GoCoEdit – Code & Text Editor

Christoph Gogolin

GoCodeEditor is a Code Editor optimized for fast opening and editing local and remote files (Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, FTP, SFTP/SSH) on your iOS Device.



• Sublime like Code-Editor!

• Universal App (use it on your iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch)

• iPhone X (s/s Max) support

• Full iPad Pro support (including smart keyboard support, shortcuts, split-screen multitasking)

• iPadOS Mouse & Trackpad

• NEW! Multi-caret Editing

• NEW! Siri Shortcuts

– create newfile / start shell / connect to shell / preview

– more soon…

• Drag & Drop Support

– Support for Drag & Drop files from the Files App

– Support for Drag & Drop files / repos and folders from Working Copy App

– Support for Dragging local files from GoCoEdit to other Apps

• Compatible with Apple Watch


Start a ssh-shell from your wrist right now!

Run your self defined scripts with one tap.


• Extra keybar with swipe functions and trackball to precisely move the cursor and select text

• Syntax highlighting

for many coding languages like:

(apache, arduino, asp/vb.net, c, c#, c++, ceylon, clojure, coffeescript, css, dart, dockerfile, elixir, erlang, fortran, go, handlebars, haskel, html, jade, java, javascript (es6 support), jsx, kotlin, latex/stex, less, lisp, livescript, lua, markdown, mathematica, nginx, objective-c, pascal, perl, php, plist, powershell, pug, puppet, python, r, rss, ruby, rust, sass, scala, shader, shell, sql, squirrel, stylus, svelte, swift, typescript, verilog, vue(js), xml, yaml)

• Some comfort features: code folding, code hinting, auto indent, auto close brackets, line wrapping, smart indent, tag and bracket matching, find by regular expression, replace, replace all, symbolic/function search for many syntax modes

• Quick CMD-mode (keep your hands on the On-Screen-Keyboard)

– p.e. press cmd+c, cmd+v to copy and paste selected text

– over 15 shortcuts supported

• Different themes ( include solarized, monokai and many more ) and font-sizes

• Import / export / open files from icloud drive and other file providers

• Open entire folders or repositories from the Git client Working Copy or the Files App using the iOS document picker

• Extendable

– Custom Syntax Modes — create your own Syntax highlighting modes

now you can write own modes and use it for your own file types

– Custom Themes — create your own editor themes

– Snippets — use short fragments of text again and again

( with filed and placeholders support )

• Preview Browser with Javascript console

( in iPad version resizeable for preview iPad or iPhone layouts )

• Markdown Preview & HTML Export

• Connect to your servers via SFTP, FTP, DRIVE, ONEDRIVE or DROPBOX

NEW! with OneDrive 365 and OneDrive for Business support

• NEW! File has changed detection

( GCE is now able to detect external file changes on local and remote files )

• Upload and Download files/folders or edit files directly on your server/dropbox/drive/onedrive without download

• Very fast reconnect and recover of open files after restart

• Edit your files directly on your server without download.

• Integrated Shell (ssh) to perform background tasks like a Grunt, Gulp, npm or another shell job

( type direct or define scripts and run it with a single tap )

• Supporting advanced features like textselection by cursor, Splitview, Slide-Over and Drag & Drop

• 3D Touch support

– Show/move cursor by 3D touch the keyboard

– Quick Actions (new file, start shell, connect shell to last server, show preview of last file)

• External/Bluetooth keyboard support

( all iOS shot-cut keys are supported + lots of shortcuts available )




Last updated



• • • NEW in GoCoEdit 19 • • •

• New Google Drive integration

• Updated Dropbox integration

• Fixed a Dropbox file listing bug

• Support for Shellfish App fileprovider added

• Updated Modes

• Improved Support for the new iOS & iPadOS devices

• Some minor bugfixes

Try also my other Apps:

(attention shameless self promotion)

••• Use VSCode in the Cloud (code-server) on iOS •••

“UCoW – Ultimate Code Wrapper”

makes it possible & better usable on iOS & iPadOS


••• GTW – Text & Markdown Editor •••

some similar to GCE but focused on Markdown and Text editing

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