By Deane Barker | April 18, 2005 | 3 Comments
Adobe to buy Macromedia for $3.4 billion: Oh my goodness. My mind reels at the ramifications of this. Adobe instantly bought their way into a ton of markets.
Computer document company Adobe Systems Inc. said Monday it agreed to buy multimedia software firm Macromedia Inc. for about $3.4 billion in stock, in a move designed to extend its lead in the market for creating and distributing digital documents.
Say farewell to Freehand. And good riddance!
I dont like this at all. I wish it was the other way around. I dont want to see the more intuitive interfaces of macromedia to slowly disappear.
Get ready for the Flash Auto-Updater: “Flash has detected that the following updates are available: Adobe Photoshop Album Trial Edition. Click now to install this update, or press cancel to continue to your ‘punch the monkey’ ad (or whatever).”