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ALDUS ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING

 ALDUS ANNOUNCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING
 SEATTLE, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldus Corp. (NASDAQ: ALDC) today


announced that Edward "Skip" Walter has been named vice president of Engineering. Walter will oversee all worldwide engineering activities, including advanced technology, new product development and software quality assurance.
 Walter, 42, joins Aldus after serving as managing partner of Value Quest Group, a consulting group he founded in 1990. Prior to Value Quest Group, he spent 14 years with Digital Equipment Corp. (NYSE: DEC) in a variety of capacities including creator, program manager and engineering manager for ALL-IN-1. Walter's contributions to DEC's office productivity program earned him the title of "the father of ALL-IN-1."
 In addition, Walter held positions as general manager, advanced interactive services manager and software services consultant at DEC. Before that, he managed minicomputer-based research and development for medical information systems at Duke University Medical Center.
 "Walter brings to Aldus a unique combination of talents," said Phil Herres, Aldus chief operating officer. "He is a product visionary driven by customer requirements, and he's committed to translating his visions into tangible products."
 According to Herres, Walter will manage Aldus' continued efforts to develop industry standards, including the evolution of TIFF (tag image file format) and OPI (open prepress interface). He will also lead strategic alliances between Aldus and its industry partners. Walter will join Aldus on March 16 and will be based at the company's world headquarters in Seattle. He will report to Herres.
 Aldus Corp. creates computer software solutions that help people throughout the world effectively communicate information and ideas. In addition to PageMaker -- the company's flagship program -- the Aldus product line includes Aldus Digital Darkroom, Aldus FreeHand, Aldus Gallery Effects, Aldus Personal Press, Aldus Persuasion, Aldus PhotoStyler, Aldus PrePrint, Aldus SuperCard, Aldus SuperPaint and Aldus Super 3D. The company distributes its products through an international network of more than 16,000 dealers and distributors.
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 NOTE TO EDITORS: Aldus, the Aldus logo, PageMaker, Aldus FreeHand, Persuasion, PrePrint, SuperCard and SuperPaint are registered trademarks, and Digital Darkroom, Gallery Effects, Personal Press and Super 3D are trademarks of Aldus Corp. PhotoStyler is a trademark of U-Lead Systems Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Jill Miller of Aldus, 206-628-2352/
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