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1996 Codie Awards Winners

BUSINESS SOFTWARE AWARDS

Best Business Software Program
Netscape Navigator LAN Edition, Netscape Corporation

Best New Business Software Program
Select Phone Deluxe, Pro CD, Inc.

Best Niche Market Software Program
StreetFinder 1996 Edition, Rand McNally

Best Text or Graphics Software Program
Pagemaker 6.0, Adobe Systems, Inc.

Best Numeric or Data Software Program
DecideRight, Avantos Performance Systems, Inc.

Best Vertical Market Software Program
Wall Street Analyst, Omega Research, Inc.

CONSUMER SOFTWARE AWARDS

Best Action/Arcade Software
Dark Forces, LucasArts Entertainment Company

Best Adventure/Role Playing Software
Oregon Trail II, MECC

Best Consumer Software Program
Netscape Navigator Personal Edition, Netscape Corporation

Best Consumer Software Upgrade
Quicken Deluxe (Version 5 for Windows), Intuit Corporation

Best Home Creativity Software Program
Hollywood, Theatrix Interactive, Inc.

Best Home Learning Program for Children
JumpStart First Grade, Knowledge Adventure, Inc.

Best Home Learning Program for Adolescents
Lost Mind of Dr. Brain, Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Best Home Learning Program for Adults
Nile: Passage to Egypt, Discovery Channel Multimedia

Best Home Productivity Software Program
Quicken Financial Suite, Intuit Corporation

Best Sports Software
IndyCar Racing II, Papyrus Design Group, Inc.

Best Strategy Software
Ascendancy, The Logic Factory

ONLINE SECTION AWARDS

Best Internet/Online Product or Service
Netscape Navigator LAN Edition, Netscape Corporation

Best World Wide Web Site
ESPNET SportsZone, Starwave Corporation

MULTIMEDIA AWARDS

Best Overall Multimedia Production
Passage to Vietnam, Against all Odds/Interval Research/Ad Hoc Interactive

Best Use of Music or Sound in Multimedia
Juilliard Music Adventure, Theatrix Interactive, Inc.

Best Use of Live Performers in Multimedia
In The 1st Degree, Brøderbund Software, Inc.

Best Use of Visual Arts in Multimedia
A Passion for Art: Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse and Dr. Barnes, Corbis Corporation

EDUCATION SOFTWARE AWARDS

Best Curriculum Based Education Program
A.D.A.M. The Inside Story - School Edition, A.D.A.M. Software, Inc.

Best Education Software Program
Thinkin' Things Collection 3, Edmark Corporation

Best Education Software Upgrade
Microsoft Encarta 96 Encyclopedia, Microsoft Corporation

Best Early Childhood (K-3) Education Software Program
Trudy's Time & Place House, Edmark Corporation

Best Education Program for Middle School
A.D.A.M. The Inside Story - School Edition, A.D.A.M. Software, Inc.
Juilliard Music Adventure, Theatrix Interactive, Inc.

Best Education Program for Secondary/Post Secondary
Inside the SAT, The Princeton Review

GENERAL AWARDS

Best Programming Tool
QuickTime VR, Apple Computer, Inc.

Best Software Program for People with Special Needs
Choosing Success, Computer Curriculum Corporation

Best New Use of a Computer
Netscape Navigator Personal Edition, Netscape Corporation

Best Simulation Software Program
IndyCar Racing II, Papyrus Design Group, Inc.

Best Debut of the Year
EasyPhoto Version 1.0, Storm Software

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Jim Clark, Netscape Communications Corporation