Alternatives to Sublime 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

  • 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

    • Similar interface and functionality of a code editor, but Atom uses a lot of resources being that it is written in JavaScript.
      Guest 2/13/2016
  • 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

  • Brackets icon


    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

    • Live preview is built directly into the program. No additional setup. Plugin manager enables Emmets and other plugins to be installed completely GUI.
      Guest 5/21/2016
  • 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

    • For users who come from a Linux environment this is a perfect editor to keep using on MacOS X
      LucasVieites 11/16/2015
  • 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

  • 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

    • Functionally-wise, Nano would be GNU counterpart of notepad.exe, nowhere near functionality of Sublime Text.
      Guest 11/6/2015
  • Visual Studio Code icon

    Visual Studio Code

    Code combines the streamlined UI of a modern editor with rich code assistance and navigation, and an integrated debugging experience –...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

  • Aptana Studio icon

    Aptana Studio Discontinued

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Adobe Dreamweaver icon

    Adobe Dreamweaver

    Adobe Dreamweaver is a proprietary web development tool developed by Adobe Systems.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • PyCharm Community Edition icon

    PyCharm Community Edition

    Python IDE with refactoring, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, graphical debugger, and coding productivity orientation. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Coda icon


    Coda is a fast, clean, and powerful text editor with pixel-perfect preview and a built-in way to open and manage your local and remote...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • 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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  • SciTE icon


    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

  • WebStorm icon


    JetBrains WebStorm is a commercial IDE for JavaScript, CSS & HTML built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform. WebStorm...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • TextWrangler icon


    TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool. At its most basic, a text...

    Free Mac

  • jEdit icon


    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

  • UltraEdit icon


    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

  • AkelPad icon


    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

  • 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 Electron / Atom Shell

  • Notepad2-mod icon


    A modified version (fork) of Notepad2 based on Kai Liu's and other people's patches.

    Open Source Windows

  • EmEditor icon


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

    Commercial Windows

  • Lime Text icon

    Lime Text

    Experimental Sublime Text clone. The Backend is written in go. If you are fluent in go, go ahead fork the projekt. This project is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Komodo IDE icon

    Komodo IDE

    Code smarter and faster with Komodo IDE, the cross-platform professional development environment for dynamic languages and open...

    Commercial 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

  • Notepadqq icon


    Notepadqq is a linux clone (identical application) of Notepad++

    Open Source Linux

  • NINJA-IDE icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Espresso icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • Textadept icon


    Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers. Written in a combination of C...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • SynWrite icon


    SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. SynWrite features: syntax...

    Open Source Windows Total Commander

Sublime Text Comments

In Beta V3 since ages!

Positive Comment by ITSecMedia
about Sublime Text 10 days ago

When do they release the FINAL V3 ?

The beta V3 are stable enough...


It's Just Amazing !

Comment by mustafanline
about Sublime Text Jun 2016

Super Fast, Perfecto, No Need For Alternative "XD


Just the best editor. EVER

Positive Comment by soarhk
about Sublime Text Jun 2016

Superfast, easy to use and multiplattform. Perfect for code and edit simple texts.


was amazed untill

Negative Comment by idefix
about Sublime Text Dec 2015

i wanted to use Undo Redo and it did not work :(
hope there was some settings need to enable, found nothing


My favourite text editor

Positive Comment by GordonNelson
about Sublime Text and Notepad++ Oct 2015

Crossplatform is awesome. Realy
PC at home, Mac Mini at work, all compare to Sublime Text.

Another great feature is height right bar. I can find typical moments in my lists.
Thanks for freeware


Lightweight and beatiful

Positive Comment by manuellazzari
about Sublime Text Jun 2015

Also, after this one every other IDE will look horrid.


Best editor, though not free

Positive Comment by jackeryfunke
about Sublime Text and Notepad++ May 2015

Fast, a lot of plugins, no useless stuffs


Sublime - best editor

Positive Comment by nickmihaiu
about Sublime Text Jan 2015

Things I like at Sublime:
- supports plugins
- great color theme
- lightweight
- works on all platforms(linux, windows, mac)
- saves open tabs and restores them when opening sublime


Mis ojos

Positive Comment by andres57sc
about Sublime Text Oct 2014

Mis ojos adoran el color de la interfaz, simplemente perfecto.


I love this editor

Comment by SandeshDamkondwar
about Sublime Text Jul 2014

Features I love,
1. Multi cursor mode,
2. Package manager,
3. Instant file switching
4. Folder search

And lot of helpful plugins


Simply AweSomE !!

Positive Comment by catalyst
about Sublime Text and Vim, Notepad Apr 2014

This is a kind of text editor I have been searching for months. Nice learing curve, it is simple as notepad and sophisticated as Vim at the same time..



Comment by Roby718
about Sublime Text Apr 2013

Saw "Free", then I saw "Purchase A License".



Positive Comment by Jackiii99
about Sublime Text Jan 2013

Sublime Text Editor is awesome.

[Edited by Jackiii99, January 05]


Best text editor... ever.

Positive Comment by Blackyell
about Sublime Text Oct 2012

Incredibly efficient, with its plugins, multi-cursors editing, ultra configurable etc.

Try it, adopt it.