Notepad++ vs. Neovim vs. gedit

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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 Neovim?

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.

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.

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    Why do developers choose gedit?
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    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using gedit?
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    Companies

    What companies use Notepad++?
    138 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
    What companies use Neovim?
    10 companies on StackShare use Neovim
    What companies use gedit?
    1 companies on StackShare use gedit

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Notepad++?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
    What tools integrate with Neovim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Notepad++, Neovim, and gedit?

    • 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 Notepad++



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