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    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 customize to do anything, but also...

    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 • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Atom is very similar in feel and functionality to Sublime Text, but much easier to extend. Even the source code of the editor itself is a breeze to read. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It seems that Atom is better supported by developers and community. It receives updates faster. WestFlameDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Brackets

    Brackets is an open-source editor for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The project was created and is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

    • Live preview is built directly into the program. No additional setup. Plugin manager enables Emmets and other plugins to be installed completely GUI. Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Visual Studio Code

    Code combines the streamlined UI of a modern editor with rich code assistance and navigation, and an integrated debugging experience – without the need for a full IDE.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

    • Open source, lots of out of the box features and also extensions. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Visual Studio Code is a delight to use. It's a free editor that includes syntax highlighting for many text formats and programming languages. It has a rich set of plugins. Bug fixes and new features are added at least once a month. Guest • 6 days ago Disagree   Agree
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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 a few dependencies from other...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Xfce

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    • For users who come from a Linux environment this is a perfect editor to keep using on MacOS X LucasVieitesNov 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • its support many programming language and so easy to compile,build,and run..! Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    GNU nano

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD Haiku

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    • Functionally-wise, Nano would be GNU counterpart of notepad.exe, nowhere near functionality of Sublime Text. Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    PhpStorm

    Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    • PHP Storm is a full pledge IDE not comparable to Sublime Text editor spthaoltJul 2016 Disagree   Agree
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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 its big brother...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Aptana Studio

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Aptana is still in development on GitHub but latest version, 3.6.1, was released in October 2014. It lacks Java 8/9 features, as well as newer Javascript and HTML 5 features.
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    Kate

    Text editor for the KDE desktop environment with support for multiple languages and syntax highlighting. It is extensible with plugins. Features a MDI interface. ...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD KDE

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    Notepad2

    Notepad2 is a fast and light-weight Notepad-like text editor with syntax highlighting. Simple as possible, but yet powerful. Has full Unicode support. Can be run out of...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.25, released on October 28, 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Sublime Text Comments

In Beta V3 since ages! 2 Helpful

Positive Comment by ITSecMedia
about Sublime Text Oct 2016

When do they release the FINAL V3 ?

The beta V3 are stable enough...

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It's Just Amazing ! -1 Helpful

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 -1 Helpful

Positive 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 -1 Helpful

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

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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

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Lightweight and beatiful

Positive 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 1 Helpful

Positive 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 -1 Helpful

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

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Mis ojos

Positive 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 -1 Helpful

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 !!

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..

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Ugh 1 Helpful

Comment by Roby718
about Sublime Text Apr 2013

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

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Awesome -1 Helpful

Positive 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. -1 Helpful

Positive 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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