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. Virtual scrapbook for Desktop with a plain text editor. With Quicknote, in its resizable window you can jot down your notes and organize them in categories.
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      • Windows
      PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications.


    2. Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
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    3. Hekapad is a free fully featured lightweight text editor for Windows. It can be used to replace the classic Notepad with some cool features.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Embitz is a free C/C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users working in the field of embedded software development Finally, an IDE with all the features you need and operation across different targets (ARM, MSP430, PIC, ...).
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    4. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      LopeEdit is a powerful programmers editor and a replacement of Windows Notepad.

      Bundleware

      The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Yi is a text editor written, and extensible in, the Haskell programming language. It can be made to behave like emacs or like vi.
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    5. This HTML editor is a just a simple program, but with powerful features. It's based off of Apache NetBeans and it's UI.
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    6. Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.1, released in November 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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