N.B.: This evaluation refers to 2018 and one for the current year is not available.


United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 9.58 on 100

Ranking 2018: 1673 on 568 companies

Primary NACE classification:
Other software publishing (5829)

Company description

This company develops desktop publishing software. It was founded by John Warnock and Charles Geschke in 1982. It conducts business from its registered head office which is strategically located in San Jose, California.The company is considered as a leading desktop publishing software provider. The company offers Acrobat Reader, a tool that displays portable document format (PDF) files on the Internet. In addition, the company offers web and print publishing products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and PageMaker. Adobe's offerings also include print technology geared toward manufacturers, as well as web design known as GoLive and electronic book publishing software. The company also introduces the InDesign publishing package, which provides professional layout and design applications. The company trades its products through a network of distributors and dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors and OEMs (original equipment manufacturer), direct to end users including creative professionals, designers, knowledge workers, high-end consumers, and developers and enterprises for creating, managing, delivering and engaging with content and experiences across multiple operating systems, devices and media. In 2006, the company categorized its products and services into the five segments: creative solutions, knowledge worker solutions, enterprise and developer solutions, mobile and device solutions, Acrobat Family, Communication and collaboration tools, creative suite family, design and publishing, developer tools, digital imaging, eLearning and technical communications, players, readers and viewers solutions, server products, video and audio, as well as web design, development, and publishing. The company has operations in the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and Asia. Furthermore, the company's mission is to be the premier provider of products and services in the information age for such solutions as professional publishing, business publishing, document, and digital imaging.

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