Copernic Summarizer Taming the InfoGlut

[Quebec, CANADA] has launched Copernic Summarizer – a
software utility that summarizes texts or Web pages and manages
information. It generates summary reports pinpointing the main ideas
found in the source.

The reports comprise a set of keywords as well as the summary of key
content. The length of the summaries and number of keywords provided
are user-controlled.

Integrating its functions into three major existing applications — Microsofts
Internet Explorer, Word and Outlook — it can handle
texts from office and Internet applications, as well as the
clipboard. The summaries can be printed, copied, e-mailed or
exported to other applications.

“With more than two billion Web pages on the Internet and 10 billion
e-mails sent each day, Internet users are literally swamped with
information,” said Martin Bouchard, president and chief executive
officer of

“Our new tool will make it easier for them to access documents by
improving their ability to review document contents, understand and
select from all the information available on the Web and from company

The intended purpose of Copernic Summarizer is to let users save
hours sorting through information and let them concentrate on
actually reviewing more of it instead.

The utility operates under Windows and can process documents in
English, French, German, and Spanish. The company said that further
languages would be added in subsequent versions.

The product is available immediately from the company Web site. Its
regular price is US $79.95 (US $69.95 before December 25). develops innovative search solutions based on
intelligent agent technology. Its flagship product is the Copernic
2000 Internet search software, which has received awards and positive
reviews from publications such as PC Magazine, USA
,, and The Sunday Times (UK).

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