Tex-Edit Plus
Tex-Edit Plus
4.10.4

4.7

Tex-Edit Plus free download for Mac

Tex-Edit Plus for Mac4.10.4

26 September 2016

Styled text and development editor.

What is Tex-Edit Plus for Mac

Tex-Edit Plus is a scriptable, styled text editor with a clean, uncluttered interface. It fills the gap between Apple's bare-bones TextEdit and a full-featured word processor. It's fast, efficient, and has a clean, uncluttered interface. It's also great for cleaning up text which is transmitted over the Internet. It includes full text-to-speech as well as media integration features. Please read 'Welcome to Tex-Edit!' and accompanying documents to understand changes in this version of Tex-Edit Plus.

What's new in Tex-Edit Plus

Version 4.10.4:

Note: This product is not compatible with macOS Catalina and later.

  • Converted to freeware
  • Fixed cosmetic bug in Tools panel
  • Compatible with OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra

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jeanms@span.ch
jeanms@span.ch
Nov 4 2020
4.10.4
5.0
Nov 4 2020
5.0
Version: 4.10.4
Great and simple
misjase
misjase
Oct 30 2020
4.10.4
5.0
Oct 30 2020
5.0
Version: 4.10.4
I can only concur with the gratitude extended toward Tom (developer) for the many years of service to the Mac community. There is to my knowledge no thing like Tex-Edit Plus, nothing to truly replace it, and so I still resist moving beyond 10.13* due to the auspicious and awesome presence of TE+ in almost all my long established workflows. The script-ability plays a (perhaps *the*) major role in setting TE+ apart from other players; at one point I had to trim the script folder regularly, or TE+ would not load it upon launch... Later on that ceased to be an issue, but I still tend to loose track of useful scripts which I either recorded or stitched together from authors of far superior expertise. The one application I payed for several times, just *because*...! I refuse to miss it; sorry Mo' jove, Cavatina, Big Sis, whatever... it just was not meant to be... (* 10.14 accepts but imposes a monthly “complaint”, a “penalty” which I reject)
Edac2
Edac2
Aug 21 2019
4.10.4
0.0
Aug 21 2019
0.0
Version: 4.10.4
Tex-Edit Plus has always been one of my most important apps, so I’ve been concerned about the warnings I’m getting about the upcoming Catalina upgrade. I asked the developer if an update is in the works, and he told me on 2019-08-21 that currently, "I have no plans to move TEP out of the 32-bit niche."
Flavum
Flavum
Sep 18 2017
4.10.4
5.0
Sep 18 2017
5.0
Version: 4.10.4
It's all been said before. A wonderful, stable, dependable program. Just the "sort ascending/descending" tool is worth the price of admission. And now it's free? Almost criminal.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Sep 26 2016
4.10.4
5.0
Sep 26 2016
5.0
Version: 4.10.4
Thank you Tom for all your years of work on Tex-Edit! After all these decades, Tex-Edit Plus remains my default text editor of choice, where I write all my first drafts. Later, I play in the big layout applications. Highly recommended, as ever.
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Aug 4 2015
4.10.3
5.0
Aug 4 2015
5.0
Version: 4.10.3
I have one of the first serial numbers ever issued to this program many years ago. I have loved it and the incredible personalized service Tom provides everyone who owns the app., since day one. You will never find anyone more dedicated to their craft and product than Tom Bender and Tex-Edit Plus. It does everything you want, and then some; and I've always thought of it more as a word Processor than a text editor. Full of options, tools, and will for me, always be the King Of Great TexEditors. A thousand thank you's Tom, for your great contributions to the Mac world of Desktop home computing!!
Mcfitz
Mcfitz
Feb 15 2015
4.10.2
5.0
Feb 15 2015
5.0
Version: 4.10.2
Really great app that doesn't take many resources but is quite powerful. I've used it for many years and it's been worth much more than I paid for it. I use it for almost all text editing work, especially cleaning up text for web sites. Please consider supporting the author--it's a wonderful piece of software.
MacNotesGuy
MacNotesGuy
Feb 8 2014
4.10
5.0
Feb 8 2014
5.0
Version: 4.10
Been using for years; by far the best of this type of smile text editor for Mac. Responsive developer and good about updating.
Alec124c41
Alec124c41
Feb 6 2014
4.10
5.0
Feb 6 2014
5.0
Version: 4.10
I wouldn't be without it. Flexible, fast, easy to use, and can clean up imported formats.
Pedromator
Pedromator
Jun 29 2013
4.9.16
5.0
Jun 29 2013
5.0
Version: 4.9.16
Very good text editor. ***** Has many features and can handle text-files with large file size.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Jun 29 2013
4.9.16
0.0
Jun 29 2013
0.0
Version: 4.9.16
Just an FYI, from the developer's site: "Tex-Edit Plus is Shareware ($15). Our software is not locked, crippled, time-limited, or ad-infested. Use Tex-Edit Plus for free as long as you like and only pay if you want to."
hmfwic47
hmfwic47
Feb 21 2013
4.9.15
0.0
Feb 21 2013
0.0
Version: 4.9.15
For the last two times, when I use the MacUpdate app to download a new version, for some reason, the app itself is not installed. I have to go and download it myself and then the app is in the applications folder.
ronaldpr
ronaldpr
Nov 3 2012
4.9.13
0.0
Nov 3 2012
0.0
Version: 4.9.13
Version 4.9.13 is the latest stable version since last week. See developer's site.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Sep 27 2012
4.9.13
0.0
Sep 27 2012
0.0
Version: 4.9.13
The current stable version is 4.9.12 available at:
Jurij-Ricotti
Jurij-Ricotti
Aug 20 2012
4.9.13
5.0
Aug 20 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.13
The best text editor ever, 15 dollars are nothing for that software, every writer should have it Jurij Ricotti
Jurij-Ricotti
Jurij-Ricotti
May 24 2012
4.9.13
5.0
May 24 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.13
thanks tom i was waiting.......thanks again
Yazarim
Yazarim
May 24 2012
4.9.13
5.0
May 24 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.13
Simply the best since I do not know how many years. Many, many thanks, Tom!
Aargl
Aargl
May 10 2012
4.9.12
0.0
May 10 2012
0.0
Version: 4.9.12
I've just come across what I think is a bug in the file format used by TE: when synching two macs through network, the "crossed out" attributes inside a file are not copied! (I've tried many times and checked vs .doc files) I've checked saving the file from both stable 499 and béta 4912 (and opening it on the other mac with corresponding version).
Anotheruser
Anotheruser
Apr 10 2012
4.9.12
5.0
Apr 10 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.12
Just a note that if you have "TextTools" installed (marsthemes.com), you will not be able to save (or close save dialogs) in Tex-Edit Plus (v4.9.9 & 4.9.12). Must be a conflict Text Tools has with the WASTE text engine.
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Feb 25 2012
4.9.12
5.0
Feb 25 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.12
Wow, it's back! This has been a favorite of mine from way back in SimpleText days. Makes me kind of misty eyed. :)
Kp4bjd
Kp4bjd
Feb 10 2012
4.9.12
5.0
Feb 10 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.12
I'm delighted to see this long time favorite return (presently in version 4.9.10), updated for OSX. Mr. Bender has always been available, open and responsive to suggestions and bug concerns. I particularly appreciate its scriptability, including the assortment of scripts already available from other programmers. Tex-Edit successfully competes with current full-featured word processors, and the best part is its price !
Jimblue
Jimblue
Feb 8 2012
4.9.12
0.0
Feb 8 2012
0.0
Version: 4.9.12
i remember everyone used Tex-Edit to replace Apple's SimpleText -- i mean it was standard practice. now Apple's TextEdit is way more advanced than SimpleText was. anyway, it's nice to see you back and with a lot of downloads.
Meersworld
Meersworld
Feb 7 2012
4.9.12
4.0
Feb 7 2012
4.0
Version: 4.9.12
Great to see Tex-Edit back. I lost it when I went to Lion-- or maybe earlier. Up and running with one of my favorite text editors-- and it took my registration from 2004! I no longer have to try to do some text tricks the really hard way with MS Word!
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Feb 2 2012
4.9.11
0.0
Feb 2 2012
0.0
Version: 4.9.11
Weird. Dialog boxes can't be closed with Command-W.
Macvet22
Macvet22
Jan 29 2012
4.9.10
5.0
Jan 29 2012
5.0
Version: 4.9.10
Simple one of the best! Not just a notepad, but extended features, editing and menu controls pare excellence. Great for cleaning up rogue internet characters and now (M$) xml text in txt and rtf formats in particular. Always had it on my machines since ahh, System 6?, guess I should pay Tom for his trouble some time! 11/10!
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Dec 23 2011
4.9.10
0.0
Dec 23 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.10
Texas in a NutShell.. Texas hold 'em, Alex Jones and Tex-Edit. Yeehah !
Charles-Miller
Charles-Miller
Dec 23 2011
4.9.10
0.0
Dec 23 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.10
I'd spent time trying to find a compact, powerful, trim text editor to leave open all the time for various uses. Thought I'd improve on TextEdit. The conclusion from all the searching (and greater familiarity with TextEdit) is that TextEdit may be the best choice. It's unassuming but IMO smart. Today, Text Edit Plus sounded promising. Downloaded & tried it with an arbitrary test. I copied a webpage column (with images, text, etc.) and pasted into both TE and TEP. TE showed all the items. TEP just showed the text. Wouldn't begin to judge TEP on this one feature. But since I use that feature, maybe I should stay with TE. Mentioning it here because there's likely more going on than I realize.
Grandpa-John
Grandpa-John
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
5.0
Oct 20 2011
5.0
Version: 4.9.9
Hey! Tom Bender is back! So glad to see you old friend. I had relegated TEP to the back burners when it became to darn slow with the current string of updates to OSX. Now it is back faster than ever. It is still the best lean and mean solution to text manipulation needs.
Svenster
Svenster
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
0.0
Oct 20 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.9
Love this program... Sooo glad its back. Thank You.
Quiiick
Quiiick
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
4.0
Oct 20 2011
4.0
Version: 4.9.9
Great to see Tex-Edit Plus revived! :-)
robfol
robfol
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
4.5
Oct 20 2011
4.5
Version: 4.9.9
Delighted to welcome an old friend back! Simple, flexible and now fast and furious again,. Thanks Tom
tvalleau
tvalleau
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
0.0
Oct 20 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.9
OMG, Tom! Welcome back!
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
0.0
Oct 20 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.9
Wow! I thought for sure Tex-Edit Plus was dead. There hasn't been an update released in four years - as far as I could tell. I've used Tex-Edit since OS 7, so I'm glad to see it's alive and well.
Anotheruser
Anotheruser
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
5.0
Oct 20 2011
5.0
Version: 4.9.9
What a SHOCK, surprise and delight to see this new UB version. I have ... well, actually HAD been using TE plus for decades, but had given up on it because the non-native version proved to be too slow for my torturous work. Now I'm happily downloading this and need to find all my old scripts and re-install them on my new machine. Thank you Tom Bender, for hanging in there!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 20 2011
4.9.9
5.0
Oct 20 2011
5.0
Version: 4.9.9
It has been my pleasure to own and use Tex-Edit and its descendants from ages past through today. While using Mac OS X 10.6, I was a bit displeased with problems in version 4.9.8 and thoroughly dismayed that it no longer worked in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. But now: Tom Bender, the developer, has thankfully put hard work into version 4.9.9 such that it is again my favorite and most used text editor. It is actually a relief to be able to use Tex-Edit Plus X after contending with the multitude of alternatives. It is intuitive, powerful and just works, all without clutter and crud getting in the way. I write just about everything in Tex-Edit Plus X, then toss the text into a more powerful manager or page layout program for my finished product. I wouldn't do it any other way. When I write I just want to write without any distractions from my text editor. Then consider the terrific raft of features in Tex-Edit Plus X that reside under the hood. It is THE BEST text-to-speech reader available, bar none. It allows integration of audio, graphic and video into your files. It is the boss of UNIX and DOS formatted text, allowing you to do anything you wish with it. It lets you see an manipulate all your text formatting. It is thoroughly scriptable, including working with Automator. It has a WYSIWYG font list. It allows full font styling, text and page coloring, markup, hilite coloring, justification, indenting, GREP, find and replace, sorting, line numbering, character and word counts, auto-save, automatic character smartening, page numbering, margins, ruler control, soft wrap and RTF (rich text formatting). Did I miss anything? Get it, love it. There are no 'nags' to buy it. But it's only $15. I own multiple licenses just to thank Tom Bender for keeping it alive, well and excellent.
Slammo
Slammo
Sep 10 2011
4.9.8
5.0
Sep 10 2011
5.0
Version: 4.9.8
I've used TexEdit for so many years I can't count. It's a simple text editor, and I love it for that. It does simple tasks without a lot of hassle or clutter. It's entirely stable. It Just Works.
Jayce
Jayce
Aug 29 2011
4.9.8
0.0
Aug 29 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.8
Check the developer's website for the new lion-ready beta (which is also great in 10.6.8.) It's great to have an updated well-functioning version. At least it sure makes me a lot happier now that I have it installed and running.
Wts
Wts
Jul 7 2011
4.9.8
0.0
Jul 7 2011
0.0
Version: 4.9.8
LION killed this application. We need a new Tex-Edit Plus X build.
3lusiv3
3lusiv3
Dec 21 2009
4.9.8
0.0
Dec 21 2009
0.0
Version: 4.9.8
I still use this app occasionally because I haven't found anything more modern that works as well for cleaning up text. If anyone knows of a replacement app please let us know.
Saintfu
Saintfu
Dec 12 2008
4.9.8
0.0
Dec 12 2008
0.0
Version: 4.9.8
Since the developer is no longer working on Tex-Edit, and a universal binary is not forthcoming, can anyone suggest a recent text editor that has its searc-and-replace and text formatting capabilities? Thanks.
Anotheruser
Anotheruser
Jul 31 2007
4.9.8
5.0
Jul 31 2007
5.0
Version: 4.9.8
Yay! That's my review. That 'whose clause' intel scripting bug really needed fixing -- Thanks, Tom! Even as a Rosetta app (hint hint) it's still one of my most useful favorites.
Zoomaddict
Zoomaddict
Jun 30 2007
4.9.8b1
2.0
Jun 30 2007
2.0
Version: 4.9.8b1
This is top-notch shareware but anyone considering it needs to be aware the developer is not currently supporting it. They claim to but Tex-Edit is not a Universal binary yet (and there is no date as to when it will be, just "I'll get to it when possible" about a year ago). Had to move to another text editor after several years, which was disappointing.
Pink-Panther
Pink-Panther
Feb 2 2006
4.9.7b7
0.0
Feb 2 2006
0.0
Version: 4.9.7b7
Name misleading. Nothing to to do with Tex or LaTex. Why not changing to "Text-Edit Plus X"?
Guest
Guest
Sep 11 2005
4.9.4b6
0.0
Sep 11 2005
0.0
Version: 4.9.4b6
Instead I get a Save File dialog upon quitting. It doesn't matter if I do in fact save it somewhere the first time (thinking maybe I have to do it just once at the beginning now). I still get it every time :-( This Workbook feature used to work perfectly in the previous version I was trying out. But not now. It's annoying as I'd come to reply on a scratchpad for my thought that I didn't have to bother saving manually. This and actual changing of files just to view them without garbage characters (e.g. line ending conversion), is very frustrating. I'd _like_ to use Tex-Edit to _view_ text files, but always being presented with Save File dialogs I then have to cancel out of, is a big waste of my time. I DON'T want to save anything to a readme, or other documentation file. It's a pity, as despite the flaws in Tex-Edit I'd like to have made it my main plain text and RTF editor. Now I'm looking at buying Nisus Express for rich text editing and keeping Text Wrangler around for plain text. Not as simple a solution as a better, working Tex-Edit may have provided me, but what else can I do? :-(
Guest
Guest
Aug 31 2005
4.9.4b2
3.5
Aug 31 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.4b2
Great app, but i gotta agree, JUNK THE STUFFIT FILE!
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
4.9.4b2
3.5
Aug 29 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.4b2
yeah wth? this needs to be a dmg file - i'm not even going to bother downloading this version since I'm really happy apple has ditched the stuffit garbage FINALLY
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2005
4.9.3
3.5
Aug 15 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.3
Again: please do provide a downloadable file in .dmg or .zip-format too!!! Stuffit-Expander is no longer installed with the latest release of the MacOS (OSX 10.4 Tiger). And have you ever tried to download a copy of Stuffit-Expander? It's nearly impossible. You need to install the WHOLE StuffIt-suite of applications, which are by the way NOT freeware, in order to use Stuffit-Expander! This is insane! Make Tex-Edit Plus a DMG-file, please!
Guest
Guest
Jul 28 2005
4.9.3b9
3.5
Jul 28 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.3b9
Stuffit-Expander is no longer installed with the MacOS (OSX 10.4 Tiger). In addition, since OSX was introduced, Apple recommends to generate disk-images (.dmg-files) for distribution of applications over the internet. So, could the developer please provide a downloadable file in .dmg or .zip-format (also supported by MacOS X since version 10.3) and not this clunky, proprietary .sit file-format. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Jul 4 2005
4.9.3b8
3.5
Jul 4 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.3b8
Ditto to some of the other comments. Buy it. Excellent software.
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2005
4.9.3b8
3.5
Jun 30 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.3b8
This is not a review. I have given it five stars several times over the 8 or so years I have used this great program. The best software bargain I know of. This is a rock solid program for me. Buy it and support it.
Guest
Guest
Feb 9 2005
4.9.1
3.5
Feb 9 2005
3.5
Version: 4.9.1
It is unusable with czech language.
Arm3
Arm3
Jan 29 2005
4.9
5.0
Jan 29 2005
5.0
Version: 4.9
Hey guys and gals, if you have never paid for shareware, this is a good place to start. This guy has supplied us with a fine tool, and should be rewarded.
Guest
Guest
Dec 1 2004
4.8.2
0.0
Dec 1 2004
0.0
Version: 4.8.2
TE+ fills a niche between an unformatted text editor like BBEdit and a bloated piece wannabe layout software like MS Word. For the past five years, it's been the answer for my notes, rough drafts, and even simple coding. With tons of available AppleScripts, cleaning up e-mail and the like for printing is a snap. If it has a shortcoming, it's lack of grep at the interface level (though it is available to AppleScript). Overall, it's a great program, that offers the user thoroughly predictable results; and is a staple present on every Mac I use. Another plus: The programmer listens to the users.
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2004
4.8.2
3.5
Nov 4 2004
3.5
Version: 4.8.2
I have to agree with the person who said this is too general to be really useful. Its a good basic editor but if you do any serious work with text you need more.
Guest
Guest
Oct 21 2004
4.8.2b4
3.5
Oct 21 2004
3.5
Version: 4.8.2b4
umm, say rah, if you just drag the Word .doc onto Tex_Edit (or its alias), the .doc will open - it has done this for ages ... better rtfm a bit more ...
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2004
4.8.1b1
3.5
Sep 6 2004
3.5
Version: 4.8.1b1
this is a really good app that has one drawback that keeps me from using it very often. apple's textEdit can open ms word .doc files; the minute TE+ can also do this, it becomes my default text editor. until then, it doesn't get a whole lot of use (i paid for it more than a year ago, optimist that i am). i'm an editor, and contributors often send me material as doc attachments, even though i ask for rtf. with every upgrade, i look in "what's new" for "can open ms word documents." not yet, i see. i've rtfm, but if there's anything i've missed, maybe someone could post a clue. i'd appreciate it.
Guest
Guest
Sep 6 2004
4.8
3.5
Sep 6 2004
3.5
Version: 4.8
Yay! TexEdit is the best SimpleTextEdi and the best MemoTaker, too (so I threw away Apple’s OSX NotePad). You can also simply copy/paste pictures into/from TexEdit Plus! Great.
Sjd
Sjd
Aug 10 2004
4.7.1
5.0
Aug 10 2004
5.0
Version: 4.7.1
I've used this program since 1998, and it is hands down the best plain text editor for the Mac. All my HTML is written in it. One Applescript gave me syntax highlighting and tag checking. There is no speed cost. I also write all my basic text documents in it. They import seamlessly into Quark XPress or InDesign, unlike Word files with buggy import filters. As a designer I do not need, and mostly despise, word processor style formatting of text documents. All that stuff needs to be stripped out for my work. It's small, fast and doesn't add anything extra in its file headers or paragraph handling.
Guest
Guest
Aug 9 2004
4.7.1
3.5
Aug 9 2004
3.5
Version: 4.7.1
I've used Text-Edit Plus for a long time now and it's the best small/ fast / functional / feature rich text editor available.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2004
4.7.0b1
3.5
May 2 2004
3.5
Version: 4.7.0b1
Tex-Edit is very handy for quick writing that doesn't require more than basic layout control. I have used it for bibliography and this semester I did the lecture notes for a class in Tex-Edit. Doing a little work with AppleScript (the readymade scripts are helpful) makes up to some degree for the lack of styles. Rulers would be useful for columnar data, and better yet rulers with "detents" at 1/8-inch intervals (the stock Apple text-edit ruler is frustrating in that respect). Another desirable feature would be full Cocoa typographical support (as in VoodooPad, which I also use quite a bit: color, underline, strikethrough, and shadows from the Font Palette) and full support for Unicode -- sometimes Tex-Edit accepts non-Latin1 characters from the Character Palette, sometimes it does nothing, or turns two-byte characters into two one-byte characters (?). The last desideratum would be more control over headers, footers, and the placement of page numbers.
Guest
Guest
Apr 6 2004
4.6.8
3.5
Apr 6 2004
3.5
Version: 4.6.8
I really like this program, even if I just use it for basic word processing. (I know it can do much more.) It's faster and simpler than Word, but much more sophisticated than TextEdit. But I am having trouble updating to this latest version. Why do developers not include idiots' guides to updating? Being an idiot, I need them.
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2004
4.6.8
3.5
Apr 5 2004
3.5
Version: 4.6.8
I *want* to like this app, but it's too schizophrenic to actually be useful to me, for anything. Is it a code editor? Nope, no syntax hilighting, matching brace insertion or even auto-tabbing. Is it a word processor? Nope, no ruler, no stylesheets, or even pagination support. Is it a HTML editor? Nope, no help with tags, no links to external tools of any kind (except via applescript, with its clumsy, verbose syntax.) If I had to choose only one text editor/word processor to keep on my system, I'd choose TextEdit over this.
Guest
Guest
Mar 3 2004
4.6.6
3.5
Mar 3 2004
3.5
Version: 4.6.6
Keeps getting better. Give me syntax highlighting and it's the best text editor there is! BBEdit is nice but bloated. TexEdit does everything I need. :)
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2004
4.6.5b1
3.5
Feb 24 2004
3.5
Version: 4.6.5b1
One of the very best. I have used TE+ for 9 years and have gotten so much utility from the application that I have paid the shareware fee twice.
Toxicthree
Toxicthree
Jan 14 2004
4.6b2
5.0
Jan 14 2004
5.0
Version: 4.6b2
What can I say? I've been using this programme since I was labouring in System 7.5 and it's never ceased to amaze me with the amount and quality of it's features. Being in graphics, I usually use page layout apps for much of my work, but would rather not use a full, clunky word processing programme to edit type and apply certain kinds of styling in passing, not to mention cleaning up email, etc., and this app has always done everything I need exquisitely... Congratulations on what must be, along with GraphicConverter, one of the only essentially perfect apps for Mac... Kudos, and my gratitude!
Guest
Guest
Dec 18 2003
4.6b1
3.5
Dec 18 2003
3.5
Version: 4.6b1
About the only complaint I have with this is that the extracted folder name changes with every version. It would be alot nicer to just drop the thing in my Applications folder and replace the old version.
Guest
Guest
Dec 18 2003
4.6b1
3.5
Dec 18 2003
3.5
Version: 4.6b1
I use Tex-Edit Plus all the time. Especially for the AppleScript-savvy, it is a powerful tool. p.s. see my tip/reply regarding page breaks, below (for Anonymous)
Guest
Guest
Nov 19 2003
4.5.3b2
3.5
Nov 19 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.3b2
It's unreal just how thoughtful and responsive this developer is. I can think of at least two occasions where issues I've brought to his attention, comparatively minor ones, have immediately been addressed in subsequent releases. This program is pretty much perfect for what it is.
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2003
4.5.3b1
3.5
Oct 24 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.3b1
Excellence! Even additions which i think it needs seem to slowly show up as it progresses. Always improving.
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2003
4.5.3b1
3.5
Oct 23 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.3b1
It's a shame that this software does not give us the possibility to have visual Page Breaks... to see whenever we are at the end of a page. Does someone knows how to implement that with scripts?
Guest
Guest
Oct 21 2003
4.5.2
3.5
Oct 21 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.2
Simply the best text editor around for programming, cgi, html, etc. The find/replace features are outstanding... even unmatched! Scripting makes this program a must for automated tasks involving text. :-)
Guest
Guest
Oct 21 2003
4.5.2
3.5
Oct 21 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.2
Tom Bender should get a life-time achievement award for this program. TE+ is still improving after all these years, still sets the standard for text editing on the Mac, and still costs only $15 (it doesn't even give you a shareware reminder, how old-school is that!). And of course it is still a pleasure to use - exactly the right balance between simplicity and tongue-in-cheek AppleScript geekiness. I wondered how this classic would survive the transition to OS X, but it's in better shape than ever. Great work.
Guest
Guest
Aug 9 2003
4.5.1b2
0.0
Aug 9 2003
0.0
Version: 4.5.1b2
@ Bill West: For Mac OS 7.1 and newer you can use Style by Merzwaren to open & edit .rtf files. Word documents can be opened with icWord.
Billfwest
Billfwest
Jun 10 2003
4.5.1b1
4.8
Jun 10 2003
4.8
Version: 4.5.1b1
Folks what do you use to get the older )S 7/8/9 TE+ to view/edit/create RTF and maybe even Word.doc? billwest@appleisp.net
Guest
Guest
Jun 9 2003
4.5.1b1
3.5
Jun 9 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5.1b1
One of the best, if not the best piece of shareware for the Mac. Be sure to send some money to the guy, he deserves your support. It was the first piece of shareware I paid for, but not the last. It is still the best of the lot.
Ron-West
Ron-West
Jun 8 2003
4.5
5.0
Jun 8 2003
5.0
Version: 4.5
Simply put, the only thing I can say is GET IT... USE IT!
Guest
Guest
Mar 26 2003
4.5
3.5
Mar 26 2003
3.5
Version: 4.5
Awesome work!
Wordman
Wordman
Mar 21 2003
4.5b4
5.0
Mar 21 2003
5.0
Version: 4.5b4
This isn't just the little app that could: this is the little app that can, and does. What a fine, fine piece of work.
Guest
Guest
Dec 30 2002
4.4
3.5
Dec 30 2002
3.5
Version: 4.4
Tex-Edit not only opens text-type files, it opens ANY file. I drag-and-drop corrupt pc e-mail to rescue and mine for data, unknown format files to look for tags, html, etc., etc. Incredibly stable and useful.
Guest
Guest
Aug 7 2002
4.3b5
3.5
Aug 7 2002
3.5
Version: 4.3b5
This is the best text editor for OS X (and OS 9) on the basis of cost and performance. It is reliable, trouble-free, and fast.
Guest
Guest
Aug 5 2002
4.3b5
3.5
Aug 5 2002
3.5
Version: 4.3b5
I've used this for years, best txt editor for macs so far and hasn't ONCE popped up a simple text "Document too large too be opened" msg. Glad an X version of this has come out, saves me getting BBedit. The Grep search/replace is invaluable amd saves hours editing HTML. Well worth the money.
Guest
Guest
Jul 5 2002
4.3b2
3.5
Jul 5 2002
3.5
Version: 4.3b2
I've been using Tex-Edit Plus as my primary basic text editor since Macs shipped only with Teach Text. It's fast, reliable and works like a charm. Great for html or viewing just about any text file--it opens anything.
Guest
Guest
Jun 20 2002
4.2.5
3.5
Jun 20 2002
3.5
Version: 4.2.5
Greatest code/HTML editor for the Mac OS 8.X through OS X. Worth every penny.
Donaldson
Donaldson
May 30 2002
4.2.3
0.0
May 30 2002
0.0
Version: 4.2.3
Download link goes to 404
Guest
Guest
Aug 12 2001
4.1.3b2
0.0
Aug 12 2001
0.0
Version: 4.1.3b2
Glad they made a OSX version. Very easy to use, stable, great features, but I wish it wasn't shareware. Oh well, can't be perfect. :-)
Guest
Guest
Mar 26 2001
4.1.2b2
0.0
Mar 26 2001
0.0
Version: 4.1.2b2
After Graphic Converter, I do not know of any application more useful to basic computing like it OUGHT to be.
Free

4.7

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later
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