Espresso Alternatives

    Espresso is described as 'powerful text editor for web developers, from the creators of CSSEdit ' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Espresso 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 Espresso are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and VSCodium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    1. Chocolat is a new text editor for Mac OS X, that combines native Cocoa with powerful text editing tools.
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    2. A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power. Scribes focuses on streamlining your workflow. It does so by ensuring common and repetitive operations are intelligently automated. And also by eliminating factors that prevent you from focusing on your tasks.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A simple, lightweight and easy to use HTML editor worth having when you need to view and edit what document you want, as well as insert new HTML and CSS tags.
    3. Notepad for Mac let’s you organize any piece of text you may want to have at hand everyday. Designed from the ground up to support the latest Apple technologies, Notepad allows you to save, copy, paste and organize all your favorite snippets with ease.
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    4. Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features syntax highlighting for a large number of programming languages.
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    5. A new code editor for Chrome and ChromeOS.
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    6. 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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      • Windows
      Intype is a powerful and intuitive code editor for Windows with lightning fast response. It is easily extensible and customizable, thanks in part to its support for scripting and native plug-ins. It makes development in any programming or scripting language quick and easy.

      Discontinued

      Development seems to be discontinued. Latest activity on Twitter dates back to June 2013. Last version, 1.0.1, released on March 2013, can be still bought from the official website.

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      • Mac
      Flux is an advanced HTML5 Web design application, capable of creating stunning sites from scratch. Flux isn't a template based solution, it's a creative design environment.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      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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