Notepad++ 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 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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Pros

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Notepad++?
217 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit

Integrations

What tools integrate with Notepad++?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
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What are some alternatives to Notepad++ and gedit?

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

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