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Attachmate EXTRA! X-treme Overview

Using EXTRA!, users can run host applications, transfer files, and integrate data into other Windows applications. This application's navigational, scripting, and scheduling tools simplify interaction with host applications, thereby streamlining the tasks that users must perform.


EXTRA! is a Windows desktop application that gives you access to multiple host types on your enterprise network - IBM Mainframe, IBM AS/400, VAX/VMS, UNIX, or asynchronous systems - via most direct, remote, or LAN connections. From the point-and-click environment of your PC you can run host applications, transfer files, and integrate data into Windows programs. To simplify your interaction with host resources, use the EXTRA! graphical, navigational, and macro tools.

More Information

  • What's New in EXTRA! outlines new features added since the last release.

  • Refer to the EXTRA! X-treme Guide (which is available on this CD, and which can be installed to your computer), for comprehensive and detailed information about using EXTRA!.

  • Refer to the EXTRA! X-treme Release Notes for important notices, known limitations, and/or late-breaking information that supplements the documentation for components provided with this release of EXTRA!