YEdit is a Win32/Win64 recreation of the MS-DOS 5 editor. It attempts to be faithful to the spirit of the original and can be copied as a single binary with no dependencies or installation. Since it is a Windows binary however, it also supports artbirary terminal sizes. It also supports different file type encodings, including UTF-8.

YEdit supports mouse input including the scroll wheel. Win32 mouse support in Windows Terminal requires version 1.10 or above.

Screenshot of yedit


This software is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.


Yedit is available as part of Yori.

System Requirements

32 bit YEdit runs on Windows NT 3.1 or above (not Windows 95/98/Me.) 64 bit YEdit runs on Windows XP 64 bit edition and above.