jEdit(dev)

jEdit(dev)

Average User Rating:
4.9
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.5pre1
  • Total Downloads:
    53,053
  • Date Added:
    December 01, 2011
  • File Size:
    2.79MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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5 stars

"It's the best of the best."

January 04, 2012  |  By Spartanicus

 |  Version: jEdit(dev) 4.5pre1

Pros

I've used many, many text editors over the past twenty years - both on Windows and on Unix/Linux platforms. Even when I've worked in other editors for a while I always return to jEdit. It is the most flexible and useful editor there is on Windows. I also use Eclipse extensively, mostly for working on team projects in SVN, but for my day-to-day editing, be it Java, PHP, (X)HTML, CSS, or JavaScript, jEdit is absolutely my tool of choice - and has managed to remain that way for nearly ten years.

Cons

There are few. Because it is Java based, it won't launch as quickly as some OS-specific browsers, particularly if jEdit gets loaded up with every imaginable plug-in. To really make the tool shine to its fullest, some plug-ins are really useful. With just a little investment of time in looking at the plug ins (there are many!) - you can quickly break down the tool to just the few you need ... at which point, load time is as quick as (or quicker than) other snappy editors.

Summary

jEdit is powerful and feature-rich. Because of this, it can take a little bit of time to get the most out of it. But that small investment of time is absolutely worth it. I cannot recommend this editor more highly.

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General
Publisher jEdit
Publisher web site http://www.jedit.org
Release Date November 19, 2011
Date Added December 01, 2011
Version 4.5pre1
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Java Runtime Environment 1.4
Download Information
File Size 2.79MB
File Name jedit4.5pre1install.jar
Popularity
Total Downloads 53,053
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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