Alternatives to Sublime Text for all platforms with any license

  • Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

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

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

    • 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

    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

  • gedit icon

    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

  • 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

    • 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
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    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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • 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 GitHub

  • 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

  • Coda icon

    Coda

    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

  • 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

  • PSPad icon

    PSPad

    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

    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

    WebStorm

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • TextWrangler icon

    TextWrangler

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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

    Notepad2-mod

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

    Open Source 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

  • Espresso icon

    Espresso

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

    Commercial Mac

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    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

  • 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

  • SynWrite icon

    SynWrite

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

    Open Source Windows Total Commander

  • Textadept icon

    Textadept

    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

  • IDLE icon

    IDLE

    Default IDE which come installed with the Python programming language. It aims to be simple and intuitive, and is especially useful...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Caret icon

    Caret

    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

Sublime Text Comments

It's Just Amazing !

Comment by mustafanline
about Sublime Text Jun 2016

Super Fast, Perfecto, No Need For Alternative "XD

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Just the best editor. EVER

Comment by soarhk
about Sublime Text Jun 2016

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

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was amazed untill

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

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My favourite text editor

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

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Lightweight and beatiful

Comment by manuellazzari
about Sublime Text Jun 2015

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

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Best editor, though not free

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

Fast, a lot of plugins, no useless stuffs

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Sublime - best editor

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

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Mis ojos

Comment by andres57sc
about Sublime Text Oct 2014

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

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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

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Simply AweSomE !!

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..

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Ugh

Comment by Roby718
about Sublime Text Apr 2013

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

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Awesome

Comment by Jackiii99
about Sublime Text Jan 2013

Sublime Text Editor is awesome.

[Edited by Jackiii99, January 05]

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Best text editor... ever.

Comment by Blackyell
about Sublime Text Oct 2012

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

Try it, adopt it.

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Best Editor Ever on the Mac

Comment by Marcel99
about Sublime Text Aug 2012

Sublime simply is the best Mac Editor ever. I love to use it every day.

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