The powerful plain text and source editor thats native on macOS. Free and open source.
The app that started the collaborative editing revolution is back. Write articles, code, notes or meeting minutes with friends – wherever they are. Ideal for extreme programming sessions.
SubEthaEdit kickstarted collaborative editing with its easy and immediate way to connect and edit. Just add your co-workers to the document and start typing. No complicated setup, browser or Internet required.
2003 Apple Design Award Winner.
• Extensible architecture for custom modes for your favorite language or format
• Regular expression search and replace
• Extensive support for converting and reading text-encodings
• Bracket matching
• Code folding
• Autocomplete based on your content
• Word counter, invisible characters
• Collaboration over the Internet or the local network
• Read-only mode for network documents
• Public and private network documents
Bugfixes and Maintenance:
• Fixed issue where SubEthaEdit did not open documents when reacting to Spotlight searches
• Improved dark mode appearance
• Fixed an issue with the folding bar not unfolding correctly
• Switched tab shortcuts to the current system standard: ctrl-tab
• Improved handling of hidden extensions
• Improved display of document titles
• Made asking for revert less annoying by improving the recognition of real changes
• Improved bash mode to handle complex $() interpolations better
New In 5.1:
• Switched to native macOS window tabs, removed PSMTabBarControl
• Improved Regular Expression features and speed. See Help > Regular Expressions for updated documentation and additional capabilities
• Improved security dialogs and `see` command line tool for future releases of macOS
• `see` command line tool now follows symlinks
Bug fixes and maintenance:
• Updated underlying RegEX Library (origuruma-mod) to onigmo 6.2
• Updated OgreKit to 3.0.2
• Fixed cascading of new windows to be of proper height and location
• Fixed top status bar to use fixed width at start for less jitter
• Blur behind bars now properly created using NSVisualEffectView
• Improved performance in general and for big font choices especially
• Upped minimum deployment version to macOS High Sierra and cleaned out dead code
• Moved all code to ARC (Automatic Reference Counting)
• Fixed remaining false colored dialogs and windows for dark mode
• Markdown – improved syntax highlighting of code blocks
• HTML - improved symbol recognition
Still great, but…
10 years ago SubEthaEdit was super cool because of its collaborative feature.
Nowaday, if I need to collaborates with people, I just use Google Docs or Hackpad.
SubEthaEdit is still great, but you have other options.