FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Making lots of noise - StartCom MultiMedia Edition (Raam) released
Eilat, Israel, Jul 08, 2005 - Based on its Enterprise brother "Barak" (StartCom Enterprise Linux AS-4.0.0), the new MultiMedia Edition (ML-4.0.4) from StartCom may make lots of noise. Produced for the demanding home user, "Raam" is designed to be an all-in-one MultiMedia platform, including Audio and Video Entertainment, Audio and Video Production Center, Recording Studio and more.
- It was only logical to code name the new MultiMedia Edition of StartCom "Raam", as its base is the StartCom Enterprise Linux, code named "Barak". Barak means Lightening in Hebrew and you probably guessed it already, "Raam" is the meaning of - Thunder. So much for the naming....
So what can the new StartCom MultiMedia Edition do for you? Depending on your preferences and installation options, StartCom MultiMedia Edition can be a multi-purpose workstation with buildin Web server, Database, Office Suite, Entertainment Center, Recording Studio, Video Manipulation Platform and advanced Desktop environment. Specially the Music Production section offers some outstanding applications like Rosegarden, Audacity, Muse and many,many sound manipulating effect tools, synthesizers, samplers, sequencers. It can perform as a complete Recording Studio and its use requires quite some knowledge and training. This advanced applications are meant for professionals!
- But also if you are not the music producing type, "Raam" has a lot to offer. Being it word processing, stylesheet editing, producing of slideshows, chat and mail, graphic manipulation or HTML editing, most of your office tasks can be performed easily. Enjoying your MP3's or perhaps the latest DVD movie is handled by various entertainment applications. Filesharing tools like Bittorrent and aMule are ready to use. Should you need to run some favorite Windows® based application, the included Windows API implementation (Wine) allows you to run many of these programs. In short, this is probably one of the most complete Linux workstations you can find and to mention all the programs included is beyond the scope of this news release. Visit StartCom's web site and download your copy of the new StartCom MultiMedia Edition.
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