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  • EditPlus

    4.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    EditPlus text and HTML Editor for Windows

    7
    152 votes
    • Atom

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Build your own text editor with this free open-source editor

      8
      4 votes
      • PROS: A one-of-a-kind tool that has made customizing easier than ever, A free text editor and a tool for programmers to play with
      • CONS: Non-programmers may not be as thrilled by this tool, You will have to learn a bit about programming to make your own changes
    • Bluefish

      2.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Code With Efficiency, Power And Open-Source Principles Behind You.

      7
      66 votes
      • PROS: Programming-focused features, Free and open-source, Solid UI for advanced users, Great syntax support
      • CONS: Takes time to learn, Minimal support, Can run slow, Speed varies between platforms
    • Bluefish Editor

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Write programming and website code with this free editor

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      • PROS: It works on any popular desktop operating systems, There are plenty of tools for web and code programmers
      • CONS: It is not as perfect for coding only as Notepad++, The tool is lightweight which means it is not as pretty as other editors
    • Kate

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free text editor for software developers

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      • PROS: A multitude of useful features including spell-check and multi-view, More convenient than traditional word processing software
      • CONS: Scripts and plugins can be tricky to find, No good for creating polished finished documents
    • jEdit

      4.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful text editor for programmers

      6
      25 votes
      • PROS: Simple to use but powerful, Excellent search and replace feature, Lots of plugins
      • CONS: Can be slow on startup, Spell-checker inconsistent
    • Fraise

      3.7.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Lightweight and fast text editor

      7
      17 votes
      • PROS: Neat interface, Uncluttered, Tons of options, Great search and replace
      • CONS: None so far!
    • TextMate

      1.5.10

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      Platform
      Mac

      A powerful text editor for programmers

      8
      29 votes
      • PROS: Packed with features, Automates the most common programming actions, Lightweight and relatively easy to use
      • CONS: Does not support Mac Accessibility Interface, Does not support standard text rendering and unicode fonts
    • Smultron

      6.0.2

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      Platform
      Mac

      Versatile text editor for all writing needs

      7
      67 votes
      • PROS: Suitable for writers and programmers, Slick viewing options, Color codes programming
      • CONS: Limited editing options
    • Minimum Profit

      5.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Simple text editor for programmers

      2
      5 votes
      • PROS: Ideal for first time programmers, Light on RAM, Excellent help system
      • CONS: Doesn't support all languages, Not many advanced coding options
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