Digital River Provides E-Commerce Infrastructure for Adobe Stock Photos


New Adobe Service Enables Creative Professionals to Purchase Royalty-Free Images Through Adobe Creative Suite 2

Last Updated: April 26, 2005 5:01 pm GMT
(MINNEAPOLIS--BUSINESS WIRE--April 26, 2005) Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRIV), a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, today announced it is providing the e-commerce infrastructure for the new Adobe® Stock Photos service. Working with Adobe Systems Incorporated, Digital River built the international e-commerce infrastructure for the new stock photography service available in Adobe Creative Suite 2 applications. Digital River is processing the online orders from the new Adobe Stock Photos service where consumers can purchase more than 230,000 royalty-free images from well-known stock photo companies.

"By leveraging our reliable technology infrastructure and international e-commerce expertise, we can help companies of all sizes increase the efficiency of their online businesses and expand global sales channels to drive revenue," said Dave Alampi, Digital River's vice president of marketing. "Working with Adobe to create an online service that can be localized for many regions of the world and that is accessible right inside Adobe applications translates into superior shopping experiences as well as added dependability and convenience for Adobe's customers. This alliance with Adobe further demonstrates the strength and world-class capabilities of our e-commerce system and is a testament to our ability to successfully work with some of the most reputable software companies in the world today."

The Adobe Stock Photos service is accessible through the new Adobe Bridge file browser in Adobe Creative Suite 2, Adobe Photoshop® CS2, Adobe Illustrator® CS2, Adobe InDesign® CS2, and Adobe GoLive® CS2 software. To provide a superior user experience for all global consumers, Digital River leveraged its international e-commerce expertise to provide a localized shopping cart that displays in English, French, German, Japanese and 11 additional languages. Consumers can pay using the U.S. dollar, Great Britain Pound, Euro and Japanese Yen. Adobe Stock Photos provides a single destination point to access hundreds of thousands of images from some of the world's leading stock photography providers, including Photodisc®by Getty Images; Comstock Images® by Jupitermedia®; Digital Vision®; imageshop™ royalty free by zefaimages™ and amana.

"Adobe Stock Photos provides convenient, one-stop shopping for creative professionals to search, view and purchase high-quality, royalty-free images," said James Alexander, director of Adobe Stock Photos at Adobe. "With our new service, we are removing roadblocks in the design workflow so designers can create page layouts, artwork and Web pages with ease. By providing the e-commerce infrastructure, Digital River is helping us drive this important efficiency and elevate our user experience."

About Digital River, Inc.

Digital River, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, builds and manages online businesses for more than 40,000 software publishers, manufacturers, distributors and online retailers. Its multi-channel e-commerce solution, which supports both direct and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running an e-commerce operation. The company's comprehensive platform offers site development and hosting, order management, fraud prevention, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices in major U.S. and European cities. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate Web site at


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