• Saturday26th July 1997

    Mac OS 8 released

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    Mac OS 8 was released on July 26, 1997, shortly after Steve Jobs returned to the company. It was mainly released to keep the Mac OS moving forward during a difficult time for Apple. Initially planned as Mac OS 7.7, it was renumbered "8" to exploit a legal loophole and accomplish Jobs's goal of termi... see all details



  • Tuesday24th June 1997

    Adobe Reader for Mac has been released

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    Adobe Acrobat was the first software to support Adobe Systems' Portable Document Format (PDF). It is a family of software, some commercial and some free of charge. Adobe Reader (formerly called Acrobat Reader) is available as a no-charge download from Adobe's web site, and allows the viewing and pri... see all details



  • Thursday1st May 1997

    AOL Instant Messenger has been released

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    AOL Instant Messenger is World's most popular chatting program. AOL instant Messenger (AIM) service is a free online service that lets you communicate with family, friends and co-workers in real time. Using the AIM Buddy List® feature you can see when your buddies are online and available to... see all details



  • Monday21st April 1997

    Winamp has been released

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    Winamp is a feature-rich commercial digital audio editing software developed by winamp Inc. It was first released to the public in April 1993, and is similar to applications like the open source Audacity, though offering powerful features at a very reasonable cost. It is freeware/shareware, multi-fo... see all details



  • Monday21st April 1997

    Nullsoft, Inc

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    Nullsoft, Inc. is a software house founded in Sedona, Arizona in 1997 by Justin Frankel. Its products included the Winamp media player and the SHOUTcast MP3 streaming media server. In later years, their open source installer system, the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS) became an alt... see all details



  • Wednesday1st January 1997

    HTC Corporation

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    HTC Corporation formerly High Tech Computer Corporation, is a Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones and tablets headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Founded in 1997, HTC began as an original design manufacturer and original equipment manufacturer, designing and manufacturing devices such a... see all details