Blocs
Blocs
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4.0

Blocs free download for Mac

Blocs for Mac

10 February 2021

Visual web-design tool.

What is Blocs for Mac

Blocs for Mac is a fast, easy-to-use, powerful visual web-design tool that lets you create beautiful, modern websites without the need to write code. Cleverly designed to accommodate complete beginners or those familiar with web design. You will love building with Blocs.

Features
  • Designed For Simplicity - Building with Blocs is simple and fun. A clean, intuitive interface makes creating sites unbelievably quick. Simply click, select, edit and enjoy stacking blocks to build your website. Its ease of use will make you feel right at home.
  • Powerful Styling features - Behind the simplified interface of Blocs lie some of its more advanced editing features. When you are ready to get more creative with your designs, Blocs will grow with you. You set the pace.
  • Create CMS-Driven Websites - Blocs has integrated support for a range of premium (paid) and open source (free) third-party content management systems. It's now possible to easily create powerful, dynamic websites, that can be updated and contributed to, right from your web browser.
  • Time-Saving features - Paint mode, global swatches, auto text colouring and one click animations are just a few of the playful, time saving features in Blocs. You’ll be amazed how quickly you can create a website.
  • No subscription, unlimited web sites

What's new in Blocs

Version 4.1.0:
New & Improved:
  • Add Ecommerce interactions (Stripe, Ecwid, Gumroad, Paddle, Snipcart).
  • Added ability to rename layers in layer tree.
  • Added ability to remove all unused assets.
  • Added email link (mailto:) interaction.
  • Added new function that auto generates required Wordpress theme pages when a new project is started with Wordpress cms selected.
  • Added font display option to Class Editor.
  • Added background-attachment option to class editor - This can be applied to create the classic (Blocs v3) parallax effect.
  • Added background-blend-mode option to Class Editor.
  • Added background-origin option to Class Editor.
  • Added rename asset support for MP3, MP4, PDF and ZIP embedded project files.
  • Added support to auto flip top shape divider when adding for the first time.
  • Added additional safety measure to prevent exporting over the currently open project file.
  • Added various in-app help link buttons.
  • Updated Bootstrap framework to version 4.6.
  • Updated Font Awesome icon set to 5.15.1.
  • Added logging for custom Bric updates.
  • Added Dark Site Mode - Canvas Controls.
  • Added support to distribute Bric updates as zip files.
  • Improved UX on Social Cards and Canonical Links when no site address is provided in project settings.
  • Assigned keyboard shortcuts to open SEO helper and Wordpress Custom Data Manager.
Fixes:
  • Fixed issue that prevented selecting the first Bloc on the layer tree.
  • Fixed issue that caused M1 Macs to crash when adding a custom Bric when a column or row is selected.
  • Fixed interface cropping on shadow and filter tables in the Class Editor.
  • Fixed issue that prevented adding returns correctly at the end of a line.
  • Fixed issue that caused custom Bric slider controls to be cropped on MacOS Big Sur.
  • Fixed issue that left create new page button active when no name is applied to page.
  • Fixed issue that caused M1 Macs to crash when using escape key to close Bric Bar under specific conditions.
  • Fixed issue that prevented Blocs activating the last selected asset group if it was renamed before save.
  • Fixed issue that caused Asset Manager to show wrong selected group when adding a new group via the add asset to group sheet.
  • Fixed issue that caused Blocs to offer to delete an asset group after it has been edited but still has the same name.
  • Fixed keyboard shortcut window close button positioning.
  • Fixed issue that caused undo state not to be logged when setting a text data feed to a Wordpress value.
  • Fixed issue that could cause Bloc Bar to show no Blocs when All category is selected.
  • Fixed issue that caused selections not to work correctly when selecting items in Blocs groups when solo mode is enabled.
  • Fixed issue that prevented adding an ID if the ID is used in the global area but the global area is turned off.
  • Fixed issue that left close button on screen for a split second after special navigation menu is closed.
  • Fixed issue that caused button to loose selection when applying a dropdown interaction.
  • Fixed issue that prevented text styling options showing when making a text selection with shift and arrow keys.
  • Fixed issue that caused unwanted form file when multiple forms exists in a project but some are not self hosted.
  • Fixed issue that could cause Breakpoint controls to remain on screen when mouse has left the breakpoint button.
  • Fixed issue that caused unnecessary duplicate page and project attachments when exporting and previewing.
  • Fixed issue that prevented php files added to page attachments from custom Brics from being included in the project export.
  • Fixed issue that caused M1 Macs to crash when adding first Bloc to project if the Bloc is a Bloc group.
  • Fixed issue that caused generating package to crash M1 Macs.
  • Fixed issue with Class Editor done button remaining hidden.
  • Fixed issue that caused Blocs to crash on M1 Macs when leaving class name field empty and closing the Class Editor with the close button.
  • Fixed issue that caused code editor keyboard short cut to not work.
  • Fixed various issues that caused popovers to remain open when not required.
  • Fixed issue that caused Class Manager table buttons to not correctly resize and fill space when window is wide.
  • Fixed issue that left non-breaking spaces in content when clear text formatting is used.
  • Fixed issue that caused non-breaking spaces to be inserted into text Brics when wrapping text in links and span tags.
  • Fixed issue that caused Blocs to crash on M1 Macs when right clicking buttons with no style setting.
  • Fixed issue that added a dot to classes that start with standard html tag names but have a secondary selector afterwards.
  • Fixed issue that caused social card images to be indexed in sitemap when social cards are disabled.
  • Fixed issue that prevented pseudo classes not being listed when saving Blocs and page templates.
  • Fixed issue that prevented pseudo classes not being listed when saving Blocs and page templates.
  • Fixed issue that caused the Class Editor to forget the recently edited class name when changing state dropdown.
  • Fixed issue that prevented some core Brics being found for in the search by their names.
  • Fixed issue that prevented CSS filter table from filling available space in Class Editor window.
  • Fixed issue that caused layer tree eye icon to be clipped when scrollbars are force at OS level.
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Greedyfranky
Greedyfranky
Sep 21 2020
3.5.4
5.0
Sep 21 2020
5.0
Version: 3.5.4
Great support and community makes this an essential tool for creating awesome looking websites. That said, it can sometimes be frustrating getting positions right. But ones you master this, it is just fantastic.
anonymous-raven-5335
anonymous-raven-5335
Jul 30 2020
3.5.1
5.0
Jul 30 2020
5.0
Version: 3.5.1
While it is true that Blocs has lots of ready made blocs and brics to work with, you don't have to. You actually have a lot of freedom in designing your website with blocs. Yes, you need to work within the boundaries of the Bootstrap 4 framework, but that's not generally a bad thing. And Blocs 4 will most likely add support for CSS grid and a lot of improvements for developers as well as designers. And true, while you can simply use the premade blocs to quickly assemble a website, it's not the way to go if you want your website to look different from what most Bootstrap built webpages look. Put a little effort into learning the ins and outs of Blocs and you'll be able to achieve very good looking websites. Learn some basic HTML and CSS to be able to apply custom CSS classes or edit those that come with Bootstrap, and you're golden to craft really good looking websites. Blocs is for beginners and pro web developers / designers alike that prefer a more visual approach to designing a website while still being able to customise the look and feel of the website by using custom CSS or inject custom JS and PHP. Combine Blocs with the VOLT CMS and Blogging solution, and you won't need much more. Anyone else saying blocs sucks because you can just use ready made blocs hasn't seriously tried the app. Just saying...
red-fox7
red-fox7
May 15 2020
3.4.10
5.0
May 15 2020
5.0
Version: 3.4.10
It might not be just as easy to use as Wix & co, but it's definitely still very easy! It requires no coding at all, and just gives you almost every freedom to design what you would like to, all while "guiding" you to a nice, fully & automatic responsive design. It's great in helping you to avoid those mistakes that make websites look unprofessional or outdated.
Another MAJOR advantage: You download & pay the software once, and you are free to use it for as many websites as you'd like to, no monthly fee, free forever. Almost no other modern website builder can compete with this offer, I've searched a lot before I found Blocs...
edwardkruze
edwardkruze
Feb 11 2020
3.4.3
1.0
Feb 11 2020
1.0
Version: 3.4.3
Blocs is not intuitive, its not "easy to use" its very limiting and very time consuming. I highly recommend putting the time to learning a software like dreamweaver and learning some code before diving into a front end like this that still needs A LOT of work. It looks nice, but working with it feels like trying to play golf with a bowling ball.
mwelz75
mwelz75
Mar 30 2019
3.2.1
2.0
Mar 30 2019
2.0
Version: 3.2.1
You only can use ready made blocks, cannot change it. Incompatible between versions.
Harry Flashman
Harry Flashman
Dec 10 2018
3.0.6
5.0
Dec 10 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.6
If you have Blocs 2 or use some other app like Rapidweaver do yourself a favour and buy Blocs 3. This is a huge upgrade with regular updates and lots more development in the pipeline.

It offers amazing control with the new column adjustments that allow you to resize visually in a couple seconds at four different breakpoints. Then you can create freehand margin adjustments that automatically set custom classes; again individually configurable at each breakpoint in real time.

Two columns with unequal quantities of content? Just click the full column height alignment to make them equal and while you are there why not create a graduated background on uniquely shaped button to stand out from the crowd.

It includes the ability to create complex forms, plus a wide range of built in design configurations and practically anything you can think of yourself, leveraging the power of Bootstrap 4. It does all of this and much more straight out of the box without having to spend another cent on endless $$ plugins.

Are there things I would change or improve? Yes without a doubt, but with Blocs 3 you get the sense they are all coming pretty soon.
Harry Flashman
Harry Flashman
Nov 24 2018
2.6.5
5.0
Nov 24 2018
5.0
Version: 2.6.5
This is actually out of date at Macupdate, since Blocs has now progressed to version 3 and it's a huge update with great improvements. It's strange, but if you search on this site for Blocs you find nothing and have to add the version number before a suggestion appears.
Gprovan
Gprovan
Jun 5 2018
2.6.0
3.0
Jun 5 2018
3.0
Version: 2.6.0
I've been searching for a web builder to replace Adobe Muse now that they've stopped developing it and came across Blocs.

After trying out the week long demo (which really wasn't long enough to get used to the software) I've come to some conclusions:
As one of the reviewers below has mentioned, it's not really intuitive; there are many, many frustrating moments trying to move blocs to where you want them to be to no avail. You seem to have to create custom classes (like stylesheets) to get anything anywhere close. Surely having all these options readily available in the one panel should be better?

Adding images looks promising, giving an asset library to add to. However, if you're image is bigger than 3MB, it won't add it in. It just tells you that it's too big! Could Blocs not resize to suit like most other applications seem to be able to do?

There's possibly an ability to add webfonts or your own fonts, but I couldn't work this out.

One of the main things that appealed to me was the ability to use a CMS. My clients constantly ask me if they can be given the ability to add and change photos, update news, etc. However, this is not as easy or as user friendly as you would expect. I tried installing October CMS, a freemium CMS. I installed on the server and eventually got it set up. Once I logged in to the 'backend' I quickly realised this was no good! I was faced with an unusual, albeit friendly looking code window. You seem to have to enter the text in what looks like an HTML editor along with links and the relevant code for your images. Surely this isn't what the client wants? I realise October CMS is not developed by Blocs so not really their fault, but I am surprised and disappointed in this integration.

The lack of an FTP upload is strangely lacking. It surely shouldn't be difficult to add this feature to prevent the complete export and upload of the site each time a change is made.

Among the several quirks I found was the strange resizing of images among the responsive layout. There were sometimes gaps at the bottom of images and then they'd disappear.

Anyway, this is just my short experience of Blocs.
I like the drag and drop nature of the application and feel Blocs has a lot of potential. It just has a fair bit to go before I would feel comfortable using it for a client's site - the moment they came back to me and said "could you move that there, or could you add this...", I'd balk.
pcampbell2010
pcampbell2010
Mar 24 2017
2.3.1
4.0
Mar 24 2017
4.0
Version: 2.3.1
This app is close to being perfect BUT the editor is just so WEIRD! The developer obviously spends a lot of time adding good features, but the editor is not intuitive at all. The majority of new users will have a hard time learning the basic editing features.
cedric-3
cedric-3
Feb 10 2017
2.3.0
5.0
Feb 10 2017
5.0
Version: 2.3.0
Amazing what this software can do, its super easy to make your own, responsive, website. The possibilities are endless! Blocs staff listens super good to the feedback and requests and always gets updated to make it even better! 10/10 worth every penny.
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