Nano is a popular lightweight Text Editor in Linux, Unix, and Windows.

It provides the following features

  • Syntax Highlight

  • Show Line Numbers

  • Buffers to have temporary storage, Support for multiple buffers

  • Cut, Copy, and Past between buffers

  • Search and replace using plain and regular expressions

  • Keyboard-based control command keys

  • Default available on Linux-based OS

    NATO is mostly used as a terminal-based editor for creating or update configuration and scripting files

There are multiple Best GUI Editors free and paid, But Nano is used on a server where we don’t have access to GUI and executes via terminal only.

Is nano editor free?

Nano editor is a free GNU GPL license based on Linux and Unix Operating System. It also supports Windows.