A la Mode Releases Its First General Purpose E-Commerce Offering

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The Edmond-based mortgage transaction software company a la mode inc. has released its first general purpose e-commerce offering, PDF Publisher.

The product uses Adobe Acrobat to integrate portable document format management and automated e-mail capabilities.

Businesses that transmit secure e-documents to clients, often with repeated revisions of the same document, will benefit from PDF Publisher, according to a la mode. The tracking database ensures that multiple revisions may be stored, described, tracked and automatically referenced.

PDF Publisher is a key component in enabling appraisers and lenders to conduct business through Fannie Mae's MornetPlus Appraiser Connection, ERC's eRelay, the Pinnacle Alliance management system and eDomina, an Internet vortal for real estate professionals and consumers.

PDF Publisher retails for $245. However, a promotional price of $145 is in effect for a limited time.

Founded in 1985, a la mode (www.alamode.com) claims to be North America's largest appraisal software company, with greater market share than the next four brands combined. The privately held firm employs about 70 people at offices in Oklahoma City and Salt Lake City.

In addition to other mortgage-related software and services, a la mode offers the industry-leading WinTOTAL 2000 appraisal software and eDomina, an Internet vortal for real estate professionals and consumers. …