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Maqetta Logo.png
Maqetta designer preview 1 WYSIWYG and source.png
Original author(s)IBM
Final release
10.0.2 / July 4, 2013; 7 years ago (2013-07-04)[1]
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inJavaScript, HTML, Java
Platformany HTML5-enabled web browser
Size113 MiB uncompressed (97 MiB .ZIP download)
Available inEnglish
TypeHTML editor, Software as a service
LicenseModified BSD or AFL[2]

Maqetta is a free and open-source, web-based WYSIWYG HTML editor designed to edit HTML5 documents and web applications. Its name is derived from the Spanish word maqueta, that means “mock-up”.[3] The Maqetta application itself is authored in HTML, and therefore runs in the browser, without requiring additional plugins or downloads.

As of May 2013, active development of Maqetta has stopped.[4]

Maqetta was developed by IBM and later donated to the Dojo Foundation as an open-source project[3] under the terms of either the modified (revised) BSD license or the Academic Free License (= 2.1).

The editor was developed in response to a perceived need for open-source HTML5 programming tools equivalent in capability to those available for Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight.[5][6]

The downloadable server component can run on a remote server or on the same computer as the client software (the web browser).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Releases". Github. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  2. ^ "LICENSE". Github. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Maqetta FAQ". Archived from the original on 16 April 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Maqetta Project Status". Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  5. ^ "IBM Launches Maqetta HTML5 Tool as Open-Source Answer to Flash, Silverlight". eWeek. 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
  6. ^ "HTML5 editor Maqetta to power competition with Flash and Silverlight". Heise Online. 2011-04-14. Archived from the original on 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-04-15.

External links[edit]

Media related to Maqetta at Wikimedia Commons