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medit is an open source programming and around-programming text editor.

It is a GTK text editor. This application started as an editor component of GGAP, but has developed into a real full-featured text editor.

 medit 1.2.0

Free to download



Yevgen Muntyan


System Requirements
GTK 2.6.x

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Features include:

  • Regular expression search/replace
  • grep and find frontends
  • Built-in file selector
  • Split views
  • Configurable syntax highlighting
    • Markup: BibTeX, Docbook, DTD, HTML, LaTeX, Mallard, Texinfo, Text2Tags, XML, XSLT
    • Sources: Ada, ASP, BennuGD, Boo, C, C#, C++, C/C++/ObjC Header, CG Shader Language, Cobol, CUDA, D, Eiffel, Erlang, F#, Forth, Fortran 95, Go, Haskell, IDL, Java, Literate Haskell, Makefile, Nemerle, Objective-C, Objective Caml, OOC, Opal, OpenGL Shading Language, Pascal, Prolog, Scheme, SPARQL, SQL, SystemVerilog, Vala, VB.NET, Verilog, VHDL
    • Scientific: FCL, GAP, Octave, R, Scilab
    • Scripts: awk, Dos Batch, JavaScript, Lua, m4, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, sh, Tcl
    • Other: ChangeLog, CMake, CSS, .desktop, Diff, DPatch, GDB Log, gettext translation, Graphviz Dot, GtkRC, .ini, libtool, MSIL, NSIS, OCL, pkg-config, RPM spec, Yacc
  • Bookmarks
  • Configurable keyboard accelerators
  • Plugins: can be written in C or Python
  • Configurable tools available from the main and context menus. These tools can be written in Python, can be a shell script, or in Mooscript - a simple builtin scripting language
  • Text wrapping
  • Auto indentation
  • Configurable tab key indents
  • Configurable fonts and color scheme
  • Session support
  • Encoding support
  • File filters
  • Internationalization support

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