Adobe Inc is an American international computer system software business. Included in Delaware and also headquartered in San Jose, The Golden State, it has actually historically concentrated on software for the production as well as the publication of a wide variety of content, consisting of graphics, digital photography, image, computer animation, multimedia/video, movie, and print. The firm has broadened into electronic advertising and marketing administration software. Adobe has numerous users worldwide. Flagship products consist of; Photoshop image editing and enhancing software programs, Adobe Illustrator vector-based picture software application, Adobe Acrobat Viewers, and the Portable Record Layout (PDF), plus a host of devices mostly for audio-visual web content development, editing and enhancing, and publishing. The business started by leading in the desktop publishing change of the mid-eighties went on to lead in animation and multi-media with its purchase of Macromedia, from which it obtained computer animation modern technology Adobe Flash, Created inDesign as well as consequently gained a leadership setting in publishing over Quark and PageMaker, developed video clip editing and compositing modern technology in Best, originated low-code web advancement with Muse, and emerged with a collection of remedies for advertising and marketing management. Adobe supplied a packed service of its products named Adobe Creative Suite, which evolved right into a SaaS registration offering Adobe Creative Cloud.
Adobe was founded in December 1982 by John Warnock as well as Charles Geschke, who established the firm after leaving Xerox PARC to develop and also market the PostScript web page summary language. In 1985, the Apple Computer system accredited PostScript for usage in its LaserWriter printers, which aided stimulate the desktop publishing revolution.
As of 2019, Adobe has more than 21,000 workers worldwide, about 40% of whom operate in San Jose. Adobe also has significant development procedures in the United States in Newton, New York City, Minneapolis, Lehi, Seattle, Austin, and San Francisco. It likewise has major growth operations in Noida and Bangalore in India.