FoldingText Alternatives

    FoldingText is described as 'makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing into clear, focused documents' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to FoldingText for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FoldingText are gedit (Free, Open Source), GNU nano (Free, Open Source), WorkFlowy (Freemium) and Kate (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.
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    3. GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.
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    4. Workflowy lets you organise your brain into easily manageable lists. It also works as a single-pane outliner with inline notes. It offers one-click hoisting (zooming into branches). The online version syncs with mobile apps.
    5. The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.
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    6. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
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    7. 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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    8. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
      Notepad vs FoldingText opinions
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      Notepad does not offer any type of text folding, or outline features.
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    9. 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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    10. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
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