What’s New in FrameMaker 9

January 23, 2009

If you’re looking for specifics on the new features, Adobe provides a detailed description in the FrameMaker 9 Reviewer’s Guide.

Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2

January 23, 2009

Adobe launched Technical Communication Suite Version 2, with Photoshop CS4 and Presenter 7 along with updated versions of the apps in the previous version.

FrameMaker 8.0.3 Patch Available

May 13, 2008

The FrameMaker 8.0.3 patch release addresses a long list of bugs and workflow issues, including the proper resolution of DITA content references.

FrameMaker 8.0.2 Update Available

February 6, 2008

Mahesh Gupta, Adobe’s FrameMaker Product Manager announced the availability of the Version 8.0.2 update in a post on the Technical Communication blog.

DITA-FMx Plug-in for FrameMaker

August 21, 2007

DITA-FMx is a new Adobe FrameMaker plugin from Leximation and Silicon Publishing that extends DITA support and fixes bugs in the Application Pack for DITA.

Sarah O’Keefe on FrameMaker 8

August 10, 2007

Sarah O’Keefe of Scriptorium Publishing has published her first impressions of FrameMaker 8, including a charming take on the significance of the new icon.

FrameMaker 8: No DITA-OT Support

August 1, 2007

The DITA application pack previously available from Adobe Labs for FrameMaker 7.2 has been rolled in to FrameMaker 8, but drops support for DITA Open Toolkit.

FrameMaker 8 Sports Tabbed UI

July 31, 2007

Installation Surprise #2: Another thing about FrameMaker 8 that Adobe hasn’t mentioned is immediately apparent after installation — tabs and a colored toolbar.

FrameMaker 8 Requires Activation

July 31, 2007

Installation Surprise #1: One of the new FrameMaker 8 “features” Adobe carefully neglects to mention is that the application now requires activation .

FrameMaker 8 Prerelease Closed

July 11, 2007

Adobe is no longer accepting new participants for the Prerelease Testing Program, so FrameMaker 8 should be coming soon.

FrameMaker 8 Prerelease Beta 2

June 13, 2007

Writing in the Adobe Technical Communication blog, FrameMaker Product Manager Aseem Dokania announced that Adobe is looking for FrameMaker 8 beta testers.