Syntaxic Alternatives

    Syntaxic is described as 'Cross-platform, keyboard-friendly text editor' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Syntaxic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Syntaxic are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Eclipse (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.
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    2. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
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    3. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
    4. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
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    5. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
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    6. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      SciTE is a 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.
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    7. Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.
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    8. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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