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. A simple text editor for the Xfce desktop environment. Mousepad aims to be an easy-to-use and fast editor for quickly editing text files, not a development environment or an editor with a huge bunch of plugins.
    2. Syntax Highlighting: Colorize more than 50 pre-installed major languages like HTML, PHP, Python, Ruby or Markdown. You can also create your own settings.
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    3. EmEditor is a fast Unicode 64bit text editor for Windows 10/7/Vista/XP/2000 supporting extremely large files (up to 248 GB), binary files, comparison, multiline editing, easy numbering, scriptable macros, CSV files, script keyword highlighting and much more.
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    4. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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    5. Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity. FEATURES - Themes - Plugins - Full compatibility with .
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    6. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    7. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.
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    8. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
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    9. Metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x/NT/XP/Vista with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features.
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    10. Professional text editing for Chrome and Chrome OS.
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