Notepad++ vs. Emacs

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Description

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.

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.

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Companies

What companies use Notepad++?
209 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
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112 companies on StackShare use Emacs

Integrations

What tools integrate with Notepad++?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
What tools integrate with Emacs?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs

What are some alternatives to Notepad++ and Emacs?

  • 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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