Commodore International

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Commodore International
Former type Public company
Industry Computer hardware, Electronics
Founded Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1954)
Founder(s) Jack Tramiel
Defunct 1994
Headquarters West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Key people Jack Tramiel (Founder), Irving Gould (Main investor and chairman)
Products Commodore PET, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, Amiga, others


Commodore, in full Commodore International Limited, was a U.S.-based home computer and electronics manufacturer. Commodore played a vital role in the development of the home–personal computer industry in the 1970s and 1980s. Commodore developed and marketed the world's best-selling desktop computer, the Commodore 64 (1982). Commodore later released the Amiga range of computers in 1985. The company declared bankruptcy in 1994.[1]

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