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Open Source software: a professional source code editor

To develop Talend Open Studio, we are using Eclipse. If you are looking for a lighter solution to edit faster a file on Windows, this article is for you!

Crimson Editor is a professional source code editor for Windows. More source code editors are available, but this software is perhaps the only open source solution to include all essential functionnalities to improve your productivity. Here is the list of its main features:

Edit multiple documents

  • switch between documents using file selection tab

  • support window splitter to view different parts of a document

Syntax highlighting

  • preconfigured for more than 100 computer languages

  • configurable via custom syntax files

Column mode editing

  • copy and paste rectangular selections

  • switch between column mode and line mode

Project management

  • directory tree view window

  • edit remote files directly using built-in FTP client

Find & Replace

  • replace specified text one by one, or as a whole

  • support regular expression

Visit http://www.crimsoneditor.com to download it!

Open Source software: a professional source code editor

Publication Date: 2007-07-21

Tag: Open-Source

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On 2009-07-29, jKei: NaviCoder Editor is another nice choice, give a try !

On 2011-04-26, vl: LopeEdit Lite is an other free tool that edits your text and source code files.


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