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

  • Markdown icon

    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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    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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    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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    Espresso

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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

  • TextEdit icon

    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

  • SlickEdit icon

    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

  • Vico icon

    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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    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

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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

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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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    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

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    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

  • Apimac Notepad icon

    Apimac Notepad

    Notepad for Mac let’s you organize any piece of text you may want to have at hand everyday. Designed from the ground up to support the...

    Commercial Mac