Apple has revealed the winners of this year's Apple Design Awards.
These awards are presented annually at the company's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.
Now in their tenth year the company received 400 entries this time - a new record. Winners in each category won a 17-inch PowerBook G4, a Power Mac G5, a 30-inch Cinema HD Display, ADC Premier Membership and a Macworld US 2006 marketing package, according to MacCentral.
Winners and runners-up in each category follow:
Best Mac OS X Tiger technology adoption:
Winner: Panic Transmit FTP;
Runner-up: Equinux's iSale;
Honourable Mention: OmniGroup OmniOutliner.
Best Mac OS X User Experience:
Winner: Delicious Monster Software’s Delicious Library;
Runner-up: Software MacKiev’s 3D Weather Globe & Atlas Mac OS X Edition.
Best Product New to Mac OS X:
Winner: plasq’s ComicLife;
Runner-up: Delicious Monster Software’s Delicious Library;
Honourable Mention: SolidWorks’ eDrawings for Mac 2006.
Best Mac OS X Entertainment Product:
Winner: Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft;
Runner-up: DanLabGames’ Jammin’ Racer.
Best Use of Open Source:
Winner: OsiriX, a medical imaging application;
Runner-up: Blender Foundation’s Blender;
Honourable Mention: AdiumX.
Best Mac OS X Scientific Computing Solution:
Winner: DataTank 2005-5, Visual Data Tools;
Runner Up: OsiriX 1.6.4, Antoine Rosset, Osman Ratib, Lance Pysher, David Davies-Payne, Luca Spadola, Bruce Rakes;
Honourable Mention: Mathematica, Wolfram Research.
Best Mac OS X Server Solution:
Winner: Small Tree Communications and SilverStorm Technologies‘ Quicksilver InfiniBand Software
Runner-up: Corriente Networks Elektron.
Best Mac OS X Student Product:
Winner: Simon Bovet’s GraphClick;
Runner-up: Peter Schols’ iMap;
Honourable Mention: Antoine Missout’s SonicBirth.