Download Development Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Instagram

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Popular photo-based social network

    7
    483 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Share to various social networks, Impressive photo editor, Tag friends in images, Geotagging support, Capture and share video
    • CONS: Requires sign-up
  • Notepad++

    6.8.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete source code editor and Notepad replacement

    7
    573 votes
    • PROS: Functional, Feature rich, Tabbing
    • CONS: Not very attractive!
  • Sublime Text

    Build 2181 2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Minimalist editor for hardcore programming

    6
    56 votes
    • PROS: Minimalist interface, Handy minimap on the side, Works with many coding languages, Support for macros and plug-ins, Lots of updates, Fast
    • CONS: Code navigation could be better, No built-in code completion, Doesn't support Zen Coding
  • Fresh HTML

    3.69

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An HTML editor for beginners

    7
    130 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use and navigate, Many different code insertion options, Color-coded HTML code page
    • CONS: Difficult to edit your code if it comes out wrong, No dual view of the HTML editor and page preview
  • Brackets

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Text Editor for Web Designers

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    • PROS: Easy to customise, Very easy to use
    • CONS: Needs to be installed, Third party plug ins are not supported
  • gVim

    7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The comprehensive, flexible editor

    7
    153 votes
    • PROS: Multi-featured, Pop-out menus, Portable,
    • CONS: Intimidating for beginners, Not very attractive
  • EditPlus

    4.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    EditPlus text and HTML Editor for Windows

    6
    108 votes
    • Vim

      7.3.260

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Highly configurable text editor

      6
      25 votes
      • PROS: Multi-featured, Pop-out menus
      • CONS: Intimidating for beginners, Not very attractive
    • WinHex

      16.7

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Complete and flexible Hexadecimal editor

      5
      60 votes
      • Arduino IDE

        1.8.5.

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Free cloud-based Arduino web editor

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        No votes yet
        • PROS: This is open-source software and no subscription fees will be necessary., Enhanced and intuitive tools provide users with access to advanced coding applications.,
        • CONS: Arduino IDE is meant for those with coding experience., There is no telephone number dedicated to live customer support.
      • Atom

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Build your own text editor with this free open-source editor

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        • PROS: A one-of-a-kind tool that has made customizing easier than ever, A free text editor and a tool for programmers to play with
        • CONS: Non-programmers may not be as thrilled by this tool, You will have to learn a bit about programming to make your own changes
      • PHP Designer

        2008 6.2.5.1

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Good looking and functional PHP editor

        7
        68 votes
        • PROS: Debugs PHP automatically, Automatically detects syntax errors
        • CONS: Debugger doesn't always help, More useful for beginners than advanced users
      • SciTE

        3.3.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple code editor

        7
        76 votes
        • Universal SQL Editor

          1.7.5

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Universal SQL Editor

          5
          48 votes
          • PROS: Works with all ODCB compliant databases, Many features to help write and edit code
          • CONS: Not for newbies - requires coding knowledge
        • Hex Workshop

          5.02

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Professional hex and sector editor

          4
          22 votes
          • Bluefish

            2.2.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Open source editor for programmers and web designers

            6
            31 votes
            • VbsEdit

              5.4.8

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Powerful VBScript editor

              6
              9 votes
              • PHPEdit

                4.1.1

                License
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                Platform
                Windows

                Powerful programming editor especially for PHP

                6
                20 votes
                • PHP Coder

                  R2 Prerelease 3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Free PHP Editor, comprehensive and multi-functional

                  7
                  10 votes
                  • CoffeeCup HTML Editor

                    2010

                    License
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                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Two in one HTML editor

                    7
                    21 votes
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