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Gema is described as 'general purpose text processing utility based on the concept of pattern matching. In general, it reads an input file and copies it to an output file, while performing certain transformations to the data as specified by a set of patterns defined by the user' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gema for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Perl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gema are GCC C Preprocessor (cpp), GNU sed, GNU M4 and Filepp.

Gema alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gema.
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  1. Perl icon

    Perl

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    64 alternatives to Perl 

    Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development.

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  2. GCC C Preprocessor (cpp) icon

    GCC C Preprocessor (cpp)

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    7 alternatives to GCC C Preprocessor (cpp) 

    The C preprocessor implements the macro language used to transform C, C++, and Objective-C programs before they are compiled. It can also be useful on its own.

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  3. GNU sed

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    7 alternatives to GNU sed 

    sed (stream editor) is a Unix utility that parses text and implements a programming language which can apply transformations to such text. It reads input line by line (sequentially), applying the operation which has been specified via the command line (or a sed script), and then...

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    GNU M4

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    • Linux
    8 alternatives to GNU M4 

    GNU M4 is an implementation of the m4 macro preprocessor. Developed by the GNU Project, GNU M4 is designed to avoid many kinds of limits found in traditional m4 implementations, such as maximum line lengths, maximum size of a macro and number of macros

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  5. Filepp

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    8 alternatives to Filepp 

    filepp is a generic file preprocessor. It is designed to allow the functionality provided by the C preprocessor to be used with any file type. filepp supports the following keywords, all of which have their usual C preprocessor meanings and usage.

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    TXR

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    5 alternatives to TXR 

    TXR is a pragmatic, convenient data munging language oriented toward processing of text from files or streams, using multiple programming paradigms. It is influenced by concepts from text processing languages such as awk or perl, pattern matching concepts from logic/AI...

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    1.  Command line interfaceTXR either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableTXR can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  7. Bracmat

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    4 alternatives to Bracmat 

    Programming language for symbolic computation with extraordinary combination of pattern matching features: tree patterns, associative patterns and expressions embedded in patterns.

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    1.  PortableBracmat can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  8. GPP

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    8 alternatives to GPP 

    GPP is a general-purpose preprocessor with customizable syntax, suitable for a wide range of preprocessing tasks. Its independence from any one programming language makes it much more versatile than the C preprocessor (cpp), while its syntax is lighter and more flexible than...

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    PP - A generic Preprocessor

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    8 alternatives to PP - A generic Preprocessor 

    P is a text preprocessor designed for Pandoc (and more generally Markdown and reStructuredText). PP implements:

    • macros
    • literate programming
    • GraphViz, PlantUML and ditaa diagrams
    • Bash, Cmd, PowerShell, Python and Haskell scripts
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    1.  Support for MarkDownPP - A generic Preprocessor supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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      7 alternatives to preprocess 

      A variation on the C preprocessor that (1) works on multiple languages and (2) encodes preprocessor statements as comments in that language so syntax correctness is not broken.

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