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Gobby Alternatives

Gobby is described as 'Collaborative text editor with syntax highlighting that lets you work with a team on the same document over a network' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gobby for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Etherpad, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gobby are Notepad3, Zoho Writer, ATPad and Lines code editor.

Gobby alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gobby.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

Collaborative text editor with syntax highlighting that lets you work with a team on the same document over a network.

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  1. Etherpad icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time.

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    It has real time collaboration and it's Free too.

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  2. 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.

    Supports RTL languages out of the box.

  3. Zoho Writer icon

    Zoho Writer

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome

    An online word processor that lets you create and edit documents in your web browser and save them in the cloud, so that you can share them with anyone. Zoho can allow multiple users to work on a document simultaneously.

  4. ATPad icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • 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.

  5. Lines is a modern and minimalist text editor - IDE with support for over 150 programming languages, embedded code inspectors and many other cool tools to help you write better code.

    Responsive preview, code outline, project explorer, tabs. (new version 5.2)

  6. MS Paint IDE icon

    MS Paint IDE

    • 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.

  7. The app that started the collaborative editing revolution is back. Write articles, code, notes or meeting minutes with friends – wherever they are. Ideal for extreme programming sessions, tutoring and creative writing. And now it is free and open source!

  8. EdytorNC icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers.

  9. This tool can transform texts into a variety of formats/structures. It can assist tasks of data formatting and coding. Formatting steps can be stored and reused. The tool includes text-to-speech of various languages.

  10. eduPad icon


    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Etherpad

    Real-time collaborative text-editor. No account required. Edits highlighted in authors color. Infinite undo history. Syntax highlighting for editing code. Copy of Etherpad

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