Brackets Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Brackets for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people 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 50 alternatives to Brackets and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Brackets are Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source) and VSCodium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021

    1. KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be discontinued. Latest stable version, 0.7.10, was released on 2007 and last development version, 0.8b3, on 2010, but the program is still downloadable from the official website.

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    2. Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.
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    3. Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones.
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    4. Onivim 2 is a retro-futuristic modal editor - the next iteration of the Onivim project - combining Vim-style modal editing with the aesthetics and language features of modern editors.
    5. Code smarter and faster with Komodo IDE, the cross-platform professional development environment for dynamic languages and open technologies.
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    6. 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.
    7. 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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    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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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).
    9. The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.
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