Alternatives to Lime Text for all platforms with any license

  • Notepad++ icon


    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

  • Atom icon


    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 Electron / Atom Shell

  • Vim icon


    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

  • Eclipse icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • gedit icon


    Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

  • Geany icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

  • 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

  • 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

  • TextMate icon


    TextMate is not an IDE but by using its powerful snippets, macros, and unique scoping system, it can often provide features that even...

    Commercial Mac

  • Kate icon


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

    Open Source Windows Linux KDE

  • PSPad icon


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

    Free Windows

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    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

  • Caret icon


    Professional text editing for Chrome and Chrome OS. Caret is a graphical text editor modeled on Sublime Text, running completely...

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

  • TextPad icon


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

    Commercial Windows

  • Zed Code Editor icon

    Zed Code Editor

    Zed is a fully offline-capable text and code editor you can use to edit files locally, on Dropbox, or remotely on any server. It has...

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

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    Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Text icon

    Text is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Ynote Classic icon

    Ynote Classic

    Ynote Classic is an easy to use fast and advanced text editor with a tabbed interface and multiview. It has intelligent Syntax...

    Open Source Windows

  • Keypress Editor icon

    Keypress Editor

    This is the editor you were looking for. Keypress is an offline, desktop based code editor. Use Keypress to edit your local files...

    Free Chrome OS Chrome

  • Devpad icon


    Notepad-like VB.Net multi-tab source code editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 that supports ASM, ASP.Net, Boo, C#, C++, CSS...

    Open Source Windows

  • Syntaxic icon


    A keyboard-friendly text editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Features: - Incremental search and replace - Sidebar and jump-to-file...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Mystix icon

    Mystix Discontinued

    Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

    Open Source Windows

  • ConTEXT icon


    ConTEXT is a small, fast and powerful freeware text editor, developed to serve as a secondary tool for software developers. After...

    Free Windows

  • CodeRunner icon


    A simple programmer's editor with a tightly-integrated console. It's excellent for rapidly prototyping code with its super...

    Commercial Mac

  • Java-Editor icon


    Integrated Java development environments set high requirements on the computer equipment.

    Free Windows

  • EdytorNC icon


    EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers. Some features : bolt holes calculation; solutions of triangles calculation; speed, feed...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Simple Code Editor icon

    Simple Code Editor

    Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

    Free Windows

  • FavoText icon


    FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers...

    Commercial Windows

  • acme

    Acme is a powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform developed by Rob Pike originally for Plan...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Angel Writer Discontinued

    Angel Writer is a free text editor allowing you to create impressive documents that contain formatted text, graphics and tables. You...

    Free Windows

  • Batch Text File Editor icon

    Batch Text File Editor

    Batch-Notepad that can replace, insert, delete, copy, and move text in multiple files in bulk! Perform advanced search and replace...

    Commercial Windows

  • PHP Studio icon

    PHP Studio

    PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications. This advanced PHP editor...

    Commercial Windows

  • Embitz icon


    Embitz is a free C/C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users working in the field of embedded software development ...

    Open Source Windows

  • Foobar icon


    Foobar is an easy to use, "edit and run", coding environment with support for multiple programming languages and...

    Commercial Mac

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