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One of the first PC GUIs with a short career.

Available in 1983. Developed by VisiCorp.

1982 Visi On is demoed at COMDEX trade show
1983 Visi On
1984 VisiCorp’s assets are sold off to Control Data Corporation
Detailed timeline

10 articles, starting with:
“A guided tour of Visi On” from Byte 1983
“Visi On’s Interface Design” from Byte 1983
“The new generation of human-engineered software” from Byte 1983
“Apple’s bid to stay in the big time” from Fortune 1983
“Backtalk” from Softalk 1983
“A visual counterpart of the top of your desk” from Personal Computing 1983
“VisiCorp’s VisiOn” from Popular Computing 1983
“The Visi On™ experience – From concept to marketplace” from Proceedings of INTERACT ’84
More articles

More information

Visi On is not yet fully documented at GUIdebook, but you can try the ads or the articles for some screenshots.


Three-page Visi On ad from Personal Computing 12/84

A 1984 ad of VisiWord, mentioning VisiOn

Ad from Personal Computing 3/84, announcing Visi On

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