Scribes Alternatives

    Scribes is described as 'A text editor for GNOME that combines simplicity with power' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Scribes for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Scribes 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. Powerful PHP IDE and PHP editor with built-in HTML, CSS and JavaScript editor. Fast. Powerful. Time-saving!

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.1.2, released in May 2013, can be still bought from the official website.

    2. 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.


    3. 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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      • Windows
      PHP Studio is an easy-to-use and comprehensive development solution for PHP based websites and applications.
    4. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      LopeEdit is a powerful programmers editor and a replacement of Windows Notepad.

      Bundleware

      The installation may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    5. Crimson Editor is a professional source editor for Windows. While it can serve as a good replacement for Notepad, it also offers many powerful features for programming languages such as HTML, C/C++, Perl, and Java.
    6. Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.1, released in November 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TotalEdit is a powerful notepad replacement and text editor. Packed full of features to help everyone from office workers, journalists through to programmers and web site editors.
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