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BlueGriffon is a WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it can edit Web pages in conformance to Web Standards.
BlueGriffon complies with the W3C's web standards. It can create and edit pages in accordance to HTML 4, XHTML 1.1, HTML 5 and XHTML 5. It supports CSS 2.1 and all parts of CSS 3 already implemented by Gecko. BlueGriffon also includes SVG-edit, an XUL-based editor for SVG that is originally distributed as an add-on to Firefox and was adapted to BlueGriffon.
One time purchase (perpetual license) ranging between $85 and $220
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I prefer to have split view when working with code but BlueGriffon does not seem to have this. This is deeply disappointing because I find it extremely irritating to switch between views, it disrupts...See why people do not like BlueGriffon 😡 Post your review
I prefer to have split view when working with code but BlueGriffon does not seem to have this. This is deeply disappointing because I find it extremely irritating to switch between views, it disrupts workflow for me. Apparently, it used to be available as a plugin you had to buy called ActiveView but that no longer exists and it looks like all previous plugins don't work for this recent version (2.1.1) according to their site. So, I'm a bit iffy about this program especially when you also have to buy the user manual, plugins I understand, but not the very thing that helps you use it.
[Edited by viktor_is_hot, January 26]
Version 2.0 was released on June the 1st. And V 2.1 is in the works.
interface = bad.
performance = bad (it lags even using a intel i7)
features = most are available if you purchase the corresponding add-ons.
stability = i am trying the latest version, i added a "style" tag and it deleted it. why?, who knows.
They is so much wrong with this software i don't know where to begin simply finding simple features is impossible.
This is the must useless comment I ever read on the Web.
How shall that help others to find their favorite App?
I have tested most of the other HTML WYSIWYG apps. I prefer BlueGriffon. It doesn't add unnecessary code to your HTML. The HTML generated can be verified by validator.w3.org. I mostly write HTML with a text editor, but when I want WYSIWYG this is the one I use.