Programmer's Notepad Alternatives

    Programmer's Notepad is described as 'Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Programmer's Notepad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Programmer's Notepad are Vim (Free, Open Source), Eclipse (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and Geany (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page, edit and stylize text, check spelling, create tables and lists, import graphics, work with HTML, and even add music and movie files.
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    2. BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.


    3. Jane is Just Another Nasty Editor, designed to view and edit all kind of ASCII files. There are millions of similar editors already available, but the choice is yours: those who try this might discover nice features they'll soon don't want to miss anymore.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size. You can display and edit any text files with GetDiz.
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      • Mac
      Smultron is a text editor for Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse newcomers nor disappoint advanced users.
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    4. TweakStyle is an Integrated Development Environment for Web Development. Unlike most IDEs, TweakStyle is tailor-made for Front-end Development and understands Web Design. It tends to packs all you need to code, preview and debug web pages with the perfect blend of features.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Simple Android text editor.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • The Portable Freeware Collection
      ATPad is a simple Notepad replacement written in pure C and Windows API. Keeping simplicity of Notepad it provides many additional features. 90kb UPX repacked.
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    5. BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing.
    6. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.
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