About screen of FrameMaker 5.0.1 for Macintosh

FrameMaker 5 is the last version of the FrameMaker document processor that was released by Frame Technology before being acquired by Adobe Systems in October 1995.[1][2]

Release history[edit | edit source]

  • FrameMaker 5.0 was released in September 1995.[1] Subsequent updates were rebranded after the acquisition was completed in October 1995,[2] starting on January 16, 1996 with Adobe FrameMaker+SGML for Mac, Windows, and Unix platforms.[3]
  • Adobe FrameMaker 5.1 was released on February 13, 1996 for Digital Unix, IBM AIX, and SGI IRIX.[4] Versions for Windows 95 and NT were released on June 3, 1996.[5]
  • Adobe FrameMaker 5.1.2 was a maintenance release in early 1997 that added certification for Windows NT 4.0.
  • Adobe FrameMaker 5.5 was released on September 2, 1997 and was considered a major upgrade.[6]
  • Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.3 was released on October 3, 1997, fixing software bugs.[7]
  • Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.6 was released on November 6, 1998. It added plug-ins with the ability to import Microsoft Word 8 and PDF files, and export XML files. Other new features included double-byte asian character support and ODMA support.[8]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 With HTML, FrameMaker 5.0 Lets You Publish on the Web by James Karney, PC Magazine p.54. 1995-09-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 FrameMaker 5 reworks online publishing by Mike Heck, Info World p.96. 1996-06-29.
  3. Adobe Systems Ships Adobe FrameMaker+SGML, Adobe Systems. 1996-01-16. Archived 1996-10-22.
  4. Adobe Systems Ships FrameMaker 5 for Digital UNIX, IBM AIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX, Adobe Systems. 1996-02-13. Archived 1996-10-22.
  5. Adobe Systems Announces Adobe FrameMaker For Windows 95 and NT, Adobe Systems. 1996-06-03. Archived 1996-10-22.
  6. Adobe Announces Availability of FrameMaker 5.5 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe Systems. 1997-09-02. Archived 1997-11-10.
  7. Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.3 is here, Adobe Systems. Archived 1998-02-13.
  8. Version 5.5.6 of Adobe FrameMaker is here, Adobe Systems. Archived 1999-01-17.

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