Encore, Inc.

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Encore, Inc.
Predecessor Encore Software, Inc.
Headquarters Minneapolis, Minnesota[1], USA
Products Retail software
Parent Speed Commerce[1]
Website http://www.encore.com/

Encore, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software publisher focused on retail (shelf) sales.

Encore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Speed Commerce,[1] which 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. ^ a b c "Corporate". Minneapolis, Minnesota: Encore, Inc. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Navarre Corporation Acquires Encore Software, Inc." (Press release). Navarre Corporation. 2002-08-05. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Encore, Inc & Riverdeep Sign Expanded License Agreement". Press Release. Retrieved 2011-05-02. 
  4. ^ "Encore, Inc. Acquires Punch! Software". Press Release. 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: 1. 
  7. ^ "Encore and PlayFirst Sign Exclusive Three-Year Retail Publishing Agreement for North America.". PR Newswire (Press release). 2008-01-30: 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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