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Buffer Editor - Code Editor

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Buffer Editor - Code Editor

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User Reviews for Buffer Editor - Code Editor

SIMPLE and has dedicated save

I chose this editor simply on the fact that I could use CMD-S to save files instantly to usb drives. It does that and so much more, with too many options to list. It’s hasn’t failed or had to restart. Just like a quality text editor should do.

[]lladnar[], Sep 14, 2021
Great editor for quick revisions on the go.

I have been searching for a mobile IDE with git support for quite some time and I’m happy to say that I’ve found it! There are some settings that I feel should be on by default, such as auto indent and auto bracket. With those settings enabled, its really easy to make quick additions or plot out an idea while on the road. The only feature I wish existed was contextual suggestion outside of a languages syntax.

Ajcool_, Apr 09, 2019
Lag when navigating through directories

There’s a considerable pause when navigating through the directories and loading files in cloned projects. This pause does not exist if I disable networking (e.g. put the phone in airplane mode) which tells me that the app is doing a network call whenever you change directories/load files. The lag is pretty annoying. I don’t want to have to put the phone in airplane mode just to use this app.

Al1l1l1lan, Dec 23, 2017
Poorly polished

The app really seems to lack behind Textastic in most areas of usability and is really badly polished.Here are the annoyances I had while using the app:- The is an annoying and significant slowdown whenever a key on the keyboard is pressed.- searching for text (which I could only figure out how to do by pressing cmd+f on my hardware keyboard) does not show you the text that you are searching for- changes made during the weird text searching does not get added to the undo buffer, so changes are permanent (and it is really hard to see the cursor during text replacement)- the file browser is generally unintuitive and only allows you to delete and rename files. - the stinking file browser stays on the left side of the screen for the entire time you’re editing a file- syntax highlighting is SUPER limited. The C syntax highlighting did not even recognize “uint” or “bool”- auto-closing parenthesis, brackets, and quotations does not work- Settings are unorganized and thrown into a single menuThere are many many more annoyances but those are the problems I discovered after 5 minutes of usingI would not be distracted by the UI eye candy… Looks good but does not function well.

Brandonk23, May 18, 2021
Awesome support and just what I needed

My laptop needed to be sent out for repairs but still needed to get work done. Was able to get my iPad setup and pulling from my repo super fast. Happy with the editor and glad I found it. As for support, it’s rare to get a real person replying to you within a day. Not only that but they worked on getting my issues resolved quickly. Thank you! Also, thanks for having the Dracula theme!

coderchrismills, Sep 16, 2020
Thrilled for editing over SSH

I tried almost every iPad editor available (as of 2020). For what I need — adding an SSH connection and editing remote files — this app finally nailed it. I had an SSH connection running within minutes, you can navigate your remote file structure in the left-hand pane, tap a file to open, type with streamlined highlighting, and save (cmd-s) to immediately upload your changes to the remote server. I admit that this is a pretty low bar, but no other app accomplishes it! You get tabs for multiple open files, and a basic remote terminal. Also, I really appreciated the ability to customize the font/size/spacing and theme — I finally have the Atom “One Dark” theme back that I missed from my Mac! I feel more productive already :)

coll.n, Oct 18, 2020
Good editor, but not what I need it for

I like how you can import files and change them and then save it and I like the auto-tab, but when I wish it would show syntax errors where I forgot to place a bracket or etc. For $5 I felt like it didn’t offer much I could just use notepad instead, but if it worked like an IDE and had a compiler in it too for Java totally see spending $5 on this. I just don’t see a good reason to spend $5 on this app. I feel like this app has potential but not that great right now. It needs to be more than just an editor.

DrewLife365, Apr 19, 2018
functional but can be better

Grabbed it on a sale (thanks) and love that I can directly clone and edit github as others mentioned. Has a slight learning curve (setting and user guide takes a few taps and scrolls to read), feels like this is tailor made for people used to vim’s style. Auto completing quotes didn’t work all the time (turns out its because I didn’t name the file with an extension). Some functions only gets undo by using software keyboard not cmd+z, for example when tabbing multiple lines using the software tab key (is it a magic keyboard/iOS limitation that hardware tab key deletes selection with a tab character?), or after search and replace. Also would it be possible to have redo shortcut as well for non-vim mode?Another minor UI issue is that the software keyboard buttons messes with the ipad built-in swipe from the bottom functions when using a hardware keyboard.

levincoolxyz, Dec 20, 2021
Can still be improved!

So far, I really enjoy this app, and I love that I don't need working copy to access github. However, while the auto-complete features are already great, I feel as though this app still lags a bit behind Textastic in terms of productivity. For me, the biggest issue is the lack of emmet, which is something I've become used to using in every text editor I've used to date; I really hope to see it appear in a future release. As the app is right now, despite costing the same, it's just not quite on par with Textastic yet, but the way things are going, I have hope that that will change soon!

nubbs88, Sep 25, 2020
Git not pulling updates

I like the concept of this app, but it’s essentially useless to me because the repo I cloned is never being updated. Since the first clone, none of the updates I have pushed from other devices have loaded to this app. I have tried reopening the app and nothing.Edit: thanks for the response! It works now... was having trouble finding what I needed in the usage docs

yolanda_k, Mar 05, 2018


Listed in creativebloq, techworld and wpmudev as one of the best code editors. Buffer Editor is a POWERFUL code and text editor that lets you easily develop software, view code or take notes on the go. Join thousands of coders who trust Buffer Editor for fast, powerful, and advanced code editing on mobile devices.

Code and text editor you'll fall in love with ! Features • Universal app for iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro and iPod touch • Superfast user interface • Multiple Windows, Split View and Slide Over support • Full Screen Mode • Tabs. Quickly switch between your open files or terminals. • Built In Terminal (SSH Client). Multiple terminals in tabs! • Connect to BitBucket, Github, GitLab, Custom Git, Dropbox, iCloud ,Google Drive, SFTP, SSH and FTP servers • BitBucket, Github, GitLab, Custom Git (Branch, Clone, Commit, Push, Pull) • iOS Files app support • Preview your files in safari with "Preview in Safari" function • Open from iOS Files app (Link external folders and open multiple files) • Send files by email • File search • Bracket matching/highlight • Touch / Face ID protection • Find & replace (including regular expression search) • Syntax highlighting & Code Autocomplete ( ASP, AWK, ActionScript, Ada, Arduino, Bash (Unix shell), C, C++, C#, Clojure, Cobol, CSS, D, Dart, Dockerfile, Erlang, F#, Fortran, Gherkin, Go, HAML, Haskell, HTML(4&5), INI, Java, Javascript, Kotlin, LaTeX, (Common) Lisp, Lua, Markdown, MATLAB, MQL(4&5), NSIS, Objective-C, Org Mode, Pascal, Perl, PHP, Powershell, Progress, Prolog, Pug, Puppet, Python, Q/kdb+, R, reStructedText, Ruby, Rust, SCALA, Solidity, SQL, Stata, Swift, Terraform, TypeScript, TypeScript React, Verilog, VHDL, Visual Basic, VUE, x86 ASM, XML) • Extended Keyboard • Vim coding support (If you don't need it, don't use it.) • Unicode support • Bluetooth keyboard support (Supports all iOS short-cut keys) • Preview any files supported by iOS including images, PDFs, movies and documents • iOS "Open In" support, from Buffer Editor to other app - vice versa • Customizable font and font sizes • Multiple dark and light themes (Ayu Dark, Ayu Light, Buffereditor, Candy, Candyland, Dante, Dark Blue, Deep Dark, Desert, Dracula, Github, Inkpot, Jellybeans, Mac Classic, Made of code, Monokai, Oceanic, One Dark, Putty, Seti, Solarized Dark, Solarized Light, Spacecadet, Spacegray Light, VSCode Dark, VSCode Light, Wombat, Xcode) To see the full list of features, including supported Vim commands, please visit http://www.buffereditor.com/features For support please visit http://www.buffereditor.com/support

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