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. EmEditor is a fast Unicode 64bit text editor for Windows 10/7/Vista/XP/2000 supporting extremely large files (up to 248 GB), binary files, comparison, multiline editing, easy numbering, scriptable macros, CSV files, script keyword highlighting and much more.
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    2. 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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    3. Bloodshed Dev-C++ is a full-featured Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the C/C++ programming language. It uses Mingw port of GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) as it's compiler. Dev-C++ can also be used in combination with Cygwin or any other GCC based compiler.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 5 Beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2), released on February 21th 2005, is still downloadable, but a maintained version of Dev-C++ with updated code is Orwell Dev-C++

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    4. 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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    5. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
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    6. Code smarter and faster with Komodo IDE, the cross-platform professional development environment for dynamic languages and open technologies.
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    7. Metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x/NT/XP/Vista with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features.
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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications. B4X is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool for real world apps. The programming language is a modern version of Visual Basic.
    8. Professional text editing for Chrome and Chrome OS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      NINJA-IDE (from the recursive acronym: "Ninja-IDE Is Not Just Another IDE"), is a cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE).
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