Software : Adobe : FrameMaker

Adobe FrameMaker

(as of 3/2/2015)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Publish content to several popular formats, such as EPUB3, MOBI, and HTML5
  • Manage content through integrate content management systems and Dropbox
  • Create, import, or edit MathML equations
  • Custom the user interface to reflect how you work

Adobe FrameMaker is an application used to author, enrich, manage, and publish technical documentation. It assists you in creating structured and unstructured documents.

The program enables you to manage content through integration with content management systems and Dropbox. The application comes with prebuilt tools and templates for quicker and more convenient authoring. You can publish content to a variety of channels and formats, such as EPUB3, MOBI, CHM, WebHelp, and HTML5.

The program enables you to create, import, or edit MathML equations, customize the user interface to reflect how you work, and use visual checkmarks for applying conditions or verifying which ones have been applied. The program also provides a customizable toolbar that allows you to click on icons to insert content into different elements without tag names.

FrameMaker is a well-liked program among professional technical writers for industries such as aerospace and pharmaceuticals. It offers some helpful features and can publish to some popular formats. If you are a technical writer, use Windows, and can afford the cost, Adobe FrameMaker will prove useful to you.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.FM – FrameMaker Document

Other file extensions used by Adobe FrameMaker 12

Supported File Types
.BOOKFrameMaker Book File
.DITADITA Document
.DITAVALDITA Conditions File
.FRMForm File
.MIFFrameMaker Interchange Format File
.MMLFrameMaker Maker Markup Language File
.SGMLStandard Generalized Markup Language File
Additional Related File Formats
.BKFrameMaker Book File

Updated: March 2, 2015