SciTE Alternatives

    SciTE is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to SciTE for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like SciTE are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

    1. Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both personal and business purposes.
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    2. 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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    3. Peppermint is a tweakable Swiss Army knife for Coding on your Mac.

      Discontinued

      Website, Mac App, and Twitter last updated in 2015
      Facebook discontinued

    4. Text Edit Plus is a lightweight tool that enables users to easily create new text documents or to modify existing ones. The application is designed as an alternative to Notepad, by offering a wider set of features. Some of the features: Adding date and time.
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      A powerful, feature packed, fully configurable IDE specifically designed for Windows developers. Zeus is a fast and lean, fully scriptable, keyboard centric editor packed full of programmer specific features making it one of the best programmer's editor available.
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      Cross-platform, keyboard-friendly text editor.
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    5. Code Writer is a free text and code editor app for the Windows platform, downloadable from the Windows Store. Use it as a replacement for Notepad and other quick edit apps.
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    6. Extensible and light programmers' text editor. SuperbEdit features Syntax Highlighting, Folder Management, Source Control Integration and much more...
    7. Notepad-like VB.Net multi-tab source code editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 that supports ASM, ASP.Net, Boo, C#, C++, CSS, HTML, INI, Java, JavaScript, Lua, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, VB.Net, XML and plain text files.
    8. Ynote Classic is an easy to use fast and advanced text editor with a tabbed interface and multiview. It has intelligent Syntax Highlighting, Code Folding , Auto Indent and autocompletion. It can highlight any language you like using Regular Expressions.
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