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Reggy for Mac

Visualize which regular expression will match a given test string (Cocoa).

Free
In English
Version 1.3
4.6
Based on 12 user rates

Reggy overview

Reggy is a small OS X cocoa/objective-c application to very quickly visualize what a given regular expression will match given a test string. It will also tell you if you have errors in your regular expression.

What’s new in version 1.3

Version 1.3:
  • Added preference to apply sub-match/capture group coloring: each match or capture group gets a slightly different shade of color --- especially nice for nesting matches
  • Added preference to automatically use the clipboard contents on startup for the regular expression and/or the testing string
  • Added menu items to paste the clipboard directly into either the regular expression (Command+Shift+V) or the testing string (Command+Option+V)
  • Added a new and improved Reggy icon (Leopard Compatible/Resolution Independent)
  • Added help link for regular expression syntax preference (goes to wikipedia)
  • Updated regular expression engine
  • Simplified preferences window

Reggy for Mac

Free
In English
Version 1.3

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4.6

(10 Reviews of Reggy)

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LS24
LS24
Jun 16 2017
1.3
5.0
Jun 16 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3
Long time without updates and still works like a charm ... very solid work.
Wmwm
Wmwm
Apr 25 2009
1.3
0.0
Apr 25 2009
0.0
Version: 1.3
great app, btw app is crashing when I try this match: regexp: ([^\s\W]?|[^\s\W][\._-]?)*@{1}([a-z0-9_-]+)?[a-z0-9_-]?(\.?[a-z0-9_-]?{2,})+ string to match: myname-my.org.co#@mail.co.uk it doesn't crash when string is: myname-my.org.co@mail.co.uk as soon as I add a special character like '#' or any one app crash
Foobaz
Foobaz
Aug 20 2008
1.3
5.0
Aug 20 2008
5.0
Version: 1.3
When I have to write a regular expression, this is what I use.
Ende42
Ende42
Nov 8 2007
1.3
5.0
Nov 8 2007
5.0
Version: 1.3
Even better than before. Nice to see the developer responds to feedback and added colors for the matching groups (although a more visible difference would be nice *hint, hint*).
macupdate-290
macupdate-290
May 22 2007
1.1
4.0
May 22 2007
4.0
Version: 1.1
Really nice interface that makes it a breeze to test your regex before using them. I wish this app existed when I first learned regex! It would be perfect if you could somehow save them though, like a little itunes style column on the left with your "regex library" but it does its job perfectly as it is... Just nitpicking here...
LS24
LS24
Jun 16 2017
5.0
Jun 16 2017
5.0
Version: null
Atalantia
Atalantia
Sep 16 2014
5.0
Sep 16 2014
5.0
Version: null
Albert-it
Albert-it
Aug 13 2014
4.0
Aug 13 2014
4.0
Version: null
McBrown
McBrown
Aug 21 2012
4.0
Aug 21 2012
4.0
Version: null
dustin-insf
dustin-insf
May 31 2012
4.0
May 31 2012
4.0
Version: null
Foobaz
Foobaz
Aug 20 2008
5.0
Aug 20 2008
5.0
Version: null
Ende42
Ende42
Nov 8 2007
5.0
Nov 8 2007
5.0
Version: null
macupdate-290
macupdate-290
May 22 2007
4.0
May 22 2007
4.0
Version: null
anonymous-panther-5764
Mar 23 2007
5.0
Version: null
Zettt
Zettt
Mar 12 2007
5.0
Mar 12 2007
5.0
Version: null
Gaoshan
Gaoshan
Mar 12 2007
5.0
Mar 12 2007
5.0
Version: null
hced
hced
Feb 23 2007
4.0
Feb 23 2007
4.0
Version: null