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MAGpie 2.01 public beta

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 20:34:00 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, webaim-forum@list.webaim.org, sec508@trace.wisc.edu
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FYI, sorry about the cross-posting.

MAGpie 2.0 is now available!

A public beta version of the Media Access Generator (MAGpie), NCAM's
captioning and audio-description software for digital multimedia, is now
ready for downloading and testing.  Funding for MAGpie 2.0 is provided by the National Institute on  
Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), U.S. Department of Education, and the Mitsubishi Electric  
America Foundation (MEAF).

MAGpie 2.0 is Java-based. It will run on Windows 95, 98, NT4, 2000 and XP, and on Macintosh OS X. 
There is  currently no support for earlier versions of the Mac OS.

To download MAGpie 2.0, please go to:


You will be asked to fill out a brief form, after which you will taken to the MAGpie 2.0 public beta Web  site.  
Here you will find downloading and installation instructions, a complete MAGpie demonstration project  
containing captions and audio descriptions, documentation about using MAGpie 2.0, plus a list of new  
features, a list of known bugs and problems, and instructions for subscribing or unsubscribing to the 
MAGpie  listserv.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Access to Rich Media Project
CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
125 Western Ave.
Boston, MA  02134
E-mail: andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org
Web site: ncam.wgbh.org
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