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BBEdit Lite 6.1: Powerful Free Text Editor

The freeware version of Bare Bones' popular HTML/text editor, BBEdit Lite (last mentioned in the August 20, 1999 Scout Report) is a good option for those who want a powerful text editor but don't necessarily want to pay for it. Version 6.1, released May 31, 2001, features a number of improvements from 4.6, the last publicly available version, including the ability to run natively on OS X, support...
Bean 2.4.4

Are you looking for a simple and easy-to-use rich text editor? This edition of the Bean program may be just the thing. The features of Bean include a live word count, an autosave feature, a floating windows option, and a find panel. Overall, it offers an elegant alternative to other more fussy text editors, and it is compatible with computers running Mac OS X 10.4 and newer.

Firepad is a JavaScript library that provides a collaborative, real-time text editing widget. It can be used both for editing rich text documents (similar to Google Docs) and for editing source code. As with Google Docs, each user actively editing a document gets a cursor and a list of currently connected users is provided. Additionally, in Firepad text can be attributed to the user that entered...

The Helix authors describe it as a "post-modern text editor," one that was heavily influenced by Neovim and Kakoune. Like Kakoune, Helix uses multiple selections as an editing primitive with an 'object verb' command syntax. Unlike Kakoune or Neovim, the editing interface and command syntax focus on being easy to reason about rather than accomplishing common tasks with a bare minimum of keystrokes....