FrameMaker Features
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.
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.
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.
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, customisations and more.
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 dialogues for plug-ins

Interactive HTML5 dialogues for plug-ins
Make the customer experience richer by using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript to make interactive plug-in dialogue boxes.
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).
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.
Password-protected PDFs  
Password-protected PDFs
Prevent unauthorised access by setting passwords for PDFs directly while publishing.
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. Customise the default RNGs for DITA 1.3.
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 customised 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 features


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.
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.
Support for coloured icons  
Support for coloured icons
It’s your workspace, your way. Choose between a brighter and more colourful UI or a monochrome experience.
Slick and powerful starter screen  
Slick and powerful Welcome Screen
Save time by directly accessing templates and projects that have been marked as favourite from your Welcome Screen.
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 dialogue  
New Windows based File Open dialogue
Access files more easily with the modern, Windows based File Open dialogue. Users have the option of switching back to the older dialogue box at any time.
Faster and lighter set up

Faster and lighter set up

Save a significant amount of time and disk space with the new streamlined installer.

WYSIWYG colour output  
WYSIWYG colour output
Get predictable and consistent colour output as you use images and other elements in your documents.
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.
Customise DITA templates for PDF output  
Customise 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.
Faster XML file handling  
Faster XML file handling
Quickly open or package DITA maps/files with a new file opening and parsing engine.
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.
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.
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