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Adobe Illustrator for the Sun Platform Now Shipping Disclosure Number: IPCOM000128797D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Aug-16
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Sep-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 77K

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Software Patent Institute

Related People

Adobe Systems Inc.: AUTHOR [+3]


Mountain View, Calif. (August 16, 1993) (NASDAQ:ADBE)

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Copyright ©; 1994 Adobe Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Reproduced with permission. Adobe makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of this material and hereby disclaims any responsibliity therefor.

Adobe Illustrator for the Sun Platform Now Shipping

New Resellers Offer Easy Access to Products, Service and Support; New MultiUser Pricing Structure Announced Mountain View, Calif. (August 16, 1993) (NASDAQ:ADBE)

Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced the availability of Adobe Illustrator TM 3.5

software for Sun TM workstations and servers, the first Adobe TM application ported to the Sun platform. This powerful illustration and single-page design application enables users to create and compose all elements of a page on Sun workstations running Solaris ® 1.1 (SunOS TM
4.1.x). Adobe also announced four new resellers of its software product and a competitive multi- user pricing structure.

"We are pleased to offer Adobe Illustrator 3.5 for Sun to the UNIX ® community," said Steve MacDonald, Adobe s senior vice president and general manager, Systems Products Division. "The combination of Adobe s sophisticated graphics software and the strength of our resellers who focus on the Sun computer market gives end users the access to the product, service and support they demand." Initially, four resellers will deliver Adobe Illustrator to the workstation market. Those resellers include Apunix Computer Services, HIGHLAND Digital, Qualix Group, Inc. and UNIX CENTRAL.

Adobe Illustrator 3.5 for Sun is available at a suggested retail price of $995 for a single workstation license, $3,995 for five users and $6,995 for ten users. This version of Adobe Illustrator offers several key features, including an X ServerTM from Integrated Computer

Solutions, Inc. (ICSTM), with a Display PostScriptTM extension that ensures consistency between

screen display and printed output. The retail package also includes Adobe SeparatorTM, a color separation program that allows users to produce accurate co...