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XML Notepad Alternatives for Linux

XML Notepad is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Vim, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to XML Notepad and 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to XML Notepad are Geany, GNU Emacs, CudaText and UltraEdit.

XML Notepad alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors or XML Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of XML Notepad.
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XML Notepad provides a simple intuitive user interface for browsing and editing XML documents.

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  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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightVim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVim is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVim can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingVim supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownVim supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceVim either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingVim can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Vim is a general purpose tool.

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    VIm is a powerful editor, but isn't able to provide a tree view of a XML file

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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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGeany consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingGeany supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGeany is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingGeany can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ PortableGeany can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Geany is an entire IDE, not a XML editor with tree view

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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. The features of GNU Emacs include:

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGNU Emacs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGNU Emacs is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingGNU Emacs supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingGNU Emacs supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Emacs can compare two files and highlight their differences (M-x ediff)
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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

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    CudaText

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • BSD

    CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.

    ⚫︎ LightweightCudaText consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCudaText can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableCudaText is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Multi-selections, Replace dialog at bottom
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    UltraEdit

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    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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    UltraEdit features an integrated FTP browser and supports syntax highlighting for hundreds of languages, with more always in the works. And with an integrated SSH/telnet client, scripting, custom tools, macros and Smart Templates, UltraEdit's ready for any coding session.


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    ReText

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • BSD

    ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownReText supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  7. 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.

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    XML Copy Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
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    XML Copy Editor is a fast, free, validating XML editor.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingXML Copy Editor supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Oxygen XML Editor

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    Oxygen XML Editor is a cross platform XML Editor providing tools for XML authoring, XML conversion, XSL, XSLT, XQuery, XML Schema, DTD, Relax NG and Schematron development, SOAP and WSDL.

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    IT-Edit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    IT-Edit (Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor.

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    Discontinued

    Last update was in May 2016.

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