SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2006 — Intel Corporation today announced new software development tools and resources through its IntelÂ® Software Network. These tools and resources will help Apple developers take advantage of IntelÂ® Core™ Duo processor technologies to maximize application performance on the new Intel—based Mac platforms.
The special beta versions of the IntelÂ® Fortran Compiler, IntelÂ® C++ Compiler, IntelÂ® Math Kernel Library and IntelÂ® Integrated Performance Primitives are available now. Intel will also provide other resources to assist with software optimization, dual core threading and migration information. More information on these programs is available at www.intel.com/software/apple.
‘Intel is pleased to offer Apple developers a free trial of our products through a special beta program, and we look forward to developer feedback prior to introducing our products in the coming months,’ said William Savage, general manager of Intel’s Software Products Division. ‘Our highly optimized compilers and libraries yield significant performance advantages for applications and take advantage of the opportunities made available through multi—core and multi—threaded environments.’