DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - February 24, 2009) - Avanquest Software, a leading developer and publisher of business and consumer software for the global PC market, today unveiled SendPhotos, a new fully-featured interactive photo sharing solution. Avanquest SendPhotos leverages the convergence of mobile phone, PC and Web 2.0 technologies to enable friends and family to instantly and securely share and exchange favorite photos and digital images virtually at anytime or anywhere for free over the Web, from their PC or their mobile device.

Membership at SendPhotos includes a free mobile phone client, free PC client, and free online access with 1GB of online storage space throughout the duration of the beta phase. Screenshots for SendPhotos are available at and a short, entertaining video is accessible online at

Avanquest SendPhotos is the only all-in-one free photo sharing solution that provides certified support for more than 140 mobile phones from leading manufacturers in the market today. This includes the world's first Android-powered smartphone, the T-Mobile G-1, Apple's latest iPhone and Blackberry's Bold and Pearl handsets. The Avanquest SendPhotos digital imaging ecosystem comprises:

-- SendPhotos Mobile -- The SendPhotos mobile client installed directly to the phone automates upload of snapshots to the portal for backup and continuous update of personal photo pages, freeing precious mobile device memory in the process. A convenient Set-up Wizard walks users step-by-step through the creation of their SendPhotos Web login and general application settings. Furthermore, the software allows mobile subscribers to avoid costly data charges that can otherwise occur when uploading photos while roaming.

The SendPhotos iPhone version even includes a photo editor with easy-to-use control of cropping, coloring, contrast and fun features that enable smudge and text addition to images.

-- SendPhotos PC -- Providing the flexibility of online or offline organizing, editing and sharing photos, the PC software enables easy upload, download and synchronizing of photos and image albums at, complete with cropping, redeye reduction and color and contrast correction tools for use before sharing images. Viewing options make snapshots available to a select few or the entire world, while authorized friends and family can download high-definition images in original size and instantaneously comment or "share back" their own images, contributing to one comprehensive online photo exchange or album from the same event or special occasion.

SendPhotos also allows photos to be optimized for rapid download so that users without broadband internet access can obtain the images quickly.

-- SendPhotos Web -- A personal and private online cache for uploading, archiving, synchronization and sharing of digital images, allows access only to user-authorized family, friends and associates without third-party publicity or search-engine pickup and dissemination across the Internet. A simple drag-and-drop, animated and extremely fluid interface facilitates the easy transfer of stored photos to a variety of external photo sharing and social networking sites, including Picasa, MySpace and many others.

"The SendPhotos digital imaging ecosystem lets users on-the-go share their lives and experiences with those closest to them from virtually anywhere around the globe by making images available for viewing just moments after they've been taken and uploaded from a mobile device," said David Wright, President, Avanquest Product Design Group. "The SendPhotos PC interface enables users to organise images into a specified online album for later viewing and sharing, while the solution's advanced synchronization capabilities automatically ensure that the latest images are safely stored and archived online."

Avanquest SendPhotos is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German editions at launch and provides both remote printing capabilities and the ability to embed a photo 'album' created in SendPhotos to a website or blog.

About Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software is one of the world's leading software developers and publishers, with operations on three continents and marketing through Retail, Corporate, OEM and Direct-to-Consumer channels. With 600 employees and approximately 200 engineers in Research and Development, the company is committed to innovation in the design, development and publishing of easy-to-use and affordable software. Avanquest Software is listed on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714) since December 1996. Additional information is available at or

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