• The Story of How Photoshop Was First ‘Barneyscan XP'

    7 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Did you know that before it became the most dominant photo editing program on Earth, Photoshop was first sold as “Barneyscan XP”?
    After creating their original program, brothers John and Thomas Knoll began looking for investors and customers. The first company to bite wasn't Adobe, but rather a Berkeley, California-based company called Barneyscan, which created and sold the first high-quality 24-bit desktop color scanner.
    Barneyscan was having trouble attracting buyers because photographers couldn't do much with the photos digitized with the scanner.
    “Though the scanner arrived on the...
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