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BBEdit vs Notepad++: What are the differences?

BBEdit: A proprietary text editor for macOS. It has been crafted to serve the needs of writers, Web authors and software developers, and provides an abundance of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of prose, source code, and textual data; Notepad++: Free source code editor and Notepad replacement. Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.

BBEdit and Notepad++ can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.

According to the StackShare community, Notepad++ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 275 company stacks & 3084 developers stacks; compared to BBEdit, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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What is BBEdit?

It has been crafted to serve the needs of writers, Web authors and software developers, and provides an abundance of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of prose, source code, and textual data.

What is Notepad++?

Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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      TextMate
      TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
      Sublime Text
      Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
      Atom
      At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
      Visual Studio Code
      Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
      Vim
      Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
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      Decisions about BBEdit and Notepad++
      Gustavo Mu帽oz
      Gustavo Mu帽oz
      Web UI Developer at Globant | 3 upvotes 20.5K views
      TypeScript
      TypeScript
      Flutter
      Flutter
      React
      React
      Notepad++
      Notepad++
      Vim
      Vim
      Sublime Text
      Sublime Text
      Atom
      Atom
      Visual Studio Code
      Visual Studio Code
      #Microsoft
      #RESTfulAPI

      I have chosen Visual Studio Code after testing a lot of other editors like Atom, Sublime Text (with legal license), Vim or even Notepad++ because it is the sum of all their virtues and none of their defects. It's fast, it has all the tools and plugins I need to work, and it's pretty and very good optimized. It has what I need to work and nothing more. And the main plugins works like a charm. Developing for React or Flutter is amazing. Even the TypeScript plugin works great. I like how IntelliSense works, and all the extra tools to code remotely using #ssh, access #RESTfulAPI or event manage projects or collaborating remotely. Thanks #Microsoft for Visual Studio Code.

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      How developers use BBEdit and Notepad++
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      Daniel Kovacs uses Notepad++Notepad++

      When some regex or hardly scriptable but pattern-type problem occurs, I always go to notepad++. Also nice for file inspection (like image-meta).

      Avatar of Ana Phi Sancho
      Ana Phi Sancho uses Notepad++Notepad++

      Development Tool code editor - Open Source: Supports a wide selection of programming languages( C/C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, or .NET.)

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      BobStein uses Notepad++Notepad++
      • syntax highlighting
      • find
      • highlight selected text
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      Tim De Lange uses Notepad++Notepad++

      First thing I install on a new windows box.

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      Promethean TV uses Notepad++Notepad++

      Used as a basic text and code editor.

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