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    metapad Alternatives

    metapad is described as 'Metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x/NT/XP/Vista with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features' and is a Text Editor in the category. There are more than 100 alternatives to metapad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like metapad are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Joplin (Free Personal, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Evernote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022

    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.
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    2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    3. Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
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    4. 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.
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      Evernote is a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.
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      Evernote vs metapad opinions
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      Evernote is for recording, storing, and organizing text and images. Evernote is for creating freeform databases. Metapad is a Windows Notepad replacement. Metapad is for editing text files. You're comparing apples and oranges. You couldn't create a freeform database with Metapad without littering your drive with thousands of individual text files. I don't think there is a way to simply edit a standalone text file with Evernote, that's just not what it's designed to do.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    5. 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.
    6. 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.
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    7. 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.
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    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.
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    9. Cryptee is a safety and privacy focused, encrypted and cross-platform personal data storage service. You can write personal documents, notes, journals, store photos and all sorts of other files.
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