UltraEdit Releases

May 07, 2019

Updates in v26.10


  • Greatly improved performance:
    • Threaded Quick Find for greatly improved performance in large files.
    • Faster scrolling and editing, especially in files with hidden lines.
    • Better performance when word wrap is enabled.
    • Faster undo / redo.
    • Improved grouped undo.
    • Eliminated flickering while typing.
    • Faster scrolling with HTML / XML tag highlighting.
    • Smoother scrolling with large files.
    • Improvements for indent guidelines with large sections of code.
  • Various other fixes and improvements
February 27, 2019

Updates in v26.00


  • Powerful command palette
    • Easy and quick access to all of UltraEdit's functionality and settings via Ctrl + Shift + P.
    • Filter commands in search box at top.
    • Pin favorite commands / settings to top of list.
    • Access recently used commands in MRU list.
    • Run macros, scripts, and user tools directly from command palette.
  • JavaScript / CSS minifier and decompressor
    • JS/CSS drop down includes reformat, compress, and JavaScript Lint options.
    • New "Formatting" group in Coding tab containing all code...
September 18, 2018

Updates in v25.20


  • Markdown support
    • Preview Markdown files (via Coding » Live preview or Browser view).
    • Preview is compatible with GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM).
    • Select different styles for Markdown rendering (or add your own).
    • Special Markdown syntax highlighting (with new MARKDOWN_LANG) language marker.
    • Support for embedded HTML highlighting.
  • Live HTML preview
    • Split window with code view and browser view.
    • Code changes (saved and unsaved) are automatically updated in browser view.
    • Position sync: Double...
June 07, 2018

Updates in v25.10


  • Code folding enhancements
    • "Peek" at folded code (hover over "..." to see preview of collapsed text in a tooltip).
    • Ctrl + Click on folding node to expand / collapse all sub-nodes of that node.
    • Alt + Click on folding node to expand / collapse all folding nodes in the active file.
    • Expand / collapse code from any line within folding section (not just first line).
  • Full Unicode support in wordfiles
    • Create wordfiles containing Unicode characters.
    • Wordfiles can be saved as ANSI, UTF-8, or UTF...
March 12, 2018

Updates in v25.00


  • Collapsible Find in Files results for output window (per file).
  • Find in files results highlighting in output window
    • Highlighting for matches, file path / name, line number, text, and more.
    • Modify colors in new "Output" tab in theme manager.
  • New spell checker based on Windows API
    • Replaces Aspell on Windows 8.1 and later (Windows 7 will still use Aspell).
    • Supports all encodings, including Unicode formats.
    • Language support based upon installed languages on Windows.
    • Supports filters for...
August 31, 2017

Updates in v24.20


  • Folded code highlighting
    • Folding control turns solid when section is collapsed.
    • Background coloring for first line of folded code.
    • Configure colors for the above in theme.
  • Dramatic performance improvements for Find
    • Blazingly fast, grep-like speed when writing of thousands of search results to the Output Window and Find String List.
    • Greatly improved performance and memory management for huge Find in Files results (700,000+ matches).
    • Quicker and more responsive cancelling of Find...
May 24, 2017

Updates in v24.10


  • JSON manager
    • Provides tree-style view of JSON data (based upon .json file extension).
    • Copy, cut, paste, and duplicate JSON objects and keys.
    • See table of key / value data for selected object.
    • Expand / collapse all nodes.
    • Drag-and-drop JSON objects / keys to move them.
    • Format, compress, and re-parse active JSON file.
  • JSON reformatter (Coding tab) to reformat, reindent, and compress JSON.
  • New wordfile and special syntax highlighting support for JSON.
  • Greatly improved performance with...
February 10, 2017

Updates in v24.00


  • Native Unicode rewrite / refactoring of code for greatly improved handling and detection
    • Better rendering of non-Latin text in various Unicode formats
    • Better handling of Unicode file paths in title bar, file tabs, open file list, etc.
    • Greatly improved detection of (non-Unicode) code pages
    • Improved detection of UTF-8 string declaration
    • Automatic font / script substitution for non-Roman and OEM character sets
    • New "Encoding" settings under Advanced » Settings » File handling » Encoding...
July 19, 2016

Updates in v23.20


  • Brace auto-completion:
    • Brace pairs defined in wordfile are auto-closed when opening brace is typed.
    • If no braces in wordfile, or if file is not syntax highlighted, "()", "{}", and "[]" are used as defaults.
    • Pressing Enter will reposition close brace on separate line while maintaining proper indent levels.
    • Pressing Backspace immediately following auto-completion will remove both opening and closing brace.
    • Typing close brace skips over auto-completed close brace without inserting second...
May 23, 2016

Updates in v23.10


  • Find/replace
    • Addressed issue with Find String List truncating lines after 260 columns
    • Addressed issue with Find String List not displaying "&" symbol in non-English versions
    • Improved elimination of duplicates in search histories
    • Addressed issue with Find in Files results highlighting more than the search keyword
  • Column mode
    • Addressed replace in selection issues when in column mode
    • Addressed cut/copy/paste issues in column mode
    • Addressed issues deleting columns
    • Addressed issue inserting...