Adobe GoLive 4.0

On May 17, 1999, Adobe Systems released the Adobe GoLive 4.0 WYSIWYG HTML editor, which was designed to allow users to create and manage websites using a visual interface, as well as providing advanced features for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other web technologies.

In early 1999, Adobe purchased GoLive CyberStudio and other groundbreaking web publishing technologies from GoLive Systems, Inc. and renamed GoLive CyberStudio Adobe GoLive. For web developers, Adobe GoLive 4.0 provided a seamless, integrated environment and tools such as a QuickTime movie editorWYSIWYG Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), web database and a layout view with a grid for pixel-level control. It also included support for Extensible Markup Language (XML) and Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP).

Adobe GoLive 4.0

View Source


Color Palette

New Site



Web Database

Image Inspector


Release Date

  • May 17, 1999

System Requirements


  • Intel® Pentium® 200 MHz (or faster) or compatible processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 98 or Windows NT® 4.0 (or later) with Service Pack 3
  • 32 MB of available RAM for Windows 98
  • 64 MB of available RAM for Windows NT 4.0
  • 50 MB of available hard-disk space
  • CD-ROM drive


  • Power Macintosh or compatible computer
  • Apple System Software version 8.0 or later
  • 24 MB of available RAM (32 MB recommended)
  • 30 MB of available hard-disk space (45 MB recommended)
  • CD-ROM drive


  • $299, upgrade $99