Monday, August 13th, 2001

Optimized Software announces Excel SpeedWriter v1.3: the only COM and ASP
Components with a Template-Driven, WYSIWYG approach to creating Microsoft
Excel Spreadsheets in Native Excel BIFF format. Spreadsheets can be created
in record time on either the Desktop or Server. Microsoft Excel is Not Required
for Spreadsheet Generation.

Excel SpeedWriter offers an unparalleled combination of Speed, Power, Reliability
and Ease-Of-Use. Incredibly Fast, Native Excel Spreadsheet Generation. It
has been tested with over 1,000,000 consecutive Generations. Has a Unique
Template-Driven Approach and No Coding is Required. Virtually all Excel Features
supported (including Charts, Pictures, Formulas, Formatting, Page Setup for
Printing, etc.)

Excel SpeedWriter supports all localized versions of Microsoft Excel (European,
Asian, etc.)

There are currently 3 Excel SpeedWriter Products available:

Server: Excel SpeedWriter ASP for Microsoft Active Server Pages and IIS
Desktop: Excel SpeedWriter ADO and Excel SpeedWriter DAO for Visual Basic,
Microsoft Access, VBScript, Visual C++ and other COM Environments.

All products are 100% Royalty Free.

For further information or to download a Fully-Functional Trial Version,
please visit