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2004 Apple Design Awards Winners

Apple Design Awards for Application Software

Best Mac OS X Product

Winner: Big Bang Chess 1.0, Freeverse Software
Runner-up: Unison 1.0.2a, Panic Inc.

Best Product New to Mac OS

Winner: Contribute 2, Macromedia Inc.
Runner-up: GraphViz 1.12 (v11), Pixelglow Software

Most Innovative Mac OS X Product

Winner: ToySight 1.0, Freeverse Software
Runner-up: SwordfishExpress 2.0, buyolympia.com

Best Mac OS X User Experience

Winner: Unison 1.0.2a, Panic Inc.
Runner-up: SOHO Business Cards 1.0, Chronos LLC

Best Mac OS X Technology Adoption

Winner: Big Bang Chess 1.0, Freeverse Software
Runner-up: PulpFiction 1.0, Freshly Squeezed Software

Best Mac OS X Open Source Product

Winner: GraphViz 1.12 (v11), Pixelglow Software
Runner-up: PureFTPd Manager 1.2, Jean-Matthieu Schaffhauser

Best Mac OS X Server Solution

Winner: iNquiry 4.05d, The BioTeam
Runner-up: gridMathematica 1.1, Wolfram Research, Inc.

Best Mac OS X Entertainment Product

Winner: Unreal Tournament 2004 for Macintosh v1.0, MacSoft
Runner-up: Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne v1.0, Blizzard Entertainment

Best Mac OS X Scientific Computing Solution

Winner: Mac TetrUSS v010804, NASA Langley Research Center
Runner-up: Volocity 2.6.1, Improvision
Honorable Mention: IBM XL Fortran Advanced Edition 8.1, IBM

Best Mac OS X Student Product

Winner: 4Peaks, Alexander Griekspoor, Tom Groothuis, Oncology Graduate School Amsterdam
Runner-up: Curvus Pro X, Simon Bovet, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Apple Design Awards for QuickTime Content

Best QuickTime Content for Education

Winner: Conflict Lab’s Rotunda, Conflict Lab, Inc.
Runner-up: Commanding Heights, WGBH Interactive

Best QuickTime Content for Promotion

Winner: Robbie Williams “Knebworth” QuickTime Promo, Bluish, Ltd.
Runner-up: Yamashiro Restaurant Virtual Tour, Axis Images

Best QuickTime Content for Entertainment

Winner: FreeCaster Sports, Barsark AB
Runner-up: Bright and Shine, Antonio Hui

Apple Design Awards for Performance Demos

Best Performance Demo of a Shipping Product

Winner: ATI Technologies, Inc , ATI Animusic’s Pipe Dream Demo
Runner-up: ATI Technologies, Inc , ATI Rendering with Natural Light Demo

Most Innovative Apple Technology Performance Demo

Winner: Advanced Analytic System Design, Inc., Freefall
Runner-up: Symbiot, Symbiot iSIMS