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UltraEdit

The world's best text editor, on Linux.

The world's best text editor is better than ever 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. Both RPM and DEB installation packages are available, as well as a generic TAR containing binaries for use on most Linux distros. package).

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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

  • Multi-caret editing and selection
  • 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)
  • Password prompt for editing privileged files
  • Column Markers
  • 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...