When comparing Synwrite vs Textastic, the Slant community recommends Textastic for most people. In the question“What are the best programming text editors?” Textastic is ranked 45th while Synwrite is ranked 58th.
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Pro Clean interface
Synwrite has a clean and beautiful UI.
Pro Small size and portable
Synwrite's small size makes it very portable and usable even from a USB flash drive.
Pro Built-in FTP support
Built-in support for FTP allows the user to transfer and exchange files between different computers and accounts.
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
Synwrite is only available for Windows and it's not cross-platform.
Con Mac only
Textastic is for Mac only.
Textastic is a proprietary software and needs a license which costs $7.99.