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PFS:WINDOWWORKS TO BE BUNDLED WITH PHILIPS/MAGNAVOX COMPUTERS

 PFS:WINDOWWORKS TO BE BUNDLED WITH PHILIPS/MAGNAVOX COMPUTERS
 BOSTON, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Software Corporation (NASDAQ: SPKR) today announced that PFS:WindowWorks version 1.1 would be bundled as the software solution with new computers from the Philips Consumer Electronics Company, manufacturers of Magnavox Headstart computers. Featured in the bundling arrangement are the Magnavox Headstart 486/20XP and 386/20HP computers.
 "We're pleased to announced this bundling arrangement with Philips/Magnavox, a leading supplier of state-of-the-art desktop computers. The agreement is key to Spinnaker's highly successful OEM strategy," said Cindy Sweetser, vice president of marketing for Spinnaker's PFS: software division. "Our OEM partners now total nine, putting Spinnaker Software in the vanguard of OEM software suppliers."
 In addition to Philips Consumer Electronic Company, Spinnaker also announced today that it is entering into a bundling arrangement with Zenith Data Systems. The company currently has bundling arrangements with Laser Computer, Inc., NEC Technologies, Inc., ACER America, USA Flex, Inc., Goldstar Technologies, Inc., Leading Technology, Inc., and Eltech Research, Inc.
 PFS:WindowWorks is a powerful integrated software package for Windows. It features a word processor with page layout features, spreadsheet, chart editor, database, label maker, address book, and communications module (terminal). The program, which normally sells for $199 suggested retail, also offers hotlinking to dynamically link key modules of the program together.
 PFS:WindowWorks provides a comprehensive list of page layout and word processing features to let users create multi-column newsletters, import and manipulate graphics files, do sophisticated text wrapping, scale fonts on the fly from four to 127 point, see true WYSIWYG ("What you see is what you get") displays on-screen, and add custom shapes and shading with the art toolbox.
 With PFS:WindowWorks' built-in hotlinking feature the user can, for example, write a memo in the word processor, build a spreadsheet in the spreadsheet module, and then link the two by pasting a copy of the spreadsheet into the memo. The memo remains "live" and linked to the spreadsheet so that every change to the spreadsheet is automatically reflected in the memo. If you create a chart based on the spreadsheet and paste it into the memo, the chart will also update automatically whenever the spreadsheet data changes.
 Cutting and pasting are facilitated by the Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI). All tasks are accomplished within PFS:WindowWorks, and switching between modules is done simply by clicking on icons at the bottom of the screen.
 PFS:WindowWorks requires an IBM or compatible 286, 386 (386 SX or 386 DX) or higher, with a clockspeed of 16 MHz or higher recommended; 1 MB RAM (1.5 MB or higher recommended); a hard disk drive; 5.25-inch (high density 1.2 MB) or 3.5-inch (720K) floppy disk drive; EGA, VGA, Hercules graphics card, or compatible video graphics adaptor and monitor; a Hayes or compatible modem for communications; a mouse; DOS 3.1 or higher; and Microsoft Windows 3.0 or higher. Free with every PFS:WindowWorks package is a copy of Atech's Publisher's Powerpak, a font generation program valued at $79.95 suggested retail, that gives the user scalable, on-the-fly, high-resolution screen and printer fonts.
 PFS:WindowWorks is part of the growing family of PFS: software products designed for the small business and home office market. Over 1 million copies of Spinnaker brand and PFS: brand software have been sold to date. Among the other PFS: products are PFS:Write, PFS:First Choice, and PFS:First Publisher.
 PFS:Write is the only WYSIWYG ("What you see is what you get") DOS word processor with scalable fonts. The package sells for $129 suggested retail, and includes Grammatik IV(tm) Grammar Checker, the American Heritage CorrectSpell(tm) Spell Checker and Roget's Electronic Thesaurus, Publisher's PowerPak(tm), and ClickArt's Business Image sampler. The packages are worth over $300 if purchased separately.
 PFS:First Choice is a DOS-based integrated software package containing a word processor, spreadsheet, database, graphics, and electronic communications. The suggested retail price is $149.
 PFS:First Publisher is a DOS-based desktop publishing package that allows users to create newsletters, flyers, reports, and much more. The suggested retail price is $149.
 PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro automates the entire job search process. It sells for $59 (suggested retail) and features a sophisticated word processor with mail merge to help you create effective, professional resumes and cover letters. Included are: nine sample resume styles and cover letters as well as interview tips; an appointment manager to organize both your contact network and your time; and an action word glossary to add excitement to your writing.
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 Note: Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
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 /CONTACT: Ed Goyette of Spinnaker, 617-494-1200, ext. 453; or Christopher Morgan of Christopher Morgan Communications, 617-494-1200, ext. 321 or 617-739-3352, for Spinnaker/
 (SPKR) CO: Spinnaker Software Corporation ST: Massachusetts IN: CPR SU: PDT


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