A simple notepad-like text editor with many features. It is designed to be a small and fast.

14 Alternatives To AkelPad

Aptana Studio

The world’s most powerful open-source web development IDE just got better. Rebuilt from the ground-up. It’s now much faster, customizable and includes new features to help you be more productive.


At GitHub, we’re building the text editor we’ve always wanted: hackable to the core, but approachable on the first day without ever touching a config file. We can’t wait to see what you build with it.


ConTEXT is a small, fast, powerful and highly compact text editor for the Windows operating system.

Crimson Editor

Crimson Editor is a professional and powerful source editor for the Windows operating systems.


Lightweight IDE for Linux and Windows


gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

Komodo Edit

Komodo Edit is a fast, smart, free and open-source code editor.


Notepad2 is a fast and light-weight Notepad-like text editor with syntax highlighting.


Notepas is the name of an advanced and powerful text editor for both plain text editors and developers allowing them to edit multiple files at once.


TextMate brings Apple’s approach to operating systems into the world of text editors.


UltraCompare is the name of an advanced level of file and folder comparison platform that is loaded with an advanced level of features and functions.


Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing


VimTouch is a open source VIM port on Android.

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