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Adobe Edge is an Animation Editor for HTML5

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Adobe Edge

Adobe Edge

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About Adobe Edge

Adobe Edge is a WYSIWYG animation editor that builds the animations in HTML5. This is a free preview release so some of the features you might expect from a finished editor are not available in Edge. This is a tool to help you create animations that previously you would have created in Flash, only in HTML5. While this is a preview release, many people are using it to create games, ads, and other professional projects.

Target Market(s): Web Designers

Review last updated: October 1, 2011.

Adobe Edge Latest Review

Adobe Edge Version: Preview 2
Score: 84
Percent: 25%
This score was generated using the methodology listed in the article: Finding the Perfect Web Editor.

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Adobe Edge Technical Details

Operating System(s): Windows Macintosh

Adobe Edge Features

  • WYSIWYG editor
  • Page preview
  • Save pages as HTML with DTD
  • Write HTML 5 documents
  • Edit multiple files/tabbed file editing
  • Assistance with adding videos to websites
  • Additional CSS assistance
  • Upgrade discounts or freeware
  • No limits on free or trial version
  • No subscription fee required
  • Easy to create animation with HTML5

What's Missing from Adobe Edge

  • Text editor
  • HTML validator
  • Accessibility validator
  • CSS validator
  • XML validator
  • Alternate browser or OS preview
  • Wireless device preview
  • Wireless scripts, functions, or links
  • Wireless scripts, functions, or links
  • Create mobile web applications
  • Package mobile apps for delivery on app stores
  • Write XHTML documents
  • Color coding
  • Tag completion
  • FTP or Site manager
  • FTPs or Secure FTP
  • Search and replace
  • Extended search and replace (across multiple documents)
  • Edit images
  • Connects to graphics software
  • Multimedia functions
  • Ability to add video and audio using HTML5 with fallback options
  • Save Adobe AIR files
  • Save files as PDF
  • Link checker
  • Special character tools
  • Can edit JavaScript
  • Helps with Ajax JSON, or jQuery pages
  • Can edit CSS
  • CSS 3 properties and selectors
  • CSS3 media queries tools built-in
  • Can edit PHP, ASP, or JSP
  • Dynamic page rendering and editing with server-side programming languages (PHP, JSP, ASP, CFM, etc.)
  • Database connectivity
  • Edit XML and/or RSS
  • Google sitemaps
  • Spell checking
  • Save snippets of code
  • Writes to blogs
  • Free templates
  • Free scripts
  • Form wizard
  • Photo gallery builder
  • Ecommerce tools
  • SEO assistance built-in
  • Captcha support or other methods of protecting forms
  • Version control
  • Support for teams editing the site (beyond version control)
  • Customizable or extendable

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User Reviews

 1 out of 5
Web Easy Pro, Member THEFACTS

TERRIBLE Run from this product. It has no support for it. It is cheap because people buy it and get frustrated and place the disc on the shelf and plan on dealing with it later. The WORST !!!!!!!!!!!…More

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