HTML Text Editors

What is needed to write HTML?

No expensive computer hardware or software is required to write and edit HTML. There are several free, popular options available to use as an HTML code editor. The following summary outlines some of the most popular applications available to help get started with HTML and other programming languages. 

Sublime Text

One of my long-time favorites, Sublime Text, is free for download for Windows, macOS, or Linux. You can find out more and download it at


Atom is also available for all platforms. GitHub develops and maintains this software that is free for download at 

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is Microsoft’s Integrated Development Environment (IDE). It is an advanced code editor that can be used for HTML and much more advanced programming languages. Although it is a Microsoft product, not only does it run on Windows, but Linux and macOS versions are also available. It is available at