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Tools for writing (X)HTML: Editors

(Sources for Images and Graphics Tools can be found below.)

Also note that links on the Web are notoriously ephemeral. If the links below don't work, try a search for the product name (perhaps without the manufacturer) on Google. And if you like, let me know, so I can update the link.

Name Description
Macromedia Dreamweaver (M, W) $400. Probably the most popular editor among Web professionals.
Adobe GoLive (M, W) No longer supported. Formerly GoLive CyberStudio. For a time, was Dreamweaver’s main competition.
NetObjects Fusion (M, W) $150. NetObjects WYSIWYG editor for professional Web masters.
Microsoft FrontPage (M, W) $170. WYSIWYG Editor from Microsoft Corporation. FrontPage Express is also included with Microsoft Office.
Visual Site Designer $49. CoffeeCup. They also have a text editor; see below.
Netscape Composer No longer available. Used to be included with Netscape Communicator
Corel HoTMetaL (M, W) $100, WYSIWYG editor that creates standard, universal (X)HTML and XML. Formerly from Softquad.
BBEdit (M) $120. Excellent HTML editor from Bare Bones Software. The most popular non-WYSIWYG HTML editor.
The HTML Editor (W) $49. CoffeeCup. They also have a WYSIWYG editor; see above.
HotDog Professional (W) No longer available, Sausage Software.
Macromedia Homesite (W) No longer available. Formerly Allaire HomeSite. Popular text-based HTML editor for Windows, once included free with Dreamweaver.
World Wide Web Weaver (M, W) No longer supported, Miracle Software

Images and Graphics

Yahoo List of sites with graphics
Lycos Picture Gallery No longer exists. Was a searchable database of images and sounds
Google Site that searches the Web for images that fit your criteria

Graphics Tools

Adobe Photoshop (M, W) $600. Excellent, all-purpose image editing program. Version 7 includes ImageReady, Adobe’s Web graphics program
Adobe Photoshop Elements (Mac, Windows) $100. A remarkably robust, consumer-end version of the excellent Adobe Photoshop
Macromedia Fireworks $300. A specialized graphics program for creating Web images
Macromedia Flash $500. Designed for creating Web animations.
Paint Shop Pro (W) $100. Jasc Software. Powerful image editing program for Windows. Commercial and shareware versions available. Supports JPEG, PNG, GIF.
GraphicConverter (M) $35. Thorsten Lemke’s image editor for Macintosh. Reads and writes an incredible array of graphics formats, including Progressive JPEG, GIF89a (Animated), etc.
LView Pro (W) $40. Popular shareware graphics program.