gedit Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to gedit for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to gedit and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to gedit are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021

    1. EditPlus is a text editor, HTML editor and programmers editor for Windows. While it can serve as a good Notepad replacement, it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.
    2. BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.


    3. Jane is Just Another Nasty Editor, designed to view and edit all kind of ASCII files. There are millions of similar editors already available, but the choice is yours: those who try this might discover nice features they'll soon don't want to miss anymore.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size. You can display and edit any text files with GetDiz.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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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    4. TweakStyle is an Integrated Development Environment for Web Development. Unlike most IDEs, TweakStyle is tailor-made for Front-end Development and understands Web Design. It tends to packs all you need to code, preview and debug web pages with the perfect blend of features.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      NEdit is a multi-purpose text editor for the X Window System, which combines a standard, easy to use, graphical user interface with the thorough functionality and stability required by users who edit text eight hours a day.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • The Portable Freeware Collection
      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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    5. BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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