Download Text Editor - Best Software & Apps

  • Wondershare Video Editor

    7.3.1

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    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

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    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
  • CD&DVD Label Maker

    1.2

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    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
  • PicSay

    Free

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    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
  • PicSay Pro

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    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
  • Tex-Edit Plus X

    4.9.16

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    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
  • Ron's Editor - Ultimate CSV Editor

    2015.03.01.1525

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    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

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    Platform
    iPhone

    Get perfect snaps with LightX - Advanced Photo Editor

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    • 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
  • yWriter

    5.2.0.5

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    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
  • Smultron

    6.0.2

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    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
  • Atom

    Varies with device

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    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
  • jEdit

    4.3.2

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    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
  • Fraise

    3.7.3

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    Platform
    Mac

    Lightweight and fast text editor

    7
    25 votes
    • PROS: Neat interface, Uncluttered, Tons of options, Great search and replace
    • CONS: None so far!
  • The Guide

    2.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Complete text editor for structuring your notes

    2
    10 votes
    • PROS: Great for structured note organization, Support for hyperlinks and icons, Can be controlled via keyboard shortcuts, Can be run in portable mode
    • CONS: Only works with RTF, No support for inserting images