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Free Web Editors

Just because you don't have a lot of money doesn't mean you can't get a good editor. There are lots of Web page editors available in both text and WYSIWYG that are free. The Web editors listed here all have unlimited free licenses. Be aware that some may be licensed for non-commercial or personal use only, be sure to check the details before you download them.
  1. KompoZer / Nvu (16)
  2. Bluefish (3)

Best Free Web Editors for Windows
This is my list of the 10 best free Windows HTML and Web editors. I have evaluated over 130 Windows HTML editors in 40 categories, and these are the editors that I think are the best of the best. If you're looking for a free HTML editor for Windows, you should find one that meets your needs on this list.

Windows Free WYSIWYG Editors
This is a list of the best free WYSIWYG editors for Windows.

Windows Free Text Editors
This is a list of the 10 best free text editors for Windows.

Best Free Web Editors for Macintosh
This is my list of the best free Macintosh HTML and web editors.

Macintosh Free WYSIWYG Web Editors
These are the best free WYSIWYG editors for Macintosh

Macintosh Free Text Editors
These are the best text editors for Macintosh.

350 Pages Free
350 Pages Free is a WYSIWYG online editor. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

AceHTML Freeware
AceHTML Freeware is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Adobe Edge Preview Release
Adobe Edge preview release is a free WYSIWYG editor for Windows Macintosh . It is best suited to Web Designers.

Alleycode
Alleycode is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Amaya
Amaya is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or Professional Web Designers.

Angel Writer
Angel Writer is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Aptana Studio
Aptana Studio is a text editor and for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or XML Developers.

Arachnophilia
Arachnophilia is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Bluefish
Bluefish is a text editor for Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

BlueGriffon
BlueGriffon is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows Macintosh Linux . It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Professional Web Developers. BlueGriffon is an update to the other free web editors Nvu and KompoZer.

BlueVoda
BlueVoda is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Code Lobster
Code Lobster is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

CoffeeCup Free HTML Editor
CoffeeCup Free HTML Editor is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

ConTEXT
ConTEXT is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Crea:Text
Crea:Text is a text editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Cream
Cream is a text editor for Windows Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Crimson Editor
Crimson Editor is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Cute User-Friendly Text Editor
Cute User-Friendly Text Editor is a text editor for Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Dynamic HTML Editor Free
Dynamic HTML Editor Free is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

Eclipse
Eclipse is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

EditiX Lite
EditiX Lite is a free text XML editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

EditPad Lite
EditPad Lite is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Emacs
Emacs is a text editor and for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Emilé Lite
Emilé Lite is a text editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Evrsoft 1st Page 2000
Evrsoft 1st Page 2000 is a text editor for Windows . It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

First Object XML Editor (FOXE)
First Object XML Editor (FOXE) is a text editor for Windows . It is best suited to XML Developers or Professional Web Developers.

Geany
Geany is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or XML Developers.

gEdit
gEdit is a text editor for Windows Macintosh Linux. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

HTML Notepad
HTML Notepad is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

HTML-Kit 292
HTML-Kit 292 is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Jalbum
Jalbum is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, iPhone, and Online. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children. It is primarily an online photo gallery maker.

jEdit
jEdit is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Komodo Edit
Komodo Edit is a text editor for Windows Macintosh Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or XML Developers.

KompoZer
KompoZer is a text editor and WYSIWYG editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Professional Web Developers.

MAX's HTML Beauty++
MAX's HTML Beauty++ is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Microsoft Visual Studio Express
Microsoft Visual Studio Express is a visual IDE editor for Windows. It is best suited to developers new to web development who want to get started in a visual IDE and may be considering Visual Studio for full application development.

NetBeans
NetBeans is a free text editor and for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or PHP Developers.

NetObjects Fusion Essentials
NetObjects Fusion Essentials is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

Notepad
Notepad is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Notepad++
Notepad++ is a text editor for Windows and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

NoteTab Light
NoteTab Light is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Nvu
Nvu is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Professional Web Developers.

PageBreeze Free HTML Editor
PageBreeze Free HTML Editor is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

PSPad
PSPad is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Quanta Plus
Quanta Plus is a text editor for Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Rendera
Rendera is an online text editor. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

SciTE
SciTE is a text editor for Windows and Linux. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

SeaMonkey Version 2.17 Review
SeaMonkey is more than just a web editor, it is also a web browser and an email client and an IRC chat client. Because it is all these things, it isn't the best web editor out there, but it does do the job if you're trying to do things quickly.

SeaMonkey
SeaMonkey is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows Macintosh Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Selida
Selida is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Professional Web Developers.

Serif WebPlus Starter Edition
Serif WebPlus Starter Edition is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Design.

Serna Free XML Editor
Serna Free is a text editor for Windows Macintosh Linux . It is best suited to XML Developers or Professional Web Developers.

Smultron
Smultron is a text editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers. Smultron has discontinued development.

Taco
Taco is a free text Web page editor for: Macintosh.

TextEdit
TextEdit is a text editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

TextWrangler
TextWrangler is a text editor for Macintosh. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Trellian WebPage
Trellian WebPage is a text editor WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Designers or Professional Web Developers.

vi
vi is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Vim
Vim is a text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

WebDwarf
WebDwarf is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

Website Meta Language
Website Meta Language is a text editor for Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Weebly Website Builder
Weebly Website Builder is an online WYSIWYG editor for the Weebly Web Hosting service. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design or Children.

WordPad
WordPad is a text editor for Windows. It is best suited to Newcomers to Web Design.

Xeena
Xeena is a text editor for Windows Macintosh Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

Xeena
Xeena is an XML text editor for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux or UNIX. It is best suited to XML Developers.

XML Notepad
XML Notepad is an XML text editor for Windows. It is best suited to XML Developers and Professional Web Developers.

XMLFox
XMLFox is an XML text editor for Windows. It is best suited to XML Developers and Professional Web Developers.

xmlPro
xmlPro is a text editor for Windows and Linux. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers.

XStandard Lite
XStandard Lite is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Professional Web Developers or Small Business Owners.

Yahoo! SiteBuilder
Yahoo! SiteBuilder is a WYSIWYG editor for Windows. It is best suited to Small business owners or Newcomers to Design.

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