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PROMT partners with Avanquest to publish @promt automated translation software in France and Spain

St.Petersburg, Russia, 20 November 2007 – PROMT, a leading provider of automated translation software, today announces a partnership agreement with global software publisher Avanquest to market @promt automated translation software through retail stores, in online and in B2B channels including large scale enterprise deals in France and Spain.

In accordance with the agreement, Avanquest will market the @promt 7.8 family of products in France including support for translations to and from French and English, Spanish, German, and Russian and in Spain with support for translations to and from Spanish and English, French, German, and Russian.

“We are extremely happy to publish PROMT products in France and Spain. We believe that these quality software titles will meet the needs of our increasingly cosmopolitan populations and offer good potential for market penetration in both markets”, said Phil Schnyder, Director Business Development and Product Sourcing at Avanquest Software .

“We welcome the opportunity to work with a global publisher of Avanquest’s stature,” said Nikolay Vasiliev, International Sales Director at PROMT. “We are confident that our products will be easily available to all our potential customers in these important territories.”

@promt Personal 7.8 translator provides fast and accurate translation of documents and web pages .

@promt Office 7.8 translator is designed for everyday use in small businesses and home offices and provides translation of documents, e-mails, web pages, and the text content of graphic files, using integral optical character recognition software licensed from IRIS.

@promt Professional 7.8 translator is intended for small and medium-sized businesses and provides a wide range of translation customization options in addition to the @promt Office functionality. It is appropriate for all types of written communication, for international competitive intelligence, and international document processing. It integrates directly with Microsoft Office applications, with Adobe Acrobat, and with Internet Explorer to translate websites on-the-fly.

@promt Expert 7.8 translator is the most advanced product in the range, providing a comprehensive range of expert translation tools. In addition to the functionality in @promt Professional, @promt Expert enables translation agencies and multinational enterprises who work heavily with SDL TRADOS® Translation Memory system to fine-tune their results, along with terminology mining and the automatic creation of topic-specific dictionaries.

A complete product comparison table is available at http://www.e-promt.com/en/translation_software/compare/

About Avanquest
Avanquest Software is one of the world’s leading software publishers, marketing up to 1,500 software titles developed in-house or by developer partners via multiple sales channels on three continents – North America, Europe and Asia. Avanquest Software addresses the general public through its Retail, Online and Direct-to-Consumer channels; businesses through the Corporate channel; and key players in mobile telephony and IT through OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) licenses. With 650 employees and approximately 200 engineers in Research and Development distributed between France, China and the United States, the company is committed to constant innovation. The Group posted revenue of €74.3 million in 2006. Listed on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714) since December 1996, Avanquest Software is part of Eurolist, SBF index 250, and belongs to the NextEconomy segment. For additional information: http://www.avanquest.com

PROMT was founded in 1991 with the goal of creating tools to enable people to communicate easily and effectively, breaking down language barriers between them. Today, the company is a leading provider of innovative machine translation solutions for web sites, corporate intranets, PCs and handheld devices under the trademark @promt. The company offers automatic bidirectional translation in seven languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Russian, with a total of 24 translation directions for over 100 specialized domains. Customers include AOL, Siemens AG, NASA, DaimlerChrysler, DHL, and Metro Group. Further information is available at www.e-promt.com.

Press contact at PROMT:
Alexander Kariagin, Marketing & Press Relations
Phone: +7 812 331-7540; E-mail: pr@e-promt.com

Press contact at Avanquest
Christine Sauvaget, Communications & Press Relations
Tel.: +33 (0)1 41 27 19 82 – E-mail: csauvaget@avanquest.com

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