CotEditor is described as 'Syntax Highlighting: Colorize more than 50 pre-installed major languages like HTML, PHP, Python, Ruby or Markdown. You can also create your own settings' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to CotEditor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and the Web. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like CotEditor are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Paid) and Vim (Free, Open Source).
- VS Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a... View 166 alternatives to Visual Studio Code
- Free • Proprietary
- Chrome OS
Visual Studio Code vs CotEditorLike CotEditor, VSCode is very lightweight and ideal for quickly editing a single file while still offering solid syntax highlighting and formatting actions such as "beautifying" JSON.
- Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim. View 173 alternatives to Vim
- Free • Open Source
Vim vs CotEditorCotEditor is GUI, Vim is command line.