dte is a smalland easy to useconsole texteditor. Colorsand bindingscan be fullycustomized toyour liking. It has somefeatures usefulto programmers,like ctagssupport and itcan parsecompilererrors, but itdoes not aim tobecome an IDE.
Mavscriptallows the userto docalculations ina textdocument. Plaintext andOpenOfficeWriter files(odt) aresupported. Thecalculation isdone by thealgebra systemYacas(default),Jasymca or bythe JavainterpreterBeanShell.
vile is a texteditor which isextremelycompatible withvi. It hasextendedcapabilities inmany areas,includingmulti-fileediting andviewing, mousesupport,infinite undo,additionaloperators, andrectangularoperations.Vile has anoptional Perlinterface forUNIX and NT. Itcan also bebuilt as"xvile",which is fullyX-aware, or"winvile"for Win32, withscrollbars,menus, etc.
Luit is afilter that canbe run betweenan arbitraryapplication anda UTF-8terminal emulator. Itwill convertapplicationoutput from thelocale'sencoding intoUTF-8, andconvert terminal inputfrom UTF-8 intothelocale's encoding. It ismainly used tosupport xterm.
nvBDFlib is aneasy to uselibrary,written in C,for handlingBDF (BitmapDistributionFormat) fontfiles. It isespeciallyuseful when youneed to drawusing a nicefont, but youdo not want thecomplexitybrought by morefeature-ladenlibraries likeFreeType.