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Tumult HyperEdit is a lightweight HTML editor with a preview pane that displays the web page live as you type. HyperEdit breaks the tedious cycle of writing html, saving the file, then reloading and viewing the page in the browser by combining the writing phase with the viewing phase. This clarifies the effects of your changes and speeds up the overall process of making a web page. W3C-based validation will red-underline any mistakes. It uses the same rendering engine found in Safari, so it is not only standards compliant, but also very fast.

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HyperEdit can be used for:

  • Testing HTML to make sure it looks exactly as you want it.
  • Testing and executing PHP code.
  • Writing forum, blog, or journal entries.
  • Interactively trying out CSS code.
  • Running and debugging Javascript.
  • And creating whole websites.
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Basic Document Window

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PHP Execution

CSS and Linked Files

CSS and Linked Files

Main Features
  • Preview pane quickly renders HTML, CSS, Javascript, or PHP as typed.
  • Live HTML W3C-based validation with red underlines and an error drawer
  • Code Snippets palette allows commonly used code and tags (open and close) to be saved and recalled using custom key stroke combinations
  • Syntax highlighting for HTML, PHP, CSS, and Javascript with custom colors and fonts
  • Files attached to the table in the Linked Filed drawer will cause a refresh of the web view when they are saved.
  • Javascript code evaluator.
  • View HTML source code generated by the PHP engine
  • Color swatches palette allows inserting colors and saving favorites
  • Regular expression find and replace (thanks to OgreKit)
  • Option to not cache data, so externally changed files are reloaded every time.
  • Style sheet menu allows pages to use different styles
  • A delay timer, so the page will wait to render a specified amount of time after typing has stopped.
  • Startup Items in advanced preferences allows HyperEdit to load documents on startup
Javascript Evaluation

Javascript Evaluation

Code Snippets

Code Snippets

W3C Validation

W3C Validation

Purchase HyperEdit

If you enjoy HyperEdit or find it useful, please purchase it to support further development. HyperEdit is available for only $25 USD. It is limited to running 20 times without registering. Thank you for your support!

HyperEdit can be purchased through the application in the HyperEdit menu by choosing "Purchase HyperEdit..." and following the steps. The registration information will automatically be entered into HyperEdit. It can also be purchased on the web:

payment options Purchase from the Tumult Co. online store, or:

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If you work for or represent an educational institution and are interested in a multi-user license, please contact me for discount details.

Contact The Author

I love getting feedback! Please send all of your feedback/suggestions/bug reports to Jonathan Deutsch: jonathan@tumultco.com.

Tumult HyperEdit is copyright (c) 2004-2008 Jonathan Deutsch. All Rights Reserved.
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HyperEdit 1.6
by Jonathan Deutsch


- Mac OS X 10.4 +

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Macworld 4 1/2 stars

(November 2004)
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