Microsoft offers Visual Studio Code, a text editor that supports code editing, debugging, IntelliSense syntax highlighting, and other features.
Best Text Editors
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Text Editors Overview
What are Text Editors?
Features of Text Editors
- Syntax highlighting to ease visually scanning text
- Formatting & table editing, similar to word processors
- Text folding (or code folding) to hide, reduce visible text on-screen
- WYSIWYG viewing, printing
- Editing in blocks or columns, multi-monitor split editing, inline editor
- UI themes to provide a more pleasant text editing environment
- Auto-complete for repeated words & functions
- Shortcuts to quickly navigate code
- In editor debugging
- Plugins & API, package ecosystem
- Other extensions (e.g. languages, UI, etc.)
Text Editors Products
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Sublime Text is a highly customizable text editing solution featuring advanced API, Goto functions, and other features, from Sublime HQ in Sydney.
Notepad++ is a popular free and open source text editor available under the GPL license, featuring syntax highlighting and folding, auto-complete, multi-document management, and ac customizable GUI.
Atom is a free and open source text editor offering a range of packages and themes.
Brackets is a free and open source text editor developed at Adobe under the MIT license, featuring inline editing, live preview, and a wide range of extensions.
Vim is an open source configurable text editor.
UltraEdit is a text editor from IDM Computer Solutions headquartered in Hamilton.
GNU Emacs is described as a free extensible and customizable text editor for the Lisp programming language.
CoffeeCup Software offers the CoffeeCup HTML Editor, an HTML and CSS text and code editing option, featuring free and paid versions with more advanced features.
EditPlus is a text editor for windows featuring customizable syntax highlighting, code foldin, hex viewer, and other features, from EditPlus (ES-Software) in the UK.
BlueFish is a free and open source text editor supporting a wide range of languages, multiple document interface, powerful search tools, in-line checking and auto-recovery, and other features.
TextEdit is a free and open source distributed with MacOS since Apple acquired NeXT.
gedit is a text editor for the GNOME desktop environment.
BBEdit is a text editor from Bare Bones software headquartered in Massachusetts.
ActiveState headquartered in Vancouver offers Komodo Edit, a lean and open source version of their Komodo IDE product.
TextPad is a free and open source general purpose plain text file editor, for Windows.
NoteTab is a text editor from Swiss company Fookes Software.