Emacs vs. Kakoune vs. CotEditor

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Description

What is Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

What is Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

What is CotEditor?

CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.

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91 Companies Using Emacs
0 Companies Using Kakoune
0 Companies Using CotEditor

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What are some alternatives to Emacs, Kakoune, and CotEditor?

  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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