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RegexBuddy is described as 'is your perfect companion for working with regular expressions. Learning, creating, understanding, testing, using and saving regular expressions has never been easier' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RegexBuddy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is RegExr, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RegexBuddy are regular expressions 101, Expresso, Patterns and iHateRegex.

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  1. RegExr icon

    RegExr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    34 alternatives to RegExr 

    RegExr.com is an online tool to learn, build, and test Regular Expressions. It was created by Grant Skinner and the nice people at gskinner.com.

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    This alternative is disputed. RegExr is still a legitimate alternative to RegexBuddy, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Support only 2 engines while RegexBuddy 3.6 can simulate 15 flavors (Java, perl, python, ruby, tcl,...)

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    Much much less functionality.

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    easy to use, web-accessible, replace function, documentation, explanation function

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    regular expressions 101

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    32 alternatives to regular expressions 101 

    Regex101 is a powerful, online regular expression tool with extensive support for multiple languages including PHP, PCRE, Python and JavaScript.

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    Expresso

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    29 alternatives to Expresso 

    The award-winning Expresso editor is equally suitable as a teaching tool for the beginning user of regular expressions or as a full-featured development environment for the experienced programmer or web designer with an extensive knowledge of regular expressions.

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    Almost everyone thinks Expresso is a great alternative to RegexBuddy.
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    Patterns

    • Mac
    28 alternatives to Patterns 

    Patterns is a simple yet powerful tool for working with regular expressions. Build great patterns quickly and effortlessly with syntax coloring and with matching and replacing occurring in real time.

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    iHateRegex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    33 alternatives to iHateRegex 

    iHateRegex offers an easy way for developers to find helpful and reusable regular expressions while also providing an intuitive playground to interact with regex snippets to create or just learn.

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    Regulex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    31 alternatives to Regulex 

    Regulex is an open-source, regular expression parser and visualizer. It's available online, can be embedded in other websites, or the code can be self-hosted as a JavaScript tool.

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    RegexMagic

    • Windows
    28 alternatives to RegexMagic 

    Use RegexMagic to generate complete regular expressions to your specifications by using RegexMagics flexible patterns, instead of the cryptic regex syntax.

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    Regex Hero

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to Regex Hero 

    .NET regular expression tester with instantaneous highlighting, code completion, and C# and VB.NET code generation.

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    Expressions

    • Mac
    33 alternatives to Expressions 

    Expressions is a minimal, distraction-free tool for experimenting with regular expressions.

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    jRegExAnalyser

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    22 alternatives to jRegExAnalyser 

    jRegExAnalyser is an interactive tool written in Java to write, test, debug, analyse and profile regular expressions. Its free and Open Source software, licensed under the terms of GPLv2 with Class Path Exception.

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    Main Window showing analysis results, and pop up with escaped Java String export
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    regex tester, but missing other engines' regex (Perl Python Tcl etc)

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