Editra Alternatives

    Editra is described as 'multi-platform text editor with an implementation that focuses on creating an easy to use interface and features that aid in code development. Currently it supports syntax highlighting and variety of other useful features for over 60 programming languages' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Editra for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Editra are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft Visual Studio (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Oct 9, 2020

    1. DrPython is a highly customizable text editor geared towards writing programs in Python quickly and easily. It is written in Python using the wxPython toolkit (which makes use of the Scintilla text control internally).
    2. Notepad-like VB.Net multi-tab source code editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 that supports ASM, ASP.Net, Boo, C#, C++, CSS, HTML, INI, Java, JavaScript, Lua, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, VB.Net, XML and plain text files.


    3. Virtual scrapbook for Desktop with a plain text editor. With Quicknote, in its resizable window you can jot down your notes and organize them in categories.
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      • Windows
      PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      IT-Edit (Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2016.

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    4. Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
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    5. Hekapad is a free fully featured lightweight text editor for Windows. It can be used to replace the classic Notepad with some cool features.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Embitz is a free C/C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users working in the field of embedded software development Finally, an IDE with all the features you need and operation across different targets (ARM, MSP430, PIC, ...).
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    6. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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