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. FoldingText makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing into clear, focused documents.
    2. BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.

    3. When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page, edit and stylize text, check spelling, create tables and lists, import graphics, work with HTML, and even add music and movie files.
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    4. Jane is Just Another Nasty Editor, designed to view and edit all kind of ASCII files. There are millions of similar editors already available, but the choice is yours: those who try this might discover nice features they'll soon don't want to miss anymore.
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      • Windows
      GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size. You can display and edit any text files with GetDiz.
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    5. BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing.
    6. Diakonos is a powerful and easy to use console-based text editor.
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    8. is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax highlighting, and saves to Google Drive on Chrome OS.
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    9. use your Browser as your Notepad, take notes while you are browsing. From now on for notepad, you don't have to go anywhere, convert your browser into your favorite notepad. Customize it as you like it. TabNote is free and offline.
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