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Adobe Inc., formerly Adobe Systems Incorporated, is a computer software company that develops and markets the Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite series of multimedia and creativity software products and services.



Adobe PostScript The Language of Business (1991)

Adobe Systems was founded in December 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who established the company after leaving Xerox PARC in order to develop and sell the PostScript page description language.

The company became a Delaware corporation on May 9, 1997. Effective as of October 8, 2018 at 4PM EDT, the name of the company was changed to Adobe Inc.[1]


The company grew over the years through a series of strategic acquisitions.


The Adobe logo was designed by Marva Warnock, wife of company co-founder John Warnock.[2] Since 1982, some variation of this design has been used to represent the company.[3]


See: List of Adobe products


  1. Certificate of amendment to restated certificate of incorporation of Adobe Systems Incorporated (PDF) by Dana Rao, EVP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; Jeffrey W. Bullock, Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. 2018-10-08.
  2. Here, There, and Everywhere: The Ubiquity of Graphic Design by The Creative Cloud Team, Adobe Blogs. 2016-10-25. Archived 2018-05-14.
  3. ADOBE LOGO, 1000logos. Accessed 2019-09-05.

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