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Developer(s) Fifesoft
Initial release 2003; 14 years ago (2003)
Stable release
2.0.7 / May 2, 2013; 3 years ago (2013-05-02)
Operating system Java-supporting [1]
Available in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, others
Type Text editor
License Modified BSD License
Website bobbylight.github.io/RText/

RText is a text editor for programmers, available under the Modified BSD License.


Some of RText's features include:

  • Syntax highlighting for over 20 languages
  • Regular expression search and replace
  • Find in files and Replace in files
  • Supports all character encodings supported by the JVM
  • Configurable document interface (tabbed, MDI or list view)
  • Editor supports multiple fonts simultaneously
  • Bracket matching
  • Current line highlighting
  • Customizable interface (icons, look and feel, color scheme, etc.)


RText is written in Java and runs on Linux, Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, OpenVMS, and Windows.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Fifesoft (2008). "RText Fifesoft". Retrieved 2008-08-16. 

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