Best Alternatives of Notepad++ for Mac


Notepad++ is one of the most popular code editors for Windows. Its customizable GUI, syntax highlighting and syntax folding, multi-document and multi-view, and macro reading and playback features, make it one of the most versatile text editors for Windows. Notepad++ is so popular that it has an extremely passionate fanbase who refuses to use anything else other than Notepad++.

ere are 10 other text editors available for Mac devices that will provide many of the similar features and functions as Notepad++ but will be compatible with your Mac OS device.

Sublime Text 

This editor available for MAC and as well as for Windows. It is always very difficult find software for MAC as compare to Windows because MAC is not an Open Source operating system. A single license allow you to install Sublime text on your computer. Sublime text price is $70 (Not too expensive) and you try this for free before purchase and trail version is available on their official website. There are two version available in market, one is Sublime text 2 which is our current version and second is Sublime text 3 which is beta version with some additional facilities.


For me, Atom is the one true replacement for Notepad++ on macOS. First of all, Atom is an open-source software which is completely free to use. It is modern and approachable and yet hackable to its core. Atom is a really powerful text-editor, which comes as no surprise, as it is developed the GitHub team. The best part about Atom is that you can change almost anything about it. You can install different themes to change its look and feel, tweak the look and feel of your UI with CSS/Less, and even add major features which fit your workflow using HTML and JavaScript.


UltraEdit is text editing features make editing lists and columns an intuitive experience, not the exercise in tedium it used to be. With features like multi-caret editing, column/block editing and multi-select, it’s a simple text editor when you want it to be, and a multi-cursor power editor when you need it to be. It is claim to be world best text editor. It has in built customize options for UI. You can use this software in multiple platform. These are UltraEdit and UltraCompare, you can get for $100, and will help you keep an eye on changes to your file. To get the entire suite of software from IDM, you can pay $100 per year, which is a good deal for all of the functionality you purchase.



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