Atom Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Atom for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Atom and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Atom are Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and Geany (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Experimental Sublime Text clone. The Backend is written in Go (Programming Language). If you are fluent in go, go ahead fork the projekt. This project is at an early stage. It is a chance and a challenge.

      Discontinued

      It would appear that Lime Text has been abandoned. It's web site is unavailable and it appears no work has been done on it since last year.

    2. Doom is a configuration framework for GNU Emacs tailored for Emacs bankruptcy veterans who want less framework in their frameworks and the performance of a hand rolled config (or better).
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    3. A simple programmer's editor with a tightly-integrated console. It's excellent for rapidly prototyping code with its super fast edit-run-edit -run-save workflow, and its Cocoa integration gives it a real edge over the command line.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      MacVim is a port of the text editor Vim to Mac OS X. MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as: * bindings to standard OS X keyboard shortcuts (?Z, ?V, ?A, ?G, etc.
    4. Wing is a highly customizable Python IDE that uses both static and runtime code analysis to provide auto-completion, call tips, code documentation, goto-definition, find uses, refactoring, and many other features.
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    5. Lite XL is a lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua — it aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either.
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    6. A cross-platform Software Development Kit including a GUI toolkit, a 2D/3D graphics engine, a networking library, an audio output library, an IDE, a compiler for the eC programming language, and more.
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    7. JetBrains RubyMine — Ruby and Rails IDE built on years proven IntelliJ platform.
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    8. Zed is a fully offline-capable text and code editor you can use to edit files locally, on Dropbox, or remotely on any server. It has all the code editor features you'd expect and more:

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 661ba3a on May 11, 2015. See https://github.com/zedapp/zed

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    9. Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.
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