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 an app 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 (Free, Open Source), Zoho Writer (Free Personal), SubEthaEdit (Free, Open Source) and eduPad (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 6, 2020

    1. Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. Collaborating in really real-time No more sending your stuff back and forth via email, just set up a pad, share the link and start collaborating!
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      DarkRedman It has real time collaboration and it's Free too.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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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.
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      • 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.
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    3. 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!
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      • 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


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      • 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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    4. 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.
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Firebase
      An open source collaborative code and text editor. Share documents and see changes occur in real-time. It uses Firebase for real-time data synchronization
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