8 Free & Best CSS Editors For Web Designers

Most of us use Dreamweaver as a CSS Editor for Editing CSS , but there are some light weight best CSS editors which are free. Here we have collected Best CSS Editors to make your work simple , have a look  at  8 free & Best CSS Editors For Web Designers


1. Notepad++ :

Free CSS Editor

Notepad++ is a free & Best CSS editor which supports several programming languages under Windows environment. It’s also a lightweight replacement of Notepad. The supported languages by Notepad++ are: C, C++, Java, C#, XML, HTML, PHP, Javascript, RC file, makefile, nfo, doxygen, ini file, batch file, ASP, VB/VBS, SQL, Objective-C, CSS, Pascal, Perl, Python, Lua, Unix Shell Script, Fortran, NSIS and Flash action script. Notepad++ main features are: Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding, User Language Define System, Regular Expression Search, WYSIWYG (If you have a color printer, print your source code in color), Unicode support, Full drag-and-drop supported, Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting, 2 edits and synchronized view of the same document, User Language Define System.

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2. PSPad :

Free CSS Editor

PSPad  is a free  CSS editor,  ready to work immediately without requiring customization. The editor supports many file types and languages, with syntax highlighting. There are macros, clip files and templates to automate repetative tasks. Integrated HEX Editor, Project support, FTP Client, Macro Recorder, File Search/Replace, Code Explorer, Code page conversion… these are just some of the many features that PSPad offers.

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3. Simple CSS :

Free CSS Editor

Simple CSS is a free  CSS editor which allows you to easily create Cascading Style Sheets from scratch, and/or modify existing ones, using a familiar point-and-click interface. Support Macs, Windows and Linux operating System.

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4. TS Webeditor :

CSS Editor

TS Webeditor is other free  CSS editor which also edits  HTML, PHP, Perl, JavaScript, CSS and many other languages. It displays the source code colored (syntax highlight), code hint for functions, code completion (PHP, JavaScript, ASP, HTML), code browser, PHP debugger and syntax validation, help, CSS wizard, HTML tag editor, HTML syntax validation, and an easy to use SQL Designer.

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5. CSS Stylesheet Editor :

CSS EditorThe CSS Stylesheet is a free css Editor which provides an easy method for creating and modifying CSS stylesheets for use with your HTML documents, without the need for knowledge of the CSS syntax. It provides intuitive fields for all of the CSS properties you’re ever likely to need.

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6. Eledicss :

CSS Editor

Eledicss is a  free CSS2 editor (GPL licensed) implemented as a server-side PHP script. It allows editing CSS files using a web browser.

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7. CSSED :

CSS Editor

CSSED is a free CSS editor which features syntax highlighting, syntax validation, MDI notebook based interface, quick CSS properties and values insertion, auto-completion and dialog-based insertion of CSS complex values.

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8. JustStyle CSS Editor :

CSS Editors

JustStyle is another fre CSS Editor is full-featured, yet easy-to-use, software for webmasters. It is a specialized style sheets development environment, featuring everything needed to develop and deploy cascade style sheets.

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18 Comments
  1. Notepad++ all the way

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  2. milsorgen says:

    Top Style 4 ftw!

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  3. I still opt for the free HTML-Kit tho… Plenty of languages og possibilties for customization and there a pro version as well :)

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  4. I use Notepad++ all the way. I find firebug extension for Firefox a helpful tool for CSS and I also use CSS-viewer extension. That’s really all you need…

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  5. aj says:

    Notepad++ .. rocks ..!!

    Thanks for the list of these alternatives.

    enjoy :)

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  6. Notepad++ is my choice, not only for CSS but for html and PHP also. And it’s free!

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  7. jo says:

    hi, i’m new to webdesign and have almost no css skills. Which one doesn’t require typing in codes and allows you to preview the work?

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  8. Aptana says:

    Aptana good IDE

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  9. ive got to admit i use dreamweaver but i prefer microsoft expression studio i have used notepad ++ but didnt really like it

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  10. sujith s says:

    Xeoscript Technologies got another better online CSS Editor “XEO CSS” with lot more

    features like.

    1.) Styling with zero coding.
    2.) Real time preview.
    3.) CSS 3 properties like Transition, Transforms, Box and Text shadow, Border radius etc.
    4.) Photoshop like Gradients(using css3) with plenty of linear gradient presets.
    5.) Includes a Good HTML Editor.
    6.) Save your work online.
    7.) Multiple HTML files for a single CSS file.
    8.) One click CLASS & ID generation from HTML files.

    Now check it out: http://www.xeo-css.com

    Xeo CSS is a product of xeoscript technologies ( http://www.xeoscript.com ).

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    • admin says:

      Sujith, Thanks for sharing Xeo CSS editor

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  11. What about crimson editor ?

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  12. Stas says:

    I use Codelobster PHP Edition
    It is best free HTML, CSS, PHP editor for me.

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  13. I really like your wordpress theme, exactly where do you download it through?

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