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MacroMind-Paracomp was a company entity that was briefly formed through the 1991 merger of software companies MacroMind and Paracomp.[1] Tim Mott was president and CEO of the combined company.[2]

Mergers and acquisitions[]

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In November 1991, the company announced that it was acquiring Farallon Computing's SoundEdit audio software, which would evolve into SoundEdit Pro.[3][4] In 1992, MacroMind-Paracomp merged with Authorware Inc. to form what would become Macromedia.[2]



  1. MacroMind, Paracomp plan multimedia software merger by Eric Lai, Computer Business Review. 1991-07-15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Merger builds multimedia powerhouse by Jeannette Borzo, InfoWorld p.8. 1992-03-09.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Macromind announces products, acquires Farallon software by Jeanette Borzo, InfoWorld, p.13. 1991-11-18.
  4. Macromedia SoundEdit Pro by Paul D. Lehrman. Sound on Sound. mu:zines. 1992-11.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Reviews, InfoWorld p.78. 1992-12-28 / 1993-01-04.
  6. Magic makes animation quick and simple by Doug and Denise Green, InfoWorld p.81. 1992-03-16.

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