Leading Software Publisher and Developer
Individual Software is a leading provider of educational, business, and personal productivity software.
Individual Software is a leading publisher and developer of award-winning education, business, and personal productivity software and apps for consumers, schools, businesses, and government. The Company has empowered millions of home, school, and office computer users to excel in their daily lives and has provided essential computer training and career development solutions to thousands of Fortune 500 corporations, colleges and universities, and career centers. Founded in 1981, Individual Software Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Livermore, California.
Individual Software’s commitment to innovation, excellence, and value are demonstrated in over 100 software products, apps, and web-based services. Affordable, high-quality software titles provide education and training, develop computer skills, facilitate career development, and help people and businesses achieve success. Individual Software has won numerous awards for its desktop software and web-based solutions from industry associations, publications, resellers, and distributors.
In 1989, Individual Software expanded into personal and business productivity software with ResumeMaker, the flagship of its personal productivity product line, cited as a “blockbuster”, by the New York Times. In 1992, Individual Software introduced AnyTime Organizer, the #1 best-selling personal organizer, and the popular genealogy product, Family Tree Heritage.
Through the decade of the 1990’s, Individual Software developed a suite of innovative tools to enhance each line of best-selling software and invented several technologies that are patented. The Company continues its success with consumer products garnering market shares within their respective categories in the consumer retail channel and e-commerce sales. The Company also developed a business training division to provide training solutions for corporate needs in the business-to-business market.
With the proliferation of the Internet, Individual Software transitioned its career development, typing instruction, and training solutions into web-based services, allowing users to access these products and services directly through the Internet. Corporations can also provide training to employees via their intranet or network.
Individual Software is continuing to add new product lines and enhance products with increased research and technology. The Professor Teaches training and Typing Instructor dominate the market in addition to the continuing success of ResumeMaker and AnyTime Organizer, and the addition of Easy Language and Business Planning & Tools products.
Consumer Software Products
We develop and patent suites of innovative tools and technologies.
For entrepreneurs and business owners who are starting a new business or expanding an existing organization, Biz & Office Tools Pro provides all the resources entrepreneurs need to grow their business or launch a new business. Access legal forms and contracts, business planning tools, and training tutorials for Microsoft Office, Windows, and Intuit QuickBooks for up to five employees. Get ready to grow your business with marketing and advertising professional templates from Ad Creator, Logo Creator, Office Ready and High Impact email software.
Professor Teaches® is the #1 brand of interactive computer training for the leading software applications of Microsoft®, Adobe, and Intuit. Professor Teaches courses offer a complete training solution, from beginner to advanced topics, with hundreds of practical exercises designed to help users build essential skills quickly and effectively for over sixty titles. Unlike a videotape or classroom, users receive immediate and practical experience, which rapidly increases productivity.
The Easy Language series provides programs for learning Spanish, English, French, and German. The Easy Language series is the #1 Immersion Learning System. The flexible immersion learning places you into real-world scenarios where you interact with native speakers to learn more quickly. No other language series offers more personalization or tailors your learning objectives to your specific needs.
Family Tree™ Heritage provides FREE access to the world’s largest genealogy database! Searches to the database require just one click from the software interface. All the tools family researchers need to discover information about their ancestors and build their trees are provided to uncover the rich and exciting family stories and to preserve their heritage for future generations. This innovative program has everything a genealogist needs to research, discover, organize, and share their family’s history.
AnyTime™ Organizer and Organizer Pro are the easiest-to-use personal organizers available to both home users and business professionals. These organizers include all the powerful tools business professionals and home office users need to keep track of their schedule, to-do list, contacts, expenses, and notes, whether in the office, at home, or on the road.
ResumeMaker® is the #1 selling career development and job search software for Windows and Mac desktop, iPad, Android, and Kindle. ResumeMaker and CV Maker include powerful features that help job seekers write better resumes, land better jobs, and earn higher salaries, including ResumeMaker On-the-Go App. Whether candidates are actively searching for work, ready to advance their career, or updating their resume, job seekers trust ResumeMaker more than any other brand.