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A powerful, configurable text editor capable of hex and code editing. Boasts unrivaled performance in handling large files.

UltraEdit • UEStudio • UltraCompare • UltraFinder • UltraFTP
Text Editor • Git Editor • Diff/Compare • Search utility • FTP client

Get the UltraEdit All Access bundle

Our best value offer. UltraEdit is included in our All Access subscription
bundle—along with all of our world-class software tools.

Complete suite of
UltraEdit tools

Use on Win/Mac/Linux

5 installs for 1 license

The Swiss army knife of text editors. World class performance and reliability.

Large File Handling

UltraEdit allows you to open, edit, and work with extremely large files with ease.

  • Works out of the box. No settings and tweaking needed.
  • Enhanced large file mode for extremely large files (4GB+ files)
  • Works for large text files. log files, XML files, and more!


Security and compliance.

When it comes to software security and compliance, UltraEdit has got you covered.

  • Reduce your risk with our SAST and SCA hardened tools.
  • Stress-free compliance with access to 24/7 support and technical assistance.
  • Deliver on time and under budget with our simplified licensing.

A versatile text editor that you can use anywhere for almost everything.

One license. Three platforms.

Install UltraEdit on Windows, Mac, and Linux with one license.

3 for 1 licensing

A personal license is good for up to three machines. On any combination of platforms.

Optional Cloud Services
Multi-purpose editor

UltraEdit includes a text, code, hex, HTML, XML/JSON viewer and editor.

Editor Features

A versatile text editor that you can use anywhere for almost everything.

Text, code, and binary edit

Text, code, binary, log files, and more. Use a multitude of features to find, sort, arrange, and manipulate text data in any way.

Find and replace

Search and replace text in one or more text files using customized filters, targeting, and pattern matching techniques. Supports searching specific file types, project files, directories of files.

File compare

Compare files or folders from within UltraEdit easily with native integration of UltraCompare—our powerful compare, merge, and sync tool.

XML manager/View

Navigate through huge set of data or many nested nodes. Easily parse an XML tree, search, move nodes up and down, copy or cut nodes, and even duplicate with XML manager.

Web development

Build websites with UE. Supports many web languages, an HTML toolbar, CSS style builder, and a tag list for easy access to frequently used code.

Custom language support

Work with any language or markup language with vast syntax highlighting support. Create and share your custom wordfiles or get one from the community library.


Access, modify, and save files via FTP. UltraEdit and UEStudio support standard FTP and SFTP protocols as well as FTPS (FTP over SSL).

Custom Themes

Control of the appearance of the application: from syntax highlighting, menus to dockable panes, from toolbars and editor colors to status bar styling.

Scripting and Macros

Simplify and automate repetitive tasks with scripts or macros. Record keystrokes or program instructions for faster and easier text processing.

User Testimonials

Take a look at what our users have to say.

Rated 4.7 out of 5

based on 1000+ user reviews
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How UltraEdit helped a company cut deployment work hours by 60%

The company in question is a century-old North American financial
services company with over 57,000 employees.

They had issues with software deployment due to a regulatory
change. Running out of options, they reached out to the UltraEdit
team for a more dedicated solution.

They collaborated with the UE engineering team for a bespoke
solution. They ended up saving more than half of the initial
manpower and development time

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How UltraEdit is used in the healthcare insurance industry

“[Using UltraEdit] makes programming a whole lot better than trying to go through it in the natural system editor.”

Look at the story of one of our earliest users and how he manages electronic data interchange (EDI) files made his custom wordfile to make UltraEdit, quite literally, his own unique editor.

Manvin Cross
Records and transactions

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