Chuckwalla, Inc., a developer of enterprise digital asset management technology that manages rich content across multiple communication channels, has announced the availability of Chuckwalla v5, the newest version of the company's flagship suite of products for managing rich media content. The cornerstone of Chuckwalla v5 is Chuckwalla SDK for Microsoft .NET, which is intended to enable companies to gain access to their rich media content as a set of Web services. Another feature of Chuckwalla v5 is its compatibility with Quark Xpress files. Chuckwalla v5 is designed to enable more granular access to manage the relationships of the elements contained in Quark files. In addition, print designers can drag-and-drop images stored in Chuckwalla directly into Quark Xpress layouts. Other features in Chuckwalla v5 include: Carbon Compatible Macintosh Native Client; Direct support for Microsoft Active Directory (LDAP); "Drag and Drop" Hot Folder Utility; and Web-based Report Manager. Chuckwalla v5 is available immediately with native client support on Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP, and Mac OS X & OS 9.2.