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Zebra Pad Alternatives

Zebra Pad is described as 'is the software solution for those who want to keep the simplicity of Notepad but still want a few professional features. There are some usual features such as automatic updates, but also some cool one like a custom file type for extra metadata to be added to the file' and is a Text Editor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Zebra Pad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is gedit, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Zebra Pad are Notepad, ReText, Leafpad and metapad.

Zebra Pad alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Zebra Pad.
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  1. gedit icon

    gedit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • GNOME
    • OpenSolaris
    169 alternatives to gedit 

    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.

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    1.  Lightweightgedit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Syntax Highlightinggedit supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/Extensionsgedit can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Autocompletiongedit can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    5.  Spell Checkinggedit can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    The Default look under GNOME with Adwaita
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  2. Notepad icon

    Notepad

    128 alternatives to Notepad 

    Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  3. ReText icon

    ReText

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    186 alternatives to ReText 

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

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    1.  Support for MarkDownReText supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
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  4. Leafpad icon

    Leafpad

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts
    94 alternatives to Leafpad 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightLeafpad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Discontinued

    Last stable release is from 2010. http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/leafpad/

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    metapad

    124 alternatives to metapad 

    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...

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    1.  Portablemetapad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Plugins for 32 languages


  6. EditPad Lite icon

    EditPad Lite

    122 alternatives to EditPad Lite 

    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:

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    1.  PortableEditPad Lite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    EditPad Lite - Text editor with advanced search and replace
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    TabNote-

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    126 alternatives to TabNote- 

    TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 珞

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    Diakonos

    • Linux
    • BSD
    151 alternatives to Diakonos 

    Diakonos is a powerful and easy to use console-based text editor.

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    1.  Command line interfaceDiakonos either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Hekapad

    70 alternatives to Hekapad 

    Hekapad is a free fully featured lightweight text editor for Windows. It can be used to replace the classic Notepad with some cool features.

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    1.  LightweightHekapad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  10. BDV Notepad icon

    BDV Notepad

    100 alternatives to BDV Notepad 

    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!

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Discontinued

    No changes since 2009. See http://www.bdvnotepad.com/products/bdv-notepad/

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