What is Universal File Editor?

This application is a kit of several viewers and editors of the most popular formats. All of them is packed in tab-oriented interface. The editors for text formats have highlighting, auto completing and drop down. The project is in deep development now.



Here's the latest available release: Universal File Editor
Here's the latest developer build: Universal File Editor


Here's a list of supported formats:
Document type Extension Viewer Editor
Text formats
-> Plain text .txt yes yes
-> Xml files .xml, .csproj, .resx, .xaml yes yes
-> Nsis files .nsi, .nsh yes yes
-> Batch files .bat, .cmd, .nt yes yes
-> C Sharp files .cs yes yes
-> Java files .java yes yes
-> Action script files .as, .mx yes yes
Image formats
-> Plain image .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif yes yes
-> Icon editor .ico yes no
Table formats
-> Simple table .csv yes yes
Other formats
-> PDF files .pdf yes no
-> OpenXml files .docx yes no
-> Video files .avi, .mkv, .mp4, .ts, .mpg yes no
-> Audio files .mp3, .wav yes no
-> Archive files .zip, .rar, .7z, .tar, .gz, .xz, .bz2, .iso, .exe yes no
-> 3D models .3ds, .objz, .obj yes no

Please check the Documentation for details.

Far future plans

  • Add viewers/editors for a lot of formats that are not supported now or supported in read only mode
  • Prepare code to use our viewers/editors as external controls in any WPF projects
  • Make detailed documentation

Near future plans

Here's 0.5 version plans: link

How can I help this project?

  • Leave a comment with your opinion about the project
  • If you know about some bug or you may propose a cool feature create an issue on Issues tab
  • Join our team to make the project better
  • Tell your friends about us


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Last edited Dec 16, 2013 at 5:46 PM by johanbarnard1, version 55