Safe Software released FME 2000 data translation and spatial processing software. FME 2000 allows data to be moved among more than 55 leading GIS, CAD and database formats. New features include FME Universal Viewer, which gives access to both geometric and attribute information; FME Universal Reader, an ArcView extension that allows direct view and import of data into ArcView; FME Workbench Technology Preview that allows users to configure the flow of data from a source format to a target format; and FME Plug-in Developer Kit, which enables third parties to add support for new data formats/systems and processing capabilities. (Safe Software, Surrey, BC, Canada).