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- The correct title of this article is jEdit. The initial letter is shown capitalized due to technical restrictions.
- For syntax highlighting of wikitext in jEdit, see Wikipedia:Text editor support.
- For the Japanese text editor, see Jedit X.
jEdit is a text editor for programmers available under the GNU General Public License. jEdit is written in Java and runs on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and a number of other operating systems. There are dozens of plug-ins for numerous application areas. Syntax highlighting is natively supported for over 130 file formats (support for additional formats can be added manually using XML files). jEdit supports UTF-8 and many other encodings.
The founding author of jEdit was Slava Pestov, who has currently left the development to the community. The editor has been in development since 1998.
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