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  • Atom

    A hackable text editor for the 21st Century.

    Free Electron / Atom Shell BSD Chrome OS Linux Mac Windows

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  • 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. Currently it features: * Full support for internationalized text (UTF-…

    Open Source Free GNOME OpenSolaris BSD Chrome OS Linux Mac Windows

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  • GNU nano

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and file…

    Free Haiku BSD Linux Mac Windows

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  • Kate

    Text editor for the KDE desktop environment with support for multiple languages and syntax highlighting. It is extensible with plugins. Features a MDI interface. Kate is a multi document editor, based on a rewritten version of the kwrite editing wid…

    Open Source Free KDE BSD Linux Windows

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  • Notepad

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

    Free Windows

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  • Graviton Code Editor

    Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity. FEATURES- Themes- Plugins- Full compatibility with CodeMirror themes- Zen Mode- Large language syntax highlighting support- Code- Autocompl…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Paper

    "Blank paper has always inspired me." — Daniel Handler, writer and musician Ignite your inspiration with a clean sheet of Paper. · Gorgeous plain-text writing environment· Silky-smooth typing experience· Highly customizable· Minimal Markdown formatt…

    Freemium Mac

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  • TabNote

    use your Browser as your Notepad, take notes while you are browsing. From now on for notepad, you don't have to go anywhere, convert your browser into your favorite notepad. Customize it as you like it. TabNote is free and offline. Take notes while …

    Free Chrome OS Chrome Web-Based

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  • Lines code editor

    Lines is a modern and minimalist text editor - IDE with support for over 150 programming languages, embedded code inspectors and many other cool tools to help you write better code. Features:Integrated web browser (webkit) with dev toolsCustom proje…

    Free Linux Windows

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  • TabNote-

    TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc. You can use TabNote …

    Open Source Free Self-Hosted Chrome OS Chrome Linux Mac Windows Web-Based

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  • MS Paint IDE

    People joke about what IDE they use often, things like Word, MS Notepad, sometimes even Eclipse, and then often times MS Paint. People joke about MS Paint because it's not even a text editor, people joke about it because it doesn't have one feature …

    Open Source Free Microsoft Paint Windows

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  • Neon Notepad

    A modern notepad featuring a 'Keep On Top' mode and 'acrylic design' - inspired by the simplicity and minimalist design of the classic windows notepadfeatures: - Keep on Top (compact overlay) mode - Dark and Light themes -Minimalist design -Acrylic …

    Free Windows Phone Windows S Windows

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  • Code Writer

    Code Writer is a free text and code editor app for the Windows platform, downloadable from the Windows Store. Use it as a replacement for Notepad and other quick edit apps. We've built it from the ground up to be fast, fluid, and powerful. Active sy…

    Free Windows

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