Top 23 Editor Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo Atom

    :atom: The hackable text editor

    Project mention: VSCode free open source alternative for Web Development | | 2021-12-07

    try atom

  • GitHub repo vuetify

    🐉 Material Component Framework for Vue

    Project mention: Do you know good opensource Vue3 projects to learn advanced vue concepts ? | | 2021-11-29
  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo quill

    Quill is a modern WYSIWYG editor built for compatibility and extensibility.

    Project mention: What is Slate.js, and will it replace Quill and Draft.js? | | 2021-11-23

    Quill, no doubt, is a drop-in editor; you can get started without changing anything. If you get beyond the most basic use cases, however, you may encounter certain performance issues, which have become a recognized defect.

  • GitHub repo Monaco Editor

    A browser based code editor

    Project mention: Creating(or importing) a Code Sandbox or an online IDE to be used in a Django website. | | 2021-11-19

    I have done this before using codemirror but changed to Monaco editor which is used for visual studio code and is open source. On their site is an npm install. With django you can add it into the js folder as a package with all the other js goodies. Has code completion and all other vs code has. Just a little tricky to get it working initially but once up and running very easy to customize. Hope this helps.

  • GitHub repo Vim

    The official Vim repository

    Project mention: Deep Learning on 33,000,000 data points using a few lines of YAML | | 2021-12-06

    Now we can build our YAML config. Usually I would use an easy-to-follow configure command to create this, but for this post its easier to go section by section and build it manually. So open up a text editor (I'm a Sublime Text guy but do it in VIM if you wish, whatever floats your boat):

  • GitHub repo CodeMirror

    In-browser code editor

    Project mention: Get text contents of a page having codemirror viewer | | 2021-12-06

    I'm trying to get a clean text content from an angular codemirror viewer, but I cant seem to figure out how to get the contents directly from the page. Any ideas?

  • GitHub repo ace

    Ace ( Cloud9 Editor)

    Project mention: How do online IDEs take interactive user input for programs? | | 2021-12-02

    Here is link number 1 - Previous text "Ace"

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo Draft.js

    A React framework for building text editors.

    Project mention: React Libraries | | 2021-12-07

    Draft.js - A React framework for building text editors

  • GitHub repo Quasar Framework

    Quasar Framework - Build high-performance VueJS user interfaces in record time

    Project mention: How To Develop A Progressive Web Application On An Android Device | | 2021-12-02

    This project demonstrates how to develop a Progressive Web Application (PWA) locally on an Android device, using the Quasar Framework v2.

  • GitHub repo Editor.js

    A block-styled editor with clean JSON output

    Project mention: Storing Rich Text in database | | 2021-12-02

    I don't know about Reddit but usually it's saved in HTML. Block styled editors like Editor.js use JSON.

  • GitHub repo trix

    A rich text editor for everyday writing

    Project mention: Implementing RBAC in Laravel Tutorial | | 2021-12-02

    This shows a form with 2 inputs. A title text input, and a text editor for the content. The text editor is Trix, an easy-to-use open-source editor.

  • GitHub repo medium-editor WYSIWYG editor clone. Uses contenteditable API to implement a rich text solution.

    Project mention: "Floating" WYSIWYG editor? | | 2021-09-09
  • GitHub repo TOAST UI Editor

    🍞📝 Markdown WYSIWYG Editor. GFM Standard + Chart & UML Extensible.

    Project mention: My pain building a WYSIWYG editor with contenteditable | | 2021-09-17
  • GitHub repo TextMate

    TextMate is a graphical text editor for macOS 10.12 or later

    Project mention: Best overall MacOS Editor | | 2021-11-22

    Have you tried Textmate ?

  • GitHub repo intellij-community

    IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition & IntelliJ Platform

    Project mention: IntelliJ IDEA 2021.3 has been released | | 2021-11-30

    The PR:

  • GitHub repo Light Table

    The Light Table IDE ⛺

    Project mention: AWESOME WINDOWS TOOLS | | 2021-04-26

    Light Table - A customizable editor with instant feedback and showing data values flow through your code.

  • GitHub repo Summernote

    Super simple WYSIWYG editor

    Project mention: Progress in my Revived Witch Wikia :^) | | 2021-11-22

    I still need to add some dolls, but add the events list, the event details are incomplete but it is easy to edit although the data is saved in a database (mongodb) it is created with, which works like word, but transforms the content to html.

  • GitHub repo jsoneditor

    A web-based tool to view, edit, format, and validate JSON

    Project mention: YAML: It's Time to Move On | | 2021-11-14
  • GitHub repo buefy

    Lightweight UI components for Vue.js based on Bulma

    Project mention: Vue Plugin fantastici e dove trovarli | | 2021-11-04


  • GitHub repo SimpleMDE

    A simple, beautiful, and embeddable JavaScript Markdown editor. Delightful editing for beginners and experts alike. Features built-in autosaving and spell checking.

    Project mention: Add A Comment System To A Jekyll Blog Using Staticman - 2 / 2 | | 2021-10-16

    To do so, we will use a javascript markdown editor called SimpleMDE. This is quite an elegant solution as this library will target our textarea and replace them, which mean that our solution will still work if one of our users has javascript disabled on its browser (who does that?).

  • GitHub repo ProseMirror

    The ProseMirror WYSIWYM editor

    Project mention: Ask HN: What is the best way to implement a WYSIWYG editor? | | 2021-12-02
  • GitHub repo Froala Editor

    The next generation Javascript WYSIWYG HTML Editor.

    Project mention: how to display users text input to sepearte retangle like on the left, so that later they can download the image with all the rectangle box with text seperate? Jsfiddle link in comment of how far I got | | 2021-09-19

    You could use something like and then just split it by tag

  • GitHub repo pen

    enjoy live editing (+markdown)

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 2021-12-07.

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What are some of the best open-source Editor projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Atom 56,373
2 vuetify 32,980
3 quill 31,383
4 Monaco Editor 27,193
5 Vim 25,401
6 CodeMirror 23,970
7 ace 23,828
8 Draft.js 21,132
9 Quasar Framework 19,993
10 Editor.js 16,954
11 trix 16,503
12 medium-editor 15,409
13 TOAST UI Editor 13,943
14 TextMate 13,720
15 intellij-community 12,960
16 Light Table 11,657
17 Summernote 10,457
18 jsoneditor 9,137
19 buefy 8,996
20 SimpleMDE 8,767
21 ProseMirror 5,548
22 Froala Editor 4,752
23 pen 4,738
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