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Rapid Environment Editor

Windows environment variables management

Latest version

Jul 3, 2018
9.2 build 937

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About Rapid Environment Editor

Rapid Environment Editor (RapidEE) is an environment variables editor. It includes an easy to use GUI and replaces the small and inconvenient Windows edit box. RapidEE 8.x supports Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 & Windows 10 (including 64-bit versions). If you still use Windows NT or 2000, then use version 6.1. For Windows 9x or ME use version 2.1.


Editable tree

Show environment variables and values as an editable tree.

Portable mode

RapidEE doesn't require installation and could be run as a "portable application".

Error checking

Automatically checking for invalid pathnames and filenames

Multilanguage interface

RapidEE is translated into a number of languages (English, Russian, Japanese, French, Polish, German, Italian, Latvian, Slovak, Greek, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, Swedish, Korean, Croatian, Danish, Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, Norwegian, Indonesian, Romanian, Hungarian, Turkish, Abkhazian, Ukrainian, Czech, Arabic, Bulgarian, Lithuanian), and the language can be changed on the fly.

Variable inspector

Inspector shows miscellaneous information about variables: name, type, value, short file name in the 8.3 naming convention for each long file name and vice versa.

Silent Installation

RapidEE supports silent installation mode which is useful for automating this process.

Command line

RapidEE can accept a number of command line parameters to modify the system and user environment variables.

No typing

You don't need to type long pathnames. Just choose a path using the File Explorer tree.

Easy values manipulation

RapidEE supports drag'n'drop for reordering of variable values


Environment variables can be backed up to the registry file (.reg)


Skins allow you to change the look and feel of RapidEE

Multiuser support

If you have administrative privileges then you can edit environment variables for any user on your computer.