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. 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.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
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      • 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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    2. TweakStyle is an Integrated Development Environment for Web Development. Unlike most IDEs, TweakStyle is tailor-made for Front-end Development and understands Web Design. It tends to packs all you need to code, preview and debug web pages with the perfect blend of features.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A beautiful code editor built with the Electron framework Some features: -Autocompletion -File browsing -Syntax highlighting for over 50+ languages. -Runtime environments upto 15+ languages. -Real Time Code Sharing -Real Time Preview for HTML and Mark Down -Templating
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    3. Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      4coder is a minimalist, cross platform, programmable, code editing environment, catering to the needs of low level programmers. It allows you to use one work flow across Windows, Linux, and Mac (with the exception of your debugger... for now.).
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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Peppermint is a tweakable Swiss Army knife for Coding on your Mac.

      Discontinued

      Website, Mac App, and Twitter last updated in 2015
      Facebook discontinued

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