GNU nano Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to GNU nano for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to GNU nano and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GNU nano are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Paid), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Geany (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    Platforms

    × Clear
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mac
    • BSD
    • Chrome OS
    • Cygwin
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • Google Chrome
    • Online
    • Android
    • Haiku
    • OpenSolaris
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Self-Hosted
    • MacPorts
    • Homebrew
    • MS-DOS
    • MorphOS
    • Microsoft Paint

    Features

    • Syntax Highlighting
    • Lightweight
    • Portable
    • IDE
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Tabbed interface
    • Customizable
    • Autocompletion
    • Multiple languages
    • Support for regular expressions
    • Search and replace
    • Support for Unicode
    • Code completion
    • Command line interface
    • Support for Large File
    • Hex Editor
    • Support for MarkDown
    • Minimalistic
    • Multiple cursors

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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