Open source Text editors for FreeBSD


gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD

GNU Emacs

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X


jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor written in Java. (GPL)



Kate is a multi document editor, based on a rewritten version of the kwrite editing widget of KDE, offering all the features of that plus a bunch of its own. (LGPL)

Linux - FreeBSD


Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X

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