Lakewood Studios has announced the release of
iList Studio 2.0, the new version of the company’s database software that integrates with Microsoft Office 2004. The upgrade adds support for every MySQL field type as well as six meta field types: Boolean, path, URL, color, JPEG and calculation; support for multiple users, including password protection and different levels of privileges; updated interface controls; one-click export of record lists to Microsoft Word or Excel; and more. Lakewood’s Web site doesn’t list pricing information for upgrades from the initial release of iList Studio, but the full version is US$69.95 through Aug. 27, when the price will become $129.95. You can download a demo that will display up to 25 records and launch no more than 25 times before you must buy a license. System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2 or higher, a G3 processor running at 350MHz or faster (G4 or G5 recommended), 256MB RAM (512MB recommended), QuickTime 5.x or higher and MySQL 4.0 for locally hosted databases.