Fraise is a free text editor which is both easy to use and powerful. It is designed to neither confuse newcomers nor disappoint advanced users. It should work perfectly for a whole variety of needs – like web programming, script editing, making a to do list, and so on.
Pros: Fraise is a direct fork from a previous Favored Freeware title, the now-discontinued Smultron. It is lighter and faster than most other text editors, open source, offers customizable syntax coloring, and can be used to open hidden files.
Cons: None significant.
[…] Cons: None significant. Update: Smultron was discontinued by its original developer. The source code was recently given to a new developer, who is now developing it under the name Fraise. […]