Informative Graphics Releases Brava Desktop v1.3

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—November 8, 2006— Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in content visualization, secure publishing and collaboration technology, announces the release of Brava!(R) Desktop 1.3, the company's Windows desktop executable for multi-format view, annotation, redaction, secure publishing and printing. Brava Desktop is part of the Brava visualization and annotation/markup product line, which includes Brava Enterprise, Brava Desktop, Brava Reader and Brava SDK (Software Developer's Kit).

Brava Desktop is designed to provide a unified viewing experience regardless of file format or format concepts. It supports standard formats, as well as vendor-specific formats like Autodesk, Solidworks, Adobe, and Microsoft Office. Brava Desktop is built on a core COM component that is available in the Brava SDK for system integrators and OEM partners.

Brava Desktop 1.3 adds more features including thumbnail support, updated format support, including AutoCAD 2007 DWG and DWF, as well as performance improvements. Brava Desktop will open document, image or CAD drawing formats, add markups and save to Autodesk DWF, Adobe PDF, and TIFF. Brava's new publishing features allow users to save rotated views; DWF files can be viewed properly in Autodesk DWF products where rotated view is not supported.

Brava Desktop's compare tool highlights differences in versioned DWG, DWF, TIFF or PDF files to compare approved markups to actual changes. Redaction, the blocking out and removal of selected text and image data, can be applied to any document, image or drawing viewable in Brava Desktop and saved as PDF, TIFF or IGC's secure CSF. Both zone and text search-based redaction is supported.

Brava is available in configurations for document, imaging and/or CAD drawing format support, ranging in price from $29.00 to $345.00 USD. For more information, visit

About Informative Graphics

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC) is a leading developer of commercial software products for content visualization, secure publishing and collaboration. IGC technologies support access to, managed interaction with and controlled distribution of multi-format electronic content, as integrated server components for major enterprise content management systems, vertical market collaboration solutions and desktop applications. With its products serving thousands of commercial and governmental organizations, OEM partners and end-users worldwide, IGC is an international company maintaining offices in the United States, as well as key distribution partners in Europe, Japan, Asia and Latin America. The company maintains a web site at

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