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Macromedia Backstage Internet Studio 2 is an early "Studio" software suite for Windows 95 and NT that was released in the first quarter of 1997.[1] It is the second (and last) major version of Backstage from Macromedia after its acquisition of the developer, iBand, on March 13, 1996.[2]


Product history[]

Macromedia began beta testing Backstage Internet Studio 2 in December 1996.[3] It was released in the first quarter of 1997.[1]


Backstage Internet Studio 2 was available in two editions:[4]


Backstage version 2.0 was selected as an Editor's Choice by E-Media's in March 1997 and was awarded 4 out of 5 stars by PC/Computing in April 1997.[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Desktop apps get more Web tools by Pardhu Vadlamudi at Info World. 1996-12-16.
  2. Macromedia goes Backstage, CNET. 1996-03-13.
  3. Macromedia constructs new Backstage by Carol Silwa at Network World. 1996-12-09.
  4. What is Backstage?, Macromedia. Archived 1997-03-29.
  5. The Word on Backstage, Macromedia. Archived 1997-03-29.

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