Softpedia has added my Adobe AIR app, Diomedes IRC client to their website! I didn’t even apply. Wonder how they found out about it. Maybe found it on the Adobe AIR marketplace? In any case, it’s pretty interesting. First of all, they added to the Mac section even though since it was built on Adobe AIR it is cross platform and works on Windows and Linux too. They took several screenshots, and seem to know their way around IRC. Unlike Upload.com/Download.com they do not host the file, they link to my file on my site. They also have cleared the software of being spyware free, which is great.
I get to use this fancy badge:
And maybe this one too:
Here is the text of the email I received:
Diomedes IRC, one of your products, has been added to Softpedia’s database
of software programs for Mac OS. It is featured with a description text,
screenshots, download links and technical details on this page:
The description text was created by our editors, using sources such as
text from your product’s homepage, information from its help system, the
PAD file (if available) and the editor’s own opinions on the program
“Diomedes IRC” has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several
industry-leading security solutions and found to be completely clean of
adware/spyware components. We are impressed with the quality of your
product and encourage you to keep these high standards in the future.
To assure our visitors that Diomedes IRC is clean, we have granted it with
the “100% FREE” Softpedia award. To let your users know about this
certification, you may display this award on your website, on software
boxes or inside your product.
More information about your product’s certification and the award is
available on this page:
Feel free to link to us using the URLs above. If you choose to link to the
clean award page for your product, you may use the award graphic or a text
link: “100% FREE award granted by Softpedia”.
If you feel that having your product listed on Softpedia is not a benefit
for you or simply need something changed or updated, please contact us via
email at email@example.com and we will work with you to fix any
problem you may have found with the product’s listing.
The Softpedia Team