Python text-editor

Open-source Python projects categorized as text-editor

Top 15 Python text-editor Projects

  • CudaText

    Cross-platform text editor, written in Free Pascal

  • novelWriter

    novelWriter is an open source plain text editor designed for writing novels. It supports a minimal markdown-like syntax for formatting text. It is written with Python 3 (3.8+) and Qt 5 (5.10+) for cross-platform support.

    Project mention: Thank you to the forum - The last 72hrs have been amazing! | /r/linuxmint | 2023-10-29

    Never buy the book, start writing the book, ;)

  • Onboard AI

    ChatGPT with full context of any GitHub repo. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at

  • pyTermTk

    Python Terminal Toolkit - a Spiced Up TUI Library 🌶️

    Project mention: What’s the coolest things you’ve done with python? | /r/Python | 2023-11-15

    I did a Terminal-UI library (pyTermTk) That you can use, for example, to build terminal Multiplexer that looks like an Amiga Workbench.

  • PythonBuddy

    1st Online Python Editor With Live Syntax Checking and Execution

  • ci_edit

    A terminal text editor with mouse support and ctrl+Q to quit.

  • porcupine

    A decent editor written in tkinter (by Akuli)

    Project mention: Challenging projects every programmer should try | | 2023-12-25

    If you would like to contribute to a Python Text Editor / IDE, I would suggest

    It has a great (but very small) community and the maintainer is phenomenal as well.

  • ash

    A modern terminal text editor (by akashnag)

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • text_editor

    rich text editor using tkinter

    Project mention: My text editor open source project! | /r/madeinpython | 2023-11-22

    press here to open the GitHub page

  • simple-console-editor

    sce -- minimalist console editor (no highlighting, no plugins, no modes, no Emacs)

  • ttkode

    Terminal ToolKit Studio Code editor

  • editor

    🖋 Open the default text editor 🖋 (by rec)

  • ine

    A very minimal text editor made out of built in python functions.. 69~loc

    Project mention: [ine] a simple input based text editor.. i made it because i am learning file operations in python | /r/programming | 2023-06-03
  • TI_GTE

    A General Text Editor for the TI Python Calcs

  • MrNotepad

    :memo: | Simple Text Editor using Tkinter

  • SimpIDE

    A super-simple IDE.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-12-25.

Python text-editor related posts


What are some of the best open-source text-editor projects in Python? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 CudaText 2,253
2 novelWriter 1,671
3 pyTermTk 497
4 PythonBuddy 269
5 ci_edit 218
6 porcupine 135
7 ash 99
8 text_editor 26
9 simple-console-editor 12
10 ttkode 10
11 editor 9
12 ine 8
13 TI_GTE 4
14 MrNotepad 2
15 SimpIDE 1
Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale
Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.