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CLARIS TO ADD NEW DISTRIBUTOR FOR ITS AWARD-WINNING SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

 SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Claris Corp. announced today that it plans to award U.S. distribution rights of its award- winning software products to Merisel, the world's largest publicly held international computer products distributor, effective next month. Merisel will also distribute the company's two new business graphics applications, ClarisDraw and ClarisImpact, to be unveiled Aug. 3 at MacWorld Expo in Boston.
 Claris software will continue to be also distributed in the United States by Ingram Micro Inc., Santa Ana, Calif., the world's largest privately held distributor of micro-computer products.
 "Claris has successfully grown its share of the Macintosh and Windows markets through its long-standing distribution relationship with Ingram Micro, and is now looking to expand its position in the reseller channel through Merisel's specialized sales organizations," said Daniel L. Eilers, Claris president and chief executive officer.
 "This partnership with Merisel enables Claris products to reach further into OEM, VAR and consumer markets in the United States allowing us to benefit from the channel expertise and market dominance of two of the world's largest distributors," Eilers added.
 "Our strategy of providing operational excellence and customer intimacy starts with supplying the industry's leading products and supporting them with outrageous service levels," said Merisel President John Connors. "Our new partnership with Claris clearly provides added depth to our software offering, and endless opportunity for Claris to reach new customers."
 The Claris product line includes the following Macintosh and Windows software applications: ClarisImpact for Windows and Macintosh; ClarisDraw for Macintosh and Windows; ClarisWorks 1.0 for Windows and 2.0 for Macintosh; FileMaker Pro 2.1 for Macintosh and Windows; MacDraw Pro 1.5; MacDraw II/MacPaint; MacProject Pro 1.5; MacWrite Pro; Resolve; HyperCard Development Kit; ClarisCAD; and the entire line of Claris Clear Choice products (BrushStrokes, Power To Go and Retrieve It!). Claris Clear Choice is a publishing unit of Claris Corp.
 Claris Corp.'s, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Computer Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: AAPL) and leading worldwide vendor of applications software for the Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms, reported net revenues for the third quarter of FY93 were $40.4 million, a 79-percent increase from the $22.6 million reported in the same quarter of the prior fiscal year.
 NOTE: Claris, ClarisWorks, FileMaker, HyperCard, MacDraw, MacPaint, MacProject and MacWrite are registered trademarks of Claris Corp. BrushStrokes, ClarisDraw, ClarisImpact, Claris Clear Choice, Power To Go, Resolve and Retrieve It! are trademarks of Claris Corp.
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 /CONTACT: Kevin J. Mallon, 408-987-7227, or Steve Ruddock, 408-987-7202, both of Claris/
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