Plextor appoints element5 as e-commerce outsourcing partner
Plextor announces the launch of PlexTools Professional XL - a new software to support CD and DVD drives. PlexTools Professional XL is targeted at end-user enthusiasts who want to directly control advanced functions such as a feature-rich user-interface.
Rik Swusten, Engineering Manager Plextor Europe, comments: ?PlexTools Professional XL has been developed to meet the requests from our professional and industrial users, who demand increased software capability beyond the interests of our usual customers.
?Additionally, we listened to several software manufacturers who wanted to integrate Plextor functions into their test software, disc analysers or robotics applications. While we are not able share all the technology in our hardware and software, the hi-tech functions within PlexTools Professional XL are design ed to cater for manufacturers needs and will be available to them at later date.?
Plextools Professional XL will be sold directly on a newly built e-commerce site at
www.plextools.com. Plextor has appointed specialist e-commerce outsourcer, element5, to host the site and handle online ordering, payment processing, digital downloads, licensing and multilingual customer service. element5 is a subsidiary of Digital River Inc, and an online sales supplier to many other major software vendors.
New features offered by Plextools Professional XL (PTP XL)
- New layout:
* Larger and resizable windows
* Independent windows allow optimized view
* Multi-language ready Professional graphics
- Additional audio functions: Support for Cue -Sheet
- Audio CD & CD/DVD ROM Maker:
* Additional project: DVD-Video
* Projects can be saved and loaded
- New functions:
* Extract audio tracks on sector level
* Built-in automatic online check for software and firmware updates
* Command line options allow the start-up of PTP XL with a certain function
Cost and availability
PlexTools Professional XL will be available at www.plextools.com from March 2005, costing 39 Euro. A fourteen-day trial period is available with free updates for two years, from the date of purchase. Corporate packs of 10 and 25 licenses are also available at the discounted cost of 31 and 25 Euro per copy respectively.