iText Alternatives

    iText is described as 'intuitive and refined text editor with word processing completely rewritten in Cocoa (so works with Afloat), and is suitable for both Power PC and Intel Macs. iText provides the simplest way to make gorgeous manuscripts on your Mac!' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to iText for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iText are LibreOffice - Writer (Free, Open Source), Notion (Freemium), Google Docs (Free) and Microsoft Word (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 7, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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      NOtepad++ is an editor while iText is a PDF generation library for developers
      Negative comment 10 months ago

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      iText was meant to be a mobile version of the best desktop text editor Notepad++
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.
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    3. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all. It's like Google Docs, but everything is organized and discoverable by your team. Real collaboration in real-time.
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    4. Google Docs is an online word processor, part of Google Drive, that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time.
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    5. Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor.
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    6. Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor.
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    7. LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.
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    8. AbiWord is a free software word processor. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced "Abby Word") is derived from the root of the Spanish word "abierto", meaning "open". It runs on Linux, Mac OS X (PowerPC), ReactOS, BeOS (unsupported), AmigaOS 4.
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    9. Pages is a streamlined word processor and an easy-to-use page layout tool for the Mac. It allows you to be a writer one minute and a designer the next, always with a perfect document in the works.
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    10. 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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