Textplorer Alternatives

    Textplorer is described as 'supports data field coloring in structured files, ANSI, OEM, EBCDIC, MAC or user defined character sets, CRLF detection, bookmarks, fast load of large files,' and is a Text Editor in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Textplorer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Textplorer are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.
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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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FLATHUB
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      The repository "Code - OSS" (also known as vscode) is where Microsoft develops the Visual Studio Code product together with the community. This source code is available to everyone under the standard MIT license.
    2. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.
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    3. Lines is a modern and minimalist text editor - IDE with support for over 150 programming languages, embedded code inspectors and many other cool tools to help you write better code.
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    4. MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in Text/Column/Hex modes, and supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWrap, Encodings (UTF8/16/32,Big5,GBK...) and WordCount.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.9, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    5. RJ TextEd is a full featured text and source editor with Unicode support, syntax highlighting and code folding.
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    6. Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries. Thunderpad aims to be faster and more lightweight than most text editors, but as useful as them.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2015. Latest versions can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub

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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      EdytorNC is text editor for CNC programmers.
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