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Powerful 64-bit architecture  
Powerful 64-bit architecture
 Significantly boost performance with an all-new 64-bit architecture. Effortlessly work on long, complex XML and non-XML documents with better memory management and a larger memory space. Publish up to 65% faster to PDF and Responsive HTML5.
Faster file performance  
Up to 65% faster file performance
 Save time with performance enhancements that make opening and publishing files to PDF or Responsive HTML5 a whole lot faster.
Interactive real-time progress bar  
Interactive real-time progress bar
 Now know the status of tasks like book updates and PDF generation with information-rich, easy-to-understand progress indicators at every stage.
Enhanced image handling  
Enhanced image handling
 Effortlessly import and work with hundreds of images in the same document faster than ever before.
High-quality images  
High-quality images
 Make JPEG and SVG images look great in all your documents with superior processing using Adobe’s latest image technologies.
New image transparency support  
New image transparency support
 Publish clean, stunning documents with support for image transparency to blend text with pictures, and pictures with pictures.
Support for colored icons  
Support for colored icons
 It’s your workspace, your way. Choose between a brighter and more colorful UI or a monochrome experience.
Out-of-the-box SharePoint 2016 support  
Out-of-the-box SharePoint 2016 support
 Instantly connect to Microsoft SharePoint Online or a SharePoint 2016 CMS.
Quick access to starter screen  
Quick access to Welcome Screen
 Open the Welcome Screen in a new tab via the workspaces drop-down menu to easily access templates, plug-ins, customizations, and more.
Slick and powerful starter screen  
Slick and powerful Welcome Screen
 Save time by directly accessing templates and projects that have been marked as favorite from your Welcome Screen.
New Duden dictionary support  
New Duden dictionary support
 Get out-of-the-box support for Duden, a trusted German dictionary, for more accurate spelling and hyphenation.
Interactive HTML5 dialogs for plug-ins

Interactive HTML5 dialogs for plug-ins
 Make the customer experience richer by using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to make interactive plug-in dialog boxes.
All-new platform  
All-new platform
 Enjoy a future-ready, cutting-edge experience that supports all the latest technologies. Updated Adobe and other libraries deliver an experience that's on par with any other industry-leading product from Adobe.
New Windows based File Open dialog  
New Windows based File Open dialog
 Access files more easily with the modern, Windows based File Open dialog. Users have the option of switching back to the older dialog box at any time.
One-click image resizing  
One-click image resizing
 Fit an image to a frame or vice versa by simply right-clicking on the image or frame.
WebP image support

WebP image support
 Take advantage of Google’s modern WebP image format. It allows you to use high-quality visuals that load faster thanks to a smaller file size (compared to JPEG or PNG).
Faster and lighter setup

Faster and lighter setup
 Save a significant amount of time and disk space with the new streamlined installer.
Support for high-resolution displays  
Support for high-resolution displays
Work in HD with support for up to 4K displays. The FrameMaker interface automatically scales to the system resolution.
Seamless integration between FrameMaker and Adobe Experience Manager  
Seamless integration between FrameMaker and Adobe Experience Manager
Search the Experience Manager repository, review comments in real time, and set up file check-in and check-out preferences from within FrameMaker.
Bidirectional language support  
Bidirectional language support
Enjoy support for right-to-left (RTL) languages—Arabic, Hebrew, and Farsi. Work with RTL and left-to-right (LTR) content in the same paragraph, document, or book.
Mini Table of Contents

Mini Table of Contents
Make long documents more readable and easier to navigate with mini TOCs, which update automatically.
Smoother import of Microsoft Word files  
Smoother import of Microsoft Word files
Map styles or create new ones automatically while importing Word documents (including Word 2016 and RTF 1.9) into FrameMaker. Configure and reuse settings across multiple Word documents.
 

 

From PDF to Responsive HTML5. Accelerate your publishing.


More control over PDFs  
More control over PDFs
 Have more control over print settings like marks and bleeds and other PDF output settings across documents and projects.
WYSIWYG color output  
WYSIWYG color output
 Get predictable and consistent color output as you use images and other elements in your documents.
Password-protected PDFs  
Password-protected PDFs
 Prevent unauthorized access by setting passwords for PDFs directly while publishing.
All-new PDF Engine  
All-new PDF Engine
 Publish PDFs up to 65% faster with the new PDF engine, invented by Adobe, the makers of PDF.
Out-of-the-box multichannel, multidevice publishing  
Out-of-the-box multichannel, multidevice publishing
Publish as Responsive HTML5, EPUB, Kindle, PDF, CHM, and Adobe Experience Manager Mobile. Create content-centric mobile apps with a single click.
Customize DITA templates for PDF output  
Customize DITA templates for PDF output
 Easily apply DITA templates and access ditafm-output controls from the Publish pod. Store templates as a part of the sts (setting) file for easy import and export.
Greater content accessibility  
Greater content accessibility
 Meet accessibility standards, such as Section 508, to ensure that everyone can access content published as HTML5 and PDF.
Next-generation Responsive HTML5 layouts  
Next-generation Responsive HTML5 layouts
Deliver personalized content experiences with frameless Responsive HTML5 layouts that have best-in-class search and navigation. Show or hide widgets, such as glossary and TOC.
Publish to Adobe Experience Manager  
Publish to Adobe Experience Manager
Easily publish DITA content to Adobe Experience Manager Sites from FrameMaker by using XML Documentation for Adobe Experience Manager.
Search autocomplete  
Search autocomplete
Provide users with automatic suggestions as they type with first-of-its-kind search autocomplete.

 

 

Getting started with XML/DITA has never been easier


Faster XML file handling  
Faster XML file handling
 Quickly open or package DITA maps/files with a new file opening and parsing engine.
Effortless EDD creation  
Effortless EDD creation
 Generate an EDD using the easy-to-use rich HTML user interface, with the ability to specify DITA constraints. Customize the default RNGs for DITA 1.3.
Smoother DITA authoring experience  
Smoother DITA authoring experience
 Now easily author in XML/DITA with a more intuitive workspace. Boost productivity with an enhanced structure view, see breadcrumbs in WYSIWYG view, and insert, paste or delete before or after content in structure view.
DITA OT 3.0 support  
DITA OT 3.0 support
 Leverage out-of-the-box support for DITA OT 3.0 to seamlessly publish content in various formats, including PDF, HTML, Microsoft HTML Help (CHM), and Java Help. Use the free OASIS DITA-OT plug-in to carry out DITAVAL-based filtering while publishing. 
XSLT 3.0 support

XSLT 3.0 support

 Create a variety of transformation scenarios by applying predefined or customized XSLT to XML files, and execute them using a range of JAXP-compliant processors. Define the scope of the transformation—a file, all files in a folder, DITA map, or all children of a book. XSLT 3.0 support is provided via Saxon Enterprise Edition 9.8.3, which is bundled with Adobe FrameMaker (2019 release).
Enhanced Packager  
Enhanced Packager
 Work smarter and faster with the new parsing engine. Share projects easily with colleagues, subject matter experts, and translators. Create a self-contained package of your documents, books, or DITA maps—with all referenced files, images, and configurations included.
Smart Paste
 
Smart Paste
Quickly convert content to a structured format with Smart Paste. Easily bring in a variety of content, including paragraphs, tables, and lists, from multiple sources such as Microsoft Word, Excel and HTML web pages.
Note: This feature is included for DITA, but you can also build it for other XML schemas.
Simplified XML authoring

 

Simplified XML authoring
Empower subject matter experts and casual authors to create valid XML, without worrying about XML complexities. Work faster with a simplified user interface and a form-like easy-to-fill authoring experience. Easily insert objects using the Quick Element toolbar or by importing from other sources such as Word and HTML pages, even for DITA 1.3 documents.
Comprehensive DTD support

 

Comprehensive DTD support
Easily author and validate XML content using standard DTDs, such as DITA and DocBook, as well as custom DTDs. Import or point to the DTD in the XML source and validate that against a DTD.

 

 

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