PSPad is an AWESOME FreeWare Windows Based Text Editor/IDE for Many Programming Languages

PSPad is a Freeware IDE Text Editor software package that runs on Windows

PSPad editor was designed and constructed for programming. It offers multiple syntax highlighting profiles for each language you code in. It comes with a hex editor, CP conversion, text differences, templates, macros, spell checking option, auto-completion, Code Explorer and much much more.

The program is pre-configured for the most popular programming languages (VB, C++, SQL, PHP, ASP, Python, HTML, Javascript, etc.). PSPad includes several additional tools that are especially useful for HTML editing and also integrates TopStyle Lite and TidyHTML. PSPad can also be used as an IDE for any compiler. Additional features include support for project, file browsing, custom shortcuts, browser preview of webpages, built-in FTP client to edit files on the server and much more. But the bottom line is that if you can answer yes to any of the below questions, then PSPad is right for you.

Is PSPad right for you:

  • Do you work in different programming environments?
  • Do you like syntax highlighting in your code?
  • Do you need small tool with simple controls and the capabilities of a mighty code editor?
  • Are you looking for a tool for work with plain text files?
  • Do you want to save money and still have functionality of professional products?
If you have answered ‘YES’ to any of the above questions, then PSPad is for you.
PSPad is a freeware HTML, PHP, XHTML, JavaScript, ASP, Perl, C, HEX editor.  It is a great IDE for coding in PHP in a Windows environment.

PSPad features:

  • work with projects
  • work with several documents at the same time (MDI)
  • save desktop sessions to later reopen all session files
  • FTP client – edit files directly from the web
  • macro recorder to record, save and load macros
  • search and replace in files
  • text difference with color-coded differences highlighted
  • templates (HTML tags, scripts, code templates…)
  • installation contains templates for HTML, PHP, Pascal, JScript, VBScript, MySQL, MS-Dos, Perl,…
  • syntax highlighting according to file type
  • user-defined highlighters for exotic environments
  • auto correction
  • intelligent internal HTML preview using IE and Mozilla
  • full HEX editor
  • call different external programs for different environments
  • external compiler with output catcher, log window and log parser for an “IDE” effect in every environment
  • color syntax highlight printing and print preview
  • integrated TiDy library for formatting and checking HTML code, conversion to CSS, XML, XHTML
  • integrated free version of the top CSS editor TopStyle Lite
  • export with highlight to RTF, HTML, TeX format to file or clipboard
  • column block select, bookmarks, line numbers, …
  • reformat and compress HTML code, tag character case change
  • line sorting with ability to sort on defined columns and drop duplicates
  • ASCII chart with HTML entities
  • Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in development
  • spell checker
  • internal web browser with APACHE support
  • matching bracket highlighting
  • dozens of extensions
  • …(many more features, too numerous to list)

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    Thank you SPAM MASTER. Thatโ€™s an awesome spamming tip, and I wish you the best of luck with your spamming endeavor. I only permitted this comment because it was completely in English and its been a pretty slow day. SO YOU OWE ME DUDE ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Gravatar Mark

    OK, I am sold. Where do I sign up for spamming lessons?

    I am sold on this editor. The built in HEX editor is great!!! SCITE can go and die somewhere.

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    Some Spammers are funny lol:)

  5. Gravatar geoff daum

    Yep – I would agree with that.. Thanks for the line.

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