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UltraEdit text editor for Linux

The world's best text editor is now available on Linux! Based on UltraEdit, UEx is a Linux text editor for C, C++, HTML, Javascript, XML, PHP, Perl, and Java programmers...beginners, power users, and everyone in between. A very flexible and powerful Linux editor, UltraEdit is widely used as a programmer's C or Java source code editor, a simple HTML editor, a more advanced CSS, Javascript, and PHP web developer's editor, a Perl source code editor, Python source code editor, and even a hex editor... all on Linux. Specific distribution packages are available for Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Red Hat (all other distributions can download our UEx .tar package).

Testimonials

UE (with or without the "x") is a superb product, and is already one of my most-used tools on Fedora. Andy H.See more testimonials...

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Accolades

UltraEdit is an award-winning text editor. CNET/Download.com says about UltraEdit: "With its clear layout and powerful project and work-space features, it can handle complex and sophisticated software-development projects. But despite its vast range of features, UltraEdit never feels overwhelming. It's flexible and easy to customize, and the polished user interface provides easy access to the most important options..."

Key features

  • Easily open and edit large files - 4 GB and beyond!
  • Column (block) mode editing
  • Powerful search: Find & replace in files, regular expressions, inverse search, etc.
  • File compare
  • Code syntax highlighting for nearly any programming language
  • Code folding and hierarchical function listing
  • Beautify and reformat source code
  • Powerful XML handling: XML tree view, reformatting, validation, etc.
  • Templates
  • Integrated Ctags (symbols listing)
  • File and data sorting
  • Integrated FTP client (supports FTP, SFTP, and FTPS)
  • Filtered spell checker
  • Unicode/UTF-8 support
  • Split/duplicate window editing
  • Hex editing
  • Macros and scripts for automated editing
  • File encryption and decryption
  • CSV data reformatting
  • Powerful and configurable tools
  • Project support
  • Robust bookmarking
  • Hundreds more features listed here...