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    jEdit Alternatives

    jEdit is described as 'mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it' and is a very popular Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to jEdit 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 jEdit are Notepad++, Atom, Sublime Text and Vim.

    jEdit is mainly a Text Editor but alternatives to it 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 jEdit.
    This page was last updated May 11, 2022
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    jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of...
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    1. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
    2. Experimental Sublime Text clone. The Backend is written in Go (Programming Language). If you are fluent in go, go ahead fork the projekt. This project is at an early stage. It is a chance and a challenge.

      Discontinued

      It would appear that Lime Text has been abandoned. It's web site is unavailable and it appears no work has been done on it since last year.



    3. Nota is a convergent text editor. Nota is easy to use, with a simple interface by default. Nota supports syntax highlighting for various languages, focus mode, annotations, configurable fonts, colors, a integrated side panel and more.
    4. Howl is a general purpose editor that aims to be both lightweight and fully customizable. It is built on top of the very fast LuaJIT runtime, and can be extended in either Lua or Moonscript. It has a minimalistic UI driven mainly by the keyboard.
    5. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.

      Discontinued

      Cannot run on macos Monterey



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      Judge0 IDE is a free and open-source online code editor that allows you to write and execute code from a rich set of languages. It's perfect for anybody who just wants to quickly write and run some code without opening a full-featured IDE on their computer.
    6. 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.
    7. Replace notepad with free Unicode notepad replacement, rich in innovative features, text-processing functions, tools and hot-keys.
    8. Zed is a fully offline-capable text and code editor you can use to edit files locally, on Dropbox, or remotely on any server. It has all the code editor features you'd expect and more:

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 661ba3a on May 11, 2015. See https://github.com/zedapp/zed

    9. RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.
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