(CelebrityAccess News Service) – Avalon Online Distribution (AOD) SA, a subsidiary of global software publishing house Titus Interactive Group, has launched Kazaa Plus, a premium, paid for version of Kazaa Media Desktop, the world's most popular peer-to-peer file sharing application.
Kazaa Plus, developed by Sharman Networks and published by Avalon Online Distribution, is available globally for US$29.95. It is advertising-free, with no banners or pop-ups. Kazaa Plus, like all versions of Kazaa Media Desktop, respects users' privacy and helps protect their security.
In addition, Kazaa Plus introduces exclusive new features including:
— Smarter searching through Search Agent. This enables users to start
searches that run every 30 minutes for a 24-hour period, offering
potentially up to 9,000 results;
— Customer email Support by Avalon Online Distribution;
— Faster and more effective search and download capabilities, allowing
users access to up to 3,000 results per search;
— Download files from up to 40 sources at one time, up from only eight
in the advertising supported version;
— Set the default homepage of your choice; and
— Enhanced inbuilt virus protection from BullGuard.
Kazaa Plus includes all of the latest Kazaa Media Desktop features such as Altnet Peer Points Manager, a rewards program for sharing digitally rights managed files, and access to Channels, specialized licensed content areas within the application.
Kazaa Plus is published and supported online by European-based entertainment software publisher, Avalon Online Distribution. The certified version is only available from AOD's www.kazaaplus.com or CNET's www.download.com.
Herve Caen, chairman of Titus Interactive Group, said: "We are very proud to be launching Kazaa Plus through our online distribution initiative, Avalon Online Distribution. This is the ad free P2P application users worldwide have been requesting."
"Sharman is delighted to have secured a world-wide publishing agreement with such an experienced software publisher. The Kazaa Plus application is about delivering the best experience to the discerning peer-to-peer application user who is willing to pay for a premium quality, ad free application and Avalon Online is well placed to realize its full potential" said Nikki Hemming, CEO of Sharman Networks. "As Avalon Online's clever campaign promotes — it's the Kazaa you love Plus much more." –by Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen
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