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    Left is described as 'distractionless writing tool with auto-complete, a synonyms dictionary, writing statistics, markup-based navigation and a speed-reader' and is a Text Editor. There are more than 10 alternatives to Left for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Chrome OS and BSD. The best alternative is Atom. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Kate or gedit. Other great apps like Left are GNU nano, Notepad, Graviton Editor and Nota (Maui Applications).

    Left is mainly a Text Editor but alternatives to it may also be Code Editors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Left.
    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021
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    1. 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.
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      If you seek something more complete than Left then use Atom. Otherwise if you just want a text editor use Left
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    2. 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.


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


    6. Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity.
    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.
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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.
    8. 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.
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      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗
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