Mac Guild Raffles & Contests Sponsors

There are many wonderful companies out there that product software and hardware for the Mac and other Apple products who have graciously donated some great prizes for Mac Guild give-aways. It's affiliates like these that help make the Mac Guild a lot more fun! Please take the time out to visit our sponsors, and always consider them first when you are looking to buy.

Since 1946, Klipsch Audio Technologies has been building no-compromise, premium-quality audio products. As one of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch is now a leading global manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers and other entertainment products for homes, computers, professional cinemas and commercial venues.

Apress is a publishing company devoted to meeting the needs of programmers and IT professionals, providing quality books that are not just rehashes of documentation.

illumineX creates puzzle and arcade games for Mac OS X. Inspired by the exciting new Aqua interface, these games look so good that people often think they come with Mac OS X!

Dantz is a leader in backup and restore software for small and midsize businesses with its award-winning Dantz Retrospect product family that protects millions of computers worldwide.

Fetch Softworks is a single product focused company that provides continuous development for the popular Fetch FTP client for Mac OS X.

MacPlay publishes high-caliber games for the Macintosh, and with its team of industry veterans, and its partnerships with leading content providers, assures a steady stream of critically acclaimed game titles.

The Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) at Microsoft is the largest, 100 percent, Mac-focused developer of Mac software outside of Apple itself.

FastMac has been creating and selling upgrade products for Macintosh computers since 1998, providing tools to extend the life of the Mac, allowing older Macs to run the latest system and application software.

Softpress Systems
Based in Oxford, England, Softpress Systems was founded in 1993 to address the emerging needs of professional publishers and designers for cross-media authoring tools, resulting in web design tools such as Freeway Pro and Express.

TidBITS is an online newsletter and Web site devoted to the Macintosh user, relating events and products to real life uses and concerns. TidBITS also publishes the Take Control series of electronic books.

ExcaliburWorld Software is a software company that designs and distributes entertainment software, including game projects such as Devil in a Blue Dress and Excalibur: Morgana's Revenge.

The vision of the Matias Corporation is to provide rapid and accurate data input capability to a host of readily available devices, transforming them into mobile computing appliances.

Sybex brings practical skills to computer users through comprehensive, high-quality education and reference materials using authors that are selected based on their expertise in the subject, their professional qualifications, and their ability to meet exacting standards of written communication.

Founded in 1994, EZQuest has emerged as a leader in the cutting edge development of Firewire, USB and SCSI technologies for the Mac and PC professional.

Mireth Technology produces quality software utilities including iVCD, Music Man, MacVCD, NetShred, ShredIt and To The Trash, each carefully designed to be easy to use while providing a comprehensive set of features.

Total Training
Total Training offers CD-ROM and DVD training titles for Mac OS X and virtually every product in the Adobe software line, providing thorough, comprehensive, and hands-on training techniques that helps users quickly grasp and retain product usage knowledge for even the most complex software packages.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with desktop and notebook computers, Mac software, iPod portable music players, and iTunes online music store.

Bare Bones
Bare Bones Software's mission is to produce best-of-class software for the Mac OS that incorporates state-of-the art engineering techniques taking advantage of the latest system software technologies.

Adobe helps people and businesses communicate better through its world-leading digital imaging, design, and document technology platforms for consumers, creative professionals, and enterprises.

Peachpit publishes books on the latest in graphic design, desktop publishing, multimedia, Web publishing, and general computing, including books with step-by-step explanations, timesaving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice.

McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media is a leading publisher of self-paced computer training materials, including user and reference guides, titles on business and technology, and titles on networking, programming, and Web development.

Since its beginning in 1969, Verbatim has been at the forefront of the evolution in data storage technology, and Verbatim remains one of the most recognizable names in the data storage industry.

DYMO's mission is to become the recognized leader in innovative solutions that help people organize and identify their world by offering a broad range of labeling products for home, office and industrial use.

MacSoft is a leading publisher of Macintosh entertainment, education and productivity products since its creation in 1993, including Civilization II, Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, Unreal, Age of Empires, Desktop Labels, Kids Arcade Pack, and many more.

New Tech Infosystems ("NTI") is an industry leading developer of powerful, feature-rich, and easy-to-use software for CD and DVD recording.

For more than 20 years, Kensington Technology Group has been creating innovative products that make the connection between you and your computer more enjoyable and productive.

FileMaker, the worldwide leader in easy-to-use database software, supports millions of customers - individuals, small businesses, teams in education and government, workgroups in Fortune 100 companies - to manage projects, people, and assets.

ADS Technologies is a world leader in Universal Serial Bus and IEEE-1394/FireWire solutions for the personal computer.

Concord Camera is a global developer, designer, manufacturer and marketer of high quality, low cost, popularly priced digital, instant, APS, and 35mm format cameras and 35mm, APS, and instant format single-use cameras.

Octiv has successfully developed and applied core audio technology to a wide variety of volume problems since it's founding in December of 1999.

O'Reilly Media is the premier information source for leading-edge computer technologies, with books, conferences, and web sites that bring to light the knowledge of technology innovators.

Qualcomm Eudora
Eudora 6.1 Email delivers a host of user friendly features and benefits. Adding to the top-rated SpamWatch junk mail quarantine introduced with Eudora 6.0, version 6.1 also offers WebWords, an integrated tool for word or phrase searching of the Internet, powered by Google.

Founded in 1988, Allume Systems, Inc (previously Aladdin Systems, Inc.), develops and publishes award-winning software solutions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris.

MacMice, Inc. is a brand of DVForge, Inc., a Tennessee corporation dedicated to the idea that people want and appreciate well executed, gorgeously crafted, over-the-top computer and A/V products.