of effort into developing SplashPhoto Desktop for Mac with a user-interface similar to iPhoto™ and with the best Mac/Palm synchronization available anywhere,” said John Chaffee, president of SplashData, Inc.

SplashPhoto 4.0 makes it easier than ever to share photos with friends and family members. First, all images are stored as JPG files, simplifying the process of sharing pictures with people using other operating systems. Secondly, images can be transferred via Bluetooth, infrared or e-mail between different types of devices, including handhelds, smartphones, laptops and other devices.

New features in SplashPhoto 4.0 include:

System Requirements

SplashPhoto 4.0 is available for $29.95 at www.splashdata.com. Owners of previous versions can upgrade for $9.95.

About SplashData, Inc.
SplashData is the leading developer of virtual wallet applications for handheld devices. SplashData’s applications provide all the functions of a traditional wallet in digital form, enabling a truly mobile digital lifestyle. SplashData’s top quality products and experienced management team are playing a leadership role in the emerging mobile applications market. Founded in 2000, SplashData is privately held and based in Seattle, Washington. For more information, please visit www.splashdata.com or call 206-780-9184.

Company Contact:
John Chaffee
Seattle, WA
Media Contact:
Kevin Doel
TalonPR, Inc.
Topeka, KS 66614


Copyright 2003 SplashData, Inc. All rights reserved. SplashPhoto is a trademark of SplashData, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Palm OS is a registered trademark and Palm Powered is a trademark of PalmSource Inc. a subsidiary of Palm Inc. Other brands may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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