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    Neon Notepad Alternatives

    Neon Notepad is described as 'A modern notepad featuring a 'Keep On Top' mode and 'acrylic design' - inspired by the simplicity and minimalist design of the classic windows notepad' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Neon Notepad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Neon Notepad are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2020

    1. Intype is a powerful and intuitive code editor for Windows with lightning fast response. It is easily extensible and customizable, thanks in part to its support for scripting and native plug-ins. It makes development in any programming or scripting language quick and easy.

      Discontinued

      Development seems to be discontinued. Latest activity on Twitter dates back to June 2013. Last version, 1.0.1, released on March 2013, can be still bought from the official website.

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    2. RoughDraft is a freeware word processor for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP. Although suitable for general use, it has features specifically designed for creative writing: novels, short stories, articles, plays and screenplays.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed since 2009. Last version, 3.0, released in 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.



    3. Text Editor Pro (formerly EditBone) is a powerful text editing tool that comes with syntax highlighting, support for over 50 languages and scripts, 22 different styles, a handy file comparison feature and support for multiple directories and search results.
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    4. Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features syntax highlighting for a large number of programming languages.
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    5. Tincta is an elegant one-window text editor that is intuitive to use on personal tasks like writing blog posts, letters or grocery lists. But it also has all functionality you need for professional web design and programming.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.
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    6. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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    7. Powerful text editor for Android. Jota+ (i-o-ta plus) renwaled as a MAJOR UPDATE of Jota Text Editor. New features of Jota+ - Support multi-file feature! - Support external file systems! ( Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive etc ) - Support root access! - Modern UI based on ICS!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      xPad is the ultimate notepad, TextEdit and Stickies replacement for Apple's OS X. With a simple, easy-to-use interface and powerful multi-document features, xPad will quickly become your daily text editor of choice.

      Discontinued

      xPad is no longer developed or maintained, but it can be still downloaded from its webpage.

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    8. An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates perfectly with OS X with many Mac-specific extensions to fit with the Mac user interface (you can turn them off if you want of course...).
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