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Batch RegEx is described as 'Replace, format, and extract text in multiple files using Regular Expressions. Perform GREP-like tasks including search and replace, RegEx substitutions, data extraction, and more! Built-in RegEx editors support color syntax highlighting and tips' and is a Text Editor. There are more than 50 alternatives to Batch RegEx for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Sublime Text. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try gedit or Bluefish Editor. Other great apps like Batch RegEx are Notepad, UltraEdit, grepWin and TextMate.

Batch RegEx alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be File Search Utilities or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Batch RegEx.
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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSublime Text consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSublime Text can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableSublime Text is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingSublime Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSublime Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeSublime Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ PortableSublime Text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ AutocompletionSublime Text can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    gedit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    • OpenSolaris

    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.

    ⚫︎ Lightweightgedit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsgedit can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax Highlightinggedit supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Spell Checkinggedit can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Autocompletiongedit can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    Bluefish Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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  4. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNotepad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    UltraEdit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).

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    UltraEdit features an integrated FTP browser and supports syntax highlighting for hundreds of languages, with more always in the works. And with an integrated SSH/telnet client, scripting, custom tools, macros and Smart Templates, UltraEdit's ready for any coding session.


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    grepWin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    grepWin is a simple search and replace tool which can use PCRE regular expressions to search for strings of text within files. grepWin adds an entry to the shell context menu to easily search selected folders.

    ⚫︎ PortablegrepWin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTextMate can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingTextMate supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Xed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.

    ⚫︎ LightweightXed consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableXed is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingXed supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    dnGREP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    dnGrep allows you to search across files with easy-to-read results. Search through text files, Word documents, PDFs, and archives using text, regular expression, XPath, and phonetic queries.

    ⚫︎ PortablednGREP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  10. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingProgrammer's Notepad supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ PortableProgrammer's Notepad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    not updated since 3 dec 2016

    PN on Vista
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