JOE Alternatives

    JOE is described as 'full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to JOE 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 JOE are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source) and VSCodium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 12, 2021

    1. IT-Edit (Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2016.

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    2. 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.
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    3. Appy Text is a super fast + lightweight text editor. Immersive too - more content, less chrome. If you're a Notepad user but have been looking for a charmingly simple, modern and free alternative then look no further. Made (carefully) for PC, tablet and phone.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Hexer is an open-source hex editor for Windows featuring direct view of all kinds of data interpretations, and in-line data type annotation system with markers which is reusable across files.

      Discontinued

      Last code change was Sep 27, 2015. See https://github.com/PeterTh/Hexer

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Nextpad is Fast, Beautiful and lightweight Notepad app designed for Windows 10. It lets you create, edit, view or print your file very easily and efficiently.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Free text and markdown editor. Developer friendly thanks to integrated Dark mode and syntax highlighting of code. Secure your notes on the fly with our AES encoder. Multi-notes and draft support. Available on all platforms.
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    4. Alternate TextBrowser allows a fast navigation through text-files. The program offers the possibility to open multiple text-files at once.
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    5. Terrible at taking notes or keeping track? Not any more. What's Up Doc? is an app to help track where your days slip away to.
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