FOR RELEASE ON September 19, 2006
NEW - Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for Windows 32/64
a 20% speed increase with their new v10 Fortran compilers
Rochester Hills, MI., September 19, 2006 - Absoft Corporation, a market leader in Fortran compilers, debuggers, and software development tools for desktop and high performance computing today announced its new top-performing Absoft Pro Fortran v10.0 for 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP and Microsoft® Windows® Compute Cluster Server (CCS) 2003 running on Intel® and AMD® processors.
The new Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for 32/64-bit Windows includes both 32-bit and 64-bit Fortran 95 compilers based on Absoft's new top-performing v10 Fortran technology which according to independently published benchmarks from Polyhedron Ltd demonstrates that the new code generation and advanced optimization technology in Absoft Fortran v10 compilers provides industry leading performance on both 32-bit and 64-bit Intel® Xeon® and AMD® processors. Absoft claims their tests indicate the new v10 compilers provide up to a 20% speed improvement over the v9 technology used in the previous Absoft Windows products.
In addition to faster code, Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for Windows includes a complete Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with programmers editor, graphical debugger, gui and command-line compiler interfaces, BLAS, LAPACK and other math libraries, VAX/Unix compatibility libraries and 2D/3D graphics. No other purchases are required and customers can begin building programs immediately. DLLs can be automatically generated and Microsoft .NET is supported. For customers wishing to build mixed Fortran and C applications, Pro Fortran v10 includes a C preprocessor and is link and debug compatible with the Microsoft C compiler included with the Microsoft platform SDK.
Third party products
such as MATFOR visualization tools and Visual Numerics well
know IMSL numeric libraries will be available as options. "Visual
Numerics is very excited about supporting the Absoft Fortran Compiler
for developers running the 64-bit Microsoft Windows environment."
said Phil Fraher, CEO of Visual Numerics. "The combination
of the IMSL Fortran Library and the high performance Absoft compiler
within 64-bit Windows will take computationally intensive applications
to a new level of performance and accuracy."
Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for Windows will begin delivery in late September 2006 and orders are now being accepted. Special upgrade pricing for existing Absoft customers starts at $199 and several license configurations are offered, including MaxFlex, which allows mixing floating licenses for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
For additional product information please visit: http://www.absoft.com/Products/Compilers/Fortran/Windows/64bit/windows3264.html
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About Absoft Corporation
Celebrating 26+ years of profitably offering software solutions, Absoft Corporation (Rochester Hills, Michigan) is a recognized leader in software development tools for Fortran, C/C++, and high-performance computing on Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X and Linux on 32-bit and 64-bit processors, from AMD, IBM and Intel. Absoft is an active business partner with AMD, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and other major technology companies, with 10,000+ customers worldwide. Absoft products are distributed globally through more than 200 resellers.
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