Babya Announces OpenDocument Support in Babya Software

Queensland, Australia, August 11, 2007 --( Babya today announced that it will support the OpenDocument format in Babya software.

The standard was developed by a technical committee of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) consortium and based upon the XML format originally created and implemented by the office suite. As well as an OASIS Standard, it is a published ISO and IEC International Standard, ISO/IEC 26300:2006.[1] The OpenDocument standard meets the common definitions of an open standard, meaning the specification is freely available and implementable.

Babya E-Type 2008 (version 5.0) will be the first Babya to support the OpenDocument format via a new file conversion utility, powered by

Babya's Alvin Novick, the product manager for Babya's digital media division said, "Babya E-Type is being refreshed today with a amazing new feature: OpenDocument format conversion."

Babya CEO A.A. Fussy was enthusiastic about the new format, stating that, "We improved E-Type 4.0 for bSuite 2008 by including: get this, support for conversion of created documents to the extremely popular ODF file format by using -a popular free office suite. "

Pricing and Availability:
The first Babya software-E-Type version 5.0 with OpenDocument will ship as a free downloaded as part of bSuite 2008 in September.

About Babya:

Babya is an award-winning developer of digital media software for Mac and Windows, including bSuite, Babya OneVideo, bPicture, Babya Firestorm, Babya Photo Workshop and Babya Logic.

Babya's software has won many awards over the past several years, including 5 stars (Babya bSuite), a Softpedia Pick and 100% clean award (2006) and has been featured in magazines such as PC Utilities and PC Format.

A.A. Fussy
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