Display, Image Pro, Photolab are all early names of which software app?

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Display, Image Pro, and Photolab are early pre-release product names for a popular software application. Along with desktop publishing (DTP), this app helped to change our world. Watch the funny way product names (Imaginator anyone?) were chosen and quickly abandoned 20 years ago:

2010: A Photoshop Odyssey

Russell Brown entertaining at the Photoshop 20th Anniversary Party in San Francisco.
Graphics by Dan Marcolia.

Yes, in case you do not have time to watch the video, which is very nice, that product became better known as Adobe Photoshop

The founders of Adobe Photoshop – John Knoll, Thomas Knoll, Russell Brown, and Steve Guttman – tell the story of how an amazing coincidence of circumstances, that came together at just the right time 20 years ago, spawned a cultural paradigm shift unparalleled in our lifetime.” See: http://tv.adobe.com/watch/photoshop-20th-anniversary/startup-memories/

John Knoll, co-founder of this image processing tool that can produce a variety of desktop graphics, thought Photoshop would be best bundled as a file format conversion utility in the early days! Very interesting. (Source)

Last, but related: What was an early name for Adobe Illustrator?
Adobe Artifactory:
Adobe Illustrator, was known as Adobe Artifactory and Adobe Imaginator as mentioned by Mr. Bob on TwitterMarkzware products include items compatible with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. FlightCheck, for example, can preflight both Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator files for print quality control before document output. This pre press software can even package Illustrator and Photoshop files for easy sharing.

Display, Image Pro, Photolab are all early names of which software app?

Title: Display, Image Pro, Photolab are all early names of which software app?
Published on: February 24, 2010
David Dilling

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