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Friday, January 5, 2007
Anti-Piracy SafeDisc Coming to the Mac
7:13 AM | Anthony Wang | 75 comments

Transgaming has announced they will be using the anti-piracy technology, SafeDsc provided by Macrovision. Transgaming's Cider will utilize SafeDisc in its upcoming games.

TransGaming's Cider engine allows publishers to extend their products to
Mac users without having to recode or recompile their windows-based
software. With the expected increase in the number of top tier video game
titles that are released for the Mac through TransGaming's Cider engine,
publishers are looking for copy protection for their content. Through this
agreement, TransGaming will be working with Macrovision's SafeDisc
technology to make it easier for game publishers to protect their PC games
on the Mac.

"More than $3 billion annually are lost worldwide to video game piracy. By
bringing Macrovision's SafeDisc to Mac, TransGaming's Cider product can not
only deploy top titles on the Mac more quickly and cost-effectively than
anyone else but we are also now able to offer protection from piracy of
content, providing a strong incentive and confidence for publishers to
target the Mac platform," commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of

Please follow the links below to learn more information.

Article: TransGaming to use SafeDisc
Macrovision: SafeDisc

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