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  • Notepad++

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

     

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • 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 and extraordinary features.

     

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

  • Vim

    Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.

     

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku OpenSolaris

  • 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 use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Electron / Atom Shell

  • Write!

    Write! is a distraction-free text editor that boosts your productivity.

     

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    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

  • gedit

    Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD GNOME OpenSolaris

  • 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.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell Mac

  • 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 packages.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Xfce

  • 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 maintained by Adobe, and is released under an MIT License.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

  • 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 programming language with extensions to support text editing.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Adobe Dreamweaver

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

     

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    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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.

     

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    Free 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.
  • 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 files. And a dash of SSH too.

     

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    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • TextMate

    TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

     

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    Commercial $ $ $ Open Source Mac

  • 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 Komodo IDE) a try: it'll be worth your while.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Taskade

    Taskade is a new way to create team task lists and notes. Make lists, organize your thoughts, and be inspired to get things done. Taskade let's you create simple and smart checklists, outlines, and notes for teams. .

     

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    Free Mac Windows Web Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome Firefox OS Firefox

  • GNU nano

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • PSPad

    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on.

     

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    Free Windows

  • 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.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD KDE

  • Notepad

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

     

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    Free Windows

  • UltraEdit

    UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers.

     

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    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • TextWrangler

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

     

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    Free Mac

    • Discontinued The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit. Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."
  • Bluefish Editor

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • SciTE

    SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.

     

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    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD Xfce

  • KompoZer

    KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

     

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    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued The project seems to be discontinued. Latest stable version, 0.7.10, was released on 2007 and last development version, 0.8b3, on 2010, but the program is still downloadable from the official website.