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BITSTREAM FIRST TO OFFER ENTIRE TYPEFACE LIBRARY IN TRUETYPE FORMAT FOR WINDOWS 3.1

 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitstream Inc. announced today the TrueType(TM) version for Microsoft(R) Windows(TM) 3.1 of its entire typeface library (BTL) of nearly 1,100 faces. Available immediately, this version makes Bitstream the first and, so far, only major digital type foundry to offer its complete type library in this format. Customers can order the BTL in TrueType format for Windows 3.1 from Bitstream at 1-800-522-FONT, as well as through authorized resellers.
 "We are proud to be providing the award-winning Bitstream Library in TrueType format," said Ray Boelig, chief operating officer at Bitstream. "TrueType has clearly become the typographic standard in the Windows 3.1 environment, and the BTL is one of the world's largest sources of high- quality digital type. We believe the BTL, as the first TrueType version of a standard-setting typeface library for Windows 3.1, will become the preferred type library in the format of choice."
 Larry Oppenberg, vice president of Type Operations at Bitstream, said he expects the BTL in TrueType format for Windows 3.1 to appeal equally to individuals and businesses, such as desktop publishers, designers, graphic artists, and corporate marketing communications departments. General target markets are small office and home office desktop publishing, graphics, business publishing, and graphic artists.
 Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Bitstream Inc. is an industry leader in typographic quality and innovative printing technology.
 NOTE: Bitstream is a registered trademark of Bitstream Inc. PostScript is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. Microsoft is a registered trademark and Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Macintosh is a registered trademark and TrueType is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Hanne Herwick of Bitstream, 617-497-6222, ext. 421/


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