jEdit is a free, simple and multifunctional text editor for programmers. jEdit is written in Java programming language and is distributed under the GPL license. The editor is supported by the big community of developers that live across the world.
The main goal of the software is to make code writing and editing easy. For this purpose, the program offers you an option to view several documents at once (“split”), different languages syntax highlighting, string numbering, folding and search for opening and closing tags concordance. Besides that, jEdit supports Unicode symbols conversion in the UTF-8 format that gained wide popularity in the web development.
The program includes an advanced system of hot keys assigning for almost any built-in operations. The functionality itself can be widened by additional plugins set up.
The interface has several design themes. The main window consists of the toolbox, quick access icons and working area for code editing. Additionally, the editor has a powerful file explorer that can sort and filter documents with the help of regular expressions.
For the program to work properly, your computer must have the newest Java tools version - JDK.
The program combines high functionality, user-friendly interface and simplicity, has no limitations, ads and is distributed for free that make it a useful tool on every developer’s desktop.