XML Notepad Alternatives

    XML Notepad is described as 'provides a simple intuitive user interface for browsing and editing XML documents' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to XML Notepad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Vim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XML Notepad are Geany (Free, Open Source), GNU Emacs (Free, Open Source), CudaText (Free, Open Source) and UltraEdit (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 2021

    1. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
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      VIm is a powerful editor, but isn't able to provide a tree view of a XML file
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      Vim is a general purpose tool.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
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      Geany is an entire IDE, not a XML editor with tree view
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    3. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
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      Same as VIM, Emacs is a powerful editor, but isn't able to provide a tree view of a XML file
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    4. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
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    5. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
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    6. PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in development, internal web browser with APACHE support.
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    7. ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is written in Python using Qt libraries, able to run on any platforms (Linux and BSD are officially supported).
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    8. 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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    9. TreeLine just stores almost any kind of information. A tree structure makes it easy to keep things organized. And each node in the tree can contain several fields, forming a mini-database.
    10. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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