PayneGroup releases Metadata Assistant 3.0

PayneGroup releases Metadata Assistant 3.0

August 24, 2009:The latest version of Metadata Assistant, the metadata removal tool, has been completely redesigned for Office 2007 and above, providing a new user interface and the ability to clean .zip and .pdf files in addition to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Metadata Assistant 3.0 works in both Windows XP and Windows 7 environments, and offers improved file handling, among other enhancements.

The new release promises faster processing (up to 60%) and the ability to launch multiple instances of the Metadata Assistant process without affecting performance

Integration with email now provides new ways to select a different cleaning process for each attachment in an e-mail.

There is improved handling of Microsoft Office files stored in .zip attachments, Outlook messages with embedded e-mails, and new detection and cleaning of .pdf files.“The updated version of Metadata Assistant has been built with new features and improved functions to address the evolving security and document protection needs of our user community,” stated Donna Payne, CEO, PayneGroup.