Adobe Dreamweaver

Don't Confuse it with the Song

Adobe Dreamweaver

Dreamweaver is a computer program that is used to make web pages. It was created by Macromedia. Macromedia is now owned by Adobe Systems. It can be used on either Windows computers or Macintosh computers. It can be used to make CSS, JavaScript, HTML, and other web technologies.

Sometimes when people (generally old ones) mention DreamWeaver, they refer to "Dream Weaver" which is a (terrible) song by Gary Wright recorded in 1976.

Version 6 of Dreamweaver allows syntax highlighting for the following languages:

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Version History

Provider Major version Minor update/alternative name Release date Notes
Macromedia Old version, no longer supported: 1.0 1.0 December 1997
1.2 March 1998 First Windows version
Old version, no longer supported: 2.0 2.0 December 1998
Old version, no longer supported: 3.0 3.0 December 1999
UltraDev 1.0 June 2000
Old version, no longer supported: 4.0 4.0 December 2000
UltraDev 4.0 December 2000
Old version, no longer supported: 6.0 MX 29 May 2002
Old version, no longer supported: 7.0 MX 2004 10 September 2003
Old version, no longer supported: 8.0 8.0 13 September 2005 Last Macromedia version. Included with Adobe CS2.3
Adobe System Old version, no longer supported: 9.0 CS3 16 April 2007 Replaces Adobe GoLive in Adobe Creative Suite
Old version, no longer supported: 10.0 CS4 23 September 2008
Older version, yet still supported: 11.0 CS5 12 April 2010
Older version, yet still supported: 11.5 CS5.5 12 April 2011 Supports HTML5.
Older version, yet still supported: 12.0 CS6 21 April 2012 A perpetual license (disk version) and download only (Cloud version) exist with differing menu structure
Older version, yet still supported: 13.0 Creative Cloud 17 June 2013 The perpetual license option is dropped in this version.
Older version, yet still supported: 14.0 CC 2014 18 June 2014
Current stable version: 14.1 6 October 2014

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