Download Text Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Wondershare Video Editor

    7.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Easy to use video editor ideal for beginners

    6
    2504 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
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC

    2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    7
    2255 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
  • Sublime Text

    Build 2181 2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Minimalist editor for hardcore programming

    7
    140 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
  • gedit

    2.30.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Default GNOME client for Windows

    7
    298 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Supports a huge range of languages, Supports remote editing, Plugins extend functionality
    • CONS: Doesn't allow inserting of multimedia content, May seem limited without plugins
  • EditPlus

    4.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    EditPlus text and HTML Editor for Windows

    7
    147 votes
    • PDF Reader  PDF File Viewer with Text Editor

      1.0.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free program for android

      9
      2 votes
      • Geany

        0.19.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lightweight Tool for Coders

        7
        146 votes
        • PROS: Runs quickly and smoothly, Packed with useful tools
        • CONS: Only suitable for Linux users, Can be tricky to get to grips with
      • Komodo Edit

        6.1.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        The Firefox of programming environments

        7
        101 votes
        • PROS: Free to use, Works across platforms, Supports multiple languages, Expandable with add-ons
        • CONS: Doesn't support all languages, Some add-ons may conflict with others
      • PicSay Pro

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Android

        Fun photo editor on your phone

        9
        19 votes
        • PROS: Very simple to operate, Wide range of imaging effects, Fun props and text effects
        • CONS: No batch processing support
      • Visual Studio Code

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Code Editing in a Visual Platform

        8
        64 votes
        • PROS: Visualising code makes it easier for beginners, Good documentation to help get you going
        • CONS: Only one root command when configuring tasks, Folder management could be better
      • Brackets

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free Text Editor for Web Designers

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Easy to customise, Very easy to use
        • CONS: Needs to be installed, Third party plug ins are not supported
      • Vim

        7.3.260

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Highly configurable text editor

        7
        45 votes
        • PROS: Multi-featured, Pop-out menus
        • CONS: Intimidating for beginners, Not very attractive
      • CD&DVD Label Maker

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Basic cover editor for CD and DVD

        7
        49 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
      • Squad

        Early Access

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Full Version Action game for Windows, by Offworld Industries

        8
        26 votes
        • Nvu

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Windows

          Complete web authoring system

          6
          46 votes
          • Transcriber Pro

            1.0.3.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Transcriber Pro is a tool for manual audio transcription to text

            6
            23 votes
            • HxD

              1.7.7.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Free Hexadecimal and Disk-Editing Software

              7
              219 votes
              • PROS: Users are not obliged to pay in order to execute this software., Traditional data entry methods such as copying and pasting are supported.
              • CONS: Will not function with systems higher than Windows 7 and Vista., This coding editor as not been updated since April 2009.
            • Scanned Text Editor

              1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Scanned Text editor

              8
              10 votes
              • iPiccy Photo Editor

                varies-with-device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Edit photos online for free

                10
                7 votes
                • PROS: Edit photos online, Add text or create collages
                • CONS: Can’t be done in other browsers, Account registration required
              • YouTube Video Editor

                License
                free
                Platform
                Web Apps

                Change And Alter Your Videos For Free

                7
                643 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
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