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Komodo Edit
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Free Freeware
ActiveState Software Inc
Windows 10 / 8 / 7
Jun 21, 2018
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Komodo Edit Review

Fernando Ortega
A free programmers text editor with syntax recognition supporting web languages like PHP, HTML and CSS
A review of Komodo Edit by Fernando Ortega

Komodo Edit is an excellent, free source code and HTML editor which supports all of the most common programming languages of the web including PHP, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript along with markup languages like HTML and CSS.

The interface is lovely and can be customized by the user. Multiple files may be opened simultaneously with the left panel displaying a list of files in a tree-like list while the panel on the right side is where the editor is. The menu bar containing File, Edit, Help, etc. is hidden but can be activated with the "Alt" key.

The program is pretty advanced and includes all of the best tools for writing clean code. The intuitive user interface proves efficient along with Komodo Edit's functions like autocomplete, syntax highlighting and syntax checking. With the latest updates, Komodo Edit also introduces the ability to track changes with a built-in diff tool.

In addition to coding, Komodo Edit also includes a Markdown Viewer which allows you to preview HTML in real time while the split view is activated.

Komodo Edit also supports macros, bookmarks, design templates and tools for using regular expressions (regex). Autocomplete for third party libraries like jQuery is also possible.

In conclusion: Komodo Edit certainly is a powerful editing and authoring tool for people who code, script and build web applications.

Komodo Edit can open LaTeX documents, edit LaTeX documents, edit PHP files, edit HTML documents and highlight syntax.

Komodo Edit features and highlights:
  • Auto-complete & calltips
  • Project Manager / Places
  • Variable highlighting
  • Soft characters means less typing
  • Background syntax checking
  • Syntax coloring
  • Extensible with UDL
  • Beautiful code formatter
  • Type an abbreviation to automatically trigger snippet selection
  • Split a session to edit side by side or in multiple windows
  • Provides a preview of the generated HTML
  • Syntax checking and highlighting detects multiple languages within a file

Komodo Edit is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from text editors without restrictions. Komodo Edit is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This multi-language editor software is filed under:
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  • Freeware Text Editors
  • Software Reviews
  • Major release: Komodo Edit 11.1

Compatibility with this multi-language editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Komodo Edit may be available from ActiveState Software Inc.

Komodo Edit has been picked by our editors as very good.
Komodo Edit has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Komodo Edit against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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