Home to many of the hottest pornstars in the industry, Vivid is probably the most well-known porn company in existence. Not only are there oodles of Vivid XXX videos, there are Vivid books, Vivid supplements, Vivid condoms, Vivid snowboards, Vivid Calendars, Vivid comic books, Vivid apparel and a variety of other Vivid products.
Founded in 1984, Vivid pioneered the "Vivid Girl" concept of signing exclusive agreements with top name pornstars and ushered in a new era of the Hollywood-style contract system. Vivid was the first adult entertainment company to produce full-function DVDs and is at the forefront of producing High Definition content. According the Details magazine, "Vivid is the Microsoft of the porn industry."