Alternatives to gedit for all platforms with any license

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  • Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

    Open Source Windows

  • Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Eclipse icon

    Eclipse

    Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Vim icon

    Vim

    Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku OpenSolaris ... Xfce

  • Atom icon

    Atom

    A hackable text editor for the 21st Century. At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Geany icon

    Geany

    Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only...

    Open Source Windows Linux Xfce

  • Brackets icon

    Brackets

    Brackets is an open-source editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Notepad2 icon

    Notepad2 Discontinued

    Notepad2 is a fast and light-weight Notepad-like text editor with syntax highlighting. Simple as possible, but yet powerful. Has full...

    Open Source Windows

  • GNU Emacs icon

    GNU Emacs

    GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • TextMate icon

    TextMate

    TextMate brings Apples approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate...

    Open Source Mac

  • Coda icon

    Coda

    Using a separate program to design your stylesheets? That’s crazy stuff! We’ve built a fully-featured CSS editor directly into Coda...

    Commercial Mac

  • Komodo Edit icon

    Komodo Edit

    Komodo Edit is a fast, smart, free and open-source code editor. Switching your trusty code editor is hard, but give Komodo Edit (or...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • PSPad icon

    PSPad

    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax...

    Free Windows

  • GNU nano icon

    GNU nano

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku

  • Notepad icon

    Notepad

    Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

    Free Windows

  • Kate icon

    Kate

    Text editor for the KDE desktop environment with support for multiple languages and syntax highlighting. It is extensible with...

    Open Source Windows Linux KDE

  • SciTE icon

    SciTE

    SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with...

    Open Source Windows Linux Xfce

  • Bluefish Editor icon

    Bluefish Editor

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • UltraEdit icon

    UltraEdit

    UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • jEdit icon

    jEdit

    jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • AkelPad icon

    AkelPad

    A simple notepad-like text editor with many features. It is designed to be a small and fast. User interface in 20 languages. ...

    Open Source Windows

  • Espresso icon

    Espresso

    Espresso is a powerful text editor for web developers, from the creators of CSSEdit . Elegant...

    Commercial Mac

  • Smultron icon

    Smultron

    Smultron is a text editor for Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse...

    Commercial Mac

  • Programmer's Notepad icon

    Programmer's Notepad

    Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea...

    Open Source Windows

  • Leafpad icon

    Leafpad

    Leafpad is a lightweight text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • EmEditor icon

    EmEditor

    EmEditor is a fast Unicode text editor for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 supporting large files, scriptable macros, CSV files, keyword...

    Commercial Windows

  • TextPad icon

    TextPad

    TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files...

    Commercial Windows

  • metapad icon

    metapad

    Metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x/NT/XP/Vista with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but...

    Open Source Windows

  • EditPad Lite icon

    EditPad Lite

    EditPad Lite is a general-purpose text editor, designed to be small & compact, yet offer all the functionality you expect from a...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Light Table icon

    Light Table

    Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Notepad2-mod icon

    Notepad2-mod

    A modified version (fork) of Notepad2 based on Kai Liu's and other people's patches. Changes compared to the official...

    Open Source Windows

  • ReText icon

    ReText

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Intype icon

    Intype Discontinued

    Intype is a powerful and intuitive code editor for Windows with lightning fast response. It is easily extensible and customizable...

    Commercial Windows

  • NINJA-IDE icon

    NINJA-IDE

    NINJA-IDE (from the recursive acronym: "Ninja-IDE Is Not Just Another IDE"), is a cross-platform integrated development...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • BBEdit icon

    BBEdit

    BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web...

    Commercial Mac