Vy Alternatives

    Vy is described as 'vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins' and is a Text Editor in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Vy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. Most alternatives are Text and Code Editors. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Vy are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021

    1. Tilde is a text editor for the console/terminal, which provides an intuitive interface for people accustomed to GUI environments such as Gnome, KDE and Windows. Example: copy current selection is Control-C; paste previously copied text is Control-V.
    2. Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      wasavi is an extension for Chrome, Opera and Firefox. wasavi transforms TEXTAREA element of any page into a VI editor, so you can edit the text in VI. wasavi supports almost all VI commands and some ex commands.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      Enhanced Emacs distribution to improve the default Emacs experience.
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    3. Nota is a convergent text editor. Nota is easy to use, with a simple interface by default. Nota supports syntax highlighting for various languages, focus mode, annotations, configurable fonts, colors, a integrated side panel and more.
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    4. The vi editor is one of the most common text editors on Unix. It was developed starting around 1976 by Bill Joy at UCB, who was tired of the ed editor.
    5. CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.
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    6. Text.app 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A simple, lightweight and easy to use HTML editor worth having when you need to view and edit what document you want, as well as insert new HTML and CSS tags.