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gedit vs Textadept: What are the differences?

What is gedit? Text editor for the GNOME desktop environment, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

What is Textadept? *A fast, minimalist, and extensible cross-platform text editor *. A fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible text editor for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. Textadept runs on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and BSD. It also has a terminal version, which is ideal for work on remote machines.

gedit and Textadept belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by gedit are:

  • Full support for internationalized text (UTF-8)
  • Configurable syntax highlighting for various languages (C, C++, Java, HTML, XML, Python, Perl and many others)
  • Undo/Redo

On the other hand, Textadept provides the following key features:

  • Fast and Minimalist
  • Cross Platform
  • Remarkably Extensible
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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 Textadept?

A fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible text editor for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. Textadept runs on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and BSD. It also has a terminal version, which is ideal for work on remote machines.
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        I'm using it to load the fresh installed config file, so the user can edit this directly and easily.

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