Best free text editor for OS X

in Mac Software edited January 2014
Does anybody have a good free text editor to recommend for OS X?

Basically, I want something that's developer friendly, with as many of these features as possible:

1) Colour syntax code highlighting (ex Java, C, Perl, HTML, etc)

2) Column select mode

3) Line numbers

4) Character numbers in line

5) Regular expression search and replace (grep)

6) Line wrapping on/off

7) Tabs or equivalent

8) Diff between files

I have MacVim and it does most of this, but the interface could be improved a bit.

If no free editor does this, I'm willing to consider TextMate or BBEdit.


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