A hackable text editor for the 21st Century.

At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.



Supported Platforms

Mac Windows Linux BSD Electron / Atom Shell

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Links to official Atom sites

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This is one of the best if not the best text editor out there. Pros Plugin system is amazing Super easy system for themes Plays well with just about any language Constantly getting better with...

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