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  • 1993

Company Description

FutureWave Software was a software developer and publisher based in San Diego, California. The company was founded by Charlie Jackson and Jonathan Gay in early 1993.[1] VP of Marketing was Michelle Welsh who also came from Silicon Beach Software, then Aldus. The company's first product was SmartSketch, a drawing program for the PenPoint OS and EO tablet computer. When Pen computing did not take off, SmartSketch was moved to the Windows and Macintosh platforms. The company's second product was FutureSplash Animator (1995), a cell-based animation editor. In December 1996, FutureWave was acquired by Macromedia, who renamed the animation editor Flash.

  • Manufacturer:

    Software
  • Formed:

    1993
  • Founders:

    Charlie Jackson
  • Company Address:

    San Diego, CA
    United States
  • CEO:

    • Charlie Jackson