If you need a text editor, you need UltraEdit.

UltraEdit is the most flexible, powerful, and secure text editor.
Download a free, full-feature trial to see why. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

UltraEdit for Win

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What can you use UltraEdit for

Text/Code Editing


Web Development


System Administration


System Administration

Power and



File Compare


Tour new releases

The first 2024.0 brings cloud storage integration into the text editor, more scripting options and properties, and crucial updates to SSH/Telnet features.


Every UltraEdit license comes with

You get the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of UltraEdit and UltraCompare.

Includes free UltraCompare Pro diff tool.
5 for 1 licensing

Your personal license can be used on up to 3 different machines.

Do more with an extensive list of powerful features and functionalities

Dynamic code auto-completion with IntelliTips

Intellitips provides code and context-aware auto-complete suggestions. This offers class members, functional tips, and intuitive prompts for most modern programming languages. The level of automation can be configured.
Dynamic code auto-completion with IntelliTips


One of the most powerful and intuitive multi-caret editing and multi-selection capabilities in the business. Once your cursors or selections are where you want them to be, you can copy, cut, paste, select and delete just the same as you normally would.

HTML / Markdown live preview

Watch your HTML or Markdown pages rendered in real time with live preview—even as you edit them. Also comes with Github Flavored Markdown (GFM) code highlighting and compatibility.

Double-click an element in the preview to jump to its definition in source.

HTML Markdown


UltraEdit’s omniscient search can find files across folders and directories even on files as large as 4GB. Use various filters such as regular expressions to fine tune search

Column mode

When editing horizontally just isn’t quite good enough, Column Mode is there for you. Use Column Mode to intuitively edit along the Y axis anywhere in your document. It’s just one of the many powerful ways UltraEdit helps you edit tabular data or code files.

Column mode

Integrated FTP, SSH & Telnet

Whether you need to make quick edits to a file on a server or upload a massive codebase, UltraEdit’s integrated FTP capabilities and SSH/Telnet make it easy to work with remote files and interact with servers from a single, powerful application.

Integrated FTP, SSH & Telnet

Customizable UI

The user interface has been built with customizability in mind.
Our menu system has been rebuilt from the ground up to make it even more customizable than ever. Our deeply customizable new menu can be laid out however you’d like. Set yourself up with Ribbon mode for a familiar look and feel. Or maybe you prefer the simple toolbar with only your most commonly needed features. The possibilities are endless.
Customizable UI


Themes allow users to configure UI systems, menu layouts, and colors.

Choose from our core themes or from our user-contributed submissions to get UltraEdit exactly how you like it. Feel free to modify it too.


Other features

  • Easily open and edit large files – 4 GB and beyond!
  • Multi-caret editing and multi-select
  • 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.
  • Auto-closing XML/HTML tags
  • Smart templates – automatic intelligent code completion
  • Editor themes – skin the entire app
  • Powerful and configurable tools
  • File and data sorting
  • Integrated FTP client (supports FTP, SFTP, and FTPS)
  • Integrated SSH/telnet client
  • Filtered spell checker
  • Unicode/UTF-8 support
  • Split/duplicate window editing
  • Hex editing
  • Macros and scripts for automated editing
  • CSV data reformatting
  • Log file polling
  • File encryption and decryption
  • Integrated Ctags (symbols listing)
  • Base64 encode/decode
  • Project support
  • Robust bookmarking
  • Hundreds more features listed here