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CDC Desktop Connection

We have ended support for the CDC (Crownpeak Desktop Connection).  If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Manager.

The latest standalone version of CrownPeak Desktop Connection (CDC) adds support for our C# API. Users of Visual Studio 2015, 2017, and 2019 will have access to API documentation through IntelliSense.


The Standalone Desktop Connection includes IntelliSense integration with Visual Studio 2015, 2017, or 2019 and Visual Web Developer Express 2010. And it is still compatible with any text editor you choose.

  • Allows developer to use the editor of their choice including Visual Studio 2015/2017/2019, Dreamweaver, and Notepad++
  • Allows direct access to the CMS platform for tracing code, setting breakpoints, and watching variables directly in Visual Studio
  • Includes Bulk File/Large File upload capabilities
  • Allows editing of templates outside the CMS using other editing tools
  • Allows quick access to multiple CMS instances

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