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 Sep 21, 2021

    1. jdTextEdit is a powerful texteditor with a lot of features. -Syntaxhighlighting -Very well configurable -Different encodings are supported -The session can be saved -User interface in German and English -Portable mode -Pluginsupport -Bookmarks -Macros
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins.


    2. Text.app is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax highlighting, and saves to Google Drive on Chrome OS.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      medit is a programming and around-programming text editor. Started originally as a simple built-in editor component in GGAP, it grew up to a real text editor.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Replace notepad with free Unicode notepad replacement, rich in innovative features, text-processing functions, tools and hot-keys.
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    3. PolyEdit Lite is a multipurpose word processor and text editor for Microsoft Windows. It is fast, small, and easy-to-use.

      Discontinued

      No changes since 23 Jul 2010.http://www.polyedit.com/news.html

      • Windows
      HTML Kit is a full-featured free editor for HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other text files. 400+ plugins are available for it, including HTML Tidy for creating standards-compliant web pages. HTML-Kit has received 95% thumbs up on Download.
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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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      • 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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    4. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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