Categories Mac Microsoft to acquire Macromedia? Post author By retrophisch Post date December 24, 2002 Yes, that Macromedia. Of FreeHand, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and most of all, Flash, fame. Does Microsoft plan to kill Java through this acquisition? The monopoly rears its ugly head yet once again. . . (from Lee) ← Santa uses a Mac! → Happy Birthday, Jesus!