Open Source UltraEdit Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to UltraEdit is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to UltraEdit and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to UltraEdit are Atom (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source), Eclipse (Free, Open Source) and VSCodium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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      Notepad++ vs UltraEdit opinions
      Most users think Notepad++ is a great alternative to UltraEdit.
      notepad++ is missing a lot of functions
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      Missing important functionality, too many cooks, annoying bugs.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      notepad++ do not support large files
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      Bricolas It's free and does it so good !
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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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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      Atom vs UltraEdit opinions
      Some users think Atom is a great alternative to UltraEdit, some don't.
      UE's big win is that it's a column based text editor. NOT an SDK. Nearly all text editors listed here are actually SDKs. Either that or they're just the usual suspects.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    3. 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 UltraEdit opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Vim is a great alternative to UltraEdit.
      it's small but strong program for text editing on the most platforms.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    4. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
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      Eclipse vs UltraEdit opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Eclipse is still a legitimate alternative to UltraEdit, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Eclipse is not a column based text editor. It's an SDK
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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      Eclipse is an development platafform.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

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    5. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.


    6. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
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    7. GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.
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    8. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.
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      Apache NetBeans vs UltraEdit opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Not a column based editor. It's an SDK
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    9. 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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    10. 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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