Code Writer

Advanced text and code editor app for Windows

A Powerful Free Editor App

Code Writer is a free text and code editor app for the Windows platform, downloadable from the Windows Store, and fully supported on ARM, x86, and x64 devices.

We've built it from the ground up to be fast, fluid, and powerful. Active syntax highlighting updates as you edit files, with over 20 file types supported. Color is used pervasively throughout the app to create a bond between you and various file types.

Multiple documents may be opened at a time. Use an intuitive tabbed document interface from a slide-down app bar to switch between documents. Browse to open any accessible document, or reopen recently-opened documents with a tap.


Chromeless Editing UI

Edit documents in full-screen mode without chrome distractions

Add Documents Easily

Create new or open existing documents from any accessible source... hide file types you don't use and add custom file extensions

Multiple Themes

Configure the editor theme and other options such as font size

Advanced Editing

Find/replace and advanced features like tabify lines and convert case are available

Snapped View Support

The app supports snapped view, allowing you to work side-by-side with other apps

Help and Settings

Detailed product documentation and many configuration options are included

Best Features

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Code Editing in Your Own Apps

Like what you see from us? Actipro is best known for our syntax-highlighting code editor control named SyntaxEditor that can be used to add rich code editing features in your own apps. SyntaxEditor is currently available for the Universal Windows, WPF, Silverlight, and WinForms platforms. Use the Universal Windows version to build a code/text editing app just like Code Writer!

We also offer a comprehensive set of other user interface controls for use in the various Microsoft UI platforms, everything from docking windows and MDI to property grids and charts. Please download a free evaluation of our products to discover more.