fall roughly into a series of families. Which family an editor is in may be determined by the
, the platform, the implementation language, or the type of content the editor is designed to edit. Some editors may fall into more than one family.
- Roots to branches
- Genealogy from alt.folklore.computers
- Families fall into groups
Editor Family discussion
- Commentary about these listings
- Families of related software that aren't text editors
- Editors on 8 bit micro machines from Atari, Coleco, Tandy, and others
- Editors for the Commodore Amiga
- Intel's text editors were originally used on 8086/8088 processors.
- Text editors for the Google Android OS
- Editors written an Asssembly language for various platforms
- Editors for 8 bit Atari systems
- Editors for the AtariST
editors are centered around the use of
and may include both
editors were popular in the MSDOS days.
- Text editors on pocket calculators
- Editors usable for real-time collaboration
- Text editors for Commodore Business Machines computers
- Editors for the Digital Research CP/M OS used on early 8bit microcomputers
- Editors written in Microsoft's C# language
- Editors running on MIT CTSS (Compatible Time-Sharing System), ancestor of
editors use CUA (common user access) style of editing
text editors are used to edit "flat-files" and other structured data files
text editors originated on Digital Equipment Corporation systems
- Text editors written in Delphi
- Full fledged publishing programs that include an editor
- Editors based on the Microsoft .NET framework
- Editors important in the development of computerized text editing
- Products built on IBM's open source Java
text editors were written in Edinburgh, Scotland.
editors derive their structure from the Emacs (both Gosling and GNU) editors.
- Editors that implement
- Editors intended to run full screen with no distractions - just your text
- Editors running on gaming consoles
- Editors that ran on GEC Computers mini-computers
editors are used primarily to edit files in Hexadecimal/binary/octal and other representations.
- Editors for writing HTML code
- Text editors for IBM mid-range and mainframe systems and emulators of them on PCs
- Editors that are components of Integrated Development Environments
text editors have been popular as well.
- Editors on Apple devices running iOS
- Editors written in the Java language, and runnable on any machine with a Java runtime installed
- Editors written in
- All of the line editors (i.e. not full screen or full window)
- Editors for the Linux operating system
- Editors using the embedded Lua Script Language
- Editors for Apple Macintosh systems
- Editors on mainframe computers
- Editors for writing in the
lightweight markup language
- These are
editors but with added Windows specific functionality.
- Text editors for things that aren't PCs
proliferated in the 1990's. Many have their own Family trees.
- Editors running on the
OS, which influenced Unix
editors are replacements for
text editors encourage textual re-use in the way they use the mouse.
- Text editors for IBM's OS/2 operating system
editors are used to edit trees and other forms of hierarchical data.
- Text editors on devices running the Palm Operating System
- Text editors written in Perl
- Text editors for handhelds running the WinCE/WindowsMobile
- Text editors written in the Python scripting language
- Editors inspired by the Rand Corp. full screen editor
- Text editors friendly to editing REXX, ooREXX code
- Text editors capable of editing Rich Text Format files
-Text editors that run under
- Text editors written in the Ruby script language
- Text editors built on the Scintilla edit component
- Editors extendable with a script language
- Text editors for a quite specific purpose or application
- Editors using the
- Text editors written in the
- Editors for working with TeX/LaTeX
- Text editors resembling the
are editors that are full featured but extremely small in size (disk and RAM).
- Text editors capable of working with Unicode
- Text editors for flavors of the Unix OS.
- Text editors written in MS Visual Basic
editors all derive from
's original Vi text editor at Berkeley. They intersect with the
Products that integrate with and extend
run directly off a web page.
Editors that run on Palm's
- Editors with additional features to control the appearance of a printed page
of editors were derived from the
(as well as the
- Text editors for prose with additional features for story development
- Text editors for creating XML documents
- Text editors descended from Yale
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