Free Alternatives(63 posts)
Thanks for the contribution ZA, much appreciated !
(A bit large text is okay, and text is preferred to be black on the main forum. In OT, you're allowed to do anything legal :) )
Oh, sorry. I didn't know. I thought I was told to keep questions about BBCode off the main forum. You see, it wasn't too clear (https://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/how-do-i-bbcode-in-htg-forums?).
I spent so long on that post that got changed by some mod, looking for features of about 30 text editors, comparing them and narrowing them down to a few, collecting their links and download links from different mirrors and now it got deleted.
Please, to the mod that deleted it, next time you change the post, have the decency to keep it somewhere so we can ask back for the hard work and so we can edit it.
@Hatryst. The big text was because I changed the font to 12. Something went wrong and it came out that big.
There are so many good free NotePad alternatives which have many more features than notepad:
Best ones (In terms of features):
Click here to get a better (better layout) version of this post (https://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/free-text-editors-better-notepad-alternatives?).
I am a big proponent of open-source software.
PDF Tools: PDFill
FTP Client (& Server): Filezilla
Telnet / SSH client: PuTTY
VNC Software: UltraVNC or TightVNC
Remote Desktop: TeamViewer
WiFi Monitor / Finder: inSSIDer
Network Monitor: Axence NetTools or Microsoft Network Monitor
Protocol Analyser / Packet Sniffer: Wireshark or Cain & Abel or Angry IP Scanner
I just installed PC Wizard on my flash drive and it's pretty cool about telling you everything about a computer, including the peripherals. It says my nVidia GTS250 video card is running at 50c. Is that high?
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