TextWrangler Alternatives

    TextWrangler is described as 'is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to TextWrangler 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 TextWrangler are Visual Studio Code (Free), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Atom (Free, Open Source) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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      Most users think Notepad++ is a great alternative to TextWrangler.
      Full featured, highly extensible and very lightweight
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    2. VS Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.
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      Most users think Visual Studio Code is a great alternative to TextWrangler.

    3. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.
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      Most users think Sublime Text is a great alternative to TextWrangler.
    4. 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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      Atom vs TextWrangler opinions
      Most users think Atom is a great alternative to TextWrangler.
      Atom lacks of a file compare feature
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

    5. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
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      Vim vs TextWrangler opinions
      Most users think Vim is a great alternative to TextWrangler.
      It gives syntax highlighting and word completion
      Positive comment over 3 years ago


    6. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.
    7. Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: Simplify maintenance and encourage contributions. Split the work between multiple developers. Enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source.
    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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