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UltraEdit Latest Changes

The list below contains the latest new and enhanced features for UltraEdit. For a more thorough look at what has been added, take the tour of the new version.

The most up-to-date version is 21.3, released on 2014-09-26.

UltraEdit v21.30 Changes (2014-09-26)


UltraEdit v21.30 includes over 80 improvements and fixes to the following:

  • Column Mode
  • Undo/Redo
  • Word Wrap
  • File Conversions
  • FTP/SFTP
  • New/Open/Close
  • Scripting
  • List Lines Containing String
  • Find/Replace/Find Next/Find Prev
  • Find in Files/Replace in Files
  • Regular Expressions/Find/Replace
  • Find String List
  • Function List
  • Output Window
  • Syntax Highlighting
  • Split Window
  • And more...

UltraEdit v21.20 Changes (2014-06-26)


UltraEdit v21.20 includes over 150 improvements and fixes to the following:

  • Column mode editing / drag 'n drop
  • Quick column mode
  • Hide / show lines and code folding
  • Folding for block comments in HTML
  • Scripted find / replace
  • Perl regular expression find/replace
  • Find in files with customized output format
  • Shebang detection for syntax highlighting
  • Compare files (UC Lite)
  • Mixed line terminator handling
  • Open file under caret via context menu
  • Word wrap
  • Undo/redo
  • Hex mode
  • Themes and user interface
  • Menu access via key accelerators
  • OEM and special character input
  • File and selection sort
  • CSS color tooltips
  • Project and workspace reload
  • Status bar
  • FTP connectivity and transfer issues
  • Scrolling via mouse wheel in FTP dialogs
  • Stability and performance
  • And more...

UltraEdit v21.10 Changes (2014-04-10)


  • Dockable Find and Replace dialog
    • Includes Find, Replace, Find in Files and Replace in Files
    • Themed dialogs for a more unified look and feel
  • Cut/Copy/Paste support for multiple carets/selections
  • Themed FTP Open, Save, and Accounts dialogs
  • New "Glitch" editor theme
  • Improved shebang detection for syntax highlighting
  • Various other minor enhancements and improvements

UltraEdit v21.00 Changes (2014-02-07)


  • Quick Find (similar to search in web browsers)
    • Press Ctrl + F and type search string to quickly jump to next occurrence and highlight all matches
    • Press Ctrl + F a second time to open regular Find dialog
    • Press Enter to move to next match or Ctrl + Enter to move to previous match
    • Input turns red when no matches are found
    • Includes next / previous buttons and "..." button to expand to regular Find dialog
    • Supersedes and replaces incremental search
    • Number of matches shown in status bar
  • Multi-caret editing and multi-selection
    • Use Ctrl + click to set multiple carets for editing in multple locations at once
    • Use Ctrl + double click or Ctrl + Click n' drag to make multiple non-contiguous selections for editing
    • Press Ctrl + Alt + Z to remove last set caret/selection
    • Ctrl + click on caret or selection to remove it from set
    • Select several contiguous lines, then Ctrl + Click beyond line end for quick end-of-line carets
    • Supports HTML/XML tag auto-completion
  • Reimagined multi-pane FTP browser
    • Split file view for both local and remote pane
    • Drag-n-drop or press Enter to download / upload files
    • New buttons, icons, and colors to match your theme
    • Greatly improved and color-coded logging of transfers
    • Various internal improvements for better performance
  • Theming improvements
    • Custom scrollbars to match your theme
    • Input fields and other form elements now fully match your theme
    • Various other tweaks and adjustments for greater theme control
  • FTP transfers shown in output window
    • New "FTP Transfers" tab in output window
    • Reports color-coded transfer status for remote files opened via Explorer view or via reload/recent files
  • Various maintenance items and other minor improvements

UltraEdit v20.00 Changes (2013-09-04)


  • Editor Themes
    • Manage Themes dialog for creating and modifying themes:
      • Skin the entire application (dockable panes, menus, toolbars, file tabs, status bar, etc.)
      • Set editor colors
      • Set syntax highlighting colors
    • Switch themes with a single click
    • Use one of several pre-defined themes or create your own
    • When adding a new language for syntax highlighting, UltraEdit will automatically pick up your theme's default colors for the new language
    • Import, export, and share your themes with others
  • Greatly improved file handling performance (100s of MB to 10+ GB)
    • File parsing percentage shown in status bar
    • Extremely faster navigation and editing
    • Significantly smoother scrolling
  • CSS color tooltips
    • Hover over CSS color definition to see color preview
    • Ctrl + Click on preview swatch to select and insert a new color into file
    • Supported color formats:
      • Hex RGB
      • Functional notation RGB
      • RGBA
      • HSL
      • HSLA
    • Supported file types:
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • Javascript
      • PHP
      • Perl
      • Python
      • Ruby
  • Artistic Style improvements
    • Updated to v2.03
    • Support for external configuration files
    • Redesigned A-Style dialog for new options and features
  • Chrome style file tabs
  • CSS3 syntax highlighting support
  • Various other minor enhancements and improvements

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