Frame Technology's logo in 1995, when it was acquired by Adobe Systems.

Frame Technology Corporation was the original developer of the FrameMaker document processor.

History[edit | edit source]

Frame Technology's logo in 1992.

Based in San Jose, California,[1] Frame Technology was founded by Charles Corfield, David Murray, Steve Kirsch, and Vickie Blakeslee as a privately-held company on April 7, 1986. Corfield originally started work on what became FrameMaker while in need of better software tools to write his dissertation.[2][3] In 1993, Frame Technology acquired pioneering document processing company Datalogics.[4]

In June 1995, Adobe Systems agreed to buy out Frame Technology for $500 million.[5] The acquisition was completed in October 1995.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. FrameMaker for Windows by James Karney, PC Magazine p.182. 1994-05-17.
  2. About the founders of Frame Technology by Docu + Design Daube, Zürich. 2019-10-08. Accessed 2019-12-08.
  3. Frame Technology Corporation, BusinessWiki. Accessed 2019-12-08.
  4. Datalogics, Adobe Exchange Program. Accessed 2019-12-08.
  5. Adobe buys out rival Frame by Pardhu Vadlamudi, Info World p.20. 1995-06-26.
  6. FrameMaker 5 reworks online publishing by Mike Heck, InfoWorld p.96. 1996-06-29.

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