Dreamweaver Alternative - Top 5 open source alternative for Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver is a proprietary web development and designing software originally created by Macromedia and now developed by Adobe Systems, after Adobe Corp acquired Macromedia in 2005. It is available for both Mac and Windows operating systems. Adobe Dreamweaver allow any developer to build and edit HTML websites and mobile apps into intuitive visual interface offer by Dreamweaver.
Besides being a great web development software, it still proves to be a road-block for many aspiring web designers & developers mainly because of its high price tag of $399. So we have put up the list of best free and open source alternatives to Dreamweaver.
- BlueGriffon - BlueGriffon is an easy to use yet open source WYSIWYG content editor for World Wide Web. it’s an best alternative content editor for Dreamweaver that totally based on Gecko layout Engine - the rendering engine inside Firefox. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. - Download
- KompoZer - KompoZer Editor is an open source WYSIWYG HTML editor and fully featured web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. it is specially design for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding. - Download
- Amaya - Amaya is a open source WYSIWYG web authoring and browsing tool to create and update web pages directly on the Web. - Download
- Bluefish Editor - Bluefish Editor is a specially designed content and GUI editor for programmers and web developers, with many features like write websites, scripts and programming code. it provide support for many programming and markup languages. - Download
I would like to recommend also Codelobster PHP Edition
It is very good free PHP IDE
I have some websites developed with DreamWeaver 8. I'd like to use another development tool that's not so expensive and that someone else might be able to understand & use so I can be relieved of webmaster responsibilities. What I want to know is: can any of the software listed above can open existing DreamWeaver developed sites and build on them?
As per my research KompoZer is a best alternative WYSIWYG HTML editor for dreamweaver that allow you to open and edit your existing DreamWeaver developed sites.. Do your own research on KompoZer WYSIWYG HTML editor and use them as alternative app for dreamweaver...
I've been using Openelement. It's a free wysiwyg. It saves me a lot of time and has some great features. openelement dot com
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