Solutions Etcetera on Monday released
SuperCard 4.5, a new version of their authoring software. Billed as a modern replacement for Apple’s legendary HyperCard software, SuperCard lets you make customized applications, presentations and multimedia projects.
New in this release is improved performance, a new help system that’s extensible, and more than 80 new features and additions, according to the developer. The software now supports embedded objects in text, ruler based paragraph level formatting, alpha channel graphic masking and more. Script execution is up to 800 percent faster, and large text field handling has been enhanced.
SuperCard 4.5 costs US$179 for a Standard Edition and $249 for a Developer Edition. Upgrades from SuperCard 4.x cost US$99 for the Standard Edition or $129 for the Developer Edition. A new trial version is currently in the works and will soon be available for download.