When comparing PSPad vs Textastic, the Slant community recommends PSPad for most people. In the question“What are the best programming text editors?” PSPad is ranked 21st while Textastic is ranked 45th.
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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 iOS version available
Pro Supports 80 source code and markup languages
Textastic has support for several script and markup languages.
Pro Very fast
There's no need for hundreds of modules to be loaded on every start of Textastic. It's perfect for the fast editing of files.
Pro Supports online sync
Textastic can sync with iCloud documents.
Pro Code completion
Con Windows only
It's only available for Windows.
Con No code folding
Does not support code folding.
Con No content assist
Con Mac only
Textastic is for Mac only.
Textastic is a proprietary software and needs a license which costs $7.99.