Useful editors for programmers

Text editor is a program that help to edit text

Sublime Text

Sublime Text is a fast and sophisticated text editor.This editor is highly extensible with large plugin/package support.There are various packages available that help to extend it’s functionality.


  • Go to definition
  • Cross platform
  • Split screens
  • Lightweight
  • Highly extendable

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Atom is a free, open source editor that can be used on windows, Linux and mac system.  Atom is developed by GitHub. There are thousands of packages and themes that help to improve it’s functionality.


  • Cross Platform
  • Built in package manager
  • File system browse
  • Syntax autocomplete
  • Rich UI

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Brackets is a modern, open source, lightweight and fast editor that is written in HTML, css and js.


  • Lightweight
  • Inline Editing
  • Run time preview
  • Cross platform

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Notepad++ is a free, award wining source code editor that is used for windows.Notepad++ is written in C++. It supports macros.


  • Autocomplete
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Auto-save feature
  • Split screens
  • Code folding

Download Notepad++


Komodo is a robust free text editor used for programming languages.


  • Autocomplete
  • Minimap
  • Multi language Edit
  • Unit testing
  • Live Preview

Download Komodo

Aptana Studio

Aptana Studio is a most powerful open source IDE used for web applications. It is based on eclipse.


  • Large JS library supoort
  • Inbuilt Debugger
  • Command line access
  • Ftp/Sftp support

Download Aptana