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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 20, 2004–Bitstream Inc. (NASDAQ: BITS) announced today that it is launching a new website for www.bitstream.com. The new design showcases Bitstream’s new focus as a software development company with four product lines – browsing, fonts, publishing, and font technology – in one cohesive site.

“With our new website, our customers can now come to one portal and easily find the information they need about all of our technologies,” said Anna Chagnon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bitstream. “It reinforces our mission to focus on complete and complementary solutions for our customers. From browsing to publishing to fonts and font technology, Bitstream makes communications compelling.”

Bitstream’s four product lines include:

— Browsing: ThunderHawk(TM) is a client-server technology that brings full-featured wireless Web browsing to mobile devices. It gives customers complete Internet access to real Web pages while maintaining full text legibility. ThunderHawk SmartPhone Edition enables consumers to browse the Web on smart phones. ThunderHawk PocketPC Edition allows consumers to browse the Web on Pocket PC devices. ThunderHawk Enterprise Server is a client-server technology for corporations and telecommunications companies. Providing wireless Web browsing across networks, it gives a mobile workforce complete access to Internet and corporate intranet Web pages.

— Fonts: Bitstream delivers high-quality font solutions for developers, ad agencies, graphic designers, desktop publishers, corporations, small businesses, and home office users. Our world-renowned library includes over 1,000 high-quality fonts in OpenType, TrueType, and PostScript formats for Windows, the Macintosh, Unix, and Linux. MyFonts(R) is a showcase of the world’s fonts available from one easy-to-use Web site. With over 36,000 fonts listed online, MyFonts provides the largest collection of fonts ever assembled for on-line delivery, and offers easy ways to find and purchase fonts on-line. MyFonts also offers unique typographic resources and forums for interacting with font experts. For details, visit http://www.myfonts.com, the Web site for finding, trying, and buying fonts on line.

— Publishing: Pageflex(TM) technologies have pioneered a new direction in composition software: Web-top publishing. Web-top publishing software helps novice users create high-quality printed products using intelligent, flexible templates, without installing or learning any new desktop publishing software. Pageflex templates are intelligent and flexible because professional designers can set rules to define which elements can change, how much they can change, and who can change them. Pageflex products thus maintain corporate identity and design integrity while enabling sophisticated customizing of documents.

— Font Technology: Bitstream delivers complete text composition and font rendering solutions for consumer electronics devices, mobile phones, PDAs, set-top boxes, digital TVs, printers, graphics applications, and embedded systems. Bitstream Panorama(TM) is a small, fast, portable text composition engine that enables developers to draw strings of characters and lay out complex lines of text. Font Fusion(R) provides the best possible text output for digital or analog TV of any font solution on the market today. btX2(TM) is a Linux font subsystem that delivers international fonts, font rendering engine, and commercial use of TrueType hints in one license agreement from one vendor. Bitstream also provides font solutions for developers, including a CCTV font set, compact Asian stroke-based fonts, delta-hinted screen fonts, open source fonts, Tiresias Screenfont, TV fonts, and worldwide fonts.

About Bitstream

Bitstream Inc. (NASDAQ: BITS) enables customers worldwide to render high-quality text, browse the Web on wireless devices, select from the largest collection of fonts online, and customize documents over the Internet. Its core competencies include font technology, browsing technology, e-commerce technology, and publishing technology. You can visit Bitstream on the Web at www.bitstream.com.

Bitstream and Font Fusion are registered trademarks and the Bitstream logo, Bitstream Panorama, btX, and ThunderHawk are trademarks of Bitstream Inc. MyFonts is a registered trademark of MyFonts.com, Inc. Pageflex is a trademark of Pageflex. Other technologies and brand names are used for information only and remain trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Contacts

Bitstream Inc.

Anna Chagnon, 617-520-8619

[email protected]