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Top 5 Best Free HTML Editors for Windows

An HTML editor software is a computer program used to create, design, modify and develop web pages. Using such software makes web developing easier for those users who do not have in depth knowledge about HTML, as they offer convenience and added functionality. Most HTML editors available today work not only with HTML, but also with related/similar technologies such as XML, CSS, ECMAScript and JavaScript. In some cases, they may also manage to communicate with remote web servers via FTP and WebDAV and version management systems like CVS and Subversion.

1. KompoZer

Kompozer is a freeware application that can be used to design and edit web pages. It is one of the best software applications available in its category, because it combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. It is perfect for non-technical users or novice/amateur users, because you can use this software to create a professional and attractive website, and are not required to have in depth knowledge of HTML or web coding.

2. Amaya

Amaya is another one of the best web editor tools available today. It can be used to create and upload documents directly on the web. Browsing features are impeccably incorporated with the editing and remote access features in a standardized environment. This software allows XHTML family, MathML and SVG vocabularies to be edited simultaneously in compound documents making it a very handy tool for web designers. This software is written in C and is available for top computer platforms.

3. NetBeans

NetBeans is a software application that is available to users free of cost. It enables one to quickly develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ and more, thus making it an empowering tool for developers. This software provides a state-of-the-art, rich web developing experience with a page inspector, CSS style editor, JavaScript editor, JavaScript debugger, etc, and is also available in multiple languages. Highlights in the latest version of NetBeans include continued enhancements to the IDE’s support for Groovy, PHP, JavaFX and C/C++.

4. Aptana

Aptana is a freely available professional, open source development tool for the web. You can build up and check your entire web application in a solitary, standardized environment using the application. Moreover, the latest version, Aptana Studio 3 claims to be rebuilt from the ground-up, making it much faster and customizable. Aptana comes with support for the latest browser technology specs such as HTML5, CSS3, Ruby, Rails, PHP and Python, making it very versatile and very useful for developers.

5. PageBreeze

PageBreeze Free HTML Editor is an award winning software application for HTML editing. It has both visual (WYSIWYG) and HTML tag/source modes. PageBreeze was designed and developed in a way that emphasizes simplicity and ease-of-use, making it an ideal choice for beginners, who are dabbling in developing for the first time. The latest version of PageBreeze’s visual editor is powered by Microsoft Internet Explorer, and also has a preview mode, thus making sure that what you see is what you get.

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  • Matt December 6, 2014, 2:14 am

    I like NetBeans the most, but all the editors are great indeed.