NEWS RELEASE.............12/20/97...........FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


 	Lynn Witzaney 
	ANE Resources, Inc.

ANE Resources, Inc., provider of KEYpak document conversion tools, announces the release of KEYpak® Version 5.0.

ANE Resources, Inc. announced today that it has released version 5.0 of KEYpak for conversion and migration needs. Version 5.0 has many new features such as additional support for Year 2000 Compliance, WordPerfect ver. 8.0 and Microsoft picture formats.

Chicago, IL, December 20, 1997 - ANE Resources, Inc. announced today that version 5.0 of KEYpak will be available in the first quarter of 1998. Version 5.0 will support the conversion of Microsoft's new version of RTF v 1.5 as a source format. This conversion module has been upgraded to KEYpak's ODX technology and now supports frames and tables within Microsoft RTF documents. KEYpak's auto-detection and conversion modules now support WordPerfect v 8.0. While all versions of KEYpak are Year 2000 compliant, KEYpak version 5.0 has an additional feature, which insures that dates passed to target documents from non-KEYpak applications are valid. Additionally, KEYpak version 5.0 has increased support for Word 97 Pictures. Previous fixes for specific requirements since the last release in the 2nd quarter 97 will be included in Version 5.0 release and Release Notes will available to all current licensed users. This release will be available for all platforms. "The release of version 5.0 represents the third version release since January 1997," according to Gus Esposito, CEO of ANE, "and we will be announcing additional conversion format support over the next two quarters. ANE will continue to take the KEYpak product into the future by responding to our customers' requests with additional version upgrades."

About ANE Resources, Inc.

KEYpak® and PostFAX® are available on UNIX, VMS, IBM VM, and MVS, NT, Windows, and other platforms. KEYpak and PostFAX provide document conversion among diverse word processors to include conversion translators for HTML, fax, graphics and word processors. PostFAX, a derivative of KEYpak allows senders of e-mail and faxes to forward documents to Group III & IV compliant fax servers transparently, by converting the documents to PostScript/TIFF format. Both KEYpak and PostFAX convert Legacy formats, as well as NT, DOS and Windows-based formats such as Word 97, WordPerfect 8 and IBM FFT, RFT, DCA Script, Word for MAC, MASS 11, Digital's WPS Plus and many more formats. Many text retrieval and search companies utilize KEYpak and PostFAX converters and filters to provide format translation to HTML or ASCII. Migration and co-existence software tools are provided by ANE for specific platforms such as Digital's ALL-IN-1 Shared File Cabinet to Notes and Exchange. Consulting services, custom software development/portation and on-site installation services are also provided by ANE Resources, Inc..

ANE Resources, Inc. is a privately-held company and a leading supplier of document translation software on multiple platforms, 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. Pricing and product information is available by calling 1-847-382-9595, E-mail or by visiting our web page at


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