Software Utility automatically opens compressed files.

Press Release Summary:

StuffIt SEA Builder(TM) v1.0 converts Zip or StuffIt archives into Self-Extracting Archives (SEAs), which automatically self-extract on PC's running Windows® 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XP. Product allows file expansion path to be specified. Text dialog and custom icons display information or instructions to recipients. Commands and Batch files can be used to perform actions on extracted files.

Original Press Release:

Aladdin Systems Ships Stuffit Sea Builder 1.0

Send Compressed Files To Anyone Anywhere That Open Automatically,
No Unzip Access Software Needed

Watsonville, CA- November 14, 2002 Aladdin Systems, Inc. (COMDEX MSPP booth #5058/43), an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. company (OTC BB: ALHI), today announced the release of StuffIt SEA Builder(tm), a software utility that converts Zip (.zip) or StuffIt (.sit) archives into a Self-Extracting Archive (SEA). Self-extracting archives open automatically on any Windows-based computer; recipients do not need any unzipping software to extract the contents.

"StuffIt SEA Builder continues to expand our StuffIt product line," noted Jonathan Kahn, Aladdin CEO. "Using StuffIt SEA Builder and the Internet, you can distribute compressed files, that unzip themselves automatically and send you an email notification that the SEA has been successfully accessed. It is a great way to send digital photos as one attachment, it's easy to use, and for anyone to open."

StuffIt Deluxe 7.5 for Windows, also includes StuffIt SEA Builder, helps computer users save time and money with features that no other zip compression utility has: OfficeReady StuffIt(tm) provides one-click compress and mail from Microsoft's Word, PowerPoint and Excel. StuffIt Express(tm) Personal Edition works seamlessly with Microsoft Scheduled Tasks to automate routine tasks, such as data backups, at regularly scheduled times. Extra security with 128-bit encryption is available for maximum privacy protection. For StuffIt information:

With StuffIt SEA Builder, a file expansion path can be specified. A text dialog and custom icon can display information or instructions to the recipient. Commands and Batch files can be used to perform actions on extracted files.

Requirements and Availability

SEA files self-extract on PC's running Windows(r) 98, ME, NT, 2000, and XP. StuffIt SEA Builder can also be integrated with WinZip. StuffIt SEA Builder is available on the web for $24.99 at

Aladdin Systems, Inc: The Leader in Access Management(tm)

Founded in 1988, Aladdin Systems, Inc, an Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. company (OTC BB: ALHI), develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris, including the new StuffIt X technology, integrating compression with security and safety options to meet the requirements of today's business and digital lifestyle. Aladdin enables people and business to communicate and manage their ideas and information. Aladdin's software offers a range of solutions empowering users in the area of information access, removal, recovery, security, and Internet distribution.

Visit Aladdin at COMDEX, Las Vegas 11/18/2002 - 11/22/2002 or at ShowStoppers 11/18.

StuffIt, StuffIt Deluxe, StuffIt Standard Edition, and the Aladdin logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Aladdin Systems, Inc. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.

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