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Apple values the relation with Adobe

Steve’s article on relationship with Adobe

Thoughts on Flash

Under the heading ‘Thoughts on Flash’ Steve published an article on Apple’s relation with Adobe

No doubt relation between Mac and Adobe has been really great. Here is what Steve Jobs had to say about this, “Apple has a long relationship with Adobe. In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage. Apple was their first big customer, adopting their Postscript language for our new Laserwriter printer. Apple invested in Adobe and owned around 20% of the company for many years. The two companies worked closely together to pioneer desktop publishing and there were many good times. Since that golden era, the companies have grown apart. Apple went through its near death experience, and Adobe was drawn to the corporate market with their Acrobat products. Today the two companies still work together to serve their joint creative customers – Mac users buy around half of Adobe’s Creative Suite products – but beyond that there are few joint interests.” Read in original