Paint Shop Pro was a 90s shareware superstar that still lives on today, and it was first developed by one guy who loved to be an underdog.
For more than 20 years, John Scherer’s Video Professor offered instructional videos and discs to make computers accessible to novices. Where did it go?
It wasn’t just about games. In the 80s and 90s, shareware democratized the way computer software was sold. Unfortunately, adware sort of dimmed its charm.