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    KWrite Alternatives

    KWrite is described as 'text editor by KDE, based on the Kate's editor component' and is a Text Editor in the category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KWrite for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and OpenSolaris. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KWrite are Vim (Free, Open Source), Kate (Free, Open Source), gedit (Free, Open Source) and Notepad (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021
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    • Linux
    KWrite is a text editor by KDE, based on the Kate's editor component.
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    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
    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.

    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

    6. Leafpad is a lightweight text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. 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.
      • Windows
      Pomodoro inspired minimalist note taking for busy people.
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