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Name Macromedia FreeHand
Version 9
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/546
Classification Image (Vector)
Description FreeHand, created by Altsys Corporation in 1988 and licensed to Aldus Corporation, is a discontinued vector graphic editor for Windows and Mac. Uses include professional illustration, desktop publishing and web content. FreeHand versions 1 though to 4 were released by Aldus, later versions were developed by Macromedia. In 2005 Adobe Systems acquired Macromedia but FreeHand development has been discontinued.
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Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Macromedia, Inc.
Supported by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Source Georgia Tech Research Institute / Georgia Tech Research Institute
Source date 19 Jul 2013
Source description  
Last updated 17 Oct 2021
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