Software Update: SciTE 4.3.0

Version 4.3.0 of SciTE has been released. Scintilla Text Editor is an open source and cross platform text editor. It uses the open source Scintilla Text Editor library, which is from the same creators. This library is also used by other programs, including Notepad++. Downloads are available for Windows and Linux, and a commercial version for macOS can be found in Apple’s app store. In addition, there is a stand-alone executable that can be conveniently carried on a USB stick. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Release 4.3.0:

  • Lexers made available as Lexilla library. TestLexers program with tests for Lexilla and lexers added in lexilla/test.
  • SCI_SETILEXER implemented to use lexers from Lexilla or other sources.
  • ILexer5 interface defined provisionally to support use of Lexilla. The details of this interface may change before being stabilized in Scintilla 5.0.
  • SCI_LOADLEXERLIBRARY implemented on Cocoa.
  • Build Scintilla with SCI_EMPTYCATALOGUE to avoid making lexers available.
  • Lexer and folder added for Raku language. Feature #1328.
  • Don’t clear clipboard before copying text with Qt. Bug #2147.
  • On Win32, remove support for CF_TEXT clipboard format as Windows will convert to CF_UNICODETEXT.
  • Improve IME behavior on GTK. Set candidate position for windowed IME. Improve location of candidate window. Prevent movement of candidate window while typing. Bug #2135.

Version number 4.3.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website SciTE
License type Freeware