Filed by Adobe Systems Incorporated Pursuant to Rule 425
Under the Securities Act of 1933
And Deemed Filed Pursuant to Rule 14a-12
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Subject Company: Macromedia, Inc.
Commission File No. of Subject Company: 000-22688


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The following e-mail was sent on August 3, 2005 by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. on behalf of Adobe Systems Incorporated to certain stockholders of Adobe Systems Incorporated:




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This is a NOTIFICATION of the:


2005 ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED Annual Meeting of Stockholders


MEETING DATE: August 24, 2005
For Holders as of: July 19, 2005


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Additional Information and Where to Find It


Adobe Systems Incorporated has filed a registration statement on Form S-4, and Adobe and Macromedia, Inc. have filed a related joint proxy statement/prospectus, in connection with the merger transaction involving Adobe and Macromedia.  Investors and security holders are urged to read the registration statement on Form S-4 and the related joint proxy/prospectus because they contain important information about the merger transaction. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of these documents and other documents filed with the SEC at the SECs web site at In addition, investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Adobe by contacting Adobe Investor Relations at 408-536-4416. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Macromedia by contacting Macromedia Investor Relations at 415-832-5995.



Adobe, Macromedia and their directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Adobe and Macromedia in connection with the merger transaction. Information regarding the special interests of these directors and executive officers in the merger transaction is included in the joint proxy statement/prospectus of Adobe and Macromedia described above. Additional information regarding the directors and executive officers of Adobe is also included in Adobes proxy statement for its 2005 AnnualMeeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on March 14, 2005. Additional information regarding the directors and executive officers of Macromedia is also included in Macromedias proxy statement for its 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on June 20, 2005. These documents are available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at and from Investor Relations at Adobe andMacromedia as described above.