Press Release...April 15, 1999

Proven Software, Inc. announced today the release of Proven CHOICE, their off the shelf general business accounting package written specifically for Linux.

Proven CHOICE for Linux includes Sales Invoicing, Accounts Receivable, Check Writer, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, and Financial Report Generator bundled for under $500 USD. Proven CHOICE has all the general accounting essentials for small to medium sized businesses and becomes the foundation for fully integrated specialized modules to be released in the near future.

Users will indeed have CHOICE, being able to use either character based or GUI based entry screens in any combination throughout their system. Proven CHOICE emphasizes easy and rapid data entry in both formats. Users may work with state of the art equipment or use inexpensive character based terminals and terminal emulators for multi-user entry. This flexibility creates the most efficient and economical installation possible for any end user.

Mark Matt, Sales Manager for Proven Software, Inc., warns, "Don't be misled by the economical pricing. Proven CHOICE is a powerful accounting system written in C, with attributes equal to and even superior to other products at many times the price. Proven CHOICE is positioned to offer any business an economical CHOICE for multi-user general accounting with the stability and flexibility of the Linux operating system".

Proven Software, Inc. (, a privately held corporation in Manlius, New York, has been working with mission critical business applications since 1981. Over the last four years, Proven Software has written programs for Linux only and over 800 businesses in the United States and Canada have moved to Linux to run these critical applications. For more information contact Proven Software, Inc. at or (800) 487-6532.

Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds
Proven CHOICE is a trademark of Proven Software, Inc.

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