What are some alternatives?
When comparing Sublime Text and SciTE, you can also consider the following products
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.
Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
Gedit - gedit is the official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.
Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
Notepad - Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format.
Notepad++ - A free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.