Notepad alternative

Alexander Shengalts

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Notepad alternative
AkelPad is a free open-source software text editor, similar to Notepad, the default software of Microsoft Windows, but with more features. Download AkelPad by clicking the download button on this page.

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DescriptionNotepad alternativeHackable text editor from GitHubYour notes organized effortlesslyLightweight text editor and IDEFree code editorPowerful source code and text editorSubtitle movies with great capabilitiesMicrosoft's free source code editor
The good
  • Free and open source.
  • Support for multiple tabs.
  • Support for plugins.
  • Highly customizable with packages.
  • Support for a large set of programming languages.
  • Easy to use.
  • Advanced code auto-completion.
      • Free and open-source.
      • Fully customizable.
      • Ability to use it as an IDE.
      • Free and cross-platform.
      • Customizable with add-ons and macros.
      • Support for many languages.
      • Supports most of the programming languages.
      • Supports plugins.
      • The user interface supports RTL languages such as Arabic.
      • Small space and light on device resources.
        • Modifies the interface arrangement.
        • Syncs subtitles automatically.
        • Modifies the format and colors of the subtitles.
        • Converts translation text to another language easily.
        • Support for a large number of programming languages.
        • Support for adding extensions.
        • Attractive and easy to use UI.
        • Support for multi-tabs.
        The bad
        • Support for programming languages is limited.
        • Synchronization for settings and packages across devices is not supported.
            • Only a few Plug-ins are available.
            • Some programming languages are not supported such as C.
            • May require some setting and tuning before starting up.
            • Requires restarting the program after adding Plugins.
              • Difficulty in transitioning between parts of the video.
              • Auto-completion does is not supported in some programming languages.
              Downzen rating4.
              Users rating4.54.03.705.
              Last update2019-06-022019-04-212023-12-202022-11-072019-05-222019-04-212019-06-202019-04-082022-11-022023-05-18
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