Coastline Alternatives

    Coastline is described as 'simple minimalist text file editor. Handy and fast, it allows you to create, open, edit and save plain text files' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Coastline for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Atom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Coastline are Simplenote (Free, Open Source), Markdown (Free, Open Source), Notepad (Free) and jEdit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 4, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.
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    3. Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML).

      Discontinued

      Last update was in Dec 2004. The original app is no longer developed but the Markdown language continues in use and support through many other projects.

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    4. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it.
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    5. Leafpad is a lightweight text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor.
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    6. A simple text editor for the Xfce desktop environment. Mousepad aims to be an easy-to-use and fast editor for quickly editing text files, not a development environment or an editor with a huge bunch of plugins.
    7. Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity. FEATURES - Themes - Plugins - Full compatibility with .
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    8. UpNote is an elegant and powerful note app that works seamlessly across platforms: iOS, Mac and Windows. UpNote is designed to help you take notes easily and stay focused on what matters most.
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    9. Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is perfect for writing books, novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.
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