ConTEXT

Average User Rating:
4.9
out of 7 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.98.5
  • Total Downloads:
    16,383
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 11, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    21
  • Platform:
    Windows
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5 stars

"Simple, clean, easy to use editor - and it's Free"

March 18, 2013  |  By PSSnyder

 |  Version: ConTEXT 0.98.5

Pros

ConText is a simple, free, text editor that feels more like a basic word processor than a complex code writer. This is an editor that does not get in the way, it lets you be creative without taking your attention away from the flow of the code. It reminds you when you make syntax errors, without interrupting your work.

Cons

ConText is very simple, more like Apple Pages than MS Word. that means the user needs to be more alert to what they are doing than they would if they were using a code generator or other interactive visual code writer.

Summary

Which editor is best is a very subjective question. Most programmers have a favorite editor, but few could tell you why their choice is better than other editors. I like and use the excellent Notepad++ when I think I need a lot of bells and whistles to help me work on a complex program. But when I know what I want to get done and simply want an editor that keeps me from making careless errors - I enjoy using ConText to write code or HTML.
Everyone needs a simple editor like ConText as well as a Notepad++ I wish I could say that there are code generating tools that write as good code as a manual editor and a fairly good programmer can. I generated and managed a few HTML websites with FrontPage and then Web Expressions 4. When I looked back at the generated code it was literally ten times more bloated than it needed to be, so I used ConText and Notepad++ to prune the excess. Both are great choices.

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5 stars

"gran editor"

May 31, 2009  |  By jjespinr

 |  Version: ConTEXT 0.98.5

Pros

gran editor de texto

Cons

gran editor de texto

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5 stars

"Very good editor."

December 21, 2008  |  By jpozenel

 |  Version: ConTEXT 0.98.5

Pros

Very good editor

Cons

I don't have any complaints.

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5 stars

"all I need for FREE!"

September 27, 2007  |  By MelindaGood

 |  Version: ConTEXT 0.98.5

Pros

this is a great program that works well with any FTP! very user friendly as well!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.98.5
Version 0.98.5 is a minor quickfix for bugs introduced due migrating to newer compiler version.
General
Publisher Eden Kirin
Publisher web site http://www.context.cx/
Release Date April 11, 2007
Date Added April 11, 2007
Version 0.98.5
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 1.6MB
File Name ConTEXTsetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 16,383
Downloads Last Week 21
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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