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. Ynote Classic is an easy to use fast and advanced text editor with a tabbed interface and multiview. It has intelligent Syntax Highlighting, Code Folding , Auto Indent and autocompletion. It can highlight any language you like using Regular Expressions.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Simple CSS allows you to easily create Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) from scratch, and/or modify existing ones, using a familiar point-and-click interface. With Simple CSS, you can manage multiple CSS projects and import your existing style sheets. Simple CSS supports CSS2.


      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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    2. This tool can transform texts into a variety of formats/structures. It can assist tasks of data formatting and coding. Formatting steps can be stored and reused. The tool includes text-to-speech of various languages.
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    3. FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HAPedit is an acronym for Html Asp Php editor; a win32 text-mode editor useful for all developers of dynamic web pages.

      Discontinued

      No change since 2004. See http://hapedit.free.fr/news.php

    4. Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer available: http://simplecodeeditor.neocities.org/

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    5. JujuEdit is a file editor, or alternatively a text editor with knobs-on. It is an application designed for me and people like me. At its simplest, it makes a fine replacement for Notepad.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.44, released in September 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    6. Terrible at taking notes or keeping track? Not any more. What's Up Doc? is an app to help track where your days slip away to.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Foopad is nondestructive source code editor / integrated development environment made to make your dev life better. Foopad has some unique features and can be customized to be like simple notepad or full IDE.
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