Open Source TwistPad Alternatives

    TwistPad is described as 'Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers'. There are more than 50 alternatives to TwistPad for various platforms. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TwistPad are Vim (Free, Open Source), Geany (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    • Mystix is a text editor with customizable syntax highlighting, customizable code folding and other text editing features.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.3.1, released in November 2005, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.

    • Powerful, modular Vim-like text editor in Python.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux