GNU nano is a console text editor, modelled after Pico. It is very newcomer-friendly due to on-screen menus with always visible keyboard shortcuts. Keybindings are configurable, and full undo and redo actions are supported. Nano can even be used as STDIN pager, and it provides fast syntax highlighting using regular expressions.
Simple to use paint program like Paintbrush for Mac or classic MS Paint, but for Linux.
o is a text editor that is limited to the VT100 standard. It has general syntax highlighting and launches instantly. It might be a good fit for: - Editing git commit messages (using EDITOR=o git commit). - Editing Markdown, and exporting to PDF. - Learning "up and coming" programming languages, like Zig or Rust. - Editing files deep within larger Go or C++ projects. - Solving Advent of Code tasks. - Writing and maintaining to-do lists and project documentation in Markdown.
Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application written in C++ with the Qt framework. Target platform is Linux, where the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio, and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI, are the main infrastructures to evolve as a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home-studio.
Xcoral is a multiwindow mouse-based text editor for Unix and X Window System. Syntax highlighting and auto-indentation are available. A built-in browser enables you to navigate through C functions, C++ and Java classes, methods and files. A SMall Ansi C Interpreter (Smac) is also built-in to dynamically extend the editor's possibilities (user functions, key bindings, modes etc). Xcoral provides regions and marks, kill-buffers, macros system and unlimited undo.
RTextDoc is a structured text editor for typesetting. It supports AsciiDoc, DocBook and LaTeX for authoring notes, books, web pages, man pages, or websites and blogs. It provides instant grammar and spell checking, integrated dictionaries, WYSIWYG BibTeX equations, HTML from and to LaTeX conversion. It also includes a PDF output viewer, and can be used portably without installation.
Photoflare is a cross-platform image editor with an aim to balance between powerful features and a very friendly graphical user interface. It suits a wide variety of different tasks and users who value a more nimble workflow. Features include basic image editing capabilities, paint brushes, image filters, colour adjustments and more advanced features such as Batch image processing.
TEA is powerful text editor that provides hundreds of text processing functions. It supports QML plugins and external scripts. TEA can open plain text files, FB2, ODT, RTF, DOCX, Abiword, KWord KWD, SWX, PDF, DJVU. Other features: Built-in MC-like file manager. Spellchecker (using the aspell or/and Hunspell). Tabbed layout engine. Syntax highlighting for C, C++, Bash script, BASIC, C#, D, Fortran, Java, LilyPond, Lout, Lua, NASM, NSIS, Pascal, Perl, PHP, PO (gettext), Python, Seed7, TeX/LaTeX,
Ardour is an audio processing and editing application. It integrates broad hardware support, JACK and ALSA backends, flexible recording features, multi-channel nesting, import and exporting various file formats, comes with ready to use samples from freesound.org. It has a pretty editing UI, mixing, routing, monitoring, panning. Ardour allows non-destructive and non-linear editing, can be used for augmenting audio layers in video files even. And comes with many effect, input and output plugins. I
mtCellEdit is a lightweight spreadsheet program. Its main goal is to provide facilities for simple day-to-day tasks using a minimal graphical user interface. It uses TSV based file formats to ensure that archived data is always accessible to other programs, regardless of operating system, both now and in the future. These "other programs" might be spreadsheet programs, text editors, command line tools, or custom built programs. It is written from scratch and provides all of its core facilities v
dte is a small and easy to use console text editor. Colors and bindings can be fully customized to your liking. It has some features useful to programmers, like ctags support and it can parse compiler errors, but it does not aim to become an IDE.
sK1 is an open source multiplatform vector graphics editor similar to CorelDRAW, Adobe Illustrator, or Freehand. The major feature of sK1 is a professional precise printing and "prepress ready" PDF & PostScript output.
LiVES is a video editing system, which provides realtime editing and mixing, can apply realtime rendering effects, or just perform format conversions. It's suitable both for newcomers and VJs, available cross-platform, runs even on low-end hardware, and is extensible per RFX plugins.
Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies, released as a free software (GPL).
IDE for the D programming language, its compilers, tools and libraries.
IDE for the D programming language, its compilers, tools and libraries.
Tke is a full-featured and Tcl/Tk-based source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and auto-indentation for multiple languages. There's support for a Vim mode, code snippet and clipboard management, bookmarks and multiple cursors. Tke provides a tabbed interface with a file system sidebar. It's also NFS and lock aware, extensible per plugins, allows regex searching/replacing, has configurable menus, and allows unlimited undo/redo levels.
Schism Tracker is a free and open-source reimplementation of Impulse Tracker, a program used to create high quality music without the requirements of specialized, expensive equipment, and with a unique "finger feel" that is difficult to replicate in part. The player is based on a highly modified version of the ModPlug engine, with a number of bugfixes and changes to improve IT playback.
Quill is a rich online/web text editor. It provides a modern UI, is built for compatibility and customization. Its implementation is lightweight and fast, it produces semantic markup and compliant HTML; works in all major browsers.
Cross platform Csv editor. It supports a large variety of Field-Delimiter & quote chacters. As well Csv files, The following formats can be viewed/updated: Xml, Fixed Width, Gnu-GetText-Po and SwingX-Tip files.
Xvi is a portable multi-window version of the UNIX editor ‘vi’, derived from "STEVIE" in the 1980s.
Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities.
CuteMarkEd is a MarkDown editor with live HTML previews, math expressions, and source code and MarkDown syntax highlighting.
wxMEdit is a cross-platform text and hex editor, derived from MadEdit. It adds automatic updates, bookmarks, selecting lines with a tripple click, a FreeBASIC syntax file, more supported encodings (L1, CP850, CP437 etc, KOI8, UTF-x), better Max OS X and Windows support, nicer dialogs based on Code::Blocks wxSmith, more localizations, is a bit more stable and comes with an improved build system.
Neoeedit is a light, quick, smart, simple GUI text editor mainly written in Java.
Pysed is a stream editor, is used to perform basic text transformations from a file or from pipeline. It reads text, line by line, from a file and replace, insert or print all text or specific area.
Radium is a modern music editor with a fresh and responsive interface. It provides a better sequencing overview with a widescreen layout. Positions and effects can be edited graphically. It provides for automation of velocity, effects, pitches and tempo; has smooth scrolling, MIDI sequencing, a modular mixer, LADSAP and VST plugins, zooming, microtonality, and an extension language.
JOE is a terminal-based text editor, suitable as programming editor. It blends features and keybindings from WordStar and Emacs, but comes with its own set of features. Syntax highlighting for various languages are available, bracket matching, multi-buffer editing, search and replace across files, tags file support, formatting tools, rectangle selections, xterm/mouse integration, restricted editor variants, shell frames and external tool pipes, hexediting, a built-in macro language and calculato
FontForge is a powerful outline font editor supporting many font formats (SFD, UFO, TTF, TTC, OTF, PS1, TeX, X11 OTB, BDF, FON, FNT, WOFF and SVG). It provides scripting and Python bindings to automate some tasks and conversions, even some command-line utilization, OpenType feature specs, mathematical typesetting extensions, utilize FreeType, Cairo and Pango for anti-aliased rendering, or Potrace/Autotrace for bitmap vectorization. It runs on Linux, MacOS X, and Windows. FontForge is mostly 3-cl
ProtoBufEditor allows inspecting and editing binary Protocol-Buffer messages and files. It includes support for Protocol Buffers 2.5.0, can show the differences between messages, and search proto definitions for a data file.
KKEdit is a programmers editor using the Gtk toolkit in the style of Mac BBEdit. It's not an IDE, but provides slightly more coding functionality than other text editors; syntax highlighting, function outlines/jumping, external tool and binding and an inline-shell, remote editing, manual viewing, and remembers editing sessions. KKEdit uses non-flat tabs and icons per default.
Command line based user interface for editing and applying python scripts that convert lines in a file or from stdin however the user wants it and by whatsoever method is available through python including regex, parsers, string manipulation, calling subprocesses and everything else.
jVi is port of vi/vim to Java, and can run inside NetBeans or JBuilder. It provides the familar keybindings, editing modes, options and macros, and custom functionality.
Leo is a programmers editor, suitable as IDE, and also provides PIM funtionality. It provides unqiue outlines which are represented in a tree, with view nodes being able to occur multiple times. It's fully scriptable in Python itself, where extensions can access outline data and Leos code directly, export to external files containing outline markup.
jupp is a text editor. It is highly configurable and comes, besides the standard WordStar-compatible key bindings known from the DR DOS Editor, Turbo C, and Borland C++, with the configurations known from JOE’s Own Editor, namely joe, jmacs, jpico, jstar, and rjoe. It is a portable, compact full-screen editor with comprehensive online help, full key binding configurability, user-defined macros, extensibility, hooks on file open and save, a hex editor, multiple character sets, visual spaces, synt
RoboJournal is a Qt/C++ cross-platform diary and jounraling editor. It stores tagged entries in MySQL/MariaDB or SQLite databases (PostgreSQL planned). It runs and is prepackaged for Windows and Linux systems, comes with extensive help, wizards, search and archiving functions.
MikiDown is a note taking application utilizing MarkDown/CommonMark. It allows editing with a live WYSIWYG preview, can switch between Edit/View/LiveEdit modes. It centralizes all notes, but provides notebook/tab support, page crosslinking, can import from plain text, export to HTML or PDF with customized stylesheets, and includes spellchecking.
A simple cross platform GIF animator, written in Java.
eAdventure is an authoring tool for educational point-and-click gamesand interactive fiction. It allows for customized interfaces, and traditional progress or contextual game menus. eAdventure is SCORM compatible so eAdventure games can be integrated with lerning management systems like Moodle, or just exported as applet.