When comparing PSPad vs EmEditor, the Slant community recommends PSPad for most people. In the question“What are the best programming text editors?” PSPad is ranked 21st while EmEditor is ranked 61st.
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Pro Integrated FTP client
Pro Simple and small
PSPad is simple, small, and lightweight. It's also quite fast.
PSPad is completely free to download and use.
Pro Code highlighting for many languages
PSPad supports code highlighting for several languages.
Pro Accented words
In PSPad, the user can add accents to words.
Pro Integrated HEX editor
Pro Excellent file compare functionality
Comparing files is intuitive and works well.
Pro Very good at handling (large) CSV files
Quickly opens even very large CSVs and converts data to columns according to delimiter. Fast Search/Replace operations.
Pro Opens very large files very fast
Con Windows only
It's only available for Windows.
Con No code folding
Does not support code folding.
Con No content assist
Con Default themes and syntax coloring not the prettiest
Some syntax highlighting colors and/or themes don't look very good - but can be customised.