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Re: MAGpie 2.01 public beta

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 07:47:20 -0400
To: andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, webaim-forum@list.webaim.org, sec508@trace.wisc.edu
Message-id: <002301c1f298$4946ebe0$19e03244@DAVIDPOEHLMAN>
Thanks andrew, this is exciting.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Kirkpatrick" <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>; <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>;
Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2002 8:34 PM
Subject: MAGpie 2.01 public beta

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
Received on Friday, 3 May 2002 07:47:53 UTC

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