7.0.2 / 30 March 2004 ( 2004-03-30) and earlier v3.01 Website PageMaker was one of the first programs, introduced in 1985 by on the. The combination of PageMaker using the Mac's for document creation and the for output represented the starting point of what became the revolution in the late 1980s. Ported to running in 1987, PageMaker helped to popularize the Macintosh platform and the Windows environment. A key aspect of PageMaker's success was its native support for ' page description language. Adobe purchased Aldus, and PageMaker, in 1994. The program remained a major force in the high-end DTP market through the early 1990s, but new features were slow in coming. Bruker nmr software. By the mid-1990s, it faced increasing competition from on the Mac, and to a lesser degree, on the PC, and by the end of the decade it was no longer a major force.
Quark proposed buying the product and cancelling it, but instead, in 1999 Adobe released their 'Quark Killer',. The last major release of PageMaker was in 2001, and customers were offered InDesign licenses at a lower cost. Contents • • • • • Release history [ ] • Aldus Pagemaker 1.0 was released in July 1985 for the Macintosh and in December 1986 for the IBM PC. • Aldus Pagemaker 1.2 for Macintosh was released in 1986 and added support for PostScript fonts built into or downloaded to the memory of other output devices. PageMaker was awarded an for Best New Use of a Computer in 1986. In October 1986, a version of Pagemaker was made available for 's computers.
In 1987, Pagemaker was available on 's computers. • Aldus Pagemaker 2.0 was released in 1987. Until May 1987, the initial Windows release was bundled with a full version of Windows 1.0.3; after that date, a 'Windows-runtime' with no task-switching capabilities was included. Thus, users who did not have Windows could run the application from. • Aldus Pagemaker 3.0 for Macintosh was shipped in April 1988.
PageMaker 3.0 for the PC was shipped in May 1988 and required, which was bundled as a run-time version. Version 3.01 was available for and took extensive advantage of for improved user responsiveness. • Aldus PageMaker 4.0 for Macintosh was released in 1990 and offered new word-processing capabilities, expanded typographic controls, and enhanced features for handling long documents. A version for the PC was available by 1991. • Aldus PageMaker 5.0 was released in January 1993. • Adobe PageMaker 6.0 was released in 1995, a year after Adobe Systems acquired Aldus Corporation. • Adobe PageMaker 6.5 was released in 1996.