Free CSS Toolbox is free productivity software for web developers who work with CSS code. Free CSS Toolbox includes a number of tools for fast-tracking and enhancing the development of CSS code, such as an advanced CSS Formatter and CSS validator.
Pros: Free CSS Toolbox is a tool package for CSS developers. It can check syntax and validate the code developed against the W3C CSS validator. It comes free so that is the topmost feature. It has additional tools included in the application that makes it a handy toolbox for CSS development. Such tools include an advanced syntax checker and a validator. For website developers that use CSS, the Free CSS Toolbox can help save considerable time and increase productivity at no cost for this tool.
The interface is arranged for productivity. Settings are arranged under tabbed areas on the right of the interface. Detailed settings can be made. For example under rule you can define if the rules can be over multiple lines, or a single line and how many characters can be there on a single line. You can even ask the application to combine rules that got duplicated, by saying combine rules that are exact same. For formatting purposes specify how many blank lines you need between text lines. Similarly you can select settings for selectors, properties, short hand properties and Misc. that deal with white spaces and how the colors are to be defined.
The main interface area is for text entry and lets you do some simple editing such as quickly creating and adjusting CSS code, auto complete and highlighting that makes edits easy. Formatting is easy, reformat your own or someone else’s code or simply beautify the code text. Code check against various specifications and compatibility with browsers can be checked. You are able to compress the code down by up to 70% that makes page loads faster. W3C validator checks are integral to the application so that ensuring code to CSS level 2 standards is no big deal at all.
Cons: No problems at all found.
Overall: This is a neat tool with lots of features that are very easy to use and is surely good for a 5 star rating.