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Leo Editor Alternatives

Leo Editor is described as 'Leo is an open source text editor/outliner that features clones (virtual copies of outline nodes) as its central tool of organization, navigation, customization and scripting' and is a IDE in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Leo Editor 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 GNU Emacs or ReText. Other great apps like Leo Editor are Graviton Editor, NINJA-IDE, Caret and Judge0 IDE.

Leo Editor alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Leo Editor.
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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.

    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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    Atom focus is on code editing, Leo's focus is on knowledge management, including code.

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  2. 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:

    Emacs can compare two files and highlight their differences (M-x ediff)


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    ReText

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.

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    Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity.

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    NINJA-IDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    NINJA-IDE (from the recursive acronym: "Ninja-IDE Is Not Just Another IDE"), is a cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE).

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    Caret

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Caret is a lightweight-but-powerful programmer's editor running as a Chrome Packaged App. Inspired by Sublime and built on top of the Ace editing component, it offers:

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    Judge0 IDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

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    PyScripter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    PyScripter is a free and open-source Python Integrated Development Environment (IDE) created with the ambition to become competitive in functionality with commercial Windows-based IDEs available for other languages.

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  9. Builder is an IDE for GNOME that is focused on bringing the power of the platform to more developers than ever before.

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    Scribes

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power.

    Scribes simple and sleek (startup)
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