Araneae Alternatives

    Araneae is described as 'Free text editor software. Supports XHTML, CSS, PHP and more' and is a Text Editor in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Araneae for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. Most alternatives are Text and Code Editors. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Araneae are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021

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

      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.

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    2. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    3. Pluma, fork of gedit , is a text editor part of MATE Desktop Environment.
    4. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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    5. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      • The Portable Freeware Collection
      ATPad is a simple Notepad replacement written in pure C and Windows API. Keeping simplicity of Notepad it provides many additional features. 90kb UPX repacked.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FLATHUB
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      The repository "Code - OSS" (also known as vscode) is where Microsoft develops the Visual Studio Code product together with the community. This source code is available to everyone under the standard MIT license.
    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries. Thunderpad aims to be faster and more lightweight than most text editors, but as useful as them.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2015. Latest versions can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub

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