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Subject: Arbortext Reports 65% Revenue Growth for the 4th Quarter

Arbortext Reports 65% Revenue Growth for the 4th Quarter

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, February 10, 2005 -- Arbortext, Inc., the leading
provider of Enterprise Publishing software, today announced its 14th
consecutive quarter of record revenue, reporting 65% revenue growth for
the 4th quarter and 38% growth for the full year in 2004.  The company's
continuing success is being fueled by a growing demand from more and
more organizations that must successfully manage large scale and complex
publishing needs. 

Enterprise Publishing is one of the last great frontiers of enterprise
productivity and its impact on business revenue can be substantial. A
tremendous opportunity exists for corporations to reduce costs, improve
information quality, and increase customer satisfaction by streamlining
and automating the processes around creating and sharing information.
Arbortext Enterprise Publishing software enables organizations to
automate this core business challenge.

"Dynamic Enterprise Publishing is the evolution of desktop, single
source, single format publishing to enterprise-wide, collaborative
source, multi-channel publishing," said Joshua Duhl, analyst at IDC, a
leading analyst firm.  "This software market is exploding, and Arbortext
is well-positioned in this space with its Enterprise Publishing

Raymond Schiavone, Arbortext's President and CEO, said, "We continue to
deliver solid performance on all fronts.  In each quarter of 2004 we
have announced accelerating revenue growth, and we are well-positioned
to deliver similar aggressive growth in 2005.  Our focus on Enterprise
Publishing is influencing how organizations are evaluating and improving
their publishing strategy as well as positioning us as the leader in
this dynamic market place." 

Fourth Quarter Highlights	
*	Closed 14th consecutive quarter of record revenue 
*	Reported over 30% growth in every component of revenue,
including licenses, maintenance and services
*	Posted over 60% growth in new business bookings globally, with
nearly $14 million in total Q4 bookings
*	Acquired UK-based Advent Publishing Systems, Ltd.
*	Won significant orders from numerous customers, including Adam
Open AG, Airbus Hamburg, Borland Software, EMC Corporation, Eslovs
Kommun, General Dynamics, Harcourt, Kone Corporation, McDougal Littell,
Northrup Grumman, Novartis Pharma AG, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics,
Philips Medical Systems Ned BV, Reed Business Information, Saab
Aircraft, SBC, Singapore Airlines, Thales Underwater Systems, United
Parcel Service, Visa and Wolters Kluwer Health
*	Received EMC Documentum "Designed for Documentum" accreditation
*	Awarded eContent Magazine's "Content 100"
*	Appointed Luigi Roberti as Country Manager for Italy

About Arbortext
Arbortext is the leading provider of Enterprise Publishing software that
enables organizations to create and automatically publish large amounts
of information, such as technical manuals, pharmaceutical product
information, legal information and software documentation.  Enterprises
around the world use our software to publish in multiple languages to
multiple audiences in multiple hardcopy and electronic output formats.
Arbortext's software is installed at over 1,700 organizations worldwide.

Current customers include American Express Financial Services, Audi,
Boeing, Bombardier, British Aerospace, Caterpillar, DaimlerChrysler,
Ericsson Telecom, Ford, General Electric, GM, IBM, International Thomson
Publishing, Lucent, Nokia, Nortel Networks, PeopleSoft, Pfizer, Ricoh,
Sun Microsystems, Toyota, United Airlines, Volkswagen and Volvo.
Arbortext is a founding member and active participant in both the XML
Activity of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Organization for
the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).
Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Arbortext has offices around
the world. For more information, please visit www.arbortext.com.





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