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Significantly boost performance with the 64-bit architecture. Effortlessly work on large, complex XML and non-XML content with better memory management and a larger memory space.
Save time with performance enhancements that make opening and publishing files to PDF or Responsive HTML5 a whole lot faster.
Unlock new capabilities with updated Adobe and various open source libraries, which offer more stability and patch vulnerabilities.
Work in HD with support for up to 4K displays as the UI automatically scales to the system resolution.
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New Use the LwDITA standard (Beta) for authoring and publishing content. Simply set the LwDITA authoring mode in the application mappings UI to start authoring Lw-Topic or Lw-Map. Configure templates for LwDITA separately when generating PDF output.
New Display accented or unaccented smart quotes that match the language you are authoring in by selecting from a predefined list in Preferences.
New Now a DITA map opens simultaneously in the resource manager (tree view) and as a document, making it easier to edit metadata and work with a DITA map.
eamlessly collaborate with subject matter experts using the Adobe Acrobat desktop and online services*. Simply generate a Review PDF within FrameMaker and host it on Document Cloud. Once feedback has been collected, import it into the FrameMaker source document and view it in the Review pod.
Easily apply DITA templates and access ditafm-output controls from the Publish pod. Store templates as a part of the settings file for easy import and export.
Seamlessly connect FrameMaker with Adobe Experience Manager. Search the Experience Manager repository and set up file check-in and checkout preferences from within FrameMaker. Use advanced controls for multi file check-in, checkout and cancel checkout. Performance enhancements speed up file browsing.
Tap into the robust Adobe Technical Communication partner network to get customised plug-ins or solutions. Now easily accessible via the Help menu.
Seamlessly insert YouTube videos into unstructured, DITA and LwDITA documents. You can view them when content is published as PDF and HTML5.
Enrich your content by inserting audio and video files with support for DITA 1.3 <object> and LwDITA <audio> or <video> elements, which are then rendered while publishing to PDF and HTML.
Use the new Navigation view for classic (non-XML) documents to navigate through unstructured content with ease.
New Work more efficiently with the updated WYSIWYG view that merges Simplified view capabilities. For DITA content, easily work through the topic by using shortcuts such as Tab, Shift+Tab, Ctrl+B, Ctrl+I, Ctrl+U and more.
Enhanced Work more intuitively with a powerful XML/DITA workspace. Take advantage of an enhanced structure view; breadcrumbs in WYSIWYG view; and the ability to insert, paste or delete before or after content in structure view.
Enhanced Quickly apply new or existing CSS3 formatting rules on your structured content by seamlessly importing it into an Element Definition Document (EDD) or template.
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.
Enhanced Make referencing easier by keeping footnotes on the same page as content and split it across columns, if needed.
Enhanced Get out-of-the-box support for Duden, a trusted German dictionary, for more accurate spelling and hyphenation.
Get out-of-the-box support for Duden, a trusted German dictionary, for more accurate spelling and hyphenation.
Easily switch between WYSIWYG and XML view faster than ever before.
Map styles or create new ones automatically while importing Word documents (including Word 2016 and RTF 1.9) into FrameMaker. Configure and re-use settings across multiple Word documents.
Split imported Word or existing FrameMaker documents into smaller chapters using marker or paragraph styles. A powerful preview allows you to see the new book and chapter structure that will be generated.
Smoothly import a Word document and convert it into a DITA map.
Easily import and convert Markdown files to a DITA-based document.
Generate out-of-the-box PDF/A1, PDF/A2, PDF/A3, PDF/X1, PDF/X2, PDF/X3 and PDF/X4 fully compliant PDFs. The selected preset while publishing will automatically manage the final PDF output settings, including image compression and other options.
Enhance the end-user experience with the ability to embed reference PDF documents in the published PDF output with a single click in FrameMaker.
Publish well-tagged Section 508 compliant PDFs that conform to PDF 2.0 standards for unmatched content accessibility. The same PDF will correctly render in the mobile version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Efficiently re-use existing content from within a document or across multiple documents. FrameMaker provides several different single-sourcing techniques such as conditional text, text insets, content references and variables.
Re-using content is now easier with support for conrefed content (text/images). Other enhancements include the ability to choose the default keyspace for loading keys (for opened DITA map), setting a specific map for all keys loading while opening DITA documents and more.
Reach global audiences by leveraging the all-new translation support to export XLIFF files for your content. Simply import the translated content back into FrameMaker.
Make the translation of content vendor and tool agnostic with the new Export-Import XLIFF engine in FrameMaker. Generate pre-segmented XLIFF 1.2 output that can be understood by any translation vendor with ease.
Leverage enhancements in the powerful DITA engine as well as DITA template customisations to publish a WYSIWYG PDF for your DITA content (DITA map/bookmap). Make changes and apply DITA templates while importing or exporting a PDF by storing them as a part of the settings file itself.
Publish as Responsive HTML5, EPUB, Kindle, PDF and CHM. Create content-centric mobile apps with a single click.
Leverage the new cutting-edge HTML engine, rewritten from the ground up, to generate Responsive HTML5 output smoothly and swiftly. Capture more styling information with CSS3 enhancements like auto-numbering, pseudo-class generation and more.
Deliver personalised content experiences with Responsive HTML5 layouts that have best-in-class search and navigation. Show or hide widgets, such as glossary and TOC.