You little ripper: download site showcases Aussie software
Consumers wishing to buy Australian-made software
and demonstrate that patriotic streak have a new online destination.
Melbourne-based software house Crystal Software
this week launched http://www.downloadpipe.com.au/index.html,
a site that highlights Australian-made software.
According to a release from Crystal Software,
downloadpipe displays the Australian Made logo next to qualifying
products. These products are listed first in search results,
followed by software from Australian companies, then overseas
"We've always know that Australians write great
software, and downloadpipe makes it easier than ever for Australian
consumers to search for and find Australian Made products," said
Simon Carter, MD of Crystal Software.
According to Carter the site automatically
detects updated software on an hourly basis. About 24 000 products
are currently listed.
Examples of software listed include BlackMagic,
an application that converts black & white photos to colour; and
Natural Ambience - Sound Therapy Software 1.
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