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Adobe FrameViewer 5.1

FrameViewer 5, formerly FrameReader 5, was a version of the FrameReader / FrameViewer read-only applications for viewing FrameMaker documents.

Product history[]

In June 1995, Adobe Systems agreed to buy out Frame Technology for $500 million.[1] FrameReader 5.0 would be the last version to be released by Frame Technology in September 1995.[2] The acquisition by Adobe was completed in October 1995.[3]

The first rebranded version was Adobe FrameViewer 5.1, which shipped on February 13, 1996.[4] The Windows version of 5.1 was still branded Adobe FrameReader at the time.[5] Adobe FrameViewer 5.5, released on September 2, 1997, was the last version for Macintosh.[6]

References[]

  1. Adobe buys out rival Frame by Pardhu Vadlamudi, Info World p.20. 1995-06-26.
  2. With HTML, FrameMaker 5.0 Lets You Publish on the Web by James Karney, PC Magazine p.54. 1995-09-12.
  3. FrameMaker 5 reworks online publishing by Mike Heck, Info World p.96. 1996-06-29.
  4. Adobe Ships FrameViewer 5 and Retrieval Tools , Adobe Systems. 1996-02-13. Archived 1996-10-22.
  5. FrameReader 5.x, WinWorld. Accessed 2019-12-06.
  6. Adobe Announces Availability of FrameMaker 5.5 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe Systems. 1997-09-02. Archived 1997-11-10.

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