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Macromedia bought Flash in 1996

Macromedia bought FutureSplash Animator from FutureWave Software and renamed it to Flash (December 1996). Then Later they sold it to Adobe.

Macromedia bought FutureSplash Animator from FutureWave Software and renamed it to Flash (December 1996). Then Later they sold it to Adobe.

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