xPad. Alternatives

    xPad. is described as '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' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to xPad. for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xPad. are Vim (Free, Open Source), gedit (Free, Open Source), GNU nano (Free, Open Source) and GNU Emacs (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 21, 2021

    1. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it.
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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • BSD
      • Xfce
      SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
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    3. 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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    4. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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    5. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    6. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    7. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.
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