RegExr Alternatives

    RegExr is described as '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' and is a popular website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RegExr, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is regular expressions 101, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to RegExr are Expresso (Free), RegexBuddy (Paid), iHateRegex (Free, Open Source) and RegexMagic (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2021

    1. Regex101 is a powerful, online regular expression tool with extensive support for multiple languages including PHP, PCRE, Python and JavaScript.
    2. 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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    3. RegexBuddy is your perfect companion for working with regular expressions. Learning, creating, understanding, testing, using and saving regular expressions has never been easier.
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    4. 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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    5. Use RegexMagic to generate complete regular expressions to your specifications by using RegexMagics flexible patterns, instead of the cryptic regex syntax.


    6. 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.
    7. Online Silverlight regular expression tester with instantaneous highlighting, regex analysis, code completion, benchmarking, and C# and VB.NET code generation.
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    8. A ruby based regular expression editor
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      This software will let you design your regexps by letting you type the expression and visualize its effect on a sample of your choice.

      Discontinued

      Visual REGEXP was last updated in 2006.

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    9. A free environment for regular expression testing (ferret). It allows you to write regexes and test them against a sample text, providing extensive output about the results.
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