Approval Manager 1.0 is MetaCommunications’ solution for those who need to control the proof-approval process in a workflow that involves multiple rounds, several reviewers, and tight deadlines. The software can be installed on Mac and Windows systems, and it’s compatible with Adobe Acrobat, Kodak RealTimeProof Partner, and other programs. Approval Manager offers support for stage plans and digital-proof rounds, proof planning and templating, and scheduling. The software also can issue event-driven e-mail notifications and reminders. The interface is dashboard-driven and gives access to file comments, round comments, and annotations, as well as visual cues for status, schedule prediction, and internal and external user groups and teams. Approval Manager is built on .Net with Microsoft SQL Server support. MetaCommunications, 1210 S. Gilbert St. Iowa City, IA 52240, 319-337-8599, 800-771-6382, Web: www.meta-comm.com.
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