Notepad++ vs. Emacs vs. TextMate



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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.

What is 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.

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Companies

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

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 tools integrate with TextMate?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with TextMate

What are some alternatives to Notepad++, Emacs, and TextMate?

  • 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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