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    Bluefish Editor Alternatives

    Bluefish Editor is described as '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' and is a very popular Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Bluefish Editor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Bluefish Editor are Notepad++, Atom, Sublime Text and Vim.

    Bluefish Editor is mainly a Text Editor but alternatives to it 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 Bluefish Editor.
    This page was last updated May 11, 2022
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    1. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

      Discontinued

      The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

      Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

    2. 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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      Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.
    3. Lite XL is a lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua — it aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either.
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      wxMEdit is a cross-platform text and hex editor, derived from MadEdit .


    4. Onivim 2 is a retro-futuristic modal editor - the next iteration of the Onivim project - combining Vim-style modal editing with the aesthetics and language features of modern editors.
    5. Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones.
    6. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
    7. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.
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