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Crimson Editor

Professional source code editor for Windows. Has features for programming languages like HTML, C/C, Perl, and Java.


Official editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Check out the list of features this program offers.


Text editor for programmers offered for free with its full source code under the terms of the GNU General Public License.


Java IDE providing a wide range of functionalities to include project templates, code completion tools, a debugger interface, and editor syntax highlighting.


Free source code editor written in Java. Downloadable, modifiable, and redistributable.


Web development related text editor for Windows. Features additional web specific functionalities.

NotGNU Emacs Editor

Freeware and user friendly text editor similar to GNU Emacs but is much smaller an lighter.

Pecha Maker

Simple text editor yields pecha style documents. Features include automatic formatting and a layout tool.

PS Pad

Universal text editor for use in plain text editing, web page creation, and IDE.


Online note taker for creating notes on the go. Add a title, hit enter, and start taking notes on a unique url.


Free source code editing component for Win32 and GTK. Go over the descriptions of this program's versions.

Upside Down Text

Allows user to type in text which can then be reversed and/or flipped upside down.

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