Textastic
Textastic
4.1

5.0

Textastic free download for Mac

Textastic4.1

02 June 2020

Simple text, code, and markup editor.

Overview

Textastic is a simple and fast text, code, and markup editor. With support for more than 80 source code and markup languages, it brings the powerful syntax coloring engine of the popular iOS code editor to the Mac:

  • Syntax highlighting for more than 80 languages
  • Compatible with TextMate syntax definitions and themes
  • Code completion for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, C, and Objective-C
  • Open files in tabs
  • Open folders in a sidebar
  • Find in files
  • Print files
  • Symbol list to quickly navigate in a file
  • Emmet support built-in
  • Auto Save and Versions
  • iCloud document sync (OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion only)
  • Ready for Retina displays

Note: You can use Textastic for iPad and iPhone to sync files between the Mac and iOS versions of Textastic using iCloud.

What's new in Textastic

Version 4.1:
  • Added new keyboard shortcuts "Toggle Comment" (Cmd-/) and "Toggle Block Comment" (Cmd-Option-/).
  • Fixed a crash that could happen when selecting the first word in a file (for example with a double click).
  • Other minor fixes.

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How would you rate Textastic app?

3 Reviews of Textastic

3
Diarbyrag
15 April 2015
Version: 3.0

Most helpful

Textastic works fine for me on Yosemite, does what is says for not much money BUT the biggest niggle is that the iPad app has more features which were promised for the desktop version but development seems very slow for the updates promised.
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Teksestro
12 March 2020
Version: 4.0.3
Textastic has been around for a while now, and it seems to have grown a community of loyal users. In a space with so much competition, that's a great feat. I'd love to hear, however, what its distinctive advantages are - compared to the various other text editors out there. I know it started as an iOS text editor, and that it can sync files with your iOS device, but is that it's only distinguishing feature? What other compelling features does it offer? - i.e., speed, ease-of-use, support for obscure languages, integration with external tools?...
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3
Diarbyrag
15 April 2015
Version: 3.0
Textastic works fine for me on Yosemite, does what is says for not much money BUT the biggest niggle is that the iPad app has more features which were promised for the desktop version but development seems very slow for the updates promised.
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jsonbirduk
07 November 2014
Version: 3.0
Very unstable on Yosemite + there is no easy way to extend it (with syntaxes, plugins, templates).
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