Nested Editor

Specialized editor for structured documents

Nested is multiplatform Software avalaible for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows.

Do you like Nested? Please consider donating to the project:


Download installer for Microsoft Windows from here.

Minimun requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.
  • 50MB in disk, 1024MB of RAM (Nested requires ~30MB only).

If you want to use the LaTeX or PDF target you need to install MikTeX. MikTeX is a LaTeX distribution for Microsoft Windows that install required packages on the fly.

Note: MikTeX needs to be installed in %ProgramFiles%/MikTeX* (case insensitive) in order to be found by Nested.


Nested is avalaible for a several distributions of GNU/Linux. If yours is not listed Nested is always looking for packagers and maintainers. See Participate for more information.


Nested is avalaible for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot and up. You can download the .deb package from the Debian section or use the following PPA:

	sudo add-apt-repository ppa:carlos.jenkins/nested
	sudo apt-get update
	sudo apt-get install nested

Note: Nested requires a complete TexLive environment (~150MB), so installation may take a while.


Nested is avalaible for Debian Wheezy. Download the .deb package from here.

Note: The Nested team is looking for a Debian Maintainer that could include this package on the Debian repositories.


Nested is available on the Fedora 16 Verne oficial repositories. Just execute:

	sudo yum install nested	

Also, note that Nested is also available on the EPEL repositories, so it is also available to install on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL) 6.x releases.

Alternatively, you can download the .rpm package from here.


Nested is avalaible for openSUSE Factory, Tumbleweed, 12.1, 11.4 and 11.3. Go to:

Select your version and search 'Nested'. Then, click on the 1-Click Install link.

You can also add one of the following repositories using zypper:

Source code

Get source code package from here.

Note: this package contains only the Nested application source code as a Python source package. If you plan to hack the application it is recommended to checkout the full repository. See Participate for more information.