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

    1. Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
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    2. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      LopeEdit is a powerful programmers editor and a replacement of Windows Notepad.

      Bundleware

      The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Yi is a text editor written, and extensible in, the Haskell programming language. It can be made to behave like emacs or like vi.
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    3. Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.1, released in November 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Free text editor software. Supports XHTML, CSS, PHP and more.
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    4. DtPad is a Windows text editor, developed with Microsoft .
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Climacs is an open source Emacs-like text editor written in Common Lisp. It has a good integration with other CLIM-based applications and uses Common Lisp Interface Manager (CLIM) library, called ESA, that provides an Emacs-style user interface, rather than the normal CLIM UI.

      Discontinued

      No update since 2007. See https://common-lisp.net/project/climacs/#news

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      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Edile is a basic but useful text editor for Linux, Mac OSX and other unix-like operating systems. Written in Python, Edile is implemented in a single source code file and requires no installation - you simply execute the source code file.
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