Download Text Editing - Best Software & Apps

  • Wondershare Video Editor

    7.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use video editor ideal for beginners

    7
    2588 votes
    • PROS: Timeline-based video editing provides precise control over every element., Easy to use, Add text templates, filter effects, PIP and transitions you like to favorites.
    • CONS: Effects and Text options look cheap
  • WordPad

    5.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free Word Processor for Writers

    6
    150 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Available free of charge, Formatting text is simple and affective
    • CONS: Very basic in its appearance, Lacks many useful features
  • Notepad++ Portable

    6.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Text editing on the move

    8
    146 votes
    • PROS: Support for many coding languages, Lots of extra tools to write and code
    • CONS: You have to download necessary files for spellcheck
  • Skim

    1.4.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent free and simple PDF reader for Macs

    7
    51 votes
    • PROS: Great for reading and editing PDFs, Liike Preview but with more features, Highlight text, navigate with TOCs and more, Integration with LaTeX, PDFSync etc
    • CONS: Not as advanced as Adobe Acrobat X, Some basic features not as intutive as they should be
  • Textpad

    7.3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Palm OS

    A reliable text editor

    7
    93 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install, Simple and easy to understand, Neat interface, Contains all fonts in MS Word
    • CONS: Does not have all commands of Notepad, Few commands on task bar
  • Add Text to Video PRO

    1.4

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Software to add watermarks into video tracks

    8
    41 votes
    • PROS: A free trial version is available., Other basic editing tools can be accessed by the user.
    • CONS: It is only available in the English language., There is currently no version designed to be used with smartphones.
  • Storybook

    2.1.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Organize plots, characters and scenarios for your next book

    6
    254 votes
    • PROS: Very helpful tool for writers, Use a color code for optimized management
    • CONS: No word processor included
  • CSV Editor Pro

    12.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A powerful tool for working with CSV files.

    6
    12 votes
    • PdfGrabber

      8.0.0.8

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Convert PDF documents to other text editing formats

      6
      68 votes
      • ezPDF Reader Multimedia PDF

        2.6.5.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        ezPDF Reader the Multimedia PDF viewer, annotator, and form filler with calculations

        6
        6 votes
        • PROS: Runs smoothly, Allows annotations, form-filling and editing and editing, Zoom and other view functions are perfect, Text-to-speech function
        • CONS: Some options are not well-placed in the interface, Some users have had activation trouble
      • Splashup Light

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Basic photo editing for casual users

        6
        49 votes
        • PROS: Nice interface, Perfect for casual photo editing, Interesting selection of special effects and filters, Undoes any changes, Includes tool to fix red eyes
        • CONS: Only supports JPG and PNG
      • PicLab - Photo Editor

        1.6.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Easy and effortless image editing

        6
        6 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, Editing options produce great results, Easy to save and share to social networks
        • CONS: Lack of advanced editing options
      • Motype

        1.2.2

        License
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        Platform
        Mac

        Add animation to your video edit texts

        5
        10 votes
        • PROS: Adds sophisticated effects to text, Works with most major editing packages
        • CONS: Needs more special effects adding
      • iScrapbook

        3.3.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Design and print beautiful scrapbooks

        6
        9 votes
        • PROS: Loads of elements, shapes, clip art, Graphic/text/favorites side tabs, Text editing hover window
        • CONS: Only 9 templates
      • EmEditor

        7.00.3

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Complete text and programming editor

        8
        12 votes
        • PROS: Lots of advanced text editing features, Handles large files easily
        • CONS: Prone to bugs and crashes, Expensive to upgrade to full version
      • DocPad

        17

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Customizable notepad with extended functionality

        3
        3 votes
        • PROS: Extended functionality for text editing, Extra tools apart from Notepad functions
        • CONS: You cannot open extra tools simultaneously
      • MoonEdit

        0.14.1s

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Cooperative multi-user text editing over the internet

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Good, original idea
        • CONS: Not intuitive, Too basic help
      • TextPipe Pro

        9.9.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Text transformation, conversion, cleansing and extraction workbench

        6
        4 votes
        • PROS: Saves using multiple editing tools, Very fast at editing and converting
        • CONS: Only really useful for those dealing with large documents, Still Wordpad at heart but its not free
      • ScribeFire

        3.5.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A handy way of editing multiple blogs

        7
        10 votes
        • PROS: Support for multiple blogging platforms, Easy to use, Easy embedding of multimedia elements, Saves text automatically
        • CONS: Single blog owners may not find it that useful
      • Digi-Annotator

        2.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add text notes to your photos

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Fully customizable photo notes, Includes some basic editing tools
        • CONS: Confusing interface due to the lack of standard menus and toolbar, Could have more text effects
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