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    Micro Alternatives

    Micro is described as 'terminal-based text editor that aims to be easy to use and intuitive, while also taking advantage of the full capabilities of modern terminals' and is a Text Editor in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Micro for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Haiku. Most alternatives are Text and Code Editors. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Micro are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
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    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.
      Visual Studio Code vs Micro opinions
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      likov it's a powerful, well supported, free editor with a lot of plugins. while it doesn't work in the console mode as Micro, more functions are available.
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      no console support - and too heavy
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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      OOB support for languages is too poor.
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    3. 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.
    4. 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.
      VSCodium vs Micro opinions
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      likov it's a powerful, well supported, free editor with a lot of plugins. while it doesn't work in the console mode as Micro, more functions are available.
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    5. 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.


    6. 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.
      GNU nano vs Micro opinions
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      likov it'a a free and friendly console editor with a full-screen editor, less obscure if compared to vim
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    7. 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:
    8. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.
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      The repository "Code - OSS" (also known as vscode) is where Microsoft develops the Visual Studio Code product together with the community. This source code is available to everyone under the standard MIT license.
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