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Allume Systems is More than StuffIt
If you own a Mac, you've probably heard of Allume Systems. Even if you don't know the name, you have probably used a version of Allume Systems' popular software StuffIt. StuffIt allows you to compress, send and expand files of any type on your computer. It even works with WinZip files and tar, gzip and bzip extensions. StuffIt Deluxe take the whole system a step farther by allowing you to compress jpeg photos up to 30 percent with no loss in quality. But there's a lot more to Allume Systems than StuffIt, it turns out.
Allume Systems offers all sorts of programs for your computer at work and play. CheckIt is Allume Systems' repair and performance suite for Macs. This power package of programs includes Allume Systems' SpringCleaning, an uninstaller and cleanup utility that helps you get rid of unnecessary and redundant files; TechTool Platinum, a diagnostic and repair tool; and EMC Dantz Retrospect Express, a backup and restore program. All of the Allume Systems products are easy to use, quick to install and incredibly powerful and useful. Allume Systems offers even more great utilities for Mac users, including: DragStrip, a sort of combination dock and favorites file that gives you one-click access to your most accessed documents, web sites and more; ShrinkWrap, which makes byte-for-byte copies of any data; FlashBack, which lets you access old copies of a document like an endless undo key; Secure Delete, a digital document shredder; and iClean, which deletes cookies, your cache and history files.
to protect your privacy and help you regain space. If PC users are feeling a little bit left out at this point, Allume Systems has PC versions of DragStrip and FlashBack, as well as a PC performance-improvement suite called BoostXP. And Allume Systems also has a version of StuffIt for Linux and Windows, so no matter what operating system you run, you can compress and expand files with ease. Allume Systems also has software that will help you get your creative juices flowing, control digital audio, even stay entertained with games for lovers of action or family fun games. And for those times when you just need to relax and look at something calming, Allume Systems has you covered there, too. Allume Systems is the maker of AquaZone, the ultimate three-dimensional computerized aquarium. This program, available for both Macintosh and Windows computers, features 40 different kinds of fish, sharks, turtles, jellyfish and more in a realistic-looking undersea world. You can feed the fish, zoom in on one fish and follow it around, choose backgrounds and more. If you're looking for ways to make your computer more powerful, run better and smarter or are just looking for a little fun, Allume Systems has all sorts of software options that will work for you. .
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