Poly Edit Lite Alternatives

    Poly Edit Lite is described as 'PolyEdit Lite is a multipurpose word processor and text editor for Microsoft Windows. It is fast, small, and easy-to-use' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Poly Edit Lite for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Poly Edit Lite are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and Geany (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

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


    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.
      show more
    4. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.
    5. 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.
      show more


    6. 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.
      show more
    7. 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.
      show more
    8. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
      show more
    9. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
    10. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
      show more
    Showing 10 of 79 alternatives