New French-English Bilingual Version of System Mechanic® Available in Canada

Following the launch of Dutch, German and Italian versions, the world’s #1 best-selling PC tune-up software continues efforts to support diverse audiences worldwide

LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct 27, 2009 – iolo technologies, LLC, recently named the fastest-growing company in the U.S. by the American Business Awards, today announced the release of System Mechanic, its award-winning PC tune-up product, in a new bilingual French-English version designed specifically for the Canadian market.

With more than 9.5 million French speakers living in Canada, representing nearly one-third of Canada’s population [1], the new bilingual version of System Mechanic now offers the convenience of the country’s best-selling PC tune-up product with both languages in one package. System Mechanic currently commands 75 percent of the PC tune-up market in Canada and has been used by more than 23 million users worldwide to tune up more than 70 million computers.

“As the top tune-up product in Canada, we recognize that many of our users are bilingual and that computes are often shared by both English and French speakers,”said Kraig Lane, director of international product management at iolo technologies. “The new bilingual System Mechanic allows these users to keep their PCs running in peak condition in the language of their choice.”

The French-English bilingual version of System Mechanic can be purchased for Can $49.95 in various retail and online locations in Canada, including Best Buy, Future Shop, London Drugs, Office Depot, Staples and WalMart. The product, compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP, can be used on up to three PCs.

System Mechanic is an award-winning PC tune-up suite designed to fix, speed up and maintain PCs so they run like new forever. Currently the #1 best selling PC tune-up product in the US, Canada, UK, France, and the Benelux region according to NPD and similar sources, System Mechanic® is used by more than 23 million consumers worldwide to keep nearly 70 million computers running at peak performance. As the only tune-up software to include iolo’s industry-first Tune-up Definitions, as well as its patent-pending ActiveCare® automatic maintenance technology, System Mechanic 9 represents a new, smarter approach to PC tune-up.

Crowned the Fastest-Growing Company in the United States for 2009 by the American Business Awards, iolo technologies, LLC ( produces award-winning software that repairs, optimizes, and protects Windows computers. A privately held firm founded in 1998 and headquartered in Los Angeles, iolo has presence in 14 countries, more than 23 million users worldwide, and hundreds of awards from industry analysts and media. The iolo product line includes System Mechanic®, the #1 best-selling PC tune-up software; System Mechanic Professional®, an all-in-one suite of both PC tune-up and security tools; Search and Recover™, a powerful data recovery tool for retrieving deleted files and photos; DriveScrubber®, the #1 best-selling utility for permanently erasing data from hard drives; as well as System Shield®, iolo AntiVirus™ and iolo Personal Firewall™, Internet security software. For more information see

[1]Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, 2009,