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Chrome Dev Editor Alternatives

Chrome Dev Editor is described as 'developer tool for building apps on the Chrome platform - Chrome Apps and Web Apps, in JavaScript or Dart' and is a Code Editor in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Chrome Dev Editor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chrome Dev Editor are Sublime Text, Atom, Geany and gedit.

Chrome Dev Editor alternatives are mainly Text Editors but 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 Chrome Dev Editor.
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  1. Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    214 alternatives to Notepad++ 

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Code FormattingNotepad++ supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  AutocompletionNotepad++ can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    7.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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  2. Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    188 alternatives to Sublime Text 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightSublime Text consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSublime Text can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingSublime Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Dark ModeSublime Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Distraction-freeSublime Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  PortableSublime Text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    7.  AutocompletionSublime Text can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Edit side by side in widescreen
    Multiple Selections


  3. Atom icon

    Atom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    192 alternatives to Atom 

    Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAtom can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Git SupportAtom supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Atom.
    4.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    5.  Syntax HighlightingAtom supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    6.  Dark ModeAtom supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Distraction-freeAtom has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    8.  AutocompletionAtom can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    9.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Atom simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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  4. Geany icon

    Geany

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    133 alternatives to Geany 

    Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. Another goal was to be as independent as possible from a special Desktop Environment like KDE or GNOME -...

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    1.  LightweightGeany consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Geany.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingGeany supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Ad-freeGeany doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Distraction-freeGeany has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Spell CheckingGeany can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  PortableGeany can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Geany 1.34
    Nice UI with themes and good integration with Ubuntu
  5. gedit icon

    gedit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    • OpenSolaris
    168 alternatives to gedit 

    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.

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

    Bluefish Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    208 alternatives to Bluefish Editor 

    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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  7. WebStorm icon

    WebStorm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    52 alternatives to WebStorm 

    JetBrains WebStorm is a commercial IDE for JavaScript, CSS & HTML built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingWebStorm supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  8. Google Chrome Developer Tools icon

    Google Chrome Developer Tools

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    17 alternatives to Google Chrome Developer Tools 

    The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome. The developer tools are developed partly through the WebKit open source project, where the tools are called...

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  9. Aptana Studio icon

    Aptana Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    120 alternatives to Aptana Studio 

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Aptana Studio simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    The last update is from Feb 2021 and the last release is from Jul 2018.

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  10. PSPad icon

    PSPad

    • Windows
    156 alternatives to PSPad 

    PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in development, internal web browser with APACHE support.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingPSPad supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  LightweightPSPad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  PortablePSPad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Main Window - Project Settings
    PSPad with project window, clips list template and LOG window...
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