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
  • 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
  • gedit

    2.30.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Default GNOME client for Windows

    7
    257 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • PicSay Pro

      License
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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
    • Geany

      0.19.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lightweight Tool for Coders

      7
      53 votes
      • PROS: Runs quickly and smoothly, Packed with useful tools,
      • CONS: Only suitable for Linux users, Can be tricky to get to grips with
    • Visual Studio Code

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Code Editing in a Visual Platform

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      • 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
    • EditPlus

      4.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      EditPlus text and HTML Editor for Windows

      6
      108 votes
      • Komodo Edit

        6.1.2

        License
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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        The Firefox of programming environments

        7
        56 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

        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
      • Root Explorer

        License
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        Platform
        Android

        A Full Version Tools & Utilities app for Android

        8
        4 votes
        • Scanned Text Editor

          1

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Scanned Text editor

          7
          8 votes
          • WinHex

            16.7

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Complete and flexible Hexadecimal editor

            5
            60 votes
            • Squad

              Early Access

              License
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              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version Action game for Windows, by Offworld Industries

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              No votes yet
              • Atom

                Varies with device

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

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

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                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
              • 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
              • Nvu

                1.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac
                Windows

                Complete web authoring system

                6
                12 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
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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
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