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

      • FreeProprietary
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      Acme is a powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform developed by Rob Pike originally for Plan 9 from Bell Labs research operating system, and now has ports available for all major platforms.
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    1. DMcsvEditor is simple CSV/Tab file editor for Windows and Linux.


    2. Diakonos is a powerful and easy to use console-based text editor.
    3. Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.
    4. jdTextEdit is a powerful texteditor with a lot of features. -Syntaxhighlighting -Very well configurable -Different encodings are supported -The session can be saved -User interface in German and English -Portable mode -Pluginsupport -Bookmarks -Macros
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      CSVpad is a handy free CSV (Comma-separated values) editor. It support's unicode and it is a portable application. CSVpad can manipolate columns and rows. Export CSV files into html / xml / OpenDocument Spreadsheet (ods) and Microsoft Excel 8.0 (xls) files.
    5. Tilde is a text editor for the console/terminal, which provides an intuitive interface for people accustomed to GUI environments such as Gnome, KDE and Windows. Example: copy current selection is Control-C; paste previously copied text is Control-V.
    6. 4coder is a minimalist, cross platform, programmable, code editing environment, catering to the needs of low level programmers. It allows you to use one work flow across Windows, Linux, and Mac (with the exception of your debugger... for now.).
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins.
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      Built from scratch, based on 20 years of experience developing IDEs. Fleet uses the IntelliJ code-processing engine, with a distributed IDE architecture and a reimagined UI.
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