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

      • Windows
      PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications.
    1. Virtual scrapbook for Desktop with a plain text editor. With Quicknote, in its resizable window you can jot down your notes and organize them in categories.
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    2. Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
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    3. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • Windows
      LopeEdit is a powerful programmers editor and a replacement of Windows Notepad.

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    4. Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.1, released in November 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    5. This HTML editor is a just a simple program, but with powerful features. It's based off of Apache NetBeans and it's UI.
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      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      DocPad is a plain text editor with many advantages over Notepad: block indent/unindent, bookmarking, customizable toolbar, file history, keyboard macros, print preview, wildcard search and replace, spell checking, statistics, and much more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TotalEdit is a powerful notepad replacement and text editor. Packed full of features to help everyone from office workers, journalists through to programmers and web site editors.
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