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Gobby – open source collaborative real time text editor

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Gobby is a free software collaborative real time text editor based on libobby library, a library which provides synced document buffers. It supports multiple documents editing in one session, document synchronization on request, password protection and also allow multi-user chat. Gobby is a tool that allows you to edit text files. It uses GTK+ 2.6 as its windowing toolkit and thus integrates nicely into the GNOME desktop environment.

Gobby collaborative text editor

Gobby is a cross-platform tool, which runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix-like platforms.

Features of Gobby

  1. Real-time Collaboration through encrypted channels
  2. Each user has its own changeable colour to be identified by others
  3. IRC-like chat for communicating with your partners while coding
  4. Syntax highlighting for most programming languages
  5. Session password protection
  6. Multiple documents in one session
  7. Drag’n’drop of documents into Gobby
  8. Document synchronization on request
  9. Zeroconf support
  10. Unicode support
  11. Cross-platform: runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X (albeit not natively) and other Unix-like platforms.
  12. Gobby is free software and licensed under the GPL 2

Download: Gobby – free collaborative text editor

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WYSIWYG Text and HTML Editors

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