These are awards and certificates we have received from many sources, including Web sites, magazines, competitions, various product reviews, and so forth. This page is a proud testament to our success.
Vypress Messenger for Java™ was successfully tested in the Novell DeveloperNet Labs for compatibility and quality, and received the Novell Yes, Tested & Approved™ logo!
Vypress Messenger for Java™ is now certified by Telefication (Sun’s partner) as a “100% Pure Java” program. This means that Vypress Messenger for Java is guaranteed to run on any of Sun’s certified Java Virtual Machines. The certificate is here.
Darryl Kowalik from Networkingfiles.com ("The source for top network software") wrote:
Congratulations!!! We have selected your program Vypress Messenger as our Communications Title of the Month for February 2002 at Networkingfiles.com. Your title will be the first title in the Communications directory throughout the month. Your awarded title will also receive a premier listing with a large portion of the page shown being your award. We have reviewed, tested and fully researched your program and have wrote a review which can be found at your award url.
After we released Vypress Messenger version 3.0, TUCOWS reviewers took a second look at our communications tool and increased its rating up to 5 cows! TUCOWS’ reviewer Brad Smith appends a special note in his e-mail:
I had the pleasure of re-reviewing Vypress Messenger 3.0. I gave it five hearty Holsteins and a lengthy review.
RJ Province from Skylark Utilities wrote:
Your program will now appear in our Editor’s Picks section along with a listing of your achievement in our SoftTimes newsletter. Congratulations on building such a fine utility and by all means — keep up the good work!
“¡Muy Bueno!” () award for Vypress Messenger and Vypress Auvis
SoftList Awards Guide quote:
Some programs listed in SoftList got one of the following awards:
“Best” Award. This is the most prestigious award. It can be given to the software with the most powerful features. Programs with the “Best” logo can be called “must-have”.
Dude Approved Programs are Programs that we the Dudes approve of. <…> If a Program receives this most gnarly of awards, it is a program you should use.
Vypress Messenger also got five dudes rating at this site.
Super Shareware’s software reviewers team wrote:
We are pleased to notify you that your application Vypress Messenger have been evaluated by our technical department, obtaining the highest possible mark: 5 stars.
As a recognition to the high quality of Vypress Messenger and the great work carried out in their development, you have been granted our greatest prize.
Vypress Messenger was featured on Hotfiles.com as the “Hot File of the Day” on July 16, 1999. Vypress Messenger already had a “5 Stars” rating at the ZDNet Software Library, but after version 2.8 was released it also received this most valued award from the Ziff-Davis Editors!
From more than one hundred choices each day, Rocket Download’s review staff picks the top few programs to install, test, review and recommend to users for downloading.
Nick Smith, reviewer for Rocket Download, says:
It may be a better alternative to standard e-mail and mainstream IMs. Incoming and outgoing messages never reside on third party mail or Internet servers.
Vypress Messenger receives four smileys.
James Webb, Applications Coordinator & Webmaster of the 5 Star Internet Shareware Web site says:
We have reviewed and listed Vypress Messenger in our Chat-Irc section and have it featured on our home page today. Its a great program and I can’t understand why we hadn’t listed it before now. We have rated it a Glowing 5 Star program, our highest rating.
ZDNet gave its “ZDNet Editors’ Pick and 5 Stars Rating” award to Vypress Messenger 2.5.5. ZDNet’s reviewer said:
It provides the basic “send” capability of many other programs but adds many other advanced features. Vypress Messenger is the only intranet instant messaging system in the ZDNet Software Library that has the 5 Stars rating. Read full review here…
Up-to Byte is one of the most popular Belgian virtual software archives; their reviewer picked and reviewed Vypress Messenger. Our software was awarded 4 mice, which puts Vypress Messenger at the top of the Chat-Messenger category on this Belgian site.
Who is Paul? Paul Mayer built his first personal computer during the United States bicentennial year, 1976. He created and ran the first HBBS Bulletin Board System with Freeware downloads and messaging on an H-8 Heathkit computer in the 1970’s under the CP/M operating system. He’s been a Shareware author since 1981 and is a past President of the Association of Shareware Professionals. Paul has been the Forum Manager of the Microsoft Network Online Shareware Forum since the early beta days of MSN in 1993. Paul was inducted into the Shareware Hall of Fame in June of 1997.
Paul selected Vypress Messenger and put it into his software library!
Israel Lebron, webmaster of chabonk.com: 32bit Windows Utilities, named Vypress Messenger as a “great product” and listed it on his site with the rating!
MyFolder.net is a Korean software Web site that specializes in comprehensive software reviews. Each week, editors of MyFolder.net select two software programs and assign them with the “Pick of the Week” award. Vypress Messenger received this distinction and a 4.5 rating from this site.
Dmitri, the reviewer of ListSoft, awarded Vypress Messenger with “ListSOFT Recommends” honors (one of most respected awards in Russia) and rated it a 10 (ListSoft’s highest possible rating).
File Transit collects only the best software; Vypress Chat is the only application in their “Instant Messenger” category that has been given their highest rating.
The award winning Vypress Messenger for Java 2.0 beta 3 was reviewed and rated at EartWeb’s JARS.COM Java Review Service, the world’s largest Java applets and applications reviewing service.
PC Net is a Chinese software selection, whose reviewers rated Vypress Messenger at their highest possible rating — five “ducks”!
The itmWEB site is a vast collection of tools and resources for Information Technology professionals. Russ Finery (staff of itmWEB) was kind enough to include a nice comment about our products:
Very useful Messenger tools — good luck with your business!
On “Simply the best,” they list only the best possible shareware, tested and approved by this site’s staff. Naturally, Vypress Messenger is listed!
This award comes from one of the most popular shareware Web sites! In just under two months, we accomplished what many people vainly strive for over a much longer period of time.