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We've compiled a list of 89 free and paid alternatives to Text. The primary competitors include Notepad++, Sublime Text. In addition to these, users also draw comparisons between Text and Vim, Atom, Visual Studio Code. Also you can look at other similar options here: Development Tools.


Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file.

Vim
Free Open Source

Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word...

Atom
Free

A hackable text editor for the 21st Century.

gedit
Free Open Source

Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment.

Geany
Free

Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment.

Brackets
Free Open Source

A modern, open source text editor that understands web design.

IntelliJ IDEA
Open Source

IntelliJ IDEA is a free / commercial Java IDE by JetBrains.

GNU Emacs
Free Open Source

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more.

Text.app is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome.

Text Video and Screenshots

Text Overview

Text.app is a simple text editor for Chrome OS and Chrome. It's fast, lets you open multiple files at once, has syntax highlighting, and saves to Google Drive on Chrome OS.

Text Features

tick-square Sync with Dropbox
tick-square Syntax Highlighting
tick-square Google Drive integration
tick-square Works Offline

Text Platforms

Chrome OS Chrome Windows Web-Based

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