was a manufacturer of sound cards and other computer
equipment; AdLib was also the name of its main product. It was the first de facto standard
for sound cards on IBM PCs. AdLib used the Yamaha YM3812 sound chip
from Yamaha Corporation
AdLib was quickly replaced as the standard by Sound Blaster from Creative Labs.
The company went bankrupt in the early 1990s when the follow-up to the original AdLib card, the AdLib Gold, failed in the marketplace, mainly due to missing Sound Blaster compatibility.