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Noah Cole (NC): I’ll answer this one. First of all it is important to note that we have had a relationship with Apple for quite some time, with Maya and Alias, et cetera. We look at this as a sign of increased commitment to Apple. This is the first time in a long time we have had a dedicated pure CAD product for the Mac. We did quite a bit of work on this.
If you look around Autodesk today you will see a lot of people using Macs. And you will see a lot of people using iPhones. That is a sign of how much things have changed. We have had over 2 million downloads of Autodesk SketchBook for the iPad.
AFR: Wow, those are amazing numbers.
NC: We are very pleased. The day the Apple iPad came out our CEO Carl Bass went out and bought two iPads, one for his assistant and one for himself to take home and play with. He was very excited about it. The one he took home quickly become coveted by those in his house.
AFR: Thanks Rob and Noah for talking to me about AutoCAD on the Mac. This was a very interesting discussion.
NC and RM: Thank you and you are welcome.