TeraPad Alternatives

    TeraPad is described as 'is very light-weight text editor which supports styling for css html js and other major languages' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TeraPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TeraPad are Atom (Free, Open Source), gedit (Free, Open Source), Kate (Free, Open Source) and GNU Emacs (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
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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. The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.
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    5. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
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    6. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.
    7. 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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    8. PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in development, internal web browser with APACHE support.
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    9. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

      Discontinued

      The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

      Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

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    10. 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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