Alternatives to TEA 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

  • 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


    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 ("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


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Notepad icon


    Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

    Free Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • Leafpad icon


    Leafpad is a lightweight text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • Programmer's Notepad icon

    Programmer's Notepad

    Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • Scratch icon


    Scratch is the text editor that works for you. It auto-saves your files, meaning they're always up-to-date. Plus it remembers your...

    Open Source Linux

  • TextPad icon


    TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files...

    Commercial Windows

  • Thunderpad icon


    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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  • TextEdit icon


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

    Free Mac

  • Pe (Programmer’s Editor) icon

    Pe (Programmer’s Editor)

    Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features...

    Open Source Haiku

  • Zed Code Editor icon

    Zed Code Editor

    Zed is a fully offline-capable text and code editor you can use to edit files locally, on Dropbox, or remotely on any server. It has...

    Open Source Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

  • Notepad! icon Notepad!

    Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both...

    Free Windows

  • Text icon

    Text is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

  • Ynote Classic icon

    Ynote Classic

    Ynote Classic is an easy to use fast and advanced text editor with a tabbed interface and multiview. It has intelligent Syntax...

    Open Source Windows

  • NoteTab icon


    NoteTab is packed with time-saving productivity tools that no other text or HTML editor has.

    Freemium Windows

  • Keypress Editor icon

    Keypress Editor

    This is the editor you were looking for. Keypress is an offline, desktop based code editor. Use Keypress to edit your local files...

    Free Chrome OS Chrome

  • Devpad icon


    Notepad-like VB.Net multi-tab source code editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 that supports ASM, ASP.Net, Boo, C#, C++, CSS...

    Open Source Windows

  • Beaver Editor icon

    Beaver Editor

    Beaver is an Early AdVanced EditoR. Beaver is a GTK+2 editor designed to be Light-Weight, Modular and Stylish

    Open Source Linux

  • Mystix icon

    Mystix Discontinued

    Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

    Open Source Windows

  • Pluma icon


    Pluma, fork of gedit , is a text editor part of MATE Desktop Environment. It supports most standard editor features, extending...

    Free Linux

  • MetroTextual icon


    MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing...

    Free Windows

  • EdytorNC icon


    EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers. Some features : bolt holes calculation; solutions of triangles calculation; speed, feed...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Simple Code Editor icon

    Simple Code Editor

    Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

    Free Windows

  • FavoText icon


    FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers...

    Commercial Windows

  • Angel Writer Discontinued

    Angel Writer is a free text editor allowing you to create impressive documents that contain formatted text, graphics and tables. You...

    Free Windows

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