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 20, 2021

    1. Pluma, fork of gedit , is a text editor part of MATE Desktop Environment.
    2. Code (formerly known as Scratch) is an advanced text editor built for and bundled with elementary OS.


    3. 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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SlickEdit is a cross-platform, multi-language code editor that gives programmers the ability to code in over 40 languages on 7 platforms.
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    4. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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    5. Howl is a general purpose editor that aims to be both lightweight and fully customizable. It is built on top of the very fast LuaJIT runtime, and can be extended in either Lua or Moonscript. It has a minimalistic UI driven mainly by the keyboard.
    6. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.
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    7. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Judge0 IDE is a free and open-source online code editor that allows you to write and execute code from a rich set of languages. It's perfect for anybody who just wants to quickly write and run some code without opening a full-featured IDE on their computer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      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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