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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins.
    1. Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.


    2. 4coder is a minimalist, cross platform, programmable, code editing environment, catering to the needs of low level programmers. It allows you to use one work flow across Windows, Linux, and Mac (with the exception of your debugger... for now.).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      use your Browser as your Notepad, take notes while you are browsing. From now on for notepad, you don't have to go anywhere, convert your browser into your favorite notepad. Customize it as you like it. TabNote is free and offline.
    3. Notepad for Mac let’s you organize any piece of text you may want to have at hand everyday. Designed from the ground up to support the latest Apple technologies, Notepad allows you to save, copy, paste and organize all your favorite snippets with ease.
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    4. Replace notepad with free Unicode notepad replacement, rich in innovative features, text-processing functions, tools and hot-keys.
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    5. Text Editor Pro (formerly EditBone) is a powerful text editing tool that comes with syntax highlighting, support for over 50 languages and scripts, 22 different styles, a handy file comparison feature and support for multiple directories and search results.
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    6. Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features syntax highlighting for a large number of programming languages.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.
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    7. Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both personal and business purposes.
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