Folio Corp., the Provo-based computer software development company, has started shipping Folio VIEWS, the principal product of the view processing system the company has developed.

In addition to introducing Folio VIEWS, company executives announced that some business alliances have been formed. Among the companies are Mead Data Central, WordPerfect, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Novell, Infodata Systems Inc. and Prentice Hall.Folio VIEWS is a system that allows users to create points of view from information they receive from publishers and other users, add personal notes to information and create personal information bases which can be shared and easily used by others.

The system contains a fast indexing feature, which automatically indexes every word in an information base, enabling users to search using any word or combination of words.