Open Source Text Editors in the Best of the Web Directory

Open Source Text Editors


Features a software that functions as a customizable development environment, which is for use in multiple programming languages.

Binary Visual editor

Provides a display-oriented for binary files based on the vi text editor. With the site owner's contact information.


Provides an editing freeware for use in the design of interactive websites. Contains a list of features and screenshots.

Code Browser

Presents information on a folding and outlining editor for Linux and Windows.


Provides an Open Source where one can download not only programs but also its source. Also features syntax highlighting and syntax validation.


Features graphical and command based interfaces. Also capable of opening multiple files.

FTE Text Editor

A free (licensed under the GNU GPL) text editor for developers.

GNU nano

Information on enhancements, screnshots, news, and documentation.

GNU TeXmacs

Provides a framework for editing structured documents with different types of content.

The Hessling Editor

Shows the text editor's availability for various Unix platforms. With details on the editor's downloads and documentation.


Presents a hexadecimal file editor for the Macintosh. Includes project details and history.


A multi-purpose text editor for the X Window System, which combines a standard, easy to use, graphical user interface with functionality and stability.

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