FOR RELEASE April 5, 2016 (ANY TIME)
[PR] Smile Launches TextExpander.com with Apps for Mac, iPhone and Windows Beta
San Francisco, CA – April 5, 2016 – Smile, the developer of productivity applications for Mac, iPad and iPhone, has launched TextExpander.com, the easy way to share snippets across a team, along with new app versions TextExpander 6 for Mac, TextExpander 4 for iPhone and iPad, and the new TextExpander for Windows beta. TextExpander keeps your snippets current on all your devices and lets you easily share and manage snippets across whole teams.
New sharing options let you share the wealth of knowledge stored in your snippets. For powerful sharing management across a team of users set up a TextExpander Organization.
A Windows beta app joins the Mac and iOS apps. Contact Smile for more information on using the TextExpander for Windows beta.
New TextExpander accounts make app setup easy, just sign in to the app to use your snippets on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or PC.
One TextExpander account gives you access to all the apps and app updates.
TextExpander has a redesigned snippet editor for easier access to powerful macro features and a beautifully updated look and feel.
“Using TextExpander together has been a huge efficiency boost for our team, ” said Smile founder, Philip Goward. “TextExpander’s built-in sharing across teams keeps all our communication current, accurate, and consistent, with clients, customers, and one other. Our new Windows app takes those benefits to another level.”
TextExpander is US $4.95 per month for individuals on the Life Hacker plan. Current TextExpander users receive a 50% loyalty discount for their first year. TextExpander is $9.95 per user per month for the Team plan. TextExpander for Mac requires a Mac running OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later. TextExpander for iPhone and iPad requires an iPad or iPhone running iOS 9 or later. TextExpander for Windows requires a PC running Windows 7 or later.
– Integrated TextExpander account and Apps
– Use current snippets on all your devices
– Share snippets easily with coworkers and friends
– Set editing permissions for shared snippets
– Set up an Organization to easily manage sharing across your team
– Automatically join an Organization using your company email address
– Automatically share company snippets with anyone who joins your Organization
– New Windows app (currently in beta)
– Beautiful new app look and feel
– New snippet editing toolbar
– New app icon
– Insert standard greetings, text, and signatures, including formatted text and pictures
– Type custom abbreviations that expand to longer “snippets” of text and images
– Correct typos automatically (Add them to your snippet library and/or use one of the included AutoCorrect snippet groups for English, French or German)
– Suggests snippets from phrases you habitually type
– Use fill-in-the-blank snippets to create custom forms with multiple field types and sections
– Position the cursor wherever you want in your expanded snippet
– Automatically insert clipboard content in a snippet
– Organize snippets into groups
– Search snippets from menu bar or via keyboard shortcut
– Search and expand snippets, abbreviations, and suggestions inline as you type
– HTML, CSS, AutoCorrect, Accented Words, Symbols, Emoji snippet groups included
– Internet Productivity snippet group (shorten long URLs automatically)
– Insert the current date and time in any format you prefer
– Date/time math (add or subtract years, months, days, hours, minutes, seconds from current date and time)
– Reminds you of missed opportunities to use your abbreviations
– Print snippets by group
– Mac version available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish
– TextExpander for Mac requires a Mac running OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later
– TextExpander for iPhone and iPad requires an iPad or iPhone running iOS 9 or later
– TextExpander for Windows requires a PC running Windows 7 or later
US $4.95 / month for a Life Hacker plan for individuals.
US $9.95 / user / month for a Team plan.
Current TextExpander users receive a 50% loyalty discount on a Life Hacker plan for their first year.
3 months free on a Life Hacker plan for users who purchased after December 1, 2015.
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Smile makes productivity software for smart people, including TextExpander, the typing shortcut tool for Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPad; PDFpen, the all-purpose Mac PDF editor; PDFpen for iPad & iPhone, the mobile PDF editor; PDFpen Scan+, which brings the power of OCR to your iPad and iPhone and DiscLabel, the CD label design program for Mac.
Sign up for a free TextExpander trial at https://textexpander.com.
Demos of PDFpen, PDFpenPro, and DiscLabel are available for free download at https://smilesoftware.com
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