Editors are useful for creating and editing files, as well as providing the following features for json files.

  • JSON file validation errors
  • Auto indentation is a feature that allows you to indent your text
  • JSON namespace and structure
  • Syntax Color highlight
  • Lint

json editor and IDE

Some popular editors support json configurations with plugins and inbuilt support is provided.

  • IntelliJ IDE: It has support for json by default natively. You can configure json syntax color and linting.

  • VIM Editor: json vim plugin for modifying and editing open json files. It provides automatic closing tags, folding, and start and end tags…

  • eclipse : JSON Editor Plugin plugin to have support for json in Eclipse.

  • atom editor: It has pretty json and utilities for json file format and edits files.

  • Sublime text editor: It has Pretty json that provides format json and edit files.

  • Notepad: you can still edit and create a file with Notepad but you will not get color, auto-indentation, and validation errors with the format

  • Notepad++: It has [JSONViewer plugin] https://sourceforge.net/projects/nppjsonviewer/ support for json format and opening files. You just need to install and enable configuration.

Online Editor

There are many online editors on the web to validate and edit the json files.