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AbiWord Repeats as Linux World Show Favorite

Wins Office Suite category in voting by 20,000 attendees

NEW YORK, NY -- Friday, February 4th, 2000 -- For the second time in a row, Linux World attendees have voted AbiWord as their Show Favorite, winning the Office Suite category. Winners in other categories included IBM, Corel, SuSE, and VA Linux.

About AbiWord

AbiWord is a cross-platform Open Source word processor which runs natively on Linux, Win32, BeOS, Solaris, and other flavors of Unix. AbiWord is the first component of AbiSuite, a cross-platform office suite, entirely Open Source, being developed and coordinated by the AbiSource team.

The latest AbiWord pre-release, 0.7.8, features better support for non-English content, an Insert Date and Time dialog, Page-level navigation, Overline, new Swedish and Indonesian translations, new LaTeX exporter, plus Word and RTF fixes, better error propagation, miscellaneous PostScript fixes, and RPM fixes for GNOME desktop integration.

The popularity of AbiWord is building rapidly. As involvement from the Open Source community continues to grow, AbiSource's web servers recorded over 25,000 downloads of AbiWord during the month of December alone.

About AbiSource

The AbiSource mission is to become the leading provider of Open Source, full-featured, professionally supported desktop applications. The AbiSource project is currently hosted by SourceGear Corporation.

For more information, see the AbiSource web site at http://www.abisource.com/ or contact Paul Rohr, telephone 925-551-8438; email: paul@abisource.com.

AbiSource, AbiWord, AbiSuite, SourceGear and the AbiSource logo are trademarks of SourceGear Corporation. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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AbiSource, AbiSuite, AbiWord, and the AbiSource logo are trademarks of SourceGear Corporation. All other product names, company names, or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.