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XDev Studio

XDev Studio is a text editor I have been working on for several years, only published to Github very recently. Powered by a custom editor I built (XDev.Editor) which is built off a customized ScintillaNET control.



Current Version


To Do

Set up wiki, document code, document how the studio and editor work

Language Support

Supports a whole range of languages, with 23 having a high level of support (code completion, various other features):

Ada, Assembly, Batch, C#, C++, CSS, Fortran, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Lisp, Lua, Markdown, Pascal, Perl, PHP, PostgreSQL, Python, Ruby, Smalltalk, SQL, VB, XML, YAML


  • Built in Web Browser
  • Terminal
  • Built in access to Command Prompt
  • Custom 'Apps'
  • Docking System and Layout
  • Have unlimited editor tabs and other tools docked in the same window
  • Code completion
  • Code compilation and debugging for Java, C, C++, VB.Net, C#
  • Support for custom compilers
  • Customizable syntax highlighting
  • Insert files into documents
  • Insert Scraped HTML
  • Insert example code
  • Insert lorem ipsum
  • Many more options for insertion
  • Project mode with project browser
  • Quick Open
  • Many saving/opening options
  • Tab sessions
  • Printing
  • Performance Mode
  • Find/Replace with regex support
  • Speak selected text
  • Transpose, compress and duplicate lines
  • Convert selections to uppercase, lowercase, and more
  • Surround selections with quotes and other characters
  • Auto indentation
  • Spell checker
  • Bookmarks
  • Line ending converter
  • Welcome page
  • Tips
  • Document Zoom
  • Snippet List
  • Command Palette
  • Favorites
  • Calculate code metrics for documents
  • Code folding
  • Presentation Mode
  • Tasks
  • Logs
  • Auto language detection
  • Calendar
  • Notepad
  • Large File Editor
  • Process Viewer
  • File Downloader
  • Difference Viewer
  • Macros
  • Custom scripts
  • Document backups
  • Document encryption
  • Speech to text, voice commands
  • Password protect the studio
  • Universal Search
  • Convert VB.Net/C# code
  • Image Mapper
  • Color picker
  • Image Viewer
  • File history
  • Task scheduler
  • Hex viewer
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • CodeBank
  • Diagrammer
  • Code Recovery
  • Site Previewer
  • RSS Reader
  • Service Viewer
  • Speed Dial
  • Distraction Free Mode
  • Window opacity
  • Tab task manager
  • Fullscreen
  • Info Panel for editor
  • Document Map
  • Built in FTP
  • Notes for documents
  • Quick Settings
  • Extremely customizable studio
  • Extremely powerful editor
  • Extremely fast, lightweight
  • Live HTML previewing
  • Toolbars
  • Topmost
  • Smart cut, copy, paste
  • Highlight matching words
  • Multi-Paste
  • Multi-Selection
  • Indentation guides, smart completion, smart indentation
  • Tab Triggers
  • Code Templates
  • User profiles
  • And a ton more