Download Text Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Wondershare Video Editor

    7.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use video editor ideal for beginners

    7
    1405 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
  • 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
  • EditPlus

    4.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    EditPlus text and HTML Editor for Windows

    6
    108 votes
    • PicSay

      Free

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Fun photo editor on your phone

      7
      30 votes
      • PROS:Very simple to operate, Wide range of imaging effects, Fun props and text effects
      • CONS:No batch processing support
    • Video Editor

      1.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      We are trying to build an all-in-one video editor. Text, Music, Trim, Extract Music, Video to snap, Slow & Fast motion.

      10
      1 vote
      • Scanned Text Editor

        1

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Scanned Text editor

        7
        8 votes
        • CD&DVD Label Maker

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Basic cover editor for CD and DVD

          6
          26 votes
          • PROS:Easy to use, Valid for labels and covers in several sizes, You can insert photos and text
          • CONS:Scarce in text enrichment options
        • Tex-Edit Plus X

          4.9.16

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Simple and functional text editor

          6
          36 votes
          • PROS:Provides a distraction free writing environment, Very easy to use
          • CONS:Limited features, No universal binary or developer support
        • PicSay Pro

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Android

          Fun photo editor on your phone

          8
          3 votes
          • PROS:Very simple to operate, Wide range of imaging effects, Fun props and text effects
          • CONS:No batch processing support
        • Ron's Editor - Ultimate CSV Editor

          2015.03.01.1525

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Edit Tabular Text Quickly With This Powerful Tool

          8
          88 votes
          • PROS:Plenty of advanced options, The Lite version is free up to the use of 1500 rows, It has an intuitive interface if you are already confident with Microsoft Office,
          • CONS:You cannot save your files with as many formats as you can with Microsoft, It is not updated as often as Microsoft products, You will have to pay for a license if you wish to use it for large projects,
        • LightX

          1.2

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          Get perfect snaps with LightX - Advanced Photo Editor

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS:Very quick to learn, Every image feature you can imagine, Apply stickers and text for quick fun, Special selfie mode to help you look your best
          • CONS:Can be a little show to run
        • 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
        • yWriter

          5.2.0.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Good alternative text editor for writers

          7
          43 votes
          • PROS:Easy to use, Multiple categories in which to organize your projects, Built-in word counter, New project wizard for first-time users, Auto-check feature for new versions
          • CONS:Plain interface
        • Atom

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

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

          -
          No votes yet
          • 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
        • Brackets

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Free Text Editor for Web Designers

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS:Easy to customise, Very easy to use
          • CONS:Needs to be installed, Third party plug ins are not supported
        • PicLab - Photo Editor

          1.6.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          Easy and effortless image editing

          5
          2 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
        • YouTube Video Editor

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          Change And Alter Your Videos For Free

          6
          101 votes
          • PROS:Cutting up your video is very easy, The program's tools are easy to figure out and understand, Adding text captions is very easy,
          • CONS:It is not advanced enough for intermediate and above editors, You can only tweak larger elements which means you cannot make micro changes, The interface is uncomplicated to the point of being oversimplified,
        • Smultron

          6.0.2

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Versatile text editor for all writing needs

          7
          21 votes
          • PROS:Suitable for writers and programmers, Slick viewing options, Color codes programming
          • CONS:Limited editing options
        • Scratchpad

          1.5.0.21

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Simple and functional text editor

          6
          11 votes
          • jEdit

            4.3.2

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Powerful text editor for programmers

            8
            16 votes
            • PROS:Simple to use but powerful, Excellent search and replace feature, Lots of plugins
            • CONS:Can be slow on startup, Spell-checker inconsistent
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          12015.03.01.1525887.7Windows
          27.3.114056.9Windows
          34.01086.4Windows
          4Build 2181 2.0565.9Windows, Mac
          51015.7Web Apps