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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      A lightweight yet powerful IDE/code editor that comes in both Web and desktop editions, the latter written with PHP and including choices for several platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac).
    1. JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      EncryptPad is an application for viewing and editing symmetrically encrypted text. Using a simple and convenient graphical and command line interface.
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      • Mac
      The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc.
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    2. TEA is a fast, pure C++ text editor for UNIX, Mac, OS/2 and Windows.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Eddie is a programmers editor for Mac OSX and Gnome Linux. Inspired by the Macintosh Programmer's Workshop, Eddie brings some of it's powerful features into a modern lightweight and capable programmer's editor.
    3. Powerful, Collaborative Online/Offline web IDE The IDE component is also available as an open source project on GitHub: https://github.com/FriendCode/codebox

      Discontinued

      Seems dead, upgrades are disabled and no updates for some time.

      Warning

      Site is potentially unsafe per Google Chrome.

    4. Live coding together.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Acme is a powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform developed by Rob Pike originally for Plan 9 from Bell Labs research operating system, and now has ports available for all major platforms.
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