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Mainsoft Adds OS Flavors to Visual MainWin

Mainsoft Corp. this week delivered on a promise to extend the platforms it supports with its Visual MainWin product for porting Windows applications to Unix and Linux. Target platforms new to the product are HP-UX, IBM AIX and Red Hat Linux.

Visual MainWin is the follow-on to Mainsoft's MainWin, which was used primarily for porting workstation applications such as CAD/CAM from Windows to other platforms.

With Visual MainWin, Mainsoft moved to a graphical interface and refocused on porting server applications. Developers write an application in Visual Studio 6 or with C# and Visual MainWin does most of the work of converting the application to another platform.

The product first shipped in October with support for porting applications to Sun's Solaris.

Contact Mainsoft, www.mainsoft.com.

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Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.

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