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ACR Data Recovery, Inc. a Leader in Data Recovery Services and Software Since 1991, and Prosoft Engineering, Inc., a Leading PC and Mac Software Utility Maker, Today Announce That Prosoft is Acquiring All Software Assets of ACR

ACR Data Recovery, Inc. a Leader in Data Recovery Services and Software Since 1991, and Prosoft Engineering, Inc., a Leading PC

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The software affected is all software previously sold by ACR, including RecoverSoft, and Media Tools Professional which is comprised of File Recovery Tree, Boot Partition Repair, Secure Wipe, Cycle-Clone / Cycle-Image, and Media Editor. While ACR will continue to perform data recovery services, all further sales of software, ongoing software support, and future software development will be handled by Prosoft. Media Tools Professional is recognized as a market standard software utility by data recovery professionals in private, corporate IT, and government forensic data recovery labs everywhere. With it's self-booting CD and custom operating system, RecoverSoft leverages Media Tools' algorithms and methodologies to provide an easy-to-use, and cost effective emergency data recovery solution that anyone can use.

Prosoft will continue to offer free support on the most recent versions of the products (Media Tools Professionals 4.x and RecoverSoft 1.0), and all existing users of any versions of any ACR software product will be offered special upgrade pricing to new versions of Media Tools Professional and/or RecoverSoft that are expected to be announced.

"This is a significant milestone for Prosoft and our growing customer base," says Greg Brewer, CEO of Prosoft Engineering, Inc., "The quality of these products is unmatched in the data recovery industry, and with Prosoft's global market reach, users worldwide are going to benefit tremendously."

Currently, Media Tools Professional remains unchanged at version 4.3 and RecoverSoft is being replaced with Data Rescue PC 1.0, an application developed jointly by ACR and Prosoft last year. Both products are available for sale now on Prosoft's website and all past and current customers will be contacted via email and given instructions on how to participate in upgrade options. To ensure a smooth transition, ACR will maintain informational pages on their website, http://www.acrdatarecovery.com/, complete with links to Prosoft's sales and support pages. To visit Prosoft's website directly, please go to http://www.prosofteng.com/.

"ACR Data Recovery is very excited about this opportunity," says Steven Roberts President/CEO of ACR Data Recovery, Inc, "Prosoft will be able to reach a broader market for the world-class data recovery software for the PC industry that we have developed over the last decade. Simultaneously, this move gives us the ability to innovate and focus on our core business services of Data Recovery and Computer Forensics."

About ACR Data Recovery, Inc.

ACR Data Recovery, Inc., a privately held company based in the United States, has been providing Data Recovery and Computer Forensic Services to Government Agencies, Corporations, Universities, Independent IT Professionals, and Individuals for over 12 years. ACR's financial status is in good standing, with continuous reinvestment in research and development, and in effective marketing channels to promote growth. To learn more about ACR Data Recovery's In-Lab Services visit our website at http://www.acrdatarecovery.com/.

About Prosoft Engineering

Established in 1985, Prosoft Engineering, Inc. specializes in creating professional quality software designed to be easily used by both novice and expert users. Prosoft's line of networking and utility software products are engineered to empower users to effectively manage their data. Prosoft Engineering, Inc. is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA. Please visit the website at http://www.prosofteng.com/.

Prosoft Engineering, Inc.

CONTACT: Jennifer Dyer of Prosoft Engineering, Inc., +1-925-426-6100,
ext. 2323, or [email protected]

Web site: http://www.acrdatarecovery.com/

Web site: http://www.prosofteng.com/

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