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What does MAC stand for?

MAC stands for MacPaint (File Name Extension)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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I bought one (it is still in my basement) and began to explore the new world of computing with tools like MacWrite, MacPaint, MacDraw, and a Professional Bibliographic System to help create and save bibliographies.
MacWrite and MacPaint were the only software then available, but they were enough for short papers and exams, although I found the ten-page limit on MacWrite files pretty constraining.
The top six graphics programs our respondents use are: MacDraw, 24 percent; Adobe Illustrator, 18 percent; Aldus Freehand, 10 percent; SuperPaint, eight percent; Cricket Graphics, five percent; and MacPaint, four percent.