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Olivier Sessink
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Feb 1, 2017
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Bluefish Review

Bluefish is a free and open source code editor app filed under programming software and made available by Olivier Sessink for Windows.

The review for Bluefish has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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Bluefish has been picked by our editors as very good.
Bluefish has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Bluefish 2.2.10 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

A code editor supporting web markup languages:

Bluefish is a powerful editor for experienced web designers and programmers. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, but it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

Bluefish features and highlights:
  • Lightweight - Bluefish tries to be lean and clean, as far as possible given it is a GUI editor
  • Fast - Bluefish starts really quick (even on a netbook) and loads hundreds of files within seconds
  • Multiple document interface, easily opens 500 documents (tested >10000 documents simultaneously)
  • Project support, enables you to work efficiently on multiple projects, and automatically restores settings for each project
  • Multi-threaded support for remote files using gvfs, supporting FTP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, CIFS and more
  • Very powerful search and replace, with support for Perl Compatible regular expressions, sub-pattern replacing, and search and replace in files on disk
  • Open files recursively based on filename patterns and/or content patterns
  • Snippets sidebar - specify custom dialogs, search and replace patterns or insert patterns and bind them to a shortkut key combination of your liking to speed up your development process
  • Integrate external programs such as make, lint, weblint, xmllint, tidy, javac, or your own program or script to handle advanced text processing or error detection
  • Integrate external filters of your liking, pipe your document (or just the current selected text) through sort, sed, awk or any custom script
  • Unlimited undo/redo functionality
  • In-line spell checker which is programing language aware (spell check comments and strings, but not code), requires libenchant during compilation
  • Auto-recovery of changes in modified documents after a crash, kill or shutdown
  • Character map of all unicode characters (requires libgucharmap during compilation)
  • Site upload / download
  • Full screen editing
  • Many tools such as tabs to spaces, join lines, lines to columns, strip whitespace, etc.

Bluefish is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from programming software without restrictions. Bluefish 2.2.10 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This code editor software is filed under:
  • Bluefish Download
  • Freeware Programming Software
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: Bluefish 2.2

Compatibility with this code editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Olivier Sessink.

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