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  • 7.1
  • Good
  • 193
Softonic
  • 8
  • Very good
  • Very good
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License:
Free (GPL) Source code
Language:
English
OS:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
Latest version:
2.30.2 09/08/11
Last month's downloads:
2,864
Size:
22.8 MB
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gedit is fully compatible with:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Default GNOME client for Windows

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Bug fixes
  • Translations updated
Pros
  • Easy to use
  • Supports a huge range of languages
  • Supports remote editing
  • Plugins extend functionality
Cons
  • Doesn't allow inserting of multimedia content
  • May seem limited without plugins

"Great choice if you want a free, open source, and easy to use text editor."

  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • usability8
  • Stability10
  • Installation8
  • Functionality8
  • Appearance9

Very stable, easy and clean interface. It's gtk dependance provides an quiet simple way to change it's look completely, by simply changing the theme settings with the corresponding tool (for example, gtk-theme-switch2, for gkt2 in GNU/Linux platform). There aren't so many cons, but to name one, this isn't the fastest FLOSS text editor out there. It could be lightened a bit.

Pros
  • Clean Interface
  • Support for reserved words highlight in many languages
  • Great reliability and stability
  • An enormous growing community providing support.
Cons
  • Not the fastest text editor
  • Same concept as in many other applications (it could be more innovative)

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