Gedit for Chromebook

Gedit on Chromebook : Gedit is free and open source text editor software based on the requirements of the GNU General Public License version 2 or later.

It is designed as a general purpose text editor with a clean and simple GUI that emphasizes on ease of use and simplicity. It also includes tools for source code editing and structured text such as Mark-up languages. It also supports a lot of languages such as C, C++, HTML, Java, Python, XML, Perl and much more.


Features of Gedit:

  • Syntax Highlighting and text markup
  • Full undo and redo system along with search and replace.
  • Spell Checking and Flexible Plug-in System
  • Customizable GUI
  • Multi-Document (Tab Interfacing)
  • Auto indentation
  • Text Wrapping
  • Configurable fonts and colors
  • Print and print preview support
  • Bracket Matching
  • Backup files
  • Cut/Copy/Paste Support
  • Editing files from remote locations
  • Support for internationalized text(UTF-8)

More software for Chromebook: Geany on Chromebook

How to Download Gedit for Chromebook

Installing Gedit 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 Gedit 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 “Gedit ” app and install it on your device.

Installing Gedit using Chrome Browser

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

Install Gedit using Rollapp 

  1. If the “Gedit ” 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 “Gedit ” and use the application online.