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Emacs Prelude Alternatives

Emacs Prelude is described as 'Prelude is an enhanced Emacs 24 configuration that should make your experience with Emacs both more pleasant and more powerful' and is a Text Editor. There are more than 25 alternatives to Emacs Prelude for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Emacs Prelude are Vim, VSCodium, GNU Emacs and Neovim.

Emacs Prelude alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Emacs Prelude.
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  1. Visual Studio Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.

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  2. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.

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  3. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

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  4. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing. The features of GNU Emacs include:

    Emacs can compare two files and highlight their differences (M-x ediff)
  5. Neovim is Vim out of the box.

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  6. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.

    Multi-selections, Replace dialog at bottom
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    Spacemacs

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Spacemacs is an beautiful Emacs distribution designed for both GNU Emacs and Vim users.

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  8. Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones.

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    Onivim 2

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    Onivim 2 is a retro-futuristic modal editor - the next iteration of the Onivim project - combining Vim-style modal editing with the aesthetics and language features of modern editors.

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    MacVim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    MacVim is a port of the text editor Vim to macOS. MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as:

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