medit Alternatives

    medit is described as 'programming and around-programming text editor' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to medit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like medit are Sublime Text (Free Personal), Geany (Free, Open Source), gedit (Free, Open Source) and Bluefish Editor (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
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    2. A simple text editor for the Xfce desktop environment. Mousepad aims to be an easy-to-use and fast editor for quickly editing text files, not a development environment or an editor with a huge bunch of plugins.
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      riveravaldez For a simple use it does almost the same (from the mere start, no settings needed).
      Positive comment 10 months ago

    3. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    4. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.
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    5. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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    6. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
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    7. Professional text editing for Chrome and Chrome OS.
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    8. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.


      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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    9. Pluma, fork of gedit , is a text editor part of MATE Desktop Environment.
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