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  • IntelliJ IDEA icon

    IntelliJ IDEA

    IntelliJ IDEA is a free / commercial Java IDE by JetBrains. Its design is centered on programmer productivity. A number of its features are intended to accelerate development and allow programmers to concentrate on functionality while...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Aptana Studio icon

    Aptana Studio

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Aptana is still in development on GitHub but latest version, 3.6.1, was released in October 2014. It lacks Java 8/9 features, as well as newer Javascript and HTML 5 features.
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    Komodo Edit

    Komodo Edit is a fast, smart, free and open-source code editor. Switching your trusty code editor is hard, but give Komodo Edit (or its big brother Komodo IDE) a try: it'll be worth your while. Windows, Mac, Linux? Yes. PHP...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Coda icon

    Coda

    Coda is a fast, clean, and powerful text editor with pixel-perfect preview and a built-in way to open and manage your local and remote files. And a dash of SSH too. It’s got everything you expect: syntax highlighting for tons of...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    PSPad

    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in...

    Free Windows

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  • Bluefish Editor icon

    Bluefish Editor

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Google Web Designer icon

    Google Web Designer

    Google Web Designer is a a program from Google for creating interactive HTML5 ads and other HTML5 content for any device. It offers a GUI with common design tools, such as Text Tool, Shapes and Pen Tool, as well as integrating...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    KompoZer

    Easy Web Authoring! KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project seems to be discontinued. Latest stable version, 0.7.10, was released on 2007 and last development version, 0.8b3, on 2010, but the program is still downloadable from the official website.
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    Pinegrow Web Editor

    Pinegrow is a desktop app that lets you build responsive websites faster with live multi-page editing, CSS styling and smart components for Bootstrap, Foundation, AngularJS and WordPress, either visually or through code.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Atom

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  • Microsoft Expression Web icon

    Microsoft Expression Web

    Microsoft Expression Web, part of Microsoft's Expression Studio, is an HTML editor and general web design software. Expression Web can design and develop web pages using XML, CSS 2.1, ASP.NET or ASP.NET AJAX, XHTML, XSLT, PHP and...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Since September 2015, Microsoft Expression Web is no longer developed and supported. Last version, 4.0.1460.0, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center.
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    Scribes

    A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power. Scribes focuses on streamlining your workflow. It does so by ensuring common and repetitive operations are intelligently automated. And also by eliminating factors that...

    Open Source Linux

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    Silex

    Silex is a website builder for designers. It is free and open source, so you can use it online or download it and host it yourself. Design websites in the browser, in HTML, without programming skills.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Amaya

    Amaya is a Web editor, i.e. a tool used to create and update documents directly on the Web. Browsing features are seamlessly integrated with the editing and remote access features in a uniform environment. This follows the original...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last version, 11.4.4, released on January 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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  • Peppermint icon

    Peppermint

    Peppermint is a tweakable Swiss Army knife for Coding on your Mac. Features - 60+ different syntaxes supported - 10+ different themes - Lots of different plugins/tools for everything you need - Instantly Run/Preview your code...

    Commercial Mac

  • CodeLobster PHP Edition icon

    CodeLobster PHP Edition

    CodeLobster - Free portable PHP IDE with support Drupal, Smarty, WordPress, Joomla, JQuery, CodeIgniter, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, CakePHP, Facebook, Symfony

    Freemium Windows

  • NVU icon

    NVU

    Nvu (pronounced N-view, for a "new view") is a complete Web Authoring System that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web page editing. Nvu is designed to be extremely easy to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Development has stopped at June 2005 with version 1.0. https://alternativeto.net/software/kompozer/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/bluegriffon/ are forks.
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    CoffeeCup HTML Editor

    The CoffeeCup Free HTML Editor is a drag-and-drop HTML Editor with built-in FTP uploading. It has wizards for tables, frames, forms, and fonts, and comes with all HTML 4.0 and XHTML tags. The free version also includes wizards for...

    Freemium Windows

  • HTML-Kit icon

    HTML-Kit

    HTML Kit is a full-featured free editor for HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other text files. 400+ plugins are available for it, including HTML Tidy for creating standards-compliant web pages. HTML-Kit has received 95%...

    Commercial Windows

  • Smultron icon

    Smultron

    Smultron is a text editor for Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse newcomers nor disappoint advanced users. It should work perfectly for a whole variety of needs - like web...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Kaxaml icon

    Kaxaml

    Kaxaml is a lightweight XAML editor that gives you a "split view" so you can see both your XAML and your rendered content (kind of like XamlPad but without the gigabyte of SDK). Kaxaml is a hobby and was created to be...

    Open Source Windows

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  • phpDesigner icon

    phpDesigner

    Powerful PHP IDE and PHP editor with built-in HTML, CSS and JavaScript editor. Fast. Powerful. Time-saving! phpDesigner 8 is more than just a powerful and lightning fast PHP IDE and PHP EDITOR - its also a full-featured HTML-...

    Commercial Windows

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  • WeBuilder icon

    WeBuilder

    WeBuilder is a faster, smarter and more powerful all-in-one code editor for web developers. Clean interface, quick startup, superb flexibility and powerful features allow you to create and manage code written in HTML, CSS, JavaScript...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Rapidweaver icon

    Rapidweaver

    A WYSIWYG web editor for mac. Intuitive program allows for the creation of complex websites in a short time with little to no coding experience required. Rapidweaver integrates with several web 2.0 technologies and is a good...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Serif WebPlus icon

    Serif WebPlus

    Flexible and powerful desktop application for designing and uploading professional-quality websites.

    Commercial Windows

    • Discontinued Serif will not release another major version of any of our ‘Plus’ range applications. They will however continue to be available for the foreseeable future. https://community.serif.com/forum/other%20products/74586/affinity-is-coming-to-windows
  • Vico icon

    Vico

    Vico is a programmers text editor for Mac OS X. Some of the features are: strong focus on keyboard control (vi key bindings), integrated SFTP, compatible with textmate bundles, split views, scriptable in nu ***Vico is not ready...

    Freemium Mac

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  • ChrunchApp icon

    ChrunchApp

    The LESS editor and compiler that almost makes it too easy.

    Open Source Mac Windows

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  • WYSIWYG Web Builder icon

    WYSIWYG Web Builder

    Web Builder is a WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get) program used to create web pages. The program generates HTML tags while you point and click on desired functions; you can create a web page without learning HTML.

    Commercial Windows

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