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DtPad Alternatives

DtPad is described as 'Windows text editor, developed with Microsoft ' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DtPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like DtPad are Notepad++, Vim, VSCodium and IntelliJ IDEA.

DtPad 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 DtPad.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

DtPad is a Windows text editor, developed with Microsoft .

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  1. Visual Studio Code is a free, lightweight, and extensible code editor for building web, desktop, and mobile applications, using any programming language and framework.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVisual Studio Code can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightVisual Studio Code consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVisual Studio Code is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingVisual Studio Code supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeVisual Studio Code supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownVisual Studio Code supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Visual Studio Code without registration.
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  2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVim is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVim can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingVim supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceVim either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownVim supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingVim can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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  4. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

    ⚫︎ No TrackingVSCodium will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVSCodium is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedVSCodium is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVSCodium can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineVSCodium can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VSCodium without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightVSCodium consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingVSCodium supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  5. IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains, and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeIntelliJ IDEA supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Syntax highlight, code completion


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    CudaText

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.

    ⚫︎ LightweightCudaText consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCudaText can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableCudaText is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Multi-selections, Replace dialog at bottom
  7. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.

    ⚫︎ LightweightNotepad3 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableNotepad3 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingNotepad3 supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Notepad3 without registration.
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    Supports RTL languages out of the box.
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    Textastic

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Textastic is a text editor for iPhone, iPad and Mac with rich support for syntax highlighting, FTP, SFTP and Dropbox.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingTextastic supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Lapce

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lightning-fast and Powerful Code Editor written in Rust.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLapce can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Jota Text Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Jota, pronouced as "i-o-ta", is a text editor designed for a long text file.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Jota Text Editor without registration.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechJota Text Editor allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingJota Text Editor supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingJota Text Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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