Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Dreamweaver

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 189 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    CS4
  • Total Downloads:
    5,518,657
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 06, 2009
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $399.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    181
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 is the first rollout of this Web design application since Adobe acquired Macromedia. Is it the same Dreamweaver as before?

Installation time has doubled, not including Adobe's mandatory registration process. Once installed, Dreamweaver looks more like Adobe's other products, but it will be familiar to users of previous versions. There are some new, dockable palettes for new features, but the Welcome screen, toolbars, and main window are largely unchanged.

CSS support now features a large array of templates and new tools to help manage styles, and commentary on how best to use the CSS--including Internet Explorer workarounds. Improved integration means you can drag a Photoshop file directly to Dreamweaver, and select and copy any area of a PS image, including layers, and paste it into Dreamweaver.

Adobe's new Spry framework for Ajax is a JavaScript library of code snippets that makes it easy to add client-side behaviors. It's broken into Effects, which are animations, Data, which binds dynamic data to HTML, and Widgets, which create interactive elements such as pop-up menus.

Those learning the baby steps of Web design should take a class or read some books before diving in. Dreamweaver's advanced features won't be intuitive for anyone who hasn't studied them first. But because of the high price tag, we don't recommend upgrading to CS3 as a standalone product.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.5

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 189 votes

    • 5 star 96
    • 4 star 34
    • 3 star 15
    • 2 star 9
    • 1 star 35
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3 stars

"Lots of features, complicated to use"

February 02, 2010  |  By THelwoode

 |  Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Pros

Lots of features, lots of tutorials available You can see and alter the html easily.

Cons

Adobe never make user friendly programs! so it takes a while to learn to use it. I find myself using other programs and then importing the basic website into Dreamweaver to finish.

Summary

ITs used by a lot of people so there is a load of stuff out there on how to use it etc.
Just as well as you need to view a lot of tutorials!
ITs very expensive.
I prefer wysiwyg web builder!

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5 stars

"very good for my work"

October 19, 2009  |  By winaie

 |  Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Pros

very good for my work

Cons

very good for my work

Summary

very good for my work

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5 stars

"Excellent and easy to use"

August 18, 2009  |  By dgoldie86

 |  Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Pros

I learned this software from scratch from a book and was able to create a very nice website without learning extensive HTML. The program has a fast learning curve and is intuitively set up. It coordinates nicely with other Adobe products.

Cons

None that come to mind.

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1 stars

"Cost a fortune"

June 04, 2009  |  By kennethribeiro

 |  Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Pros

quite good

Cons

Besides cost it limits the user

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date January 31, 2009
Date Added April 06, 2009
Version CS4
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Web Site Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name click-3698865-11336505
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,518,657
Downloads Last Week 181
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $399

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