acme Alternatives

    acme is described as 'Acme is a powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform developed by Rob Pike originally for Plan 9 from Bell Labs research operating system, and now has ports available for all major platforms' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to acme for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like acme are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 12, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X

      Source available at http://github.com/rsms/kod

      Goals and features

      Fully concurrent — loading files, syntax highlighting, etc is distributed across available CPU cores. Minimal waiting time.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2011. https://github.com/rsms/kod

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.
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    1. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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    2. An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates perfectly with OS X with many Mac-specific extensions to fit with the Mac user interface (you can turn them off if you want of course...).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      ConTEXT is a small, fast and powerful freeware text editor, developed to serve as a secondary tool for software developers. After years searching for a suitable Windows text editor, we didn't find any of them to satisfy our needs, so we wrote our own.
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    3. Code Writer is a free text and code editor app for the Windows platform, downloadable from the Windows Store. Use it as a replacement for Notepad and other quick edit apps.
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    4. 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, HTML, INI, Java, JavaScript, Lua, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, VB.Net, XML and plain text files.
    5. Ynote Classic is an easy to use fast and advanced text editor with a tabbed interface and multiview. It has intelligent Syntax Highlighting, Code Folding , Auto Indent and autocompletion. It can highlight any language you like using Regular Expressions.
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      • Windows
      PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications.
    6. IT-Edit (Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2016.

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