Jove Alternatives

    Jove is described as 'compact, powerful, Emacs-style text-editor. It provides the common emacs keyboard bindings, together with a reasonable assortment of the most popular advanced features (e.g' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Jove for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Jove are Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source), GNU nano (Free, Open Source) and GNU Emacs (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. VS Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.
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    2. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
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    3. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.
    4. 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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    5. 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.
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    6. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
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    7. Spacemacs is an beautiful Emacs distribution designed for both GNU Emacs and Vim users. Features - Access documentation in Emacs with SPC h SPC.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      TEXTREME is a lively, animated text editor with the feel of a retro videogame complete with sounds and game-like visual effects. The screen shakes as you type while particle effects decorate new characters.
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    8. Doom is a configuration framework for GNU Emacs tailored for Emacs bankruptcy veterans who want less framework in their frameworks and the performance of a hand rolled config (or better).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      MacVim is a port of the text editor Vim to Mac OS X. MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as: * bindings to standard OS X keyboard shortcuts (?Z, ?V, ?A, ?G, etc.
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