SynWrite : Powerful Notepad Replacement & Source Code Editor

Apr 5, 2013

Need a powerful alternative for notepad in Windows? Or, looking for a good source code editor? If yes, you should try a freeware text editor called SynWrite. Released under Mozilla Public License 1.1, the SynWrite is an open source text and code editor for Windows. It can be used both as a text editor (notepad replacement) and a powerful source code viewer/editor tool. Read on for more details and download link of SynWrite.

Just like Notepad++, this free application comes packed with features and functions which will easily grab attention of a coder or web developer. For example: syntax highlighting, code folding, spell checking, auto-completion, images preview, Emmet (Zen Coding), bookmarks, file explorer, regular expressions in search & replace, FTP/SFTP client, hotkeys, keyboard macros, plugin support etc. Portable mode is also available. In other words, SynWrite is a powerful text editor or an universal viewer for advanced users such as programmers. Try it today.

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Some of the key features of SynWrite include:

  • Feature rich source code editor and notepad replacement.
  • Syntax highlighting support for many languages.
  • Coding helpers such as Auto-completion, Auto-closing of tags/brackets, Code templates, Color picker, Images preview, SmartTagTabbing etc.
  • Multiple Panels such as File Explorer, Tree structure view, Project management, FTP/SFTP client, Clipboard history, Tabs list, Search Results, Document mini-map etc.
  • Supports almost all encoding formats.
  • Integrated HTML Tidy library.
  • Fully customizable hotkeys.
  • Search and replace in multiple files.
  • Search, replace with regular expressions.
  • Export to RTF/HTML with syntax highlighting.
  • Support for plugins and external tools.
  • Support for portable mode.
  • Multilingual user interface.
  • Free and open source.

SynWrite supports following:

ActionScript, Ada, Assembler, AutoHotkey, AutoIt, AviSynth, Bash Shellscript, Batch files, C, C#, C++, Caml, Clarion, Clipper, Clojure, CMake, Cobol, ColdFusion, CSS, CVAVR, Delphi resources, D, Eiffel, Erlang, Euphoria, Factor, Forth, Fortran, FoxPro, GAMS, GCBasic, Go, Gold Parser, Haml, Haskell, HTML, IDL files, IDL language, Ini files, Inno Setup, Java, JavaScript, JCL, JSON, KiXtart, LaTeX, LESS, Lisp, Log files, Lua, Macro Scheduler script, Make files, Markdown, MATLAB, Modelica, Modula 2, MySQL, NFO files, nnCron, NSIS, NSL, Assembler, Oberon, Objective-C, Parser3, Pascal, Perl, PHP, PL/SQL, PostScript, PowerShell, Properties, Python, R, Resource script, RPG/IV, Ruby, Scheme, SCSS, Smalltalk, SQL, Stylus, TCL/Tk, T-SQL, Verilog HDL, VHDL, Visual Basic, WinBuilder script, XML and YAML.

Price & License:

The SynWrite is free software. It is available under Mozilla Public License Version 1.1.


Apart from English, SynWrite is available in following languagesChinese (Simplified), German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Download Link:

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