Fred has a built-in/extension RTE - uses TinyMCE (CDN too).
Fred is like NewsPublisher in that it is a frontend creating and editing tool for resources.
Fred does not handle TV fields at the moment as NewsPublisher does.
Fred, when saving the resources does it via AJAX.
When NewsPublisher is able to do this singular thing, it'd be the most complete tool in the planet!!!!!
(maybe I can sit down and figure out how, if Bob Ray does not beat me to it???)
Fred, Like Structures and modmore ContentBlocks, breaks the content field value into blocks for easy manipulation (drag and drop /predefinition etc etc)
For a free RTE in the Manager, I would use TinyMceWrapper. It takes a little work to set up, but is highly configurable.
TinymceWrapper v3 will completely eliminate all unnecessary hurdles in customizing this Extra.