SAN FRANCISCO, September 16 /PRNewswire/ --

- After 50,000,000 PC Installations, Babylon Dictionary and Translation Software is now Available for Mac Computers.

- Babylon 2008 MAC is Available in a Download Version as Well as in a Box from http://www.Babylon.Com/Mac and Also From Major Resellers and Retail Stores.

Babylon Ltd. (TASE: BBYL), the world leading provider of online dictionary and translation solutions, presents Babylon 2008 MAC, the first specially designed online version of its globally-known dictionary and translation software for MAC OS X.

Similar to the PC versions of the software, Babylon 2008 MAC offers:

- Single click activation from any application - Dictionaries and glossaries in 75 languages - Text translation in 28 languages - Access to 1,400 online dictionaries and glossaries, including Wikipedia in 18 languages

"We are witnessing the increasing demand for translation services, which is expressed by approximately 100,000 downloads a day. As of today, Macintosh users throughout the world will be able to enjoy Babylon's services. Mac users have no suitable solution today," Alon Carmeli, Babylon CEO.

"Babylon continues to identify the user's needs," said Alon Carmeli, Babylon CEO, on the new version. "From studies carried out, it transpires that 40% of college students were planning on buying a Mac as their next machine. As a result of the growing Mac community and the request for Babylon's services, we developed a specially designed version for Mac. We believe that MAC users will enjoy the new features and will benefit in their daily activity." further added Carmeli.

Babylon 2008 Mac is available as download version (for 47.00 GBP) or in a box (for 53.00 GBP) from Babylon's Site Students will enjoy a special discount offer on Babylon's site. Special offers for organizations and volume purchases are available on the web site as well as from authorized partners.

About Babylon Ltd. (TASE: BBYL) is a leading provider of online dictionary and translation solutions. The user base exceeds 50 million desktop installations. Babylon provides services in more than 190 countries.

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Press contact: Dalia Preisler, Babylon Ltd., Email:, +1-866-237-7098