Adobe Inc. - From Garage Startup to an Empire

7 okt 2020
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  • Correction at 1:41. The Xerox interface wasn’t "stolen" but given away as part of a sloppy deal by Xerox. Full story at 9:12 here:

    ColdFusionColdFusion6 månader sedan
    • Potato, po-ta-toe. They missed the boat, and Kodak and so many other once all mighty companies, now pay the price for their lack of vision.

      KraneKrane2 månader sedan
    • Do PayTM from India

      Jai KumarJai Kumar2 månader sedan
    • Well, yeah "sloppy deal" because Xerox didn't give a fuck about it for several years.

      HirnfaserHirnfaser3 månader sedan
    • @Koala Man for me when I started it was a tosse up between pagemaker and publisher on windows, and there was also freehand against illustrator

      kidney514kidney5143 månader sedan
    • it's okay, as many as there are, not everyone is fanboy of that man.

      Danny RhoDanny Rho3 månader sedan
  • RIP Charles Geschke

    Lord LibertyLord Liberty4 timmar sedan
  • I would say, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates took Xerox”s idea and make a product to buy, Xerox had no idea what they had. I hope the Knoll”s weren't gypped by Adobe. I dance on Adobe Shockwave and Flash”s grave.

    Byron SByron S2 dagar sedan
  • This was an amazing vídeo. Unlike some other Big shots in tech industry these guys are the most relatable people. And they did change the world.

    Enrique Moran MartinezEnrique Moran Martinez3 dagar sedan
  • Great video!!! very informative!

    EoeSantinnyEoeSantinny16 dagar sedan
  • The company who kill freehand, the most amazing vector graphic design software

    Aji Mas SaidAji Mas Said17 dagar sedan
  • From garbage startup to garbage empire.

    ノ25 dagar sedan
  • Yup I use Acrobat,Audition,Photoshop and others

    Saharsh jainSaharsh jain25 dagar sedan
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  • Adobe is garbage.

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  • 12:22 saw a bg cameo of one of Krazy Ken's Tech Misadventures episode, on an iBook G3/G4

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  • I love Adobe! I use so many of their programs. I use Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Premier Pro the most. :) The only thing I don't like about them is the price. But obviously I pay for it in spite of the price. I guess it's still worth it to me for what it does. I get the student discount, so that's the only thing allowing me to afford it right now. But when my student status is up.... I don't know if I'll be able to keep using it.

    Linda BenefieldLinda BenefieldMånad sedan
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  • Sat watching while working on Photoshop, been using it for over quarter century. Before then it was Deluxe Paint all the way. :)

    Douglas KalbergDouglas KalbergMånad sedan
  • I been pronounce adobe the wrong way all this time

    Safwan_ SaadSafwan_ SaadMånad sedan
  • I never really used Adobe products. For video editing I bought Premiere. I could never use it, so I used another more logical software. coreldraw instead of Illustrator. for photo editing I used JASC paint shop Pro instead of Photoshop and I now use open-source, Audacity, Inkscape, Gimp, Blender, etc

    Al castAl castMånad sedan
  • Adobe read still my goto for pdf files

  • I cant believe how many innovations came out of Xerox PARC. Xerox could be worth trillions now

    alexalexMånad sedan
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  • Illustraror

    Christopher DsouzaChristopher DsouzaMånad sedan
  • Xerox really fucked up a lot huh.

    Afk 2secAfk 2secMånad sedan
  • i use DaVinci Pro for video editing,better then Adobe!

    PuffyRulePuffyRule2 månader sedan
  • I'm just using Adobe Spark (online) for free, thank you Adobe ❤️🙏

    Mr BuddyMr Buddy2 månader sedan
  • Why no mention of InDesign?

    Paul DarbyPaul Darby2 månader sedan
  • Anyone remember this?

    friggincanveefriggincanvee2 månader sedan
  • All good companies like Adobe ,apple , Disney , Microsoft become money thirsty industries when they grow big and get popular unfortunately. But they made with good intentions. Their makers were inventors and artists

    Hossein RezapourHossein Rezapour2 månader sedan
  • All good companies like Adobe ,apple , Disney , Microsoft become money thirsty industries when they grow big and get popular unfortunately. But they made with good intentions. Their makers were inventors and artists

    Hossein RezapourHossein Rezapour2 månader sedan
  • You wanted to know, so.... I live by Adobe. I'm ANTI Apple. I'm an 80s baby and a Windows kid. From Photoshop to Premiere Pro, that's how I make my money

    Vishus EntertainmentVishus Entertainment2 månader sedan
  • Xerox flopped too many times

    Shola SholadeShola Sholade2 månader sedan
  • I like your diamond logos, particularly the black one. Who makes them? I used Photoshop professionally for over 15 years. But I refuse to pay the “Adobe tax” after becoming an amateur, and I wish they had a sensible solution for amateurs.

    2009Bowiefan2009Bowiefan2 månader sedan
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  • Adobe is amazing

    Bijan IzadiBijan Izadi2 månader sedan
  • I really appreciate your knowledge based videos. I'm often listening to them as I edit graphics in photoshop. I've seen other videos but tonight I also watched the story of how coldfusion got started. I really enjoyed learning how your curiosity grew, I can relate to it so much and it makes me reflect on my similarities growing up. I was building motorized and hobby rocket powered cars in elementary school as well.

    BikeskinzBikeskinz2 månader sedan
  • Another xerox fucked up

    δlieřδlieř2 månader sedan
  • I appreciate the video, but to much time was spend on the kidnapping and not enough on Adobe’s controversial decision to go to the subscription model and it’s monopolistic practices, which has everything to do with profits and not enough about services. This giant will remain an industry standard for a long time without any doubt, but competition is growing at an increasing speed for a fraction of the price.

    Filip KrygsmanFilip Krygsman2 månader sedan
  • Nice video! I've been using Adobe softwares for 10 years now!

    guillermo Kastilloguillermo Kastillo2 månader sedan
  • Adobe is made for McBook using design noobs.

    DeckardDeckard2 månader sedan
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  • Sometimes their software feels like they're still operating out of a garage

    Aleks BalažicAleks Balažic2 månader sedan
  • Xerox is the biggest looser, undermining your very own employee and kissing up the top management, was a costly sin...

    MetalextraMetalextra2 månader sedan
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  • So much work went on this video, great stuff!

    Philippe LagiatsPhilippe Lagiats2 månader sedan
  • I have been using Photoshop for about 15 years and hated every single second. It is stuck in the past and never gets any significant updates (the UI is horrific). I had been trying to completely cut it out of my workflow for many a year and after Substance Designer/Painter were released that's become a reality for me. Premiere and AE I have more of a fondness for though.

    bobcharlottebobcharlotte2 månader sedan
  • did you just imply that adobe is no longer garbage ?

    Nic TangheNic Tanghe2 månader sedan
  • At 6:19 is the news model talking head not heralding the start of fake news by the msm? Or if not the modern start, a major advancement on what went before?

    Christopher KerzelChristopher Kerzel2 månader sedan
  • Adobe has become stagnant with their business model. Creates a gigantic pile of cash yes, but good upgrades have not been a priority for a decade now. This basically means that the users are getting shafted again and again, but the RoI must be quite lovely for the investors. This basically means that there is a market for premium tier software, priced upfront and updated.

    imstill notusingmynameimstill notusingmyname2 månader sedan
  • I use adobe XD

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  • 12:59 adding coldfusion?

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  • The only Adobe product I've ever used is the Linux version of flash player

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  • Not as good as this video

    Mostakim KabirMostakim Kabir2 månader sedan
  • how fiverr was born because of demand of cheap photo shop service.

    Peter CSPeter CS2 månader sedan
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  • you failed to include any of the modern stuff, such as the online marketing metrics empire they are building. Adobe helps companies around the globe track your every click and move across the web. Adobe also hasn't slowed down during this pivot with their merges as they make lateral moves such as the multi-billion dollar purchase of Magento eCommerce platform.

    VeraciousVeracious2 månader sedan
  • Okay so make illustrator & a printing interface -> Buy up all the good multi-media software -> monopoly And tell a sob story so we don't notice.

    DO YOU WANT SLI???DO YOU WANT SLI???2 månader sedan
  • I guess Deadpool is the standard for Premiere.. 😅

    Jemel BennettJemel Bennett2 månader sedan
  • 3:40 interesting fact

    I_LOVE_CHIPSI_LOVE_CHIPS2 månader sedan
  • What would life be without the Adobe suite

    Free Stuff - Motion Graphics // VFX FootageFree Stuff - Motion Graphics // VFX Footage2 månader sedan
  • I like how money didn’t divide them!!

    akvaluesakvalues2 månader sedan
  • I don't want to give my age away, but I was a young graphic art supply salesman when the first laser printer showed up in one of my customers. One interesting part of the story was that when the writing was on the wall for the typesetting machine manufacturers, they dropped the price on those 100K machines by more than half. Small printers jumped on the deals. One year later the typesetting paper which was needed was no longer available. It put a lot of mom-and-pop shops out business.

    Garey FordGarey Ford2 månader sedan
  • I do wonder how much more money they would make if they dropped the price just a little.

    GeneralChangOfDanangGeneralChangOfDanang2 månader sedan
  • you should now do an episode on the UK company Serif, and Australian company Blackmagic and how they are challenging Adobe's monopoly in the creative software space

    Devious DeviantDevious Deviant2 månader sedan
  • Do Autodesk! Another interesting software empire to look at

    Mattia VuchMattia Vuch2 månader sedan
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  • Gleaming further insights into what Apple has been up to for the last decade, and even longer. Very shrewd.

    Chuck MillikenChuck Milliken2 månader sedan
  • thanks, always wanted to know the back story. Used to be big fan... Totally ditched them a few years back. because of greedy pricing and faulty software. The alternatives are soo much better now.

    Euvrard LoubserEuvrard Loubser2 månader sedan
  • Adobe's interface and menu systems are too complicated for the average user. You're right their. Photoshop is good, but I've tried using Audition, and as a regular user of Ableton it's an awful experience. Pro tools is far better.

    T. StephenT. Stephen2 månader sedan
  • I don't use any adobe product as I am on Linux.

    Vishal KumarVishal Kumar2 månader sedan
  • Question. Why was there no mention of "PageMaker", which as far as I know eventually became "InDesign", which i think is/was Adobe's Desktop Publishing software? I'm pretty sure this was also one of those softwares Adobe acquired. First time i saw/use it it was still called "Aldus Pagemaker". Later when i was searching for "newer" version of it i can't find "Aldus Pagemaker" anymore and instead saw "Adobe Pagemaker". Later still, i learned that it was eventually renamed to "Adobe InDesign". I don't really know the details of this particular software's history and would have loved to have heard it in this story of Adobe video. Thanks!

    manny jr dela cruzmanny jr dela cruz2 månader sedan
  • The intro feels familiar... You are watching You are watching You are watching Disrupt TV You are watching You are watching You are watching

    JaroLngJaroLng2 månader sedan
  • Excellent video! I’ve been using Adobe products for over 30 years. The seamless integration between Adobe products, such as, Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (page layout, illustration, and photos) was the game changer. They’re generally excellent products. That said, the learning curve for each is pretty steep, and they could be much more intuitive.

    George McKeonGeorge McKeon3 månader sedan
  • On the contrary, i do not know anyone that hates adobe. Infact iy has always been my favourite PDF reader. It lets you scan documents , fill and sign them unlike many apps that are either paid for or run many adverts

    LotrioniLotrioni3 månader sedan
  • Some of Adobe's software has been stuck in the 90's and since there's no notable competition, this won't change any time soon. Illustrator for example, is a nightmare. Horrible performance, dialogs and workflows from the 90's. Sadly Affinity isn't quite good enough yet to fully replace Adobe, but no wonder since they only charge 50 euros for their software… (this is what adobe takes per month) Photoshop on the other hand, still is an innovative software.

    HirnfaserHirnfaser3 månader sedan
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  • I need a garage to start.

    A I SouravA I Sourav3 månader sedan
  • The Laserwriter helped early Apple in many ways.

    Chill HardChill Hard3 månader sedan
  • Yes

    WillockWillock3 månader sedan
  • PS is not a standard today

    Simon IvarssonSimon Ivarsson3 månader sedan
  • It's unfortunate that creative Cloud is the direction that adobe has gone. It's great in theory , but it slows everything down so much. They are the only ones who make all the tools accessable in one place. As a design student, I love them and hate them. When the programs are behaving, it's amazing. When they aren't I've wanted to cry more than once but choose to laugh instead as the video suggests. Thank you for this fascinating history. I just subscribed to your channel.

    Maryann ClarkMaryann Clark3 månader sedan
  • I don't even like those people who do air quotes, as for this guy....

    Tom HedgerTom Hedger3 månader sedan
  • I use adobe animate and media encoder It's pretty good But one thing is that you shouldn't have to download multiple apps just for one thing Like if you have to export your Animations as a video you need media encoder And total size is like 4 or 5 gb Is

    Core AnimationsCore Animations3 månader sedan
  • Thanks for the great video! I use Photoshop weekly but am a FCPX editor.

    Should I Get It ReviewsShould I Get It Reviews3 månader sedan
  • I think Adobe software is great. I used the creative suite before.

    Luano FortuinLuano Fortuin3 månader sedan
  • You sold out the people by going to the cloud which is your way of stealing peoples ideas. Oh I know you will say that is not true. Really? Just look at all the security you need. That alone proves it. This is your way to stop others from stealing what your stealing. I will no longer use Adobe and will encourage others to stop using it too. I do not know what happened to you. Adobe without cloud is why I do not trust you anymore. I took adobe in college and was proud of you. Now your just crooks in my eyes. Probably too late to change your sell out to corporate greed.

    kuatum Poolekuatum Poole3 månader sedan
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  • 5:20 The jams 👀🎵

    L0WK3Y | I.A.A.NL0WK3Y | I.A.A.N3 månader sedan
  • I treasure the full Adobe suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, on and on.....❤️

    Magnus ShruggedMagnus Shrugged3 månader sedan
  • Great video and great story. But I stopped using Photoshop. It's too expensive. There's a great alternative: Affinity Photo from England. You can own the program for $50 one time fee. No monthly payment. They have other programs too. It's worth checking.

    April TigerApril Tiger3 månader sedan
  • Steve Jobs copied the graphical user interface. He didn't steal it. imho. And it still requires genius to build hardware, software and a market around it.

    garsettgarsett3 månader sedan
  • I was quite happy to pay when you could outright buy, but their new subscription model has become my main motivation for not paying for newer versions. To many people / corporations / and etc who want their monthly dog bite out of your wallet, it get's toooooo much after a wile. I HATE SUBSCRIPTION MODELS. Fair game when you buy something it's yours, but expecting infinite monthly payments; it may work for some, but not for me. Maybe an idea for adobe, though I doubt they'd even listen, you keep the product if you stop paying the subscription, but just don't receive the updates anymore. Those who used Adobe MUSE will understand my frustration.

    2prtv2prtv3 månader sedan
  • I feel like you left a lot of stuff on the table here, and only really focused on the creative cloud products. Adobe makes huge revenues from its enterprise products like marketing cloud, if you think creative costs a lot per month, just wait till you see the cost of marketing cloud.

    TheRealUnconnectedTheRealUnconnected3 månader sedan
  • I am using the damned but far superior Adobe tools nearly daily for all kinds of things and lately am getting once again more and more annoyed by them, mainly because nearly every (often) forced upgrade (simply can't use them unupgraded) often resets all settings to default and/or delets custom hotkeys, custom layouts, makes plugins unuseable and I think you can imagine how infuriating it is. Especially when you consider the inconsistence between the tools, when the same comand has a (completely) different sequence of keys to be pressed by default or the very same function is by default differently opperated and all your (custom) changes to make them streanlined / alike / the same are gone and trust me there are a ton. However there are times I realized and feel gratitude of how incredible the Adobe tools are, what they offer with how much ease, a workflow and offering of possibilities no other competitor matches at all (with exceptions in video editing and regarding Substance and Dimension). Still nontheless I think that for what you have to pay you can except a well better polished, optimized and user friendly tools and especially combined ones than we have today. Just imagine how awesome it would be if Adobe would unite more or less all their programms like Blender unites all kind of programms, from 3D modeling, sculpting, texturing to video editing, vfx, sfx and 2D Animation.

    Logan the HamsterLogan the Hamster3 månader sedan
    • Oh and ColdFusion please learn how to speak out german names. ;)

      Logan the HamsterLogan the Hamster3 månader sedan
  • I love Adobe *But* On every normal week I say "Bro, you were working fine before restart.😑😑"

    SmipySmipy3 månader sedan
  • Hi, yes, use Ps, Ai, Indd and Acrobat on a daily basis. As you point out, their pricing is insane. Coercing customers into eternal subscription models for an annual “update” that is so buggy that it take half a year before you can use it properly. They’re making way too many apps so that instead of few, top notch apps, they’ve got dozens and dozens of haphazardly working ones. Their latest Ps, their flagship app, is working so crappy that I’m considering leaving Adobe all together. Not to speak about Ps for iPad. That’s like a joke of an app. They’ve become another monopolist where all their existence is about bonuses and dividends. Sad but true.

    Gustav KlintGustav Klint3 månader sedan