Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Adobe+Macromedia=X

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Missing Mile
    Posts
    122

    Adobe+Macromedia=X

    as stated adobe bought out macromedia
    "Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately US$3.4 billion. The companies plan to meet a wider set of customer needs and have a significantly greater opportunity to grow into new markets, particularly in the mobile and enterprise segments."
    http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?ContentId=4371

    Ive heard alot of people say this is bad, i dont use either program too ofen , flash hardly, i saw some comments, about making worse interfaces, etc.
    what im curious about though is Linux what will come of linux for this
    comments

  2. #2
    Mentor jro's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Posts
    1,206
    I just read this too. Wow, thats all I can say. Adobe and Macromedia are the two multimedia heavy weights in the industry. Hopefully this doesn't spell the end of innovation as an offshoot of the competition between the two.

    I am an avid user of both companies programs, and I am very interested in seeing what will happen with this.

    We can only cross our fingers and hope for some Linux products in the future, but who knows...
    jro - http://jeff.robbins.ws
    Linux counter#:213782
    GnuPG ID: 406238E7

  3. #3
    Well, Adobe are likely to remove Fireworks and similar programs, because they have similar applications, however they are working on Linux-native versions of those of their programs, so don't be surprised if they start working on a native version of, say, Flash, as this is very widely used. Maybe Dreamweaver, too. I doubt Photoshop will be native in the nearest future, though.

Similar Threads

  1. install adobe photoshop in linux
    By svar in forum Linux - Software, Applications & Programming
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-03-2009, 12:19 AM
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 for linux is here!
    By comtux in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 07-12-2005, 03:24 AM
  3. Adobe Linux Reader v7
    By cloverm in forum Linux - General Topics
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-01-2005, 06:16 PM
  4. Macromedia Flash Player 7 now available
    By cloverm in forum Linux - Software, Applications & Programming
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-27-2004, 11:12 PM
  5. Elcomsoft Finds Another Flaw With Adobe
    By Ashcrow in forum Linux - Software, Applications & Programming
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-12-2002, 07:15 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •