Xed Alternatives

    Xed is described as 'text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Xed for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Xed are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 12, 2021

    1. HippoEDIT is a powerful, fast and easy to use Windows text editor, primarily targeted at power users and programmers.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Powerful text editor for Android. Jota+ (i-o-ta plus) renwaled as a MAJOR UPDATE of Jota Text Editor. New features of Jota+ - Support multi-file feature! - Support external file systems! ( Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive etc ) - Support root access! - Modern UI based on ICS!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      xPad is the ultimate notepad, TextEdit and Stickies replacement for Apple's OS X. With a simple, easy-to-use interface and powerful multi-document features, xPad will quickly become your daily text editor of choice.

      Discontinued

      xPad is no longer developed or maintained, but it can be still downloaded from its webpage.

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    2. Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both personal and business purposes.
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    3. An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates perfectly with OS X with many Mac-specific extensions to fit with the Mac user interface (you can turn them off if you want of course...).
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    4. Peppermint is a tweakable Swiss Army knife for Coding on your Mac.

      Discontinued

      Website, Mac App, and Twitter last updated in 2015
      Facebook discontinued

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      ConTEXT is a small, fast and powerful freeware text editor, developed to serve as a secondary tool for software developers. After years searching for a suitable Windows text editor, we didn't find any of them to satisfy our needs, so we wrote our own.
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    5. Text Edit Plus is a lightweight tool that enables users to easily create new text documents or to modify existing ones. The application is designed as an alternative to Notepad, by offering a wider set of features. Some of the features: Adding date and time.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Cross-platform, keyboard-friendly text editor.
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    6. Replace, format, and extract text in multiple files using Regular Expressions. Perform GREP-like tasks including search and replace, RegEx substitutions, data extraction, and more! Built-in RegEx editors support color syntax highlighting and tips.
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