TED Notepad Alternatives

    TED Notepad is described as 'Replace notepad with free Unicode notepad replacement, rich in innovative features, text-processing functions, tools and hot-keys' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to TED Notepad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and BSD. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TED Notepad are Geany (Free, Open Source), gedit (Free, Open Source), Notepad (Free) and Notepad3 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
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    3. Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.
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    4. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
    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. 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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    7. 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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    8. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
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    9. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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    10. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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