Aldus Pagemaker: The Mac’s Savior? (via Technologizer)

I disagree that Aldus saved the Mac. I think the Mac survived because authors and educators kept buying it even when failures like the Apple III happened. It was the Apple II that provided finances for many years. People revise history when they remember it.

Aldus Pagemaker: The Mac's Savior? Guy Kawasaki claims that a single piece of software was responsible for saving the Macintosh platform — a claim that while seemingly a bit outlandish may actually make sense. That piece of software was Aldus Pagemaker, one of the first visual page layout programs. Speaking at the Ad:Tech conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, the former chief evangelist at Apple said frankly that the original Mac did not do tasks such as spreadsheet creation or … Read More

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Posted on April 14, 2011, in Third Party Misc Software and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Aldus Pagemaker: The Mac’s Savior? (via Technologizer).

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