Editor Alternatives

    Editor is described as 'Simple Android text editor' and is a Text Editor in the category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Editor 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 Editor are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 2021

    1. 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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      SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
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    2. Spacemacs is an beautiful Emacs distribution designed for both GNU Emacs and Vim users. Features - Access documentation in Emacs with SPC h SPC.
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    3. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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    4. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

      Discontinued

      The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

      Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

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    5. 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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    6. Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.
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    7. Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones.
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    8. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    9. Onivim 2 is a retro-futuristic modal editor - the next iteration of the Onivim project - combining Vim-style modal editing with the aesthetics and language features of modern editors.
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