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Textastic for Mac

Simple text, code, and markup editor.

$7.99
In English
Version 5.0
3.1
Based on 7 user rates

Textastic 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 version 5.0

Version 5.0:
  • macOS Big Sur: fully updated for compatibility with the latest version of macOS.
  • Universal app: runs natively on both Apple Silicon Macs and Intel-based Macs. Fixed:
  • Fixed "Open In…" performance problems on Macs with many CPU cores (e.g. Mac Pro).
  • Improved declaration of supported file types so that it works better with other installed apps that can open the same kinds of files.
  • Other minor fixes.

Textastic for Mac

$7.99
In English
Version 5.0
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3.1

(4 Reviews of Textastic)

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artaherzadeh
artaherzadeh
Oct 5 2023
5.0
1.0
Oct 5 2023
1.0
Version: 5.0
Years ago (OCT 14, 2015) I paid $3.99 for Textastic for certain situations (like reviewing an HTML code on iPad) but never used it, not even once but I was okay with that. Last week after years, I got a new iPad and wanted to download the app again for the same purpose so I searched for it, found it, and pressed the buy button. I thought that I was going to see a message telling me that I’ve paid before for this app and this update is free but I got charged again. Why? The developer removed the old version and released the updated version as a new app and previous owners had to pay again and even more. It's funny we pay and then after some months or years, they charge us again for updates and bugfixes... I requested a refund and Apple rejected the refund and asked for an explanation. I explained the situation and I got rejected again. So BE AWARE… Someday, you will wake up and see that you will have to pay again and a lot more for Textastic…
Teksestro
Teksestro
Mar 12 2020
4.0.3
0.0
Mar 12 2020
0.0
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?...
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Apr 15 2015
3.0
3.0
Apr 15 2015
3.0
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.
jsonbirduk
jsonbirduk
Nov 7 2014
3.0
1.0
Nov 7 2014
1.0
Version: 3.0
Very unstable on Yosemite + there is no easy way to extend it (with syntaxes, plugins, templates).
artaherzadeh
artaherzadeh
Oct 5 2023
5.0
1.0
Oct 5 2023
1.0
Version: 5.0
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Feb 14 2019
5.0
Feb 14 2019
5.0
Version: null
TerryMoney4739
TerryMoney4739
Jan 27 2017
4.0
Jan 27 2017
4.0
Version: null
Tritonbol
Tritonbol
Jul 22 2016
4.0
Jul 22 2016
4.0
Version: null
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Apr 15 2015
3.0
Apr 15 2015
3.0
Version: null
jsonbirduk
jsonbirduk
Nov 7 2014
1.0
Nov 7 2014
1.0
Version: null
Blloyd
Blloyd
May 13 2013
4.0
May 13 2013
4.0
Version: null