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    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 Dec 15, 2021

    1. Text Editor Pro (formerly EditBone) is a powerful text editing tool that comes with syntax highlighting, support for over 50 languages and scripts, 22 different styles, a handy file comparison feature and support for multiple directories and search results.
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    2. HTML Kit is a full-featured free editor for HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other text files. 400+ plugins are available for it, including HTML Tidy for creating standards-compliant web pages. HTML-Kit has received 95% thumbs up on Download.
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    3. Pe, short for Programmer’s Editor, is an open source text editor for BeOS. It is targeted towards source-code editing, and features syntax highlighting for a large number of programming languages.
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    4. Tincta is an elegant one-window text editor that is intuitive to use on personal tasks like writing blog posts, letters or grocery lists. But it also has all functionality you need for professional web design and programming.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X

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      Goals and features

      Fully concurrent — loading files, syntax highlighting, etc is distributed across available CPU cores. Minimal waiting time.


      Last update was in 2011.

    5. SpaceNeovim is Spacemacs for Neovim . It's a fork of Spacevim that focuses on Neovim functions.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Paint
      People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature in common with IDEs.
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    6. Aubrey’s gVim is, well, Aubrey's gVim! The project arose out the his personal desire to use Vim as my HTML, CSS, PHP & Javascript editor.
    7. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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    8. A new code editor for Chrome and ChromeOS.
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