Zengobi Releases Curio 2.2 and Curio Editions
More Ways for Everyone to Get Inspired!
RALEIGH, NC — March 8, 2005 — Zengobi today announced Curio 2.2, the latest version of their award-winning environment for brainstorming and idea management, along with a new line up of Curio editions with features fine-tuned for specific audiences including a Professional Edition, a K-12 Edition, a Home Edition, and a low-cost Basic Edition. New features introduced in Curio 2.2 include one-click .Mac publishing of Curio projects, an advanced grid with several bundled notepaper styles, and sticky line endpoints for easier flowcharting and mind mapping.
With the specialized editions of Curio, users can purchase the product features they truly need. Curio Basic Edition delivers the core idea space functionality allowing freeform idea management. Curio Home Edition adds extensive exporting options, .Mac publishing, and Sleuth with search sites appropriate for home users. Curio Professional Edition adds the project dossier and a collection of professional dossier templates such as creative brief, screenplay, and video production, and a fully customizable Sleuth with sites such as photo archives and font foundries. Curio K-12 Edition is similar to the Professional Edition but includes academic dossier templates such as lesson plan, research project, and science experiment, and classroom-friendly Sleuth sites which allow the student to conduct research on the Internet in a safe and controlled environment.
Creativity shines with Curio where you can place anything anywhere on the page, creating freeform collages of text, outlines, checklists, images, files, and movies. Even create brainstorming diagrams right on the page with Curio's flowcharting and mind mapping shapes. Include content from web browsers or from Sleuth, Curio's integrated research assistant. Pressure-sensitive brushes allow you to sketch out your ideas, and Curio's dossier helps you define your project goals. Advanced searching, archiving, and a built-in asset manager further round out the Curio experience.
Pricing and Availability
The Curio 2.2 release is available immediately for download from www.zengobi.com/download.
Curio Professional Edition is the ultimate idea development environment for designers, workplace professionals, higher academia, and advanced thinkers. A single-user license key sells for US$129. Academic and volume discounts are available. Registered users of Curio 2.x can upgrade to Curio 2.2 Professional Edition at no charge. Registered users of Curio 1.x can upgrade to Curio 2.2 Professional Edition for US$49.
Curio K-12 Edition is for ulimate brainstorming environment with bundled templates and safeguards appropriate for young students. This edition is only sold to the academic community for approximately US$65 for a single-user license. Volume discounts are available.
Curio Home Edition is for the thinker who needs the full-featured Curio brainstorming environment but without the workplace extras. A single-user license key sells for US$79. No academic or volume discounts are available.
Curio Basic Edition provides basic freeform idea space functionality in a simple, easy-to-use, low cost package. A single-user license key sells for US$39. No academic or volume discounts are available.
Users can also download and use Curio Professional, K-12, Home, and Basic Editions as a full-featured trial for 15 days. Full system requirements and more information on Curio can be found at www.zengobi.com/curio.
About Zengobi, Inc.
Zengobi produces amazingly innovative software for creative thinkers and design professionals only on the Macintosh. For more information about Zengobi, visit www.zengobi.com.
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