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Adobe File Utilities was a utility software suite for DOS, Macintosh, Windows, and Unix that was developed by Mastersoft and briefly marketed by Adobe Systems.


  • DocuComp - can track changes between different versions of documents.
  • Viewer - can manage and view many types of files without their source application.
  • Word for Word - can convert many types of files between various formats.

Product history[]

Adobe owned Mastersoft as part of its acquisition of Frame Technology in 1995.[1] In 1997, Adobe sold Mastersoft and its technologies to Inso Corporation of Boston for US$3 million.[2]


  1. FrameMaker 5 reworks online publishing by Mike Heck, InfoWorld p.96. 1996-06-29.
  2. Inso buys Adobe Mastersoft, Computer Business Review. 1997-02-10.

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