kate 20.04.1 Multi-document, multi-view text editor

Kate is a powerful text editor that can open multiple files simultaneously.

With a built-in terminal, syntax highlighting, and tabbed sidebar, it performs as a lightweight but capable development environment. Kate's many tools, plugins, and scripts make it highly customizable.

Kate's features include:

  • Multiple saved sessions, each with numerous files

  • Scriptable syntax highlighting, indentation, and code-folding

  • Configurable templates and text snippets

  • Symbol viewers for C, C++, and Python

  • XML completion and validation