25 Years of Adobe - Adobe Acquires Macromedia

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-12-13 Print this article Print
25 Years of Adobe - Adobe Acquires Macromedia
In 2005, Adobe acquired its greatest rival, Macromedia, for $3.4 billion. With the deal, Adobe acquired the industry-standard Web site design program, Dreamweaver, and the very popular multimedia Flash family.
Twenty-five years ago, Adobe's founders thought they had a better idea concerning how to handle on-screen fonts: PostScript. Today, Adobe is one of the top-dogs in digital photography, with Photoshop; print publishing, with InDesign and Web publishing, wi

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