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Allaire Spectra 1

Allaire Spectra was an early web content management system developed by Allaire Corporation and later marketed by Macromedia as Macromedia Spectra.

Release history[]

  • Version 1.0 - released in 1999. Awarded Best of Show by Internet World Australia.
  • Version 1.0.1 - released in 2000, but initially contained a security vulnerability.[1]
  • Version 1.5 - the last version released by Allaire before their merger into Macromedia in March 2001.[2]
  • Version 1.5.1 - a performance and quality update, the last release to support Macromedia ColdFusion 5.
  • Version 1.5.2 - updated to support Macromedia ColdFusion MX and MX 6.1, released through a community source license.

Open-source release[]

  • Version 1.5.3 was the final release by Macromedia as open-source software in October 2003. Support for existing customers of version 1.5.x continued until December 31, 2003.[3]


  1. Allaire fixes Spectra administrative interface security issue by Jesse Noller, SecuriTeam. 2000-09-01.
  2. Macromedia Completes Merger With Allaire, Macromedia. 2001-03-20. Archived 2001-03-30.
  3. Spectra Open-source Release Announcement by The Macromedia Spectra Team, Macromedia. 2003-10-29. Archived 2004-02-14.

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