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Best python IDE on android

| June 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Tablets are becoming a more popular utensil in schools and a stable environment will be useful in a Computer Science program. Some Python Editors are  running on the Android phone as powerful text editors, anywhere, you can easily view or edit your code.

1.QPython – Python for Android

QPython is a script engine running on android devices like phone or tablet, It embeds the Python interpreter, console, editor, SL4A Library for Android, which can make your android device run Python script or project. It is the Python on Android.qpython
In addition, It offer the develop kit which can let you develop Python project on your android device easily.


Mainly Features
* Support Python programming on Android, including game, network and SL4A programming
* Run Python Script on Android device
* Run Python Project on Android device
* Execute Python Code & File From QRCode
* QEdit let you create/edit Python Script easily
* Support many Python libraries

Programming Features
* Support Native UI Programming which can let you program for game
* Support SL4A Programming, can access android’s feature, like network, bluetooth, location
* Support many Python libraries
* Support FTP server, which can let you transfer the Python project from your PC to mobile easily

* QPython is in BETA, if you have any problem, please contact us to help us solve the problem.
* It require the BLUETOOTH / LOCATION and OTHER permissions, so that you can program using these FEATURES.

2.920 Text Editor

920 Text Editor is a run on the Android phone a powerful text editor, anywhere, you can easily view or edit your code, you can also use it as e-book reader to open txt novel, it is like on Windows EmEditor, EditPlus so powerful.

More change log please go to

920 text editor


1. Multi Tab, you can open different files in different tabs to facilitate you in a different text of this switch to edit

2. syntax highlighting:
ASP, ActionScript, C/C++, C#, Erlang, Frink, HTML/XML/WML, CSS, Javascript, Java, JSP, Perl, PHP, Python, Shell/Bash, Lua, SQL, VB/VBS, Tcl, TeX/LaTeX, Verilog, AutoHotKey, AutoLisp, PowerShell, Pascal,Fortran, ColdFusion, VHDL
3. show line numbers
4. show blank characters (tabs, line breaks)
5. automatically detects the open file encoding, and you can also convert the current file encoding support:
ISO-2022-CN, BIG5, EUC-TW, GBK, GB2312, ISO-8859-5, KOI8-R, WINDOWS-1251, MACCYRILLIC, IBM866, IBM855 …
6. easy toolbar, you can quickly make a new file, open, save, save as, undo/redo, and some commonly used symbols, back to last edit location, etc.
7. list of recently opened files history
8. regular search, replace or replace all
9. change the font and font size
10. “Word wrap” switch
11. lock the screen orientation in: auto, horizontal or vertical
12. remember the last open file
13. hide the soft keyboard, long press the edit area can be turn on
14. long press the “edit area” you can convert selected text to uppercase or lowercase
15. auto indent
16. keep the screen in the awake state
17. you can run at ROOT permissions
18. easy’s file manager, you can delete or rename the file, or open with other application to view, copy/move etc. to manage files
19. use the volume keys to quickly switch the display/hide the toolbar, full-screen mode
20. preview the HTML file
21. power Color Picker
22. use Grep recursive search keyword in the path
23. you can use the “Preferences” menu “Donate” page to the donate it


DroidEdit is a text and source code editor (similar to Notepad++ or gedit) for android tablets and phones with the following features:

– Syntax Highlighting for several languages (C, C++, C#, Java, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Python, Ruby, Lua, LaTeX, SQL, …)
– Several color themes
– Infinite undo & redo
– Search & replace
– Auto & block indentation
– Keep opened files and changes between sessions
– Open files directly from dropbox or a file manager
– Character encoding support
– Keyboard shortcuts (List below)
– Share documents with other services (dropbox, email, …)
– Preview HTML files in browser
– Bracket matching
– Go to line
– Run Scripts in SL4A directly
– Configurable Shortcuts

Pro version only features:

– SFTP/FTP support
– Dropbox support
– Custom themes


free code editor

– Run external commands through SSH
– Root mode

Using different character encodings:

– To open a document with a different character encoding than the default: long press the open file button
– To create a new document with a different character encoding than the default: long press the new file button
– You can make this behavior the default in the preference screen

DroidEdit is specially useful for new generation android tablets with external keyboards like the Asus Transformer.


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My name is John Link.I am 26 years old. My major is Computer science and technology. I am a junior programmer with Python.

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  1. codeanywhere says:

    If you like editing code on your tablet try out our new Codeanywhere App and let us know what you think!


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