Cosmi Corporation

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


Cosmi Corporation was established in 1982. The company published several titles for many Personal Computer systems such as the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 and IBM PC.[1]

Software publishing[edit]

It published 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. 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)
  8. ^ ValuSoft (April 2012). "Cosmi Software Acquires ValuSoft Division of THQ Inc". Retrieved 2016-01-17. 

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