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 21, 2021

    1. Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features syntax highlighting for a large number of programming languages.
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    2. Text Editor Pro (formerly EditBone) is a powerful text editing tool that comes with syntax highlighting, support for over 50 languages and scripts, 22 different styles, a handy file comparison feature and support for multiple directories and search results.
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    3. A new code editor for Chrome and ChromeOS.
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      • Windows
      Intype is a powerful and intuitive code editor for Windows with lightning fast response. It is easily extensible and customizable, thanks in part to its support for scripting and native plug-ins. It makes development in any programming or scripting language quick and easy.

      Discontinued

      Development seems to be discontinued. Latest activity on Twitter dates back to June 2013. Last version, 1.0.1, released on March 2013, can be still bought from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X

      Source available at http://github.com/rsms/kod

      Goals and features

      Fully concurrent — loading files, syntax highlighting, etc is distributed across available CPU cores. Minimal waiting time.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2011. https://github.com/rsms/kod



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.
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    4. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Enki is a text editor for programmers. It is: –User friendly. Intuitive interface. Works out of the box. You don’t have to read a lot of docs -Hacker friendly. Code as quickly as possible. Without mouse.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Powerful text editor for Android. Jota+ (i-o-ta plus) renwaled as a MAJOR UPDATE of Jota Text Editor. New features of Jota+ - Support multi-file feature! - Support external file systems! ( Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive etc ) - Support root access! - Modern UI based on ICS!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      xPad is the ultimate notepad, TextEdit and Stickies replacement for Apple's OS X. With a simple, easy-to-use interface and powerful multi-document features, xPad will quickly become your daily text editor of choice.

      Discontinued

      xPad is no longer developed or maintained, but it can be still downloaded from its webpage.

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