Franklin Quest, 2550 S. Decker Lake Blvd., has released a new version of its personal information management software, Ascend for Windows.

The new version 4.0 of Ascend now integrates contact management capabilities into the existing PIM features of Ascend. Other new features include support for Object Linking and Embedding, Dynamic Data Exchange and enhanced printing and forms support, such as activity summary reports and monthly calendars.Company officials also announced the release of a version of Ascend for Macintosh computers.