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    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 a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to CotEditor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like CotEditor are Notepad++, Atom, Sublime Text and Vim.

    CotEditor is mainly a Text Editor but alternatives to it 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 CotEditor.
    This page was last updated May 11, 2022
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    1. Visual Studio 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 highly-customised development environment.
      Visual Studio Code vs CotEditor opinions
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      rabbit5 Like 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.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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


    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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.
      Vim vs CotEditor opinions
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      CotEditor is GUI, Vim is command line.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    6. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Code - OSS (vscode) project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.
    7. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
    8. 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.
    9. The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.
    10. 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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