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), Geany (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Eric is a full-featured IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Python and Ruby, This is one of the best options for programming in Python. You can extend its functionality with plugins. Eric is written in python; and based on the Qt GUI Toolkit and Scintilla editor.
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    2. CodeLobster IDE is a free cross-platform IDE primarily intended for editing PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript files with special support Drupal, Joomla, JQuery, AngularJS, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Laravel, Magento, Symfony, Twig, Yii and WordPress
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    3. Hacker Pad is a convenient scratch pad that allows everyone, especially developer, to quickly jot down ideas and snippets. This comes from the need of my colleagues who struggle with how to quickly write down notes in a convenient way.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      LiteIDE is a simple, open source, cross-platform Go IDE.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      MarkRight is a simple but very efficient Markdown editor built using Electron and ClojureScript. It uses a dual pane interface that lets you focus on the task of writing, while providing a live preview so you can instantly see the results.

      Discontinued

      The development of the project is currently frozen. Last version, 0.1.11, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      Code faster in natural language. Metacode converts natural language into code in realtime, so you don't have to switch out of your text editor to look up code. FEATURES · Thousands of formatted, vetted Swift code snippets.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Kod is a programmers' editor for OS X

      Source available at http://github.com/rsms/kod

      Goals and features

      Fully concurrent — loading files, syntax highlighting, etc is distributed across available CPU cores. Minimal waiting time.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in 2011. https://github.com/rsms/kod

    4. created by Vlad Irnov script type utility description VOoM (Vim Outliner of Markups) is a plugin for Vim that emulates a two-pane text outliner. Home page: http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2657 GitHub mirror:...
    5. An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates perfectly with OS X with many Mac-specific extensions to fit with the Mac user interface (you can turn them off if you want of course...).
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