SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BitMover Inc., the provider of BitKeeper, the industry's only peer-to-peer collaborative development tool, today announced the availability of their BitKeeper to CVS export tool. This tool is part of BitMover's migration strategy as they focus exclusively on their rapidly growing commercial customer base. This shift is expected to significantly accelerate BitMover's development of their next generation tools. For those projects that will not avail themselves of BitKeeper's commercial program there is an export utility that will convert a BitKeeper repository into a CVS repository. You will find instructions on how to use that utility at: http://kernel.bkbits.net/cgi-bin/cvsexport.cgi . Beginning July 1, 2005, all existing BitKeeper binaries will require license keys to enable continued use. Users wishing to request commercial evaluation licenses can do so at: http://www.bitkeeper.com/cgi-bin/license.cgi . The hosted projects website, BK/Bits, will continue to be a warehouse for open source projects and can be accessed with the open source client. Many projects will be converting to commercial and will continue to supply source on BK/Bits. About BitMover Inc. Founded in 1998, BitMover Inc. is a privately held San Francisco-based company that produces BitKeeper. BitKeeper shortens the software development lifecycle by providing the industry's only peer-to-peer collaborative development tool. Many of the world's largest independent software and hardware vendors have used BitKeeper to more effectively manage their development projects. Companies from startups to the Fortune 100 use BitKeeper to increase their productivity. BitKeeper enables best practices in software development through powerful workflow capabilities, gives managers absolute control over their projects, and enables greater productivity in engineers through best-in-class merge technology. More than 48,000 BitKeeper seats are deployed worldwide. For more information, please see http://www.bitkeeper.com .
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