Macworld Magazine Announces 1999 Editors’ Choice Award Winners
SAN FRANCISCO– January 5, 2000–Macworld magazine, the leading Macintosh publication and Web site, has named the hardware and software product winners of its prestigious Fifteenth Annual Editors' Choice Awards for 1999. The Eddy Award winners were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony, held at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art on the eve of Macworld Expo, which opens today.
The Eddy Awards, the Macintosh industry's highest distinction for breakthrough product development, are given to honor the top software and hardware products in 26 categories. To be eligible, new products must have been released between November 1, 1998 and November 1, 1999.
"The Eddy Awards mark the pinnacle of success for any Macintosh product," said Macworld Magazine's Editor, Michael Penwarden. "Each year, Macworld Magazine evaluates hundreds of Macintosh products. This ceremony is our opportunity to recognize the best of the best: the most innovative, useful and polished products released during the past year."
In addition to the 26 categories outlined below, Eddys were also given for Hardware Product of the Year, Software Product of the Year, Technology of the Year, Impact Product of the Year and the Distinguished Achievment Award.
Macworld magazine 1999 Editors' Choice Award winners are:
Best 3-D Graphics Software
Best Acceleration Hardware
(XLR8 Division of Interex)
Best Audio Software
Best Consumer Hardware
Best Cross-platform Utility Software
PC MacLAN for Windows 95/98 version 7.2
Best Data-Management Software
DeltaGraph 4.5 for Macintosh
Best Digital Camera
Best Digital Video Software
Adobe After Effects 4.1
Apple Studio Display (21")
Best Educational Software
Thinkin' Things: All Around FrippleTown
Myth II: Soulblighter
(Bungie Software Products)
Best Graphics Software
MetaCreations Painter 6
Best Internet Client Software
Microsoft Outlook Express 5 Macintosh Edition
Best Internet Server Software