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SciTE 5.1.4

A free source code editor

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SciTE screenshotScite is a Scintilla based text processing program that is compatible with syntax highlighting. It does not need any installation.

Since this is a portable application, you can save it wherever on your hard drive and run it. You can also place Scite to a USB flash drive or similar storage unit, in order to use it on any computer with minimum effort.

What's more, the Microsoft Windows Registry does not collect new entries, and leftover files are not kept on the hard drive after removing the program.

Scintilla contains features especially effective when editing and debugging the source code. These include support for error indicators, syntax styling, code completion and call tips. The selection margin can include markers like those used in debuggers to display breakpoints and the actual line. Styling options are more open than with many editors, enabling the use of proportional fonts, italics and bold, numerous foreground and background colors and numerous fonts.

SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally developed to show Scintilla, it has grown to be a mainly effective editor with abilities for developing and running programs. It is best used for jobs with simple configurations.


  • It's portable and doesn't require installation.
  • Supports syntax highlighting.


  • Doesn't support macros.
  • The documentation is not very good.
Name SciTE
Version 5.1.4
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage SciTE
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 5
All Time Downloads 9,028
Filesize 2.0MB
MD5 Checksum 2D81BC415C02E99650BD960096D72516
OS Support Windows All
Category Business

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeSciTE has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
SciTE 5.1.4 September 30, 2021 - Latest Version
SciTE 4.1.7 June 18, 2019
SciTE 4.1.4 March 11, 2019
SciTE 4.1.3 January 16, 2019
SciTE 4.1.0 June 21, 2018

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