Stretch Selects SlickEdit Technology

Morrisville, NC and Mountain view, Ca, Nov. 21, 2005
– SlickEdit Inc., a leading provider of essential software development tools, and Stretch Inc., the pioneer and leader in software-configurable devices today announced an OEM partnership that will integrate SlickEdit technology into the Stretch Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

The Stretch IDE unifies the development of compute-intensive application software and the configuration of Stretch’s S5000 family of processors for a diverse range of compute-intensive applications, using only C/C++ code.

“Software developers can achieve unheralded software performance in Stretch software- configurable processors; integrating SlickEdit technology into our development environment will enable our customers to further reduce their time to create, navigate, modify, build and debug their code,” said Gary Banta, CEO of Stretch. “The Stretch IDE unifies the development of C/C++ application software to program the processor and automatically configure the Instruction Set Extension Fabric with powerful, application-specific instructions.”

“We are very pleased Stretch selected SlickEdit technology for their IDE,” said Erica Boisvert, President and COO of SlickEdit. “SlickEdit and Stretch both focus on providing embedded software developers with tools that greatly speed up the development cycle and reduce time to market. The combined product will provide Stretch’s customers with a best in class development environment.”

Companies interested in leveraging SlickEdit technology for time-to-market, competitive and cost advantages, and learning more about the SlickEdit Partner Program, may contact David Rose at 1 919.473.0070 (1.800.934.EDIT) or send an email to

For more information on Stretch IDE and software-configurable processors, please contact Stretch at 1.650.864.2787 or email

About SlickEdit Inc
SlickEdit Inc. provides software developers and OEM partners with multi-language development tools and the most advanced code editors available. Proven on Windows, Linux, UNIX and Mac OS X platforms, SlickEdit products enable even the most accomplished developers to code faster and meet increasingly aggressive deadlines. For more information about SlickEdit and free trial downloads, please visit

About Stretch
Stretch Inc. is delivering a family of software-configurable processors, the first to embed programmable logic within the processor. Using familiar C/C++ programming tools, system developers automatically configure Stretch’s off-the-shelf processors to achieve extraordinary performance, easy and rapid development, significant cost savings, and flexibility to address diverse markets and changing application needs. Founded in March 2002, Stretch is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and has been funded through investments from Worldview Technology Partners, Oak Investment Partners and Menlo Ventures. For more information, visit

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