GNOME's lightweight text editor

What is 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.
Currently it features:

gedit features also a flexible plugin system which can be used to dynamically add new advanced features to gedit itself. See the plugins page for more info on the existing plugins.

Go to the screenshots page to see gedit in action!

gedit is released under the GNU General Public License (GPL).