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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 software enables you to make cutting-edge web designs and mobile apps while generating HTML5 and CSS3 code. Use the fluid grid layout system and HTML editor to design projects for smartphones, tablets, and desktop screens. Support for CSS3, jQuery Mobile, and Adobe PhoneGap Build frameworks streamlines the mobile app development process. Check your designs with Live View and Multiscreen Preview. Add rich typography and CSS3 transitions to create compelling projects.
Dreamweaver CS6 Highlights
- Design for a full range of devices—Use new fluid grid layouts to build pages that adjust to fit different screen sizes. Create pure CSS3 transitions to display animation effects on computers, smartphones, and tablets. Use web fonts to incorporate rich typography and create pages that load more quickly.
- Build online businesses—Develop complex e-commerce sites without writing any server-side code by integrating with the Adobe Business Catalyst platform (available separately). Set up and host free trial sites. Sign in quickly and insert modules to add dynamic, interactive features to pages.
- Streamline productivity—Design, develop, and deliver websites and mobile apps efficiently with faster FTP transfers. Build mobile apps with updated support for jQuery Mobile and Adobe PhoneGap Build frameworks. CSS3 transitions offer more control over animations.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Adobe Dreamweaver?
A: Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 software is the newest version of the industry’s leading software for developing websites and mobile applications. Using its powerful HTML coding environment and standard-setting visual interface, you can create engaging and dynamic websites for a wide range of devices, whatever your level of design or development experience.
Q: I own an older version of Dreamweaver software. Can I upgrade to an edition of Adobe Creative Suite 6?
A: If you own a registered copy of Dreamweaver CS5 or CS5.5, you may upgrade to Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium or Master Collection software.
Q: Should I buy Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 or Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium software?
A: Dreamweaver CS6 is a powerful application for designing, editing, and developing websites and web applications. If you need to design for more devices, design for print, or add graphics such as rollover buttons to your pages, Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium software has all the tools you need.
Top New CS6 Features
Fluid grid layout—Construct complex web designs and layouts without getting buried in code. Fluid grid layouts help you design projects that present on different screen sizes for desktops and devices.
Improved FTP performance—Save time uploading larger files with the reengineered, multi-threaded FTP transfer tool. Upload site files faster and more efficiently to speed up production time.
Business Catalyst integration—Use the integrated Business Catalyst panel in Dreamweaver software to connect and edit sites you build with Adobe Business Catalyst (available separately as an Adobe CS Live online service). Build e-commerce sites with the hosted solution.
Enhanced jQuery Mobile support—Build native mobile apps for iOS and Android platforms using the updated support for jQuery mobile framework. Build apps to reach mobile audiences while streamlining your mobile development workflow.
Updated Adobe PhoneGap Build support—Easily build and package native apps for Android and iOS with updated support for the Adobe PhoneGap Build framework. Create mobile apps by repurposing existing HTML code. Use PhoneGap emulators to check your designs.
CSS3 transitions—Animate changes to CSS properties as transitions to bring web designs to life. Maintain greater control over web design as you finesse page elements and create captivating effects.
Updated Live View—Test pages before publishing using updated Live View functionality. Live View now uses the latest version of the WebKit rendering engine to provide the ultimate in HTML5 support.
Updated Multiscreen Preview panel—Check the display of projects built for smartphones, tablets, and desktops with the updated Multiscreen Preview panel. This enhanced panel now enables you to check the rendering of HTML5 content.
Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Creative Suite 6 Buying Guide
Adobe Creative Cloud Complete
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21 desktop applications
12 desktop applications
Ongoing updates: Access new features and products as soon as they’re released.
Yes: Hundreds of feature updates since May 2013 release
No: Released May 2012
Stay in sync: Keep your settings, styles, fonts, colors, and assets synced and available from anywhere.
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20GB of cloud storage
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Training: Benefit from over 300 hours of getting-started, feature, how-to, and inspirational videos from experts at Adobe and leading partners.