BowPad Alternatives

    BowPad is described as 'small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to BowPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BowPad are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Geany (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.
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    2. This tool can transform texts into a variety of formats/structures. It can assist tasks of data formatting and coding. Formatting steps can be stored and reused. The tool includes text-to-speech of various languages.
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    3. Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer available: http://simplecodeeditor.neocities.org/

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TeraPad is very light-weight text editor which supports styling for css html js and other major languages.
    4. VbsEdit, the award-winning VBScript editor that dramatically reduces the time you spend writing .VBS scripts
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    5. JujuEdit is a file editor, or alternatively a text editor with knobs-on. It is an application designed for me and people like me. At its simplest, it makes a fine replacement for Notepad.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.44, released in September 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. Appy Text is a super fast + lightweight text editor. Immersive too - more content, less chrome. If you're a Notepad user but have been looking for a charmingly simple, modern and free alternative then look no further. Made (carefully) for PC, tablet and phone.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Free text and markdown editor. Developer friendly thanks to integrated Dark mode and syntax highlighting of code. Secure your notes on the fly with our AES encoder. Multi-notes and draft support. Available on all platforms.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      DevTEd Lite is a free source code editor that supports several languages. System requirements: MS WIndows 10 or later.
    7. Terrible at taking notes or keeping track? Not any more. What's Up Doc? is an app to help track where your days slip away to.
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