to sell Realmac, Omni Group and Micromat Techtools Pro titles

AP Technologies trading as Software-Only has secured the distribution rights for RapidWeaver from Realmac Software, Techtools Pro from Micromat and the award-winning suite of software from Omni Group.

Software Only has formed a strategic partnership with act2 in Japan. act2 are a major republisher of Mac and Windows software titles, supplying Apple in Japan and other countries.

Andrew Paton, Managing Director of AP Technologies has more than 30 years experience in distribution with over 20 of those in the Mac channel. He said: “We are very excited to secure distribution of these award-winning software titles and have launched a new web site to sell and promote these products.”

Development of a B2B & B2C web site is now complete is for resellers and consumers. Products will be available as Electronic Software Download (ESD) where a serial number will be automatically delivered to customers via email. Where available boxed products will also be made available to resellers and consumers. Both Realmac Software, Micromat and Omni Group develop software exclusively for the Mac platform.


RapidWeaver is a revolutionary, but friendly, piece of web design software made exclusively for the Mac. It will help you create and publish beautiful, modern sites, compliant with today’s web standards. Major features include:

  • Power Blogging: RapidWeaver is one of the most powerful desktop-based blogging systems on the planet. It includes podcasting, inline comments, RSS feeds, custom permalink, and tag support. RapidWeaver has also been finely tuned to be SEO friendly.
  • Awesome Slideshows: RapidWeaver can produce beautiful Flash slideshows from your photos. You no longer need to own or learn Flash. It’s as simple as picking the images you want and letting RapidWeaver do the rest. Don’t worry if Flash isn’t your thing, RapidWeaver also makes stunning CSS-based galleries.
  • Customisable Themes: RapidWeaver makes customising your website easy. Instead of having to get your hands dirty with HTML or CSS, the new Themes Styles feature allows users to pick and choose the colours as well as the layout of their site.
  • Pick a colour, any colour: RapidWeaver’s Theme Styles feature allows users to pick and choose the colours as well as the layout of their site. The Add-ons page also allows users to download new Theme Styles.
  • Smart Publishing: Publishing your site to the internet couldn’t be easier with RapidWeaver’s built-in one-click publishing. You can publish to .Mac, FTP, SFTP, and even locally to your desktop. RapidWeaver keeps track of the changes you make to your site and only uploads modified pages, keeping publishing time to a minimum.
  • Professional Power: While RapidWeaver appears simple, it has many powerful features that will appeal to professionals and high-end users. These include: modifiable themes, live PHP rendering, mix and match WYSIWYG and HTML, smart publishing, XHTML and CSS-based site output, viewable source code, built-in error checking and much more.

Omni Group products

  • OmniFocus: Professional-grade personal task management and Winner Best of Macworld Expo January 2008. Task management shouldn’t be your full-time job. OmniFocus takes a load off your mind by managing your tasks the way that you want, freeing you to focus your attention on the things that matter to you most. Finish that novel. Spend more time with your friends and family. Grow your business. Let OmniFocus worry about keeping your goals and tasks, both personal and professional, in one ordered, easy-to-access system that you can depend on.
  • OmniGraffle 5: This tool knows what makes a diagram different from a drawing, so it knows how to help you make superior documents quickly. It keeps lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved, it provides stencils full of common symbols for you to drag-and-drop, and it can magically organize diagrams with just one click. Drag and drop to create flow charts, org charts, network diagrams, family trees, project processes, office layouts – or anything else anything that can be represented by symbols and lines. OmniGraffle 4 includes a new Dynamic Outline view, Diagram Styles, a Bezier curve drawing tool, and greatly improved import and export options.
  • OmniPlan: A program designed to help you create logical, manageable project-planning documents. With OmniPlan you can break down tasks, optimize the resources needed for your project, control various costs, and monitor your entire project at a glance. OmniPlan provides features like Gantt charts, schedules, summaries, milestones, and critical path highlighting to help you manage all your activities.
  • OmniOutliner: Just what you need for outlining and organizing information – it’s perfect for note-taking, to-do lists, school projects, budgeting, project management, and much more. OmniOutliner lets you set up a hierarchy of main headings and sub-points that can be expanded and collapsed as desired, and create multiple columns related to each topic. This is an indispensable piece of software that helps you kick start your creativity – hatch new thoughts, and gradually organize a collection of preliminary ideas into a cohesive plan – anything from a grocery trip to a complex business proposal.

Source: Software Only