Answers to frequently asked questions about Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver is the world’s most complete tool for web designers and front-end developers. It combines a powerful design surface and best-in-class code editor with robust site management tools, for you to easily design, code, and manage websites.
Dreamweaver 2017 has been redesigned with a modern interface and fast, flexible coding engine to give web designers and front-end developers easier ways to create, code and manage websites that look amazing on any size screen. This release of Adobe Dreamweaver 2017 includes an all-new code engine, completely refreshed user interface with selectable dark and light themes, support for modern web workflows such as CSS Preprocessors, and lots more.
First-class integration with Bootstrap lets you build responsive websites that adapt and scale to any browser, regardless of the size, screen resolution, or orientation. Deep integration with Adobe CreativeSync makes it easy to work with design assets from tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, along with the ability to browse and access stock photos from Adobe Stock.
As Dreamweaver is a part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud, you get access to all the latest updates as soon as they’re available. Learn more about Creative Cloud.
Dreamweaver is a unique web development tool that lets you visualize your site in real-time as you are coding.
Dreamweaver can be used with other Creative Cloud tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, and more to build beautiful, modern websites. You can also share assets and collaborate with others with the Creative Cloud Libraries integration.
Yes, the site-specific code hints feature in Dreamweaver displays code hints while working with Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress or other frameworks. For more information, see Code hinting and code completion.
Dreamweaver 2017 can open and edit multiple document types. Some of the document file types that Dreamweaver can open and edit are:
All the features in Dreamweaver produce HTML5 code to align with the latest standards in web development. With use of the code editor, you have the ability to write and edit code to suit your own development needs.
Yes. Dreamweaver supports Bootstrap framework for mobile-first, responsive websites. Dreamweaver also includes responsive features such as Visual Media Queries and Fluid Grid Layouts.
Yes. If you already have a prior installation of Dreamweaver CS6, you can continue to use it as is. With a Creative Cloud membership, you can download previous versions of Dreamweaver at any time to use alongside your current Dreamweaver installation.
With a free Creative Cloud membership, you can download a 7-day trial version of Dreamweaver — and other applications in Creative Cloud. When you upgrade to an All Apps plan, you’ll be able to download the full version of every Creative Cloud application.
Yes. You can convert your trial to a Creative Cloud All Apps or Single App membership by purchasing on the Creative Cloud website. After you purchase your membership, your desktop product trial will automatically be licensed upon relaunch.