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Compare Adobe Dreamweaver and Bluefish

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side-by-side comparison of Adobe Dreamweaver vs. Bluefish
based on preference data from user reviews. Adobe Dreamweaver rates 4.1/5 stars with 2,668 reviews. By contrast, Bluefish rates 4.1/5 stars with 44 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
(2,668)
4.1 out of 5
Adobe Dreamweaver
Bluefish
Bluefish
(44)
4.1 out of 5
Bluefish
Star Rating
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
Bluefish
Bluefish
Market Segments
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
Small-Business (55.9% of reviews)
Bluefish
Bluefish
Small-Business (63.4% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
No pricing information available
Bluefish
Bluefish
No pricing information available

Adobe Dreamweaver vs Bluefish

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Bluefish easier to use. However, Adobe Dreamweaver is easier to set up and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Adobe Dreamweaver overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Adobe Dreamweaver meets the needs of their business better than Bluefish.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Bluefish is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Bluefish over Adobe Dreamweaver.
Categories
Shared Categories
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
Bluefish
Bluefish
Adobe Dreamweaver and Bluefish are categorized as Web Design
Unique Categories
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver has no unique categories
Bluefish
Bluefish is categorized as Text Editor
Pricing
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Bluefish
Bluefish Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
8.6
Responses: 2457
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.1
Responses: 39
Ease of Use
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
7.6
Responses: 2462
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.5
Responses: 39
Ease of Setup
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
8.2
Responses: 546
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.1
Responses: 7
Ease of Admin
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
8.2
Responses: 522
Bluefish
Bluefish
7.8
Responses: 6
Quality of Support
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
8.0
Responses: 1884
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.2
Responses: 39
Ease of Doing Business With
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
8.3
Responses: 475
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.1
Responses: 8
Product Direction (% positive)
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
6.9
Responses: 2439
Bluefish
Bluefish
8.5
Responses: 40
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Adobe Dreamweaver and Bluefish were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
55.9%
Bluefish
Bluefish
63.4%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
26.8%
Bluefish
Bluefish
29.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver
17.3%
Bluefish
Bluefish
7.3%
Reviewers' Industry
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver Industry
Marketing and Advertising
10.5%
Design
9.5%
Graphic Design
7.1%
Information Technology and Services
6.1%
Higher Education
6.1%
Other
60.7%
Bluefish
Bluefish Industry
Design
24.4%
Information Technology and Services
9.8%
Computer Software
9.8%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
4.9%
Program Development
4.9%
Other
46.3%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Adobe Dreamweaver
Jon J.
User in Computer Software

Adobe makes great products plain and simply. I have to give them credit for making a good quality tool. While using dreamweaver to create websites is no longer my preference, it's still got everything you need. Some people love it, some don't. I just prefer...

Bluefish
Victoria S.
User in Non-Profit Organization Management

I like that as a business we work with a designer to create custom websites and html that cater to our individual needs and style.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Adobe Dreamweaver
Paol S.
User in Nanotechnology

It's UI is bloated with very edge-case actions / options. High level most-common User flows are not streamlined. This makes it very difficult for anyone new to the program, and especially anyone new to HTML / CSS / JS coding. As an IDE it's not as...

Bluefish
Benjamin B.
User in Information Technology and Services

There aren't enough features. The dealbreaker for me was the ability to sync local files to my server.

Discussions
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver Discussions
What's the best way to create a web page in Adobe Dreamweaver?
1 comment
G2
Do you have a general idea on the website design? Do you know which technology you would like to use Will you be using templates? There is so much to...Read more
Muy anticuado y se enfoca demasiado en la vista de diseño difícil de utilizar
1 comment
jannys v.
JV
What exactly would make this better/easier for you to use? I think providing them detail on what you need to see will help them to create a better user...Read more
Can I use Dreamweaver for web application in ASP.NET?
1 comment
Rohit Raj S.
RS
Yes. You'll need to define a server and then in the Site Setup dialog's Advanced tab's Server Model dropdown choose either "ASP.NET C#" or "ASP.NET VB"...Read more
Bluefish
Bluefish Discussions
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Bluefish has no discussions with answers
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Adobe Dreamweaver
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