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Nova Alternatives

Nova is described as 'The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic' and is a Code Editor in the development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Nova for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Nova are Notepad++, Sublime Text, Atom and Vim.

Nova alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nova.
This page was last updated Dec 15, 2021
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The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.

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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.

  2. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.



  3. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

  4. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

  5. 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.



  6. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

  7. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

  8. The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.

  9. Tool for building websites and applications. Adobe Dreamweaver software is intended for web designers, web developers, and visual designers.

  10. Bluefish Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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