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LaCie Releases Silverlining Pro v6.1.

HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 1999--

-- includes Support for USB Devices

-- includes RAID O Striping

-- compatible With Mac OS 8.5.1 and 8.6

LaCie is now shipping version 6.1 of its popular Silverlining Pro formatting software. Silverlining Pro v6.1 continues to be the most dependable and stable Macintosh(R) driver on the market and has been updated to include RAID 0 striping and support for USB.

Silverlining Pro provides essential Macintosh drive management with the most comprehensive feature set available in Macintosh formatting software. Using the convenient control panel, you can test, format, initialize and partition any Mac block storage device, including SCSI, IDE and LaCie USB drives, Jaz, MO, Zip and more.

It can also be used to mount, unmount and password protect volumes, and create fast, high-performance RAID volumes. -0-

 Additional new features include:

-- installer provided for easier installation

-- improved performance for very large (greater than 16 MB)

-- improved caching for drives with 1024, 2048, 4096 bytes/sector

-- improved support for System 8.5 icons

-- improved compatibility with Norton Disk Doctor for HFS+

-- improved password performance

-- localized for English, French, German, Spanish & Italian
 languages in one application



Silverlining Pro v6.1 is compatible with all Macintosh models except Mac Plus, Mac OS 7.5.3 or higher, including OS 8.5.1 and 8.6 and includes full HFS+ (Extended Mac OS) support.

Availability and Pricing

LaCie is currently shipping: -0-

-- Silverlining Pro v6.1 - full version(1), includes CD & manual $49

-- Silverlining Pro v6.1 - upgrade for prior owners of Silverlining
 or Storage Utilities, includes CD & manual $24

-- Silverlining Pro v6.1 - electronic upgrade for owners of
 Silverlining or Storage Utilities (download only) $19

-- Silverlining Pro v6.1 - free upgrade for owners of Silverlining
 Pro v6.0 --

(1) The full version is also available for download from the LaCie
 Online Shop at


About LaCie

Founded in 1987, LaCie is a world leader in the development and manufacture of cross-platform mass storage, digital video and color-management computer peripherals for personal, business, industrial and multimedia environments. In addition to its U.S. development, marketing and manufacturing facilities in Hillsboro, OR, LaCie has its corporate office in Massy, France, and sales offices in Canada and 10 European countries. LaCie Group SA is a French public company listed on the Paris Nouveau Marche (code 5431). For more information, contact LaCie, Ltd. at 22985 N.W. Evergreen Parkway; Hillsboro, OR 97124 or call (503) 844-4500, Fax 503/844-4593. Visit LaCie's Web site at

The LaCie logo and Silverlining Pro are registered trademarks of LaCie Limited. All other products and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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