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TextEdit Alternatives & Competitors

(106)4.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to TextEdit? Tons of people want Text Editor . Notepad++, Sublime Text, Atom, and gedit are the most popular alternatives and competitors to TextEdit.

Top Alternatives to TextEdit

  • Notepad++
  • Sublime Text
  • Atom
  • gedit
  • Visual Studio Code

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to TextEdit

    #1
    #1
  1. Notepad++

    (1,667)4.6 out of 5

    Notepad++ is a source code editor and notepad replacement that supports several languages in a MS Windows environment with Syntax highlighing and folding, PCRE, customizable GUI, auto-completion and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  2. Notepad++ is a source code editor and notepad replacement that supports several languages in a MS Windows environment with Syntax highlighing and folding, PCRE, customizable GUI, auto-completion and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    Becky R.
    BR
    *Free *Easy to use *Lots of add-ons-I like color coding of elements and attributes/values, you can display your file structure, choose a default type of file you want created *You can test in...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Notepad++ is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to do business with
    #2
    #2
  3. Sublime Text

    (1,347)4.5 out of 5

    Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  4. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    Manoj P.
    MP
    Sublime Text has the best package manager I've used so far - packagecontrol.io It allows you to fuzzy search required packages even by description keywords and lets you install, list, remove...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Sublime Text is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Atom

    (641)4.4 out of 5

    Atom is a desk application based on web technologies that allows you to take control of your editor with CSS and other features.

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  6. Atom is a desk application based on web technologies that allows you to take control of your editor with CSS and other features.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    GC
    Free! Great community behind it writing packages that extend its capability and stability.

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Atom is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    #4
    #4
  7. gedit

    (52)4.0 out of 5

    gEdit is a general purpose text editor that includes internationalized text, syntax highlighting, undo/redo, file reverting, print and print preview support and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  8. gEdit is a general purpose text editor that includes internationalized text, syntax highlighting, undo/redo, file reverting, print and print preview support and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    Rohit j.
    RJ
    Edit text files easily and user friendly. It provide block highlight and find and replace feature.

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, gedit is:

    More expensive
    #5
    #5
  9. Visual Studio Code

    (1,159)4.6 out of 5

    Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  10. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    Kolton G.
    KG
    The main reason why I like Visual Studio Code the best is because it can keep up with my everyday development. From package control to the terminal, to testing my code and connecting via Chrome Dev...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Visual Studio Code is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    #6
    #6
  11. UltraEdit

    (988)4.7 out of 5

    UltraEdit is a powerful text editor and code editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux that supports nearly any programming language and easily handles huge (4+ GB) files. Includes (S)FTP, SSH console, powerful find/replace with Perl regex support, scripting / macros, and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  12. UltraEdit is a powerful text editor and code editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux that supports nearly any programming language and easily handles huge (4+ GB) files. Includes (S)FTP, SSH console, powerful find/replace with Perl regex support, scripting / macros, and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UI
    Today I use UltraEdit on the Mac as my primary text editor. UltraEdit is simple to use and creates a much cleaner file than Textedit does on the Mac. I started using Ultraedit at work for editing...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, UltraEdit is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. TextPad

    (107)4.4 out of 5

    TextPad7.4 is a powerful, general purpose editor for plain text files. Easy to use, with all the features a power user requires.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  14. TextPad7.4 is a powerful, general purpose editor for plain text files. Easy to use, with all the features a power user requires.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    AE
    It's simple. Everything you need is there placed on a very intuitive toolbar. This small yet powerful software features an interesting macro system that allows recording and performing of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, TextPad is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #8
    #8
  15. BBEdit

    (47)4.5 out of 5

    BBEdit is a professional HTML and text editor for Macintosh that provides features for editing, searching, and minipulation of text for web authors and software developers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  16. BBEdit is a professional HTML and text editor for Macintosh that provides features for editing, searching, and minipulation of text for web authors and software developers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UM
    Very flexible in what it can do. Always ahead of the competition

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, BBEdit is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #9
    #9
  17. GNU Emacs

    (74)4.5 out of 5

    GNU Emacs is a customizable text editor that is an interpreter and dialect with extension to support text editing with content-sensitive editing modes, built-in documentation, Unicode support, and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  18. GNU Emacs is a customizable text editor that is an interpreter and dialect with extension to support text editing with content-sensitive editing modes, built-in documentation, Unicode support, and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UE
    The rich functionality. The user interface. Ability to add custom functions to by writing scripts.

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, GNU Emacs is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #10
    #10
  19. Brackets

    (206)4.4 out of 5

    Brackets is a text editor tool that makes it easy to design in the browser, it iss crafted from the ground up for web designers and front-end developers.

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  20. Brackets is a text editor tool that makes it easy to design in the browser, it iss crafted from the ground up for web designers and front-end developers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    ES
    I've been looking for something similar to notepad for my macbook for a pretty long time. I absolutely hate the "Textedit" app that comes with Mac and think it has a lot of fundamental issues. I...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Brackets is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #11
    #11
  21. Textmate

    (21)4.5 out of 5

    TextMate is a general-purpose GUI text editor for Mac OS X.

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  22. TextMate is a general-purpose GUI text editor for Mac OS X.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    Peter   B.
    B
    Textmate adalah kompiler program komputer, itu juga salah satu alat terbaik untuk orang-orang di dunia pemrograman web, ini membantu untuk memperbaiki synaxis, seperti kesalahan kompilasi, karena...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Textmate is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #12
    #12
  23. Komodo IDE

    (30)4.4 out of 5

    Looking for a powerful editor without all the advanced functionality an IDE comes with? Komodo IDE is for you.

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  24. Looking for a powerful editor without all the advanced functionality an IDE comes with? Komodo IDE is for you.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UI
    I've been a long time user of Komodo Edit. It's a fully functional editor that has lots of built-ins to support HTML, CSS, Perl, Python, C, PHP, Ruby, etc. Plenty of options for customization and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Komodo IDE is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
    #13
    #13
  25. Edit+

    (47)4.3 out of 5

    Edit+ is a text editor, HTML editor, PHP editor, Java editor, and Hex veiwer for windows that can serve as a notepad replacement with features for web page authors and programmers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  26. Edit+ is a text editor, HTML editor, PHP editor, Java editor, and Hex veiwer for windows that can serve as a notepad replacement with features for web page authors and programmers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    EM
    What I like most about the program is that it supports several languages ​​and is capable of opening several files at once, highlighting its syntax and offering contextual help when writing or...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Edit+ is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
    #14
    #14
  27. Text Edit Plus

    (16)4.2 out of 5

    Tex-Edit Plus is a scriptable, ASCII text editor that fills the gap between a Apple's bare-bones TextEdit and a full-featured word processor. It's fast, efficient, and has a clean, uncluttered interface.

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  28. Tex-Edit Plus is a scriptable, ASCII text editor that fills the gap between a Apple's bare-bones TextEdit and a full-featured word processor. It's fast, efficient, and has a clean, uncluttered interface.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    M. Serhat D.
    MD
    TextEdit Plus is a simple, lightweight word processor for OSx. It's well known with additional improvements on Text Edit for developers, I like TextEdit Plus because it's fast, lightweigh,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Text Edit Plus is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #15
    #15
  29. Bluefish

    (44)4.1 out of 5

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdevelopers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  30. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdevelopers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    TG
    Bluefish is easy to use and allows you to quickly create simple sites of HTML and CSS content, perfect for static content sites such as websites of companies where you only want to show some...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Bluefish is:

    More expensive
    #16
    #16
  31. NoteTab

    (24)4.7 out of 5

    NoteTab is a Notepad replacement HTML and text editor with text-processing, search and replace, capture and copy text to clipboard, reusable text snippets and macros, and other utilities to help the editing process.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:
  32. NoteTab is a Notepad replacement HTML and text editor with text-processing, search and replace, capture and copy text to clipboard, reusable text snippets and macros, and other utilities to help the editing process.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UL
    Efficiency, well-designed, functions, ease of use, lack of "annoyingness", power

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, NoteTab is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to do business with
    #17
    #17
  33. EmEditor

    (19)4.3 out of 5

    EmEditor is a text editor for Windows that supplies larger files and Unicode, macros, plug-ins and more.

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  34. EmEditor is a text editor for Windows that supplies larger files and Unicode, macros, plug-ins and more.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    JC
    Un editor no muy conocido, pero de los mejores que he usado, tiene una capacidad increible de abrir ficheros grandes, muy parecido a Word pero te puede abrir un fichero Gbs en un segundo. Lo...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, EmEditor is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #18
    #18
  35. Kate

    (9)4.1 out of 5

    Kate is an editor and programmer software.

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  36. Kate is an editor and programmer software.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    GO
    Kate has excellent extensions and plugins to work on any programming language. I like it for its ease of downloading and installation. It also has good text verification and autocomplete options to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, Kate is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    #19
    #19
  37. CodePen

    (17)4.7 out of 5

    CodePen is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.

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  38. CodePen is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UI
    I like that it's like code sharing. As a beginner, you rarely see how some things interact in your code and it's definitely helpful to build off other people's code. It's also just amazing to see...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, CodePen is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #20
    #20
  39. SlickEdit

    (17)4.4 out of 5

    SlickEdit provides software developers with the multi-language, multi-platform code-editing capabilities they need to write better code, faster.

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  40. SlickEdit provides software developers with the multi-language, multi-platform code-editing capabilities they need to write better code, faster.

    Categories in common with TextEdit:

    UI
    That it has brief emulation. Though it is not perfect, it can be programmed.

    Reviewers say compared to TextEdit, SlickEdit is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements