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KWrite icon.svg
KWrite 16.12.png
Developer(s) KDE (Christoph Cullmann, Anders Lund, Joseph Wenninger, Hamish Rodda, et al.)
Stable release 18.04.3 (12 July 2018; 34 days ago (2018-07-12)[1]) [±]
Written in C++
Operating system Cross-Platform
Type Text editor
License LGPL
A screenshot illustrating block selection mode

KWrite is a lightweight text editor by KDE, which, after K Desktop Environment 2, is based on the KATE text editor, and the KDE KParts technology, which allows it to use many of KATE's features.


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  1. ^ "KDE Ships KDE Applications 18.04.3". KDE. 12 July 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 

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