Download Editors - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    6
    974 votes
    • PROS: Packed with powerful tools , Excellent multimedia integration, Support for many coding languages, Improved CSS inspection, Integration with WordPress, Joomla! etc, Writes good clean code
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process , Takes a while for beginners to get to grips with, Requires Creative Suite subscription
  • Cyberduck

    (19798) 5.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Elegant and efficient free FTP client

    6
    249 votes
    • PROS: Handles FTP, SFTP, Webdav and S3, Integration with external editors, Elegant interface, Integrated with Dropbox
    • CONS: Transfers may time out on SSL connections
  • 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
  • Flip4Mac

    3.3.5

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft endorsed WMV player for Mac

    5
    184 votes
    • PROS: Plays WMV files in standalone Flip Player or QuickTime, Doesn't obscure playback with controls, Converts video and audio to other formats, Optimized for OS X 10.7+, Powerful tools for video editors working with WMV, Playback support in Office 2011 for Word and PowerPoint, Keynote can import Windows Media files through Flip4Mac , Supports video previews in Finder, Supports WMV in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Mail, Official Windows Media Player
    • CONS: Does not support Snow Leopard, Does not support screencasting, Leaves a watermark in QuickTime, Advanced features only in Pro version
  •  Intel® XDK

    1816

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create Smartphone and Tablet Apps Using JavaScript and HTML5

    6
    48 votes
    • PROS: One-step solution, Support for multiple operating systems , In-cloud build system,
    • CONS: Finding documentation can be difficult, Performance isn’t the best
  • Camera

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fun and intuitive camera for mobile phones

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    • PROS: This software package is one of the easiest image editors to use., All options are found on the bottom of the screen.,
    • CONS: More advanced editing techniques are unavailable., It can only work within Google Chrome browsers.
  • Wax

    2.0e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Video Editors

    6
    117 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of formats, Easy to use, Can be used to create special effects,
    • CONS: The appearance is rather old fashioned, Not available on all operating systems,
  • Quantum GIS

    (QGIS) 1.7.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Editors

    6
    65 votes
    • PROS: Huge amount of free content, Useful automation tools
    • CONS: User network tools not very user friendly, Can take time to learn certain features
  • XML Notepad

    2007 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free Development program for Windows

    8
    28 votes
    • Video Cutter and Splitter

      1.4.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Software for Video Editors

      5
      128 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and use, Not much storage space required
      • CONS: Only works with Windows 98 or earlier, Can be tricky to learn
    • Nvu

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Complete web authoring system

      6
      12 votes
      • Adobe Fireworks

        CS6 12.0

        License
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        Platform
        Mac

        Accelerate web design and development

        5
        66 votes
        • PROS: Excellent video authoring solution for professional video editors, Fully compatible with other Adobe tools, Supports the newest technology: Blu-Ray, digital tapeless cameras, Work natively with a huge number of video formats
        • CONS: Complex for beginners
      • OfficeSuite 8 + PDF Converter

        8.6.4939

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        PCMAG AND GOOGLE PLAY EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARDS WINNER

        5
        1 vote
        • GIF Viewer

          Beta 0.9.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A free (gpl) Development program for Windows

          5
          22 votes
          • BlueGriffon

            1.7.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Innovative WYSIWYG web designer

            8
            15 votes
            • PROS: Easy to use WYSIWYG interface, Compatible with HTML5 and CSS3, Based on same engine as Firefox, 64 bits
            • CONS: Unstable, Lacks a few options in menus
          • Texter

            0.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free Software to Replace Abbreviations with Text

            7
            38 votes
            • PROS: It is able to work with most traditional text editors and software packages., The ability to choose specific keyboard shortcuts based off of user preferences:,
            • CONS: The platform was last updated in 2009. This could present some issues with modern systems., There are potential compatibility issues with third-party software.,
          • MacTeX

            2008

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            A Free (GPL) Development program for Mac

            6
            5 votes
            • Easy XML Converter

              1.1

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              Convert XML to Excel, Text, HTML, Access, XML, support batch mode

              5
              39 votes
              • UltraEdit

                22.00

                License
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                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Edit text, HTML, or hex code with complete support for your programming needs

                6
                59 votes
                • CoffeeCup HTML Editor

                  2010

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Two in one HTML editor

                  7
                  21 votes
                  Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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                  13.691306.5Windows
                  220179746.4Windows, Mac
                  3(19798) 5.1.02496Mac, Windows
                  41.4.0.01285.1Windows
                  53.3.51844.7Mac