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 Aug 12, 2021

    1. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in May 2016.

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    2. Twistpad is a fully featured text and code editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or a featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
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    3. MetroTextual is a Windows text editor inspired by Microsoft’s Metro Design Language. It’s designed to be a visually appealing replacement for Notepad; with significant improvements to performance and aesthetics.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      LopeEdit is a powerful programmers editor and a replacement of Windows Notepad.

      Bundleware

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Climacs is an open source Emacs-like text editor written in Common Lisp. It has a good integration with other CLIM-based applications and uses Common Lisp Interface Manager (CLIM) library, called ESA, that provides an Emacs-style user interface, rather than the normal CLIM UI.

      Discontinued

      No update since 2007. See https://common-lisp.net/project/climacs/#news

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      • Mac
      Simple, Flexible, Powerful Text Editor for the Web. Handles most common features you want; code completion, saved snippets, subversion support, remote connections, extensible language support, browser preview and much more.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      HTML G is an online HTML editor, converter, cleaner and much more. It is an all-in-one tool which makes HTML code composing a piece of cake with its integrated functionalities, making you much faster and more effective.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      TotalEdit is a powerful notepad replacement and text editor. Packed full of features to help everyone from office workers, journalists through to programmers and web site editors.
    4. This tool can transform texts into a variety of formats/structures. It can assist tasks of data formatting and coding. Formatting steps can be stored and reused. The tool includes text-to-speech of various languages.
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    5. FavoText is a text editor, which supports editing file with text/hex format, syntax highlighting and auto completion; it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers.
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