Alternatives to ReText for Mac with any license

  • 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

    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 Electron / Atom Shell

  • 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

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    gedit

    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

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    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

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    TextMate

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

    Freemium Mac GitHub

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    Markdown

    Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    haroopad

    Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Mou icon

    Mou

    Mou, web developers' Markdown editor for Mac OS X. When current available Markdown editors are almost all for general writers, Mou...

    Commercial Mac

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    Byword

    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Features - Designed to make writing...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    Espresso

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

    Commercial Mac

  • 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

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    MacDown

    MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luo’s Mou.

    Open Source Mac

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    slap

    slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier. It has: * first-class...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Node.JS

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    Marked

    Marked takes Markdown text–a simple syntax you can learn in minutes–and turns it into beautiful documents for you. It will update a...

    Commercial Mac

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    Editra

    Editra is a multi-platform text editor with an implementation that focuses on creating an easy to use interface and features that aid...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Abricotine

    Abricotine is an open-source markdown editor for desktop. In Abricotine, you can preview your document directly in the text editor...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

  • CotEditor icon

    CotEditor

    CotEditor is another text editor for Mac from Japan. It is also a code editor for C, C++, CSS, eRuby, HTML, Java, Javascript, LaTeX...

    Free Mac

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    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

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    TextEdit

    When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page...

    Free Mac

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    Thunderpad

    Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Marxico

    Marxico is a neat Markdown editor that features : code highlight, tables, images, attachments, LaTeX etc. live preview, offline...

    Freemium Mac Windows Chrome Evernote

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    Notepas

    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

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    SlickEdit

    SlickEdit is a cross-platform, multi-language code editor that gives programmers the ability to code in over 40 languages on 7...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Kod Discontinued

    Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X Source available at http://github.com/rsms/kod Goals and features Fully concurrent...

    Open Source Mac

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    Vico

    Vico is a programmers text editor for Mac OS X. Some of the features are: strong focus on keyboard control (vi key bindings)...

    Freemium Mac

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    gEcrit

    gEcrit is a Python IDE. Its focus is on simplicity and ease of use. It is fast and lightweight. It features Python indentation, line...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    TweakStyle

    TweakStyle is an Integrated Development Environment for Web Development. Unlike most IDEs, TweakStyle is tailor-made for Front-end...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Aquamacs Emacs

    An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates...

    Open Source Mac

  • Redcar

    Redcar is a text editor for programmers written in Ruby. At the moment, it’s a young enough project that it is mainly of interest to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    PHP Markdown

    Introduction This is a library package that includes the PHP Markdown parser and its sibling PHP Markdown Extra with additional...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    MarkRight

    MarkRight is a simple but very efficient Markdown editor built using Electron and ClojureScript. It uses a dual pane interface that...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

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    FoldingText

    FoldingText makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing...

    Commercial Mac

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    MultiMarkdown Composer

    MultiMarkdown Composer is a text editor for Mac that is designed from the ground up around the MultiMarkdown Syntax. It is designed to...

    Commercial Mac

  • NEdit icon

    NEdit

    NEdit is a multi-purpose text editor for the X Window System, which combines a standard, easy to use, graphical user interface with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux