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BabelPad Alternatives

BabelPad is described as 'free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to BabelPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like BabelPad are Notepad++, Sublime Text, Atom and Vim.

BabelPad alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BabelPad.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows...

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  1. Zed Code Editor icon

    Zed Code Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    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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  2. RJ TextEd icon

    RJ TextEd

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.

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    Smultron

    • Mac

    Smultron is a text editor for Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse newcomers nor disappoint advanced users.

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    Thunderpad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    SuperbEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Extensible and light programmers' text editor.

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    Devpad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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  7. EditPlus is a text editor, HTML editor and programmers editor for Windows. While it can serve as a good Notepad replacement, it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.

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    TabNote-

    • 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. 珞

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    BowPad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.

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    Yi

    • 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.

    The Vty frontend