EmEditor Alternatives for Linux

    EmEditor is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to EmEditor and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to EmEditor are Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Csv / Tsv / Delimited file editor. Supports for very large Files. Supports just about any character being used as a field separators - Tabs, comma's, colons, semi colons, hex chars (i.e. x'00', x'FA') etc.
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      Modern CSV is an editor for tabular data. It makes up for the weaknesses of spreadsheet programs in handling CSVs while incorporating the strengths of the best text editors.
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    3. 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

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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.

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    6. Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries. Thunderpad aims to be faster and more lightweight than most text editors, but as useful as them.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2015. Latest versions can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
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      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Eddie is a programmers editor for Mac OSX and Gnome Linux. Inspired by the Macintosh Programmer's Workshop, Eddie brings some of it's powerful features into a modern lightweight and capable programmer's editor.
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