LispWorks 4.4 Released

This news release was issued by Xanalys on 8 December 2004

A new version of LispWorks, the portable ANSI Common Lisp integrated development tool from Xanalys has been released today.

LispWorks 4.4 is now available for the Windows®, Macintosh® and Linux® platforms.

New Features

Additional features and enhancements in LispWorks 4.4 include:

  • ActiveX on Windows
  • Objective-C/Cocoa FLI on macOS
  • CAPI:COCOA-VIEW-PANE allows embedding QuickTime
  • OpenSSL interface
  • Cocoa Application Menu support
  • Other CAPI enhancements
  • Fast 32bit integer arithmetic
  • Other language-level optimizations
  • IDE improvements
  • Graphics Ports supports more image types, plus image access API
  • Low-level stream API
  • Native PostgreSQL backend for Common SQL
  • Many bug fixes.
    Not all features are available on every platform

Availability and Pricing

As of December 8th, 2004, LispWorks 4.4 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux is available as a Professional Edition at $1100 and Enterprise Edition at $3300. The Enterprise Edition includes Common SQL, LispWorks ORB and KnowledgeWorks. An Academic Edition with a site license is available. Support and Maintenance packages are also available.

LispWorks 4.4 for Unix platforms including Solaris®, HP-UX® and Tru64 UNIX® will be available in Q1 2005.

LispWorks 4.4 Personal Edition will be available in Q1 2005

Further Information on LispWorks

Xanalys LispWorks offers unified tools and application programming interfaces (APIs) across Windows, Linux, Macintosh and a variety of UNIX platforms, allowing high-level cross platform development. Xanalys LispWorks also provides a complete enterprise development solution including: Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Application Delivery, Foreign Language Interface, CORBA Interoperability module, Database Connectivity through Common SQL, COM support, Expert System Tool KnowledgeWorks with Common Prolog and Unicode International character set in addition to fully supporting the ANSI Common Lisp standard. Common Lisp Object System (CLOS), which is part of Common Lisp, is widely regarded as one of the most powerful and productive object-oriented programming environments. LispWorks is an ideal tool for solving problems in today's information-rich, networked computing world.LispWorks and related Lisp products are produced and marketed by Xanalys Corporation, USA. Additional information on the LispWorks product family is available at

Contact: lisp-sales at lispworks dot com

Phone: +44 1223 421861
Fax: +44 870 2206189

Xanalys is a leading provider of information management solutions and Lisp development tools worldwide. Xanalys has offices in the US, Canada, UK and Australia. For details of Xanalys information management tools, please visit

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