Last Updated on: 13th December 2023, 04:23 pm

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Category: Office
Subcategory: Text Editors
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows, BSD, UNIX-like
License: GNU GPL
Interface: GUI
First release: 2005

MadEdit – a cross-platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ & wxWidgets. MadEdit supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWraps, Encodings, Column/Hex Modes, and a Plugin system(not work yet). In HexMode, MadEdit can open large files which size is up to 32GB.

– It can run on Linux and Win32 platforms
– Editing files in text, column and hexadecimal mode
– In hexadecimal mode, it can open files up to 32GB
– User has option to change the file encoding during editing
– The editor supports many character encodings, e.g. Unicode (UTF-8, UTF-16/32 written as Big Endian and Little Endian), Big5, GBL and S-JIS, etc.
– It also supports Unicode CJK Ext-B
– Character conversion. If users enter a character not supported by the given encoding, it will be replaced with a character in the U+XXXX encoding
– Regular expressions can be used for search and replace
– Open multiple files in one program
– Syntax highlighting for many popular programming languages, e.g. awk, MS-DOS scripts, C/C++, diff/patch, HTML, Java, JavaScript, JSP, Pascal, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, UNIX shell scripts, Assembler x86
– The editor allows you to view ASCII-Art on the Win32 platform

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