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Macromedia FreeHand 5 box

Macromedia FreeHand 5 is the fifth major version of FreeHand, and the first to be released by Macromedia in January 1994 under a licensing agreement with Altsys.[1] It was also bundled as part of Macromedia Graphic Design Studio, one of the first software suites from Macromedia.[2]

Macromedia would acquire Altsys on January 23, 1995.[3][4]

Version 5.5Edit

FreeHand 5.5 was released for Power Macintosh on September 25, 1995 and added support for Photoshop plug-ins, importing PDF files and creating object-based PICT images. Other new features included Crop, Extract, and auto-expanding text containers with support for inline graphics in text. It was also bundled as part of FreeHand Graphics Studio.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Macromedia Announces FreeHand 5.0 For The Power Macintosh And Macintosh, Macromedia. 1994-01-04. Archived 1999-09-09.
  2. Macromedia Shipping the Graphic Design Studio for Windows and Macintosh, Macromedia. 1995-03-27. Archived 1999-09-09.
  3. Macromedia Announces Agreement to Acquire FreeHand Developer Altsys, Macromedia. 1994-10-26. Archived 1999-09-09.
  4. Macromedia Completes Altsys Acquisition, Macromedia. 1995-01-23. Archived 1999-09-10.
  5. New FreeHand 5.5 For Macintosh Increases Performance Lead Over Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia. 1995-09-25. Archived 1999-09-09.

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