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jEdit

jEdit is a programmer's text editor written in Java.

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Description

jEdit is a programmer's text editor written in Java. It uses the Swing toolkit for the GUI and can be configured as a rather powerful IDE through the use of its plugin architecture.

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Features

  • Written in Java, so it runs on Mac OS X, Unix, VMS and Windows.
  • Built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture.
  • Hundreds of plugins can be downloaded and installed from within jEdit using the plugin manager feature.
  • Auto indent, and syntax highlighting for more than 200 languages.
  • Supports a large number of character encodings including UTF8 and Unicode.
  • Folding for selectively hiding regions of text.
  • Word wrap.
  • Highly configurable and customizable.
  • See http://www.jedit.org/?page=features for more ...

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User Reviews

  • cristigflorescu
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Very good editor

    Posted 06/01/2014
  • theostauffer
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Simply one of the most versatile editors out there. Anything you want is there and it is infinitely customisable. And the maintainers are very nice and helpful.

    Posted 05/29/2014
  • dzebrys
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    great and versatile text editor

    Posted 12/10/2013
  • wdavid62
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    I love jEdit. Thanks for the great tool

    Posted 09/26/2013
  • bradleylewis
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks for jEdit, it's the best!

    Posted 06/26/2013
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Additional Project Details

Languages

French, Czech, English, Chinese (Simplified), German, Japanese, Russian

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, Developers, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Java Swing

Programming Language

Java

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Registered

1999-12-06
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