Alternatives to TextWrangler 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

  • 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

  • PSPad icon


    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax...

    Free Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • BBEdit icon


    BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web...

    Commercial Mac

  • Neovim icon


    Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: Simplify maintenance and encourage contributions. Split...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

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    EditPad Pro

    EditPad Pro is a powerful and versatile text editor or word processor. Designed to make text editing as convenient as possible, using...

    Commercial Windows

  • Scribes icon


    A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power. Scribes focuses on streamlining your workflow. It does so by ensuring...

    Open Source Linux

  • CotEditor icon


    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

  • Editra icon


    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

  • MadEdit icon

    MadEdit Discontinued

    MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • HippoEDIT icon


    HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers. It has modern...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Smultron icon


    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

  • Chocolat icon


    Chocolat is a new text editor for Mac OS X, that combines native Cocoa with powerful text editing tools.

    Commercial Mac

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Textastic icon


    Textastic is a text editor for iPhone, iPad and Mac with rich support for syntax highlighting, FTP, SFTP and Dropbox. FEATURES •...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • NoteTab icon


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

    Freemium Windows

  • Kod icon

    Kod Discontinued

    Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X Source available at Goals and features Fully concurrent...

    Open Source Mac

  • Vico icon


    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

  • 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

  • SuperbEdit icon


    Extensible and light programmers' text editor. SuperbEdit features Syntax Highlighting, Folder Management, Source Control...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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

  • FoldingText icon


    FoldingText makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing...

    Commercial Mac

  • TEA icon


    TEA is a fast, pure C++ text editor for UNIX, Mac, OS/2 and Windows. TEA provides you hundreds of functions: Small size ...

    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

TextWrangler Comments


Comment by christiec01
about TextWrangler May 2016

can someone tell me how to put a widget into a website that you are creating on text-wrangler. please



Positive Comment by Satuim
about TextWrangler and Notepad++ Aug 2013

A great alternative to Notepad++ for mac!