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Vote on "Which text editor do you prefer?"
GNOME Builder (GNOME) - https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Builder - Linux and BSD only
nano - https://www.nano-editor.org/dist/v3/faq.html#1.1 - cross platform
vi - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vi - cross platform
Intellij IDEA - https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/download/ - cross platform
- Neovim with a GTK frontend (SolidOak, neovim-gtk)
** Other Haiku OS editor*
- Neovim with other frontend
** Other Linux/Unix editor **
- Vim with GVim frontend
Leafpad (LXDE) - http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/ - cross platform
Neovim - https://neovim.io/ - cross platform
Gedit (GNOME) - https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gedit - cross platform
Notepad++ - https://notepad-plus-plus.org/ - Windows only
VS Code - https://code.visualstudio.com/ - cross platform
- Neovim with Electron frontend (oni, NyaoVim)
KDevelop (KDE) - https://www.kdevelop.org/ - cross platform
Geany - https://www.geany.org/ - cross platform
** Other Windows editor **
EDIT.EXE or QBASIC.EXE - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS-DOS_Editor - DOS, FreeDOS, Windows, ReactOS, DOSBox, Wine only
Sublime Text - https://www.sublimetext.com/ (trialware, proprietary)
Mousepad (XFCE) - https://git.xfce.org/apps/mousepad/about/ - cross platform
- Neovim with VSCodeVim frontend
- Emacs GTK frontend
** Other DOS/FreeDOS editor*
Atom - https://atom.io/ - cross platform
ed - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_(text_editor) - cross platform & optimized for teletypewriters
Eclipse IDE - https://www.eclipse.org/ide/ - cross platform
Microsoft Visual Studio - https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/ - Windows and Mac only (proprietary)
Kate (KDE) - https://www.kdevelop.org/ - cross platform
- Neovim with VSCodeVim frontend
- Vim with MacVim frontend
** Other macOS editor **
- Neovim with Sublime Text frontend
Vim - https://www.vim.org/
Emacs - cross platform
- Neovim with a macOS frontend (vimr, neovim-dot-app, dinvim)
- Neovim with a qt frontend (neovim-qt, qnvim)
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