Macromedia Logo – Macromedia was a business graphics software and web development center in San Francisco , California . Macromedia was formed in 1992 by the merger of Authorware, Inc. (makers of Authorware ) and MacroMind-Paracomp (creators of Macromind director ). Its headquarters are in San Francisco , California .
Macromedia continued to follow the trail of M & A and in December 1999 acquired the software company traffic analysis Andromedia . Web development company Allaire was acquired in 2001 , and Macromedia added several popular products and web server to your list.
In 2003 , Macromedia acquired the company Web conferencing Presedia and continued to develop and enhance their collaboration and presentation product online Flash-based, offered under the name Breeze . Later that same year, Macromedia acquired the company also help authoring software eHelp Corporation , whose products included RoboHelp , RoboDemo (now Captivate ) and RoboInfo .
On April 18th of 2005 , Adobe Systems announced an agreement to acquire Macromedia in a transaction valued at approximately 3.4 billion dollars. ( Note from Macromedia Press , Adobe Press Release ) On December 5th of 2005 , Adobe Systems Completes Acquisition of Macromedia.