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 	Lynn Witzaney 
	ANE Resources, Inc.
	403-235-5939
	marketing@keypak.com                                      

ANE RESOURCES, INC. SHIPS KEYPAK VERSION 4.1 TO OEM PARTNER, SOFTQUAD.

ANE Resources, Inc. Announces that SoftQuad has upgraded its HoTMetaL PRO 4.0 with KEYpak version 4.1 to support conversion of Office 97/Word 8 documents for Web authoring.

Chicago, IL, August 11, 1997 - ANE Resources, Inc., announced today that KEYpak version 4.1 is now shipping to SoftQuad to support Office 97/Word 8 documents. "HoTMetaL PRO 4.0 is the most powerful, most accessible, most efficient way to manage and build a Web site," said Dave Gurney, CEO of SoftQuad. "We are offering three customized authoring environments that respect the way users like to work, and our compliment of native and third party tools is unsurpassed." The ability to convert native file formats other than HTML, either in batch or as single documents, and retain the integrity of the document, whether the format is Word, WordPerfect or a Legacy format, using KEYpak continues to make HoTMetaL PRO 4.0 a leader in Web authoring applications. According to Gus Esposito, CEO of ANE Resources, Inc., "ANE Resources is developing conversion tools for SoftQuad so that Web authoring will become more accessible to everyone interested in using the Web".

SoftQuad is a leading provider of multi-platform; standards-based Knowledge Publishing applications that enhance work in structured document publishing and structured databases. SoftQuad's Alpha division develops, markets and supports a diverse array of quality software titles for consumers and business, as well as WebFiler, a quick and secure way for businesses to set up databases on the Web. SoftQuad is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

ANE Resources, Inc. is a privately-held company and a leading supplier of document translation software, which enable millions of users worldwide to access, convert and translate information across disparate computing platforms. ANE Resources, Inc. markets its products and services worldwide through an international distributor network, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and direct sales. Platforms currently supported are: Digital UNIX, SUN Sparc OS, SUN Solaris, IBM MVS, IBM VM, Windows, Windows NT, Tandem Integrity, Digital VAX/Alpha, DG Aviion, IBM AIX and others. In addition to traditional bi-directional conversion, ANE Resources offers PostFAX for fax server based conversion and also offers mass migration/conversion solutions to Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes. Pricing and product information is available by calling 1-403-235-5939 or email: sales@keypak.com.

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