Encore, Inc.

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WD Encore Software, LLC
Limited Liability Company
Industry Software Development and Distribution
Predecessor Encore Software, Inc.
Headquarters Eden Prairie, Minnesota, North Syracuse, New York, USA
Products Software Development, Sale and Distribution
Parent WYNIT Distribution, LLC
Website http://www.encore.com/

WD Encore Software, LLC ("Encore") is a Minneapolis-based software publisher focused on retail software sales, distribution and software development.

Encore is a wholly owned subsidiary of WYNIT Distribution, LLC which acquired the majority of Encore's assets from Speed Commerce, Inc. on approximately July 9, 2014. Speed Commerce,[1] had initially acquired Encore's assets from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California in August 2002.[2]

In November 2008 Encore announced an expanded license with Riverdeep.[3] Under the terms of the agreement Encore now manages the Broderbund family of products as well as Broderbund’s direct to consumer business. In May 2010 Encore acquired the assets of Punch! Software[4]


Among the brands published by Encore for the retail market:


  1. ^ "Corporate". Minneapolis, Minnesota: Encore, Inc. Archived from the original on 2010-05-30. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Navarre Corporation Acquires Encore Software, Inc" (Press release). Navarre Corporation. 2002-08-05. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Encore, Inc & Riverdeep Sign Expanded License Agreement". Press Release. Archived from the original on 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  4. ^ "Encore, Inc. Acquires Punch! Software". Press Release. Archived from the original on 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  5. ^ http://home-design-software-review.toptenreviews.com/3d-home-architect-landscape-design-deluxe-suite-review.html
  6. ^ "Announcing the Release of Broderbund's PrintMaster 2.0". Reuters (Press release). 2009-10-19. p. 1. 
  7. ^ "Encore and PlayFirst Sign Exclusive Three-Year Retail Publishing Agreement for North America". PR Newswire (Press release). 2008-01-30. p. 1. 
  8. ^ "Torchlight". Giant Bomb. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
  9. ^ Peckham, Matt (2009-10-28). "10 Reasons You Must Play Torchlight". PC World. p. 1. 
  10. ^ http://fate.encoreusa.com/ . Retrieved 2010-03-02.

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