HTML Editors

There are many benefits to using a blog editor to write and publish your content. Firstly, they allow you to save your content offline, which is useful to those who travel and those who have inconsistent internet connections.

Secondly, many editors make the process of styling your content and uploading media much simpler, whilst others simplify the writing process by cutting out all distractions.

AceHTML

AceHTML

A powerful free editor that has support for several programming languages. It is only available for Windows.

BlueFish

BlueFish

A feature rich free editor that is available for Windows and Mac. It supports around 30 languages and platforms.

CoffeeCup

CoffeeCup (Windows) | CoffeeCup (Mac)

A HTML editor that has a beautiful easy-to-use interface. There is a version for Windows and Mac. Both versions retail for $69.

Kate

Kate

An advanced KDE Advanced Text Editor for Linux that supports syntax highlighting for over 200 file types.

KompoZer

KompoZer

Available for Windows, KompoZer uses a WYSIWYG visual editor that allows non-technical users to make modifications without knowing HTML.

Notepad++

Notepad++

A free Windows-based text editor. It features syntax highlighting, search and replace, and customisable views.

Smultron

Smultron

A beautiful text editor that is available for Apple devices for only $5. Documents can be stored on iCloud and then retrieved on Mac, iPhone, iTouch and iPad.

TextPad

TextPad

A popular text editor for Windows that boasts multi-language support, spell checker, and support for very large files. It costs $27 to buy, however a trial version can be downloaded for free. That trial has no expiry date, therefore you do not have to pay if you do not want to

TextWrangler

TextWrangler

A capable text editor for Mac that is free to download. It is the “little brother” of BBEdit, a more advanced editor that costs $49.99 to download.