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UltraEdit
No software collection would be complete without a good, no, make that GREAT text editor. Windows notepad, while fine for quick and dirty edits and composition, it's far from being a power tool. Enter UltraEdit. UltraEdit is a disk based editor with a 16-Bit version for Windows 3.x and a 32-Bit version for Windows NT and Windows 95 (not Win32s). The feature list for both products is almost identical, and both products are fully supported. Here's just a few of its features:

    Key Features:
  • Disk based text editing - up to 2GB file size, minimum RAM used even for multi-megabyte files
  • 100,000 word spell checker, with foreign languages support (American English, British English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish)
  • Syntax highlighting - configurable, pre-configured for C/C++, VB, HTML, Java, and Perl, with special options for FORTRAN and LaTex. Multiple wordfiles available for download
  • FTP client built in to give access to FTP servers with multiple account settings and automatic logon and save. (32-Bit Only)
  • Project/Workspace support
  • Configurable keyboard mapping (32-Bit only)
  • Column/block mode editing
  • Hexadecimal Editor - allows editing of any binary file, shows binary and ASCII view
  • Named Templates
    Programmer's Features:
  • Syntax highlighting - configurable, pre-configured for C/C++, VB, HTML, Java, and Perl, with special options for FORTRAN and LaTex. Multiple wordfiles available for download
  • FTP client built in to give access to FTP servers with multiple account settings and automatic logon and save. (32-Bit Only)
  • Regular expression searches
  • Match braces
  • Hexadecimal Editor - allows editing of any binary file, shows binary and ASCII view
  • Project/workspace support - allows user to group files and define multiple workspace configurations
  • ASCII table - allows viewing and insertion of ASCII characters
  • Comprehensive macro support, including saving and loading, multiple macros with hot keys
  • Configurable tool support (Run compiler, etc.)
  • Non-modal function list shows functions in active file

Note: UltraEdit is Year 2000 compliant.

For more information about UltraEdit, see their website at http://www.ultraedit.com. Check out our review of Ultra Edit at http://www.wugnet.com/csreviews/software/ultraedit/