The most popular alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Editra so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Editra alternatives are Visual Studio Code (Free), Sublime Text (Paid), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Eclipse (Free, Open Source).
- GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor.
- 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...
- GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more.
- Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.
- Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code.
- Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
- CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz).