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""Screenshot of EZGenerator v.4
Screenshot of EZGenerator v.4
"Developer(s) "Image-Line
"Stable release / 06 July, 2017
"Operating system "Windows "NT / "98 / "2000 / "Me / "XP / "Win2K3 / "Vista / "7 / "8 / "8.1
"Type "Web Design Program
"License "Proprietary
Website www.EZGenerator.com

EZGenerator is a "web design program created by "Image-Line. The program is intended to be accessible to users with no experience in code such as "HTML or "CSS, and displays results in a "WYSIWYG manner. EZGenerator is available for "Windows "operating systems.[1][2] As of February 21, 2017, EZGenerator is no longer being developed, nor is it available to download unless done by an existing customer through their personal licenses page.[3]



EZGenerator was initially developed for "Image-Line software in order for the company to maintain and set-up their own websites, such as the website for "FL Studio and SampleFusion.com. The company eventually commercialized the program.[4] Upon its release, EZGenerator was awarded 5/5 stars at "Tucows["citation needed] As of June 2011, it was ranked #12 for web site tool downloads on "CNET.[5]

There have been four major version updates as of 2017.[5][6] There was a one-time purchase to use the program, with no monthly fees.[1][2] There was a yearly maintenance fee in order to continue downloading templates, etc.[7] The free trial version[2] contained an extra footer and a "watermark on output.[5]

Development was officially cancelled on February 21, 2017.[3]

System requirements[edit]

EZGenerator works on "Windows "NT / "98 / "2000 / "Me / "XP / "Win2K3 / "Vista / "7 / "8 / "8.1.[5][8] As of January 2011, it requires "Pentium II or higher, and "Internet Explorer v5.0 or higher. It also requires a "screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels or higher, and a screen color mode of "16 bit (65536 colors) or higher.[8]

Product overview[edit]

The program operates on the principle of "WYSIWYG, (What You See Is What You Get),[1][9] and allows for the creation of multiple websites by users with no technical skills or knowledge of "HTML.[1][2][10]


EZGenerator uses "FTP settings for publishing to the internet and uploading changes,[11] meaning the websites can be hosted on any "server or hosting company.[2][8] There is a login feature that allows users to edit web-editable pages created from the program from any "PC.[9] Using FTP, the program also determines which files need to be uploaded for an update.[1] The program has a test server so websites can be viewed before they are launched on their actual hosting accounts.[9] EZGenerator is built in with tools to make it "search engine friendly, with automatic meta descriptions, <"H1>, and alt image tags, and file names for "SEO.[9]


The program includes a "Wizard[8] that allows users to pick a project type and complete a working website in 15 minutes or less.[8][11] EZGenerator includes over 3,000 free web templates,[11] and each one is customizable.[12] Pages can also be built from scratch.[2][13]

EZGenerator works with "Google features such as "Adwords, "Google Checkout, "Google Analytics, and "Google Maps.[2][11] It has an "e-commerce model that allows for products and services to be listed in a catalog,[2] and allows for accepting "credit cards and "Paypal payments via the site.[8] Other features include a built in search function and hit counter,[1] "PHP contact pages with "capchas,[9][12] and "RSS publisher, a calendar, and a guestbook, newsletter management, and interactive Flash polls for surveys.[2] The websites can also be made into "blogs and photo-blogs.[2] The program generates its own "XML "sitemap for the websites.[9]


Images are automatically scaled to be a web suitable format,[2] and the program as built-in "image editors to allow for cropping, text additions, manipulation of image properties, and effects.[1][9] Images can be displayed in "slideshows, image pop-ups, or thumbnail modes.[2][8]

The program has a built-in "podcasting[2] and video-casting module. "Flash media-players can display "mp3s and video, and stream them directly from "YouTube or "Google Video.[11]


Image-line has an online support forum where employees post answers to questions within 24 hours.[9]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Sanchez, Nelson. "Review: Version 3.0 Information". Software Informer. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Home Page". EZGenerator. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Renew EZGenerator - Image-Line". forum.image-line.com. Retrieved 2017-03-30. 
  4. ^ "History". EZGenerator. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  5. ^ a b c d "EZGenerator Specs". CNET. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  6. ^ "EZGenerator Version History". Forte Downloads. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  7. ^ "Home Page". e-OfficeDirect. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g "EZGenerator Web Site Builder description". "PC World. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h Contrata, Rick (October 2007). "Review". Devnic. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  10. ^ "A five-minute website (no experience needed): EZGenerator". PC Plus Magazine. September 2007. 
  11. ^ a b c d e "Review of EZGenerator". "Tucows. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  12. ^ a b Baillie, Simon. "EZGenerator 2". ShareWareJunkies. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  13. ^ "EZGenerator Review". February 1, 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 

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