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PentaFTP Enables Access to Files in Remote Compressed Archives

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PentaFTP Enables Access to Files in Remote Compressed Archives
PentaWare Revamps FTP Program to Accommodate User Requests

LAS VEGAS, NV — (January 6, 2005) – PentaWare, Inc., announced today an innovative addition to PentaWare’s FTP program, PentaFTP. The latest version of PentaFTP has been heavily revamped and the novelty in this version (besides the overall look and feel of the program) is access to individual files contained in remote compressed archives. This allows users to access one or more specific files within a compressed archive on remote systems without having to download the entire archive first. Users will now have the ability to select a file (or files) from a complete list and download just that single file (or files) as needed. When a file (or files) on the remote system is downloaded, it will remain in its compressed form until available on the local system where the file (or files) will be restored to its original size automatically. Users are no longer required to download entire archives to get what they need. With PentaFTP users have the ability to extract, view or run only the files they need.

“Accessing files within archives stored on remote sites is something that users have been requesting for years,” said Claude Ostfeld, President and CEO of PentaWare, Inc. “PentaFTP is the first to allow users such access without requiring any additional software to be present on the remote site. We have been able to make good use of our combined knowledge of how FTP and compressed archives work which is the foundation of today’s announcement.”

PentaWare has created the ultimate means of accessing and extracting from ZIP (or LHA, ZGB, ZIP64, etc…) archives in remote locations without the need for additional software (PentaFTP is required only locally). Users need only to have access to a remote system and knowledge of where the archives they need are located and PentaFTP can access and extract the files needed.

Pricing and Availability
PentaSuite 7.5 software is available at, MSRP $99.95. PentaSuite is available in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.

About PentaWare, Inc.
PentaWare Inc. is a leading provider of software utilities worldwide. The company was founded in 1999, launching its cornerstone product PentaZip. PentaZip development started in 1993. PentaZip continues to be among the worldwide leaders in compression software and was named “Best Stand-Alone Utility of 2003” by a leading computer magazine. PentaSuite (launched in February 2003) has taken the company beyond powerful compression software into file management, storage, digital photography, CD/DVD creation, encryption, file conversion and graphic design tools. The company has a powerful list of clients ranging from home users to professionals to Fortune 500 companies. PentaWare is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with offices for European distribution in Milan, Italy. For additional information about PentaWare, visit

PentaWare, PentaSuite, It’s More Than Just a ZIP Program, and PentaZip are trademarks of PentaWare, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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