ATC Releases New Version of GRAFPAK-GKS Including Support for Windows NT

Laguna Hills, CA (July 20, 1995). Advanced Technology Center has announced the latest release of its industry-leading GKS graphics package, GRAFPAK-GKS. In addition to providing several enhancements, GRAFPAK-GKS version 4.3.1 also expands the supported platforms to include Microsoft's Windows NT. Some of the other platforms that continue to be supported by GRAFPAK-GKS are DEC Alpha, HP, IBM RS6000, SGI, Sun and VAX. ATC's GRAFPAK GKS provides the user with a complete development environment for developing portable GKS-based applications that support Motif and various hardcopy devices. According to Bob Bruns, Advanced Technology Center's Chief Operating Officer, "With the addition of support for Windows NT, our installed base of users have a new option for migrating existing UNIX-based GKS applications to the Windows NT environment without the need of writing new code." Some of the enhancements and bug fixes incorporated into GRAFPAK-GKS 4.3.1 are as follows:

- The HPGL driver now includes support for long-axis plotting.

- The SunGKS compatibility layer now supports a new SUNGKS escape function.

- New escape functions have been provided in the X-Window System Driver to allow control over details like cursor positioning, crosshair color, etc.

- Several enhancements have been made to the simulation and clipping algorithms for some GDPs.

Advanced Technology Center is a recognized leader in industry-standard graphics toolkit software critical to the development of high performance graphics applications written in C, FORTRAN or Ada languages. ATC's ForWare family of integrated document imaging applications provides a comprehensive set of view, markup, printing and raster-to-vector conversion tools to enhance the capabilities of networked document users and enterprise-wide Electronic Document Management systems. For more information on ATC and its products, access our home page at

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