Free EditPlus Alternatives

    The best free alternative to EditPlus is Visual Studio Code. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to EditPlus and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to EditPlus are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2021

    1. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Judge0 IDE is a free and open-source online code editor that allows you to write and execute code from a rich set of languages. It's perfect for anybody who just wants to quickly write and run some code without opening a full-featured IDE on their computer.


    2. RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.
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    3. Howl is a general purpose editor that aims to be both lightweight and fully customizable. It is built on top of the very fast LuaJIT runtime, and can be extended in either Lua or Moonscript. It has a minimalistic UI driven mainly by the keyboard.
    4. The CoffeeCup Free HTML Editor is a drag-and-drop HTML Editor with built-in FTP uploading. It has wizards for tables, frames, forms, and fonts, and comes with all HTML 4.0 and XHTML tags.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      • The Portable Freeware Collection
      ATPad is a simple Notepad replacement written in pure C and Windows API. Keeping simplicity of Notepad it provides many additional features. 90kb UPX repacked.
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    5. BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing.
    6. A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power. Scribes focuses on streamlining your workflow. It does so by ensuring common and repetitive operations are intelligently automated. And also by eliminating factors that prevent you from focusing on your tasks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in Text/Column/Hex modes, and supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWrap, Encodings (UTF8/16/32,Big5,GBK...) and WordCount.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    7. Lines is a modern and minimalist text editor - IDE with support for over 150 programming languages, embedded code inspectors and many other cool tools to help you write better code.
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