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Erbele is described as 'feature-rich text editor for macOS Sierra. Forked in 2016 from the Fraise github repository which was discontinued years ago. The author's main interest is to keep the popular app alive' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Erbele for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and The Portable Freeware Collection. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Erbele are Sublime Text, Bluefish Editor, Notepad3 and CotEditor.

Erbele 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 Erbele.
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  1. Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    215 alternatives to Notepad++ 

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Code FormattingNotepad++ supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  AutocompletionNotepad++ can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    7.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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  2. Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    189 alternatives to Sublime Text 

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

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    1.  LightweightSublime Text consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSublime Text can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingSublime Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Dark ModeSublime Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Distraction-freeSublime Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  PortableSublime Text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    7.  AutocompletionSublime Text can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Edit side by side in widescreen
    Multiple Selections


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    Bluefish Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    209 alternatives to Bluefish Editor 

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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    Notepad3

    • Windows
    196 alternatives to Notepad3 

    Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad3 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableNotepad3 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad3 supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Notepad3 without registration.
    Supports RTL languages out of the box.
    Select Syntax Scheme
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    CotEditor

    • Mac
    144 alternatives to CotEditor 

    Syntax Highlighting: Colorize more than 50 pre-installed major languages like HTML, PHP, Python, Ruby or Markdown. You can also create your own settings.

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    1.  File VersioningCotEditor has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    2.  LightweightCotEditor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CotEditor without registration.
    CotEditor (Updated with a different theme)
    version 4 released 2020-11-14 ,


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    TextWrangler

    • Mac
    85 alternatives to TextWrangler 

    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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    ATPad

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • The Portable Freeware Collection
    189 alternatives to ATPad 

    ATPad is a simple Notepad replacement written in pure C and Windows API. Keeping simplicity of Notepad it provides many additional features. 90kb UPX repacked.

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    1.  PortableATPad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightATPad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    90kb!
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    Howl

    • Linux
    • BSD
    157 alternatives to Howl 

    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.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingHowl supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  LightweightHowl consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    The last version (0.6) is from April 2019.

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    Lines code editor

    • Windows
    • Linux
    183 alternatives to Lines code editor 

    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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    1.  AutocompletionLines code editor can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingLines code editor supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Distraction-freeLines code editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    Responsive preview, code outline, project explorer, tabs. (new version 5.2)
    Lines on Ubuntu
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    MS Paint IDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Windows
    • Microsoft Paint
    180 alternatives to MS Paint IDE 

    People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.

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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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