AIA is the Only Standard Contract Documents Publisher Accepted by Microsoft as Fully Compatible with Windows
WASHINGTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 20, 2010 — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced that AIA Contract Document software is now compatible with Microsoft® Windows® 7, the successor of the Windows Vista operating system. AIA Contract Documents software is the only standard contract documents publisher in the U.S. for the design and construction industry that is accepted by the Microsoft Corporation as fully compatible with Windows, including Windows 7. AIA Contract Documents is also compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP and Vista, as well as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel® versions 2003 and 2007 and Adobe Acrobat 5.1 or higher.
“AIA Contract Documents software offers the design and construction industry the easiest to use software, saving users valuable time and money,” said Molly Lindblom, Managing Director at AIA Contract Documents. “AIA Contract Documents software users have long enjoyed Windows® compatibility, and we are excited that users can now quickly and easily access and download the software while enjoying all the benefits of Windows 7.”
AIA Contract Document software was self-tested using a custom Microsoft application specifically designed to examine numerous aspects of the application and how it was developed. After passing various tests, the software was certified and approved for Windows 7 compatibility.
More information about AIA Contract Documents can be found at www.aia.org/contractdocs. AIA Contract Documents software can be purchased at www.aia.org/contractdocs/purchase. Documents in paper form are available through the AIA’s full service distributors. For a listing of full service distributors and pricing information, please visit www.aia.org/docs_purchase.
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