TEA is the Qt-based text editor for UNIX-like systems and Windows. With an ultimate small size TEA provides you hundreds of functions.
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TEA depends on Qt 4.4 (or higher) and, optionally, on Aspell. The old branch, TEA-GTK depends on GTK+ 2.4 and GtkSourceView 2. Please use the current Qt-branch instead ;)

Supported text formats:

Name Read Write
Plain text x x
OpenDocument Text (ODT) x -
SWX (old OpenOffice.org format) x -
KWord KWD x -
AbiWord x -
DOCX x -
Scribus x -
RTF x -
FB2 x -

TEA features are:

  • Small size
  • Spellchecker (using the aspell)
  • Tabbed layout engine
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Multiply encodings support
  • Code snippets and templates support
  • Scripts (Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash)
  • Hotkeys customizations
  • "Open at cursor"-function for HTML-files and images
  • Misc HTML tools
  • Wikipedia, Docbook, LaTeX, Lout editing support
  • Preview in external browsers
  • String-handling functions such as sorting, reverse, format killing, trimming, filtering, conversions etc.
  • Bookmarks
  • Morse code translator
  • Drag'n'drop support (with text files and pictures)
  • Built-in image viewer (PNG, JPEG, GIF, WBMP, BMP, SVG)
  • Built-in image converter and resizer
  • Built-in ZIP packager
  • RMS calculation for 16 bit PCM WAV's

  • //last modified: 24 March 2009 by Peter Semiletov