Alternate TextBrowser Alternatives

    Alternate TextBrowser is described as 'allows a fast navigation through text-files. The program offers the possibility to open multiple text-files at once' and is a Text Editor in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Alternate TextBrowser for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Alternate TextBrowser are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
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    3. 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.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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    6. GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.
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    7. The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.
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    8. 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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    9. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
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    10. 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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