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Tumult Whisk for Mac

The lightweight HTML/PHP editor with live preview for macOS.

$29.99
In English
Version 2.6.0
4.5
Based on 17 user rates

Tumult Whisk overview

Tumult Whisk is a lightweight HTML and PHP editor with a live preview that updates as you type.

Note: Whisk is the app previously known as HyperEdit!

Whisk is an essential app in your toolkit for HTML, PHP, CSS, and Javascript programming. It is great for learning web development, testing snippets of code, or building entire web pages.

Whisk’s integrated preview pane displays the web page live as you type. Whisk breaks the tedious cycle of writing HTML, saving the file, then reloading and viewing the page in the browser. Combining the writing phase with the viewing phase clarifies the effects of your changes and speeds up the overall process of making a web page. W3C-based validation will red-underline any mistakes. It uses the same rendering engine found in Safari, so it is not only standards compliant, but also very fast.

Use Whisk For:
  • Crafting HTML to make sure it looks exactly as you want it
  • Testing and executing PHP code
  • Writing blog posts, forum entries, or rich emails
  • Interactively trying out CSS
  • Running and debugging JavaScript
  • And creating whole websites
Main Features:
  • Preview pane quickly renders HTML and PHP as typed, using the same engine as Safari
  • Watched Files automatically (or manually) determine when files are changed and will reload the web preview (file access permissions required)
  • Live HTML W3C-based validation shows errors and highlights problem tags with a red underline
  • Preview to other browsers or the Hype Reflect app on iOS
  • Web inspector/console/dev tools access
  • Customizable syntax highlighting coloring
  • Reusable code snippets and color swatches
  • Scroll sync keeps can keep the editor and preview at similar spots
  • View HTML source code generated by the PHP engine
  • Attach Style Sheets for viewing how blog posts/markup will look with external styling
Because We Love the Mac:
  • Written in Cocoa exclusively as a macOS app (supports 10.12 through 10.15)
  • Adopts new macOS features and is gorgeous in Light and Dark modes

What’s new in version 2.6.0

Version 2.6.0:
  • Includes built-in PHP to render previews since it is removed in macOS 12 Monterey
  • New PHP binary path preference automatically detects common installation paths
  • Dialog windows for JavaScript alert(), confirm(), and prompt() calls
  • Fixed issue where switching the system to Dark Mode would not change the code editor color
  • Fixed an issue where opening a PHP document may not immediately show a preview without a refresh
  • Other small bug fixes

Tumult Whisk for Mac

$29.99
In English
Version 2.6.0
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4.5

(22 Reviews of Tumult Whisk)

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Albertkinng
Albertkinng
May 5 2020
2.0
5.0
May 5 2020
5.0
Version: 2.0
Oh sh!#! This is THE UPDATE! From I hate it to I love it in 0.5 seconds. Yes... buying it right now. Great Work guys!
Eric6
Eric6
Nov 8 2017
1.6
5.0
Nov 8 2017
5.0
Version: 1.6
This software has not been updated in almost 10 years. Yet, it's still my go-to app for quick HTML edits. I have switched to Coda for most of my coding need, but the smaller window and simplicity of HyperEdit make me go back to it regularly.
Yoxi
Yoxi
Apr 27 2013
1.6
4.0
Apr 27 2013
4.0
Version: 1.6
I've just started using this, in order to see what I'm doing while I speed-learn CSS. Very useful, easy to use - apart from not remembering the last-opened-doc layout, which means you have to resize and adjust the divider every time you open a doc. I'm getting round this now with an iKey shortcut.
Artmonster
Artmonster
Apr 16 2013
1.6
4.5
Apr 16 2013
4.5
Version: 1.6
I really wish that Apple had not abandoned iWeb as I have yet to find a replacement that I like as much. On the hand coding side, if you know CSS and HTML this app is a dead on simple editor, with a great preview pane.
Thyx
Thyx
Jan 28 2011
1.6
0.0
Jan 28 2011
0.0
Version: 1.6
Well, welcome to AppStore! Promoted by a MacWorld 2004 rating... Apple definitely needs some 'version control'. So far, this here is much more reliable. (price is top on the App Store, btw, $14.99)
Albertkinng
Albertkinng
May 5 2020
5.0
May 5 2020
5.0
Version: null
Eric6
Eric6
Nov 8 2017
5.0
Nov 8 2017
5.0
Version: null
Yoxi
Yoxi
Apr 27 2013
4.0
Apr 27 2013
4.0
Version: null
Artmonster
Artmonster
Apr 16 2013
4.5
Apr 16 2013
4.5
Version: null
insane6
insane6
Sep 30 2012
5.0
Sep 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
elfranc
elfranc
May 26 2012
3.5
May 26 2012
3.5
Version: null
Ebpoux
Ebpoux
May 29 2011
3.0
May 29 2011
3.0
Version: null
Akrobat
Akrobat
Apr 30 2008
4.0
Apr 30 2008
4.0
Version: null
espaldito
espaldito
Oct 19 2006
4.8
Oct 19 2006
4.8
Version: null
hced
hced
Sep 19 2006
4.8
Sep 19 2006
4.8
Version: null
Jonathanvanquish
Jonathanvanquish
Mar 26 2006
4.8
Mar 26 2006
4.8
Version: null
Angelousvampire
Angelousvampire
Feb 17 2006
5.0
Feb 17 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jun 20 2005
4.3
Jun 20 2005
4.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 30 2003
5.0
Dec 30 2003
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2003
5.0
Oct 1 2003
5.0
Version: null
Bratdaddy
Bratdaddy
Aug 13 2003
4.8
Aug 13 2003
4.8
Version: null
Jason-[thebox]
Jason-[thebox]
Jul 23 2003
4.8
Jul 23 2003
4.8
Version: null