RichEdit Alternatives

    RichEdit is described as 'Lightweight, handy and useful text editor which allows you to create, open, and save files using both the Rich Text Format and the Plain Text Format. Vikon has all the features of an advanced text editor' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to RichEdit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RichEdit are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Geany (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    1. FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.
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    2. Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer available: http://simplecodeeditor.neocities.org/

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TeraPad is very light-weight text editor which supports styling for css html js and other major languages.
    3. VbsEdit, the award-winning VBScript editor that dramatically reduces the time you spend writing .VBS scripts
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    4. JujuEdit is a file editor, or alternatively a text editor with knobs-on. It is an application designed for me and people like me. At its simplest, it makes a fine replacement for Notepad.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.44, released in September 2006, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Appy Text is a super fast + lightweight text editor. Immersive too - more content, less chrome. If you're a Notepad user but have been looking for a charmingly simple, modern and free alternative then look no further. Made (carefully) for PC, tablet and phone.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      It is a comfortable text editor and a Windows Notepad replacement. In this program are combined: extended functionality, comfortable interface, flexible adjustment and all of this is absolutely free-of-charge!

      Discontinued

      No changes since 2009. See http://www.bdvnotepad.com/products/bdv-notepad/

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    6. Textplorer supports data field coloring in structured files, ANSI, OEM, EBCDIC, MAC or user defined character sets, CRLF detection, bookmarks, fast load of large files,...
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