gedit vs. Kakoune vs. CotEditor

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Description

What is gedit?

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

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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Why do developers choose gedit?
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    Why do developers choose Kakoune?
    Why do you like Kakoune?

    Why do developers choose CotEditor?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using gedit?
    Downsides of gedit?

    What are the cons of using Kakoune?
    No Cons submitted yet for Kakoune
    Downsides of Kakoune?

    What are the cons of using CotEditor?
    No Cons submitted yet for CotEditor
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    Pricing

    How much does gedit cost?
    How much does Kakoune cost?
    How much does CotEditor cost?

    Companies

    What companies use gedit?
    1 companies on StackShare use gedit
    What companies use Kakoune?
    0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune
    What companies use CotEditor?
    0 companies on StackShare use CotEditor

    What are some alternatives to gedit, 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

    See all alternatives to gedit



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