August 31, 1994: Adobe Finalizes Merger of Aldus
1994 – Adobe finalizes the merger with Aldus to try and create a new powerful desktop manager. Aldus brought to the table a desktop publishing program in “PageMaker”. The program was first created in 1985 and used the emerging Graphical User Interface in both Mac and PC environments. This also allowed Adobe to control the TIFF file format.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for August 31
- Apple announces 2 million iMac
- Emulex Corporation hoax
- PHPMyAdmin released