Developers Jump to Promise Support for Windows Mobile Treo

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Following Palm, Inc.’s and Microsoft’s announcement of the first Treo running Windows Mobile, numerous third-party software developers have promised to release versions of their applications that are compatible with this upcoming smartphone.

One of the bigger names is Astraware, one of the largest developers of games for mobile devices.

“We are delighted that Astraware will be supporting our use of this new operating system on our devices,” said Paul Leeper, director of Developer Relations at Palm, Inc. “We have shared a long and successful relationship with Astraware, and we believe that the availability of their games for our new line of Treo smartphones will provide a great user experience.”

More Than Just Games

Other companies promising support for the Windows Mobile Treo are Intellisync and Good Technology, which will put out a versions of their systems that provides two-way wireless synchronization with Microsoft Exchange Server.

Windows Mobile Treo iAnywhere Solutions has promised that AvantGo will be compatible with the new device.

Both Epocrates and PatientKeeper say that their medical software will be available for the upcoming Treo.

Handmark’s Pocket Express wireless information software, as well as this company’s top-selling entertainment brands, will be compatible.

“Windows Mobile-based Treo smartphones represent a unique opportunity for Handmark to dramatically extend our reach to consumers who want Palm’s Treo smartphone experience, but who prefer the Windows Mobile platform,” said Douglas Edwards, Handmark co-founder.

Also on list of companies who will support this new smartphone are AppForge, CommonTime, MobiMate, Picsel Technologies, and many more.

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