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    Kate Alternatives

    Kate is described as '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' and is a very popular Text Editor in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Kate 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 Kate are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free Personal, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 11, 2022
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    1. Visual Studio 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.
    2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
      Notepad++ vs Kate opinions
      Most users think Notepad++ is a great alternative to Kate.
      it has a lot of the same features but without being natively cross-platform(I think I got it to work in wine. I have seen linux-ports in the kde/ubuntu repos )
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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    3. 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.
    4. 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.
      Sublime Text vs Kate opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It's literally Kate except it costs money.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      -1
      It looks identical to kate, with same functionalities. For me it's even better.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

      -1
    5. 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.


    6. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Code - OSS (vscode) project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
      gedit vs Kate opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It's an alternative in every way, except Kate has a little bit more features, as it is a KDE app.
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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    9. 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.
    10. 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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