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. 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.
    2. The C++ IDE for professional developers.
      show more


    3. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.
      show more
    4. Zed is a fully offline-capable text and code editor you can use to edit files locally, on Dropbox, or remotely on any server. It has all the code editor features you'd expect and more:

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 661ba3a on May 11, 2015. See https://github.com/zedapp/zed

      show more
    5. JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions.
      show more


    6. Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.
      show more
      • 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.

      show more
    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.
      show more
    8. XML Notepad provides a simple intuitive user interface for browsing and editing XML documents. Handy features include: * Tree View synchronized with Node Text View for quick editing of node names and values.
      show more
    9. RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.
      No screenshots yet
    Showing 60 of 144 alternatives