He got the idea from his college roommate at Columbia, Ben Meiry, who went to work at Sun Microsystems as a technical consultant and writer, and saw that there was a market for a powerful and flexible desktop publishing DTP product for the professional market. Corfield programmed his algorithms quickly. After only a few months, Corfield had completed a functional prototype of FrameMaker. The prototype caught the eyes of salesmen at the fledgling Sun Microsystems, which lacked commercial applications to showcase the graphics capabilities of their workstations. They got permission from Corfield to use the prototype as demoware for their computers, and hence, the primitive FrameMaker received plenty of exposure in the Unix workstation arena. Steve Kirsch saw the demo and realized the potential of the product. Corfield chose to sue Meiry for release of rights to the software so they could more easily obtain additional investment capital with Kirsch.
Jan 24, - Read before you download Adobe FrameMaker product. If you are a non-subscription user, you would need your FrameMaker serial number to. Sep 15, - Adobe FrameMaker can import native FrameMaker (*.fm) files created in FrameMaker or later on Mac OS, Windows, or UNIX. You can. Adobe FrameMaker is a cumulative update that contains changes of 'Print to PDF' command now ask PDF destination even for 64 bit machines.
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