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AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

What Is AWS CloudFormation Designer?

AWS CloudFormation Designer (Designer) is a graphic tool for creating, viewing, and modifying AWS CloudFormation templates. With Designer, you can diagram your template resources using a drag-and-drop interface, and then edit their details using the integrated JSON text editor. Whether you are a new or an experienced AWS CloudFormation user, AWS CloudFormation Designer can help you quickly see the interrelationship between a template's resources and easily modify templates.

Designer is part of the AWS CloudFormation console. To use it, open Designer at https://console.aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/designer and sign in with your AWS credentials.

Important

AWS CloudFormation Designer supports only JSON-formatted templates. Don't use YAML-formatted templates.