Zebra Pad Alternatives
Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.
- - gedit is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Zebra Pad.
- - gedit is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Zebra Pad.
Fastest and lightweight simple text editor bundled with all Windows OS. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. So it has been used by people for long time Since 1980s. Features improved especially since 2018.
Leafpad is a lightweight text editor that emphasizes simplicity. As development focuses on keeping weight down to a minimum, only the most essential features are implemented in the editor.Discontinued
Last stable release is from 2010. http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/leafpad/
ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview.
EditPad Lite is a compact general-purpose text editor. Use EditPad Lite to easily edit any kind of plain text file. EditPad Lite has all the essential features to make text editing a breeze:
EditPad Lite Features
Metapad is a small, fast (and completely free) text editor for Windows 9x/NT/XP/Vista with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features. It was designed to completely replace Notepad since it includes all of Notepads features and much...Discontinued
The last update was in 2012.
When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page, edit and stylize text, check spelling, create tables and lists, import graphics, work with HTML, and even add music and movie files.
Intype is a powerful and intuitive code editor for Windows with lightning fast response. It is easily extensible and customizable, thanks in part to its support for scripting and native plug-ins. It makes development in any programming or scripting language quick and easy.
- - Intype is the most popular commercial alternative to Zebra Pad.
Development seems to be discontinued. Latest activity on Twitter dates back to June 2013. Last version, 1.0.1, released on March 2013, can be still bought from the official website.
Hekapad is a free fully featured lightweight text editor for Windows. It can be used to replace the classic Notepad with some cool features.
It is a comfortable text editor and a Windows Notepad replacement. In this program are combined: extended functionality, comfortable interface, flexible adjustment and all of this is absolutely free-of-charge!Discontinued
No changes since 2009. See http://www.bdvnotepad.com/products/bdv-notepad/
BabelPad is a free Unicode text editor for Windows that supports the proper rendering of most complex scripts, and allows you to assign different fonts to different scripts in order to facilitate multi-script text editing.