Design, develop, and maintain standards-based websites and applications
Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS5 software empowers designers and developers to build standards-based websites with confidence. Design visually or directly in code, develop pages with content management systems, and accurately test browser compatibility thanks to integration with Adobe BrowserLab, a new Adobe CS Live online service.* CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Design your site visually
Get a jump on creating standards-based web pages with updated CSS-based starter pages. Enable CSS Inspect in Live View and tweak your design visually to get just the right margin and padding.
Ensure cross-browser compatibility
Test your pages in Adobe BrowserLab on multiple browsers and operating systems. Compare browser views solo, side-by-side, or onion-skinned atop one another for pixel-precise matching.
Integrate FLV video
Import any FLV file directly into Dreamweaver and quickly integrate a player skin of your choosing. Simply set options such as display size, autostart, and looping, and then your video is ready for the web.
Features for web applications
Design complete websites in Adobe Fireworks® and then export standards-compliant CSS layouts, complete with external style sheets. Insert optimized graphics with roundtrip editing capabilities for faster, more accurate updates.
Do more with Adobe Creative Suite® Web Premium
Quickly and accurately test web content across web browsers and operating systems thanks to integration with Adobe BrowserLab, a new online service. BrowserLab previews dynamic web pages and local content with multiple viewing, diagnostic, and comparison tools.
Do more with CS Live
Integrate expressive interactive content beyond HTML limits from Adobe Flash® Professional. Easily add video to any web page, complete with player controls and a full-screen option, while maintaining standards-compliant code.
Do more with Web Premium
Industry-leading web development environment
Build standards-based websites with the industry-leading web authoring tool. Work visually or directly in code, design productively with CSS inspection tools, and develop with content management systems.
Adobe Creative Suite integration enhanced
Save time and reduce the number of steps required to complete projects with intelligent integration across Adobe® Flash® Professional, Fireworks®, Photoshop® Extended, and Adobe CS Live online services.* CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Intelligent coding assistance
Integrate FLV content enhanced
Add FLV files to any web page with point-and-click ease and standards-compliant coding. Preview your movies with FLV playback capabilities in Live View.
Site-specific code hinting new
Benefit from code hinting on nonstandard files and directories in Adobe Dreamweaver® CS5, enabling enhanced hinting support for third-party PHP libraries and CMS frameworks such as WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla!.
Extended Dreamweaver community enhanced
Learn and share with an extensive Dreamweaver community. Benefit from the online Adobe Design Center and Adobe Developer Connection, training and seminars, developer certification programs, and user forums.
Integrated CMS support new
Enjoy authoring and testing support for content management system frameworks like WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal. Dynamically Related Files provides direct access to a page's related files, even for dynamic pages, and Live View Navigation offers accurate previews of dynamic applications.
Comprehensive CSS support enhanced
Design and develop websites with powerful CSS tools. Visually display the CSS box model without requiring separate utilities, and reduce the need to manually edit CSS code, even in external style sheets.
Support for leading technologies
Adobe BrowserLab integration new
Preview dynamic web pages and local content with multiple viewing, diagnostic, and comparison tools. BrowserLab is a new CS Live online service that quickly and accurately tests web content across web browsers and operating systems.
* Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
* Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 (Service Pack 3 recommended); Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1; or Windows 7
* 512MB of RAM
* 1GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
* 1280x800 display with 16-bit video card
* DVD-ROM drive
* Broadband Internet connection required for online services