AMA: Adobe Experience Design Team (formerly Project Comet)

7 years ago from Demian Borba, Product Manager for Adobe XD

  • Andrew Shorten, 7 years ago

    Ha! While we loved Comet as a codename, we wanted to make sure there was a connection between the product name and what the tool is for. We want to help you design and share compelling user experiences, so Experience Design makes that clear. We also needed to make sure it worked alongside Adobe's other tools from a naming and positioning perspective. Shortening it to XD makes it less of a mouthful though, so you'll see us refer to it mostly as that :)

    Naming is one of those things where I don't think it is possible to please everyone - our focus now is on making an amazing product. Hopefully that will come through, such that it doesn't matter as much whether you like or loath the name...

    Thanks, Andrew (@Adobe)

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