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    Adobe Inc.

    Adobe Inc. (/əˈdb/ ə-DOH-bee) is an American multinational computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California. It has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards digital marketing software. Adobe is best known for its Adobe Flash web software ecosystem, Photoshop image editing software, Adobe Illustrator vector graphics editor, Acrobat Reader, the Portable Document Format (PDF), and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor Adobe Creative Cloud.[6]

    Adobe Inc.
    Formerly

    Adobe Systems Incorporated
    Public
    Traded as
    ISIN US00724F1012 Edit this on Wikidata
    Industry Computer software
    Predecessor Macromedia, Day Software, Aldus Edit this on Wikidata
    Founded December 1982; 36 years ago
    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Founder John Warnock
    Charles Geschke
    Headquarters Adobe World Headquarters,

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    Area served

    Worldwide
    Key people

    Products List of Adobe products
    Revenue Increase US$9.03 billion[2] (2018)
    Increase US$2.84 billion[2] (2018)
    Increase US$3.62 billion[2] (2018)
    Total assets Increase US$18.76 billion[3] (2018)
    Total equity Increase US$9.36 billion[4] (2018)
    Number of employees

    21,428[5] (Q1, 2019)
    Website adobe.com

    Adobe was founded in December 1982[7] by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who established the company after leaving Xerox PARC in order to develop and sell the PostScript page description language. In 1985, Apple Computer licensed PostScript for use in its LaserWriter printers, which helped spark the desktop publishing revolution.[8]

    As of 2019, Adobe has more than 21,000 employees worldwide,[7] about 40% of whom work in San Jose.[citation needed] Adobe also has major development operations in Newton, Massachusetts;[9] New York City, New York; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Lehi, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and San Francisco, California in the United States. It also has major development operations in Noida and Bangalore in India.[10]

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