Notepad++ vs UltraEdit: What are the differences?
Developers describe Notepad++ as "Free source code editor and Notepad replacement". Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License. On the other hand, UltraEdit is detailed as "A multi-purpose text editor for Microsoft Windows and Linux". It is a powerful, fast, and secure text editor whose helpful features make every day life easier for any user type and programming language. Windows, Mac, Linux.
Notepad++ and UltraEdit can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.
Some of the features offered by Notepad++ are:
- Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
- User Defined Syntax Highlighting and Folding: screenshot 1, screenshot 2, screenshot 3 and screenshot 4
- PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expression) Search/Replace
On the other hand, UltraEdit provides the following key features:
- Text editing
- Find and replace
- Programming / web development