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TextForge is a text editor for Mac OS X. Features include:
  • Tools like...
    • an integrated perl syntax checker
    • "run in terminal" command
    • "Preview-in-Browser" system
    • document statistics
    • control over tabbing
    • auto-indent
    • control over line breaks and encodings
    • spell checker
    • wrapped and unwrapped view modes
    • shows line count and position
    • and more!
  • Customizable look (colors, transparency, fonts)
  • Mac OS X native interface utilizing sheets and the Apple Human Interface Guidelines
  • Its fast and efficient!
  • Very stable

What's New

Version 2.0:
  • Advance search and replace cabilities (integrated OgreKit framework)
  • New preference pane setup
  • TextForge is now Open Source / Free Software (GNU GPL)
  • New developer - Christian Haberstroh


Mac OS X 10.3 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 8,655
Version Downloads 4,649
License Free
Date 13 Jan 2005
Platform OS X / PPC 32
Price Free
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