You may already know about some code editors such as Coda, Textmate, Dreamweaver, and another professional code editors. There are other good code editors, which are simpler with a lot of features and advantages, and best of all they are free to use.

In this article you can learn about ten best free web code editors. Although they are free software, a lot of professional web developers are using these code editors because they are can help you to code faster.



Good replacement for your original Windows Notepad. It’s not only running on Windows, but also on Unix, Mac OS X, BSD, and Linux. We can say that Notepad++ is a better Notepad, with a lot of nice plugin support, editing tab, spell checker, drag and drop, and another good features.


SCREEM is a development tools to develop a website, with a quick access to a common features. It’s written for GNOME desktop. But actually you don’t have the exact requirement to run it, you can just install the libraries. This is a versatile XML editing package for you.


JEdit is an open source text editor. It’s written in Java Runtime Environment. You can get a lot of good features from this program, like built-in macro language, word wrap, auto indent, and another good features.


This is a light version of BBEdit. Although TextWrangler is a free code editor and has less features that its “big brother”, it’s still very capable to help you to code better. It supports 44 programming languages like HTML, JavaScript, Python, C++, SQL, and another programming languages. It’s only running on Mac OS, though.

Programmer’s Notepad

Its name says everything about this open source text editor. If you are a programmer that work with a lot of source code stuff, then this a good text editor for you.

Crimson Editor

Crimson Editor is a Professional code editor for Windows that has a really small size an fast loading time. This is a good replacement for Windows Notepad, that resembles Notepad++. You can find a lot of good features in this code editor like built-in FTP client, and another good features.

Aptana Studio 3

Free code editor with a lot of good features as your web development tool. It supports the latest browser technologies for HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Rails, Ruby, Python, and PHP. It comes to you with good features like integrated debugger, git integration, IDE customization, and another good features.


Araneae is a professional web development tool that can run on Windows 98, ME, 200, XP, Vista, and higher Windows OS. It’s a simple and powerful code editor that provides you only the important features for creating a websites and scripts with the latest web technologies. Great tool for you!


This is a universal freeware editor for editing text, code, even for creating a website. You can save a lot of money by using this freeware and still get the professional functionality for your works.


KompoZer is an easy to use web development tool. It’s different from any other code editors, because KompoZeer is built by a concept that more like DreamWeaver than Notepad, because it’s designed for non-technical users who don’t know about HTML or web coding.