Aquamacs Emacs Alternatives for Windows

    Aquamacs Emacs is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Aquamacs Emacs and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Aquamacs Emacs are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 7, 2021

    1. Doom is a configuration framework for GNU Emacs tailored for Emacs bankruptcy veterans who want less framework in their frameworks and the performance of a hand rolled config (or better).
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    2. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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    3. 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 all the code editor features you'd expect and more:

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 661ba3a on May 11, 2015. See https://github.com/zedapp/zed

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    4. JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Okteta is a simple editor for the raw data of files. This type of program is also called hex editor or binary editor. The data is displayed in the traditional view with two columns: one with the numeric values and one with the assigned characters.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in Text/Column/Hex modes, and supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWrap, Encodings (UTF8/16/32,Big5,GBK...) and WordCount.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    5. Lines is a modern and minimalist text editor - IDE with support for over 150 programming languages, embedded code inspectors and many other cool tools to help you write better code.
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    6. RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc.
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