Cosmi Corporation

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Cosmi Corporation (COSMI) is an American computer software company based in Carson, California.

Software publishing[edit]

Cosmi Corporation was established in 1982. The company published titles for many Personal Computer systems such as the Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64 and IBM PC.[1] This included many games, such as Forbidden Forest and The President Is Missing. It also published utility software including a database, word processor, spreadsheet, street maps, vacation planners, a 3D World Atlas, and other tools.[2][3]

Recent activity[edit]

In recent years, Cosmi has published shovelware sold at big box stores like Best Buy and Office Depot.[4][5] They still publish utility programs, such as Perfect Website Creator.[6]

They also published a version of called Platinum Perfect Pro Office System Software.[7]

In 2012, Cosmi acquired ValuSoft from the now-defunct video game publisher THQ[8] for an undisclosed sum.


  1. ^ Moby Games. "Cosmi Corporation". Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  2. ^ Dan Rose. "Screen Shot Gallery -- Commodore 64/128". Dan's 20th Century Abandonware. Archived from the original on 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  3. ^ Larry Grosskopf. "Software Review of: Street Maps USA with USA Vacation Planner". Retrieved 2009-08-08. (published in PC Alamode Magazine, June 2002)
  4. ^ " Announces Distribution Partnership With Software Giant, Cosmi". Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  5. ^ Jane Applegate (March 2002). "Pricing Your Product to Sell". Entrepreneur. Archived from the original on May 3, 2007. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  6. ^ various reviewers. "Customer Reviews, Perfect Website Creator". Retrieved 2009-08-08.
  7. ^ J. McNally. "Platinum Perfect Pro Office System Software (mailing list thread)". Retrieved 2009-08-08. (Browse the thread by clicking here[permanent dead link])
  8. ^ ValuSoft (April 2012). "Cosmi Software Acquires ValuSoft Division of THQ Inc". Retrieved 2016-01-17.

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