Adobe Systems Incorporated is an American computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. The company has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Internet application software development.

Adobe was founded in December 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who established the company after leaving Xerox PARC in order to develop and sell the PostScript page description language. In 1985, Apple Computer licensed PostScript for use in its LaserWriter printers, which helped spark the desktop publishing revolution. The company name Adobe comes from Adobe Creek in Los Altos, California, which ran behind the house of one of the company's founders. Adobe acquired its former competitor, Macromedia, in December 2005, which added newer software products and platforms such as Coldfusion, Dreamweaver, Flash and Flex to its product portfolio.

As of August 2009, Adobe Systems has 7,564 employees, about 40% of whom work in San Jose. Adobe also has major development operations in Orlando, FL; Seattle, WA; San Francisco, CA; Orem, UT; Ottawa, Ontario; Minneapolis, MN; Newton, MA; San Luis Obispo, CA; Hamburg, Germany; Noida, India; Bangalore, India; Bucharest, Romania; Beijing, China.

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Adobe Director

Adobe Director

Updated 2 weeks ago TBD with a commercial licence

Adobe Director 12 and Adobe Shockwave Player software help you create and publish compelling interactive games and eLearning courses for the web, iOS...

Adobe Flash Professional

Adobe Flash Professional

Updated 6 days ago Released May 5, 2010 with a commercial licence

More a platform than an engine, Adobe® Flash® Professional is the industry standard for interactive authoring and delivery of immersive experiences that...

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*pandabear* Aug 12 2011, 10:40pm says:

I am glad flash exists for a good reason.
imagination on a moving digital platform.
motivation for coding :3

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