Geany for Chromebook

Geany on Chromebook: Geany is a lightweight text editor using Scintilla and GTK+, including basic IDE features. It is designed to have short load times, with limited dependency on separate packages or external libraries on Linux. It has been ported to a wide range of operating systems, such as BSD, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris and Windows. Windows lacks a virtual terminal equivalent; the Windows port lacks an embedded terminal window. It is also missing from the Windows version. There are the external development tools present under UNIX, unless installed separately by the user. Among the supported programming languages and markup languages are C, C++, and C #, Java, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, LaTeX, CSS, and Python etc.


Features of Geany

  • Auto completion
  • Multiple document support
  • Simple project management
  • Syntax highlighting
  • Code folding
  • Symbol lists
  • Code navigation
  • Embedded terminal emulator
  • Build a system to compile and execute code using external tools
  • Extensible via plugins
  • Column and block and vertical select
  • User configurable keyboard action to editor function mapping

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How to Download Geany for Chromebook

Installing Geany using Play Store

  1. Check if your Chromebook is compatible for installing Android apps: Chromebook Play Store Compatibility
  2. If your Chromebook is compatible, then you can install Play store by following these instructions. After that search for Geany and install the app on your chromebook.
  3. If your Chromebook is not compatible you can download the Play store apk and installing it manually, After that you can follow the steps mentioned above to find the “Geany ” app and install it on your device.

Installing Geany using Chrome Browser

  1. If the software is not available on Play store, then you can try finding “Geany ” on the chrome web store.
  2. Open chrome browser and go to the Web store, search for “Geany ” and install it.

Install Geany using Rollapp 

  1. If the “Geany ” software is not available on chrome web store, then you can go to Rollapp, a useful website to access software online from any device.
  2. Go to the Rollapp website and search for “Geany ” and use the application online.