Notepad++ Alternatives for Xfce

    Notepad++ is not available for Xfce but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Xfce alternative is Geany, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Notepad++ and five of them are available for Xfce so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Xfce alternatives to Notepad++ are SciTE (Free, Open Source), Mousepad (Free, Open Source), medit (Free, Open Source) and MadEdit (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 4, 2021

    Platforms

    × Clear
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • iPad
    • iPhone
    • Xfce
    • PortableApps.com
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    • Haiku
    • GNOME
    • OpenSolaris
    • Cygwin
    • Wine

    Features

    • Syntax Highlighting
    • Portable
    • IDE
    • Lightweight
    • Code completion
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Tabbed interface
    • Customizable
    • Autocompletion
    • Support for regular expressions
    • Search and replace
    • Support for Unicode
    • Multiple languages
    • Python
    • Hex Editor
    • C++
    • Automatic Indentation
    • Coding
    • Support for Large File

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • 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. View 122 alternatives to Geany
      Almost everyone thinks Geany is a great alternative to Notepad++.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      Geany vs Notepad++
      pros, cons and recent comments
       all • positive • negative      relevance • date
      Geany in functionality and interface is very similar to Notepad++
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

      16
      Virtually the same features and on top of it it's cross platform and open source.
      Top positive comment  over 1 year ago

      6
      Fast, lightweight, functional.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

      0
      niezniszczalny Has the same features + some more features than Notepad++. And It's Free Software, on GPL license - huge PLUS for this! ++++
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      1
      RontG Truly multiplatform and free.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      0
      Resdek Free, lightweight, multi platform, open source, customizable. What more do you want?
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      11
      jovin Simple, lightweight. But there're syntax highlighting and code completion.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      10
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    • 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. View 127 alternatives to SciTE
      Almost everyone thinks SciTE is a great alternative to Notepad++.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      SciTE vs Notepad++
      pros, cons and recent comments
      xxavx A simpler version of Notepad++. Supports all the jazz you'll need: syntax higlighting, it's clever with Tabs, mass renaminc, etc. No macros though.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -1
      A simple and hackable notepad.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      0


    • Lighweight text editor for Xfce. View 55 alternatives to Mousepad
    • medit is a programming and around-programming text editor. Started originally as a simple built-in editor component in GGAP, it grew up to a real text editor. View 54 alternatives to medit
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xfce
    • MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. View 126 alternatives to MadEdit

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
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