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MADCAP SOFTWARE AND TRANSLATIONS.COM FORM STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO STREAMLINE DELIVERY OF BEST-IN-CLASS, LOCALIZED CONTENT

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Initial Localization Projects Combining MadCap Flare and Translations.com Services Show Savings of up to 50 Percent

New York, NY and La Jolla, CA, USA – May 1, 2008 — MadCap Software and Translations.com today announced a strategic partnership to provide solutions for streamlining best-in-class content creation, translation and localization. MadCap is the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a showcase company for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Visual Studio 2005 and Microsoft XPS. Translations.com is a leading global provider of localization services and globalization management software with over 50 offices on four continents. Initial localization projects utilizing Translations.com’s services and content created by MadCap Flare, the industry’s first native XML authoring software, have resulted in cost savings of up to 50 percent.

“In working with MadCap Flare, we have seen first-hand the significant benefits of using content that has been developed in XML for translation and localization. The clean conversions with Flare and the ability to retain formatting across languages—whether in print or online—has allowed us to deliver outstanding quality while reducing the time and costs associated with using traditional document formats and technologies,” said Phil Shawe, CEO and president of Translations.com. “We look forward to working with MadCap to help clients use best practices in XML-based content authoring to optimize their localization efforts.”

Under terms of the agreement, the companies will promote the combined benefits of using MadCap Flare with Translations.com localization services to streamline the process of delivering best-in-class content and documentation in multiple languages. Translations.com supports enterprise-scale customer-facing globalization initiatives by melding workflow and technology with on-brand linguistic and cultural adaptation. The native XML-based MadCap Flare provides robust, single-source multi-channel content creation and delivery. With its future-proof, highly interoperable XML foundation, Flare eliminates the special programming and workarounds required by traditional authoring tools based on older proprietary platforms. Moreover, Flare features Unicode support and extended language support to facilitate content development in Asian and European languages, including Eastern European.

“Translations.com is one of the premier localization service providers in the world with a proven methodology and long track record of success in localizing the content of Global 2000 companies,” said Anthony Olivier, MadCap CEO. “It is rewarding to see the early gains it has realized in cutting the cost and time of localization for customers who have used Flare for their content delivery. We are excited to team with Translations.com in bringing the combined benefits of state-of-the-art translation services and XML-based content authoring to the growing number of enterprises that conduct business worldwide.”

About Translations.com

Translations.com is a leading provider of software, website, and enterprise-wide localization services, as well as localization-related technology products. Translations.com solutions allow customers to conduct business more effectively in international markets. The company has a global

presence on four continents and services a variety of clients with dedicated practice groups for every major industry. Translations.com is part of the TransPerfect family of companies. For more information, please visit www.translations.com.

About MadCap Software

MadCap Software, Inc. is a trusted resource for the thousands of companies around the globe that rely on its solutions for single-source multi-channel authoring and publishing, multimedia, and translation management. Whether delivering technical, policy, medical, marketing, business, or human resources content, MadCap’s products are used to create corporate intranets, Help systems, policy and procedure manuals, video tutorials, knowledge bases, eBooks, user guides, and more to any format, including high-end print, online, desktop or mobile. MadCap services include product training, consulting services, translation and localization, and an advanced developer certification program. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, MadCap Software is home to some of the most experienced software architects and product experts in the content development industry.


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