From: DataMystic
Contact: Simon Carter, phone +61 3 9957-1545   Skype DataMystic
Date: 3rd April 2000


Melbourne, Australia - April 3, 2000 - DataMystic Corporation releases TextPipe 4.6 for Windows 95/98/2000/NT, its enhanced text transformation workbench. TextPipe performs multiple text operations on files larger than 2 GB - in memory and in one pass. New features include support for extracting data from complex web docs, e-mail and other unstructured sources, support for user-defined filters written in JScript, VBScript, PerlScript etc, support for an embeddable Engine and improved debugging support.

Kirk Pinneo of burns kiosk CDs after replacing 24 phrases on his 2100 page web site. "It's fantastic", says Kirk, "we couldn't survive without it. We schedule it to run each night." Search and replace is TextPipe's most powerful feature, with pattern matching, multi-line matching, sounds-like and binary file support.

TextPipe is a low cost alternative to complicated and time-consuming hand-coded solutions. Developers can rapidly design and test transformations for even the most complex collections of irregular data.

Mike Pullen of the Gutenburg Project receives hundreds of scanned and typed manuscripts. He uses TextPipe to clean up the most common grammatical errors and standardize punctuation and formatting.

David Udow of uses TextPipe to convert Unix log files to PC format. End-of-line (EOL) conversion between Unix, PC, Mac and mainframe formats is a very important and often-used feature.

Integration with JustSoft Corporation's award-winning JustData delivers seamless transformation of irregular text files into all ODBC and SQL-92 compliant databases. The embeddable TextPipe Engine extends handling to live data feeds.


TextPipe can be purchased from DataMystic's web site, and a free 30-day evaluation edition is also available for download.


TextPipe requires Windows 95/98/2000/NT and 16MB of memory. The download file is 1.5 MB. Installation requires 1.7 MB disk space.


Founded in 1990, DataMystic has its headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. The company sells directly to VARs and companies over the Internet and via fax and mail order. DataMystic's technology is also licensed to strategic partners within Australia. Its charter is to provide IT professionals with time saving data analysis tools. It has developed eight commercial software titles. For more information visit


Editors: Review copies are available on request. Evaluation copies can be downloaded from

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