AUSTIN, Texas, November 13 /PRNewswire/ --

- Adds Improvements to Increase Reliability; also supports Apple's latest Leopard OS

REAL Software, a leading developer of cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, announced today that REALbasic 2007 Release 5 is shipping. This latest version includes over 100 improvements to the cross platform development environment that will increase developer productivity and assure a higher level of application reliability.

"Over the past few releases we have really been focusing on making REALbasic a more robust suite," stated Geoff Perlman, President and CEO of REAL Software. "We have added more than 500 improvements in REALbasic this year alone."

REAL Software has qualified this release to operate with Apple's latest OS X update called Leopard.

The complete list of improvements and new features in REALbasic 2007 Release 5 can be found in the release notes in the product download, http://www.realsoftware.com/download.

About REALbasic

REALbasic is a full-featured software development environment suited to creating a wide range of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class applications. REALbasic Standard Edition for Windows or Mac is priced at US$200. REALbasic for Linux Standard Edition is offered for free. REALbasic Professional Edition, required for cross-platform deployment, is US$500. All versions of REALbasic are available now and can be downloaded directly from REAL Software at http://www.realsoftware.com/download.

About REAL Software

REAL Software provides REALbasic and Real SQL Server for developers who want to create and deliver cross-platform software for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. REALbasic is highly compatible with Visual Basic and includes a utility to assist in migrating Visual Basic applications cross-platform to Macintosh and Linux. REAL Software was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information visit http://www.realsoftware.com or call +1-512-328-7325.

Web site: http://www.realsoftware.com

Dana Mason of REAL Software, +1-512-328-7325, ext. 712, dana@realsoftware.com