3/10/2018 2018 Design In Tech Report
Tools that ground the visual language of the computer
The Paintbox package came together complete with
its own disc store and library management. At that
time a big hard drive held 70 megabytes on 14-inch
platters that occupied about 4RU, took loads of
power and cost about £5000.
MacPaint was written by Bill Atkinson, who was a
member of the original Macintosh development
team. He based it on his earlier LisaSketch (also
called SketchPad) for the unsuccessful Apple Lisa
computer, so he originally called it MacSketch. He
started work on the Mac version in early 1983.
—The Computer History Museum
Adobe Photoshop 1.0 minimum system
requirements are hard disk and 2 megabytes RAM.
A gray-scale or color monitor is recommended, and
a Macintosh compatible scanner is optional.
Source: A. Michael Noll Using Photoshop 1.0 in 2015 Source Code for Photoshop @winworldpc 2018 Design In Tech Report | Scaling Design 38 / 90
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