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jdTextEdit Alternatives

jdTextEdit is described as 'powerful texteditor with a lot of features' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to jdTextEdit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like jdTextEdit are Notepad++, Sublime Text, Atom and Kate.

jdTextEdit alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of jdTextEdit.
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  1. Visual Studio Code icon

    Visual Studio Code

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    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    187 alternatives to Visual Studio Code 

    Visual Studio Code is a free and extensible code editor for building web, desktop, and mobile applications, using any programming language and framework.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVisual Studio Code can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  AutocompletionVisual Studio Code can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingVisual Studio Code supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Git SupportVisual Studio Code supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Visual Studio Code.
    6.  Dark ModeVisual Studio Code supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Support for MarkDownVisual Studio Code supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    8.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Visual Studio Code without registration.
    9.  Code FormattingVisual Studio Code supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
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  2. Notepad++ icon

    Notepad++

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    214 alternatives to Notepad++ 

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Code FormattingNotepad++ supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    5.  AutocompletionNotepad++ can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    7.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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  3. Sublime Text icon

    Sublime Text

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    188 alternatives to Sublime Text 

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

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    1.  LightweightSublime Text consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSublime Text can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingSublime Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Dark ModeSublime Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Distraction-freeSublime Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  PortableSublime Text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    7.  AutocompletionSublime Text can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Edit side by side in widescreen
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  4. Atom icon

    Atom

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    • BSD
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    192 alternatives to Atom 

    Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAtom can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Git SupportAtom supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Atom.
    4.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    5.  Syntax HighlightingAtom supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    6.  Dark ModeAtom supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Distraction-freeAtom has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    8.  AutocompletionAtom can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    9.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Atom simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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  5. Kate icon

    Kate

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    • KDE
    127 alternatives to Kate 

    The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingKate supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  Code FormattingKate supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  Support for MarkDownKate supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  LightweightKate consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Geany

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    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    133 alternatives to Geany 

    Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. Another goal was to be as independent as possible from a special Desktop Environment like KDE or GNOME -...

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    1.  LightweightGeany consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Geany.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingGeany supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Ad-freeGeany doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Distraction-freeGeany has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Spell CheckingGeany can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  PortableGeany can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Geany 1.34
    Nice UI with themes and good integration with Ubuntu
  7. GNU nano icon

    GNU nano

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    • Haiku
    131 alternatives to GNU nano 

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.

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    1.  Command line interfaceGNU nano either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  8. Neovim icon

    Neovim

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    82 alternatives to Neovim 

    Neovim is Vim out of the box.

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    1.  LightweightNeovim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNeovim can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingNeovim supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  9. gedit icon

    gedit

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    • GNOME
    • OpenSolaris
    168 alternatives to gedit 

    Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.

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    1.  Lightweightgedit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Syntax Highlightinggedit supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsgedit can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Spell Checkinggedit can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    5.  Autocompletiongedit can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    The Default look under GNOME with Adwaita
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    GNU Emacs

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    GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing. The features of GNU Emacs include:

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNU Emacs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingGNU Emacs supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Support for scriptingGNU Emacs supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Emacs can compare two files and highlight their differences (M-x ediff)
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