What are some alternatives?
Atom - At GitHub, we’re building the text editor we’ve always wanted: hackable to the core, but approachable on the first day without ever touching a config file. We can’t wait to see what you build with it.
Notepad - Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format.
Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
SciTE - SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor.
Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
Notepas - Notepas is the name of an advanced and powerful text editor for both plain text editors and developers allowing them to edit multiple files at once.