Code Alternatives

    Code is described as '(formerly known as Scratch) is an advanced text editor built for and bundled with elementary OS' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Code for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Chrome OS and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Code are Atom (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source), CudaText (Free, Open Source) and Notepad3 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc.
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    1. BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Acme is a powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform developed by Rob Pike originally for Plan 9 from Bell Labs research operating system, and now has ports available for all major platforms.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      • 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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    2. Compose efficiently. Edit smartly. Stay on track. Blurt is all you need to write — in one sleek tool. Not your typical writing app. There are plenty of tools that allow you to write. There aren't tools that help you write. That's where Blurt comes in.


    3. Diakonos is a powerful and easy to use console-based text editor.
    4. SSuite NoteBook Editor is a free portable text editor that has all the functionality to start you on writing that important novel, short-story or article, with enough bells and whistles to help out.
    5. jdTextEdit is a powerful texteditor with a lot of features. -Syntaxhighlighting -Very well configurable -Different encodings are supported -The session can be saved -User interface in German and English -Portable mode -Pluginsupport -Bookmarks -Macros
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    6. Text.app is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax highlighting, and saves to Google Drive on Chrome OS.
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    7. use your Browser as your Notepad, take notes while you are browsing. From now on for notepad, you don't have to go anywhere, convert your browser into your favorite notepad. Customize it as you like it. TabNote is free and offline.
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