Espresso Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Espresso 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 50 alternatives to Espresso and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Espresso are Sublime Text (Free Personal), Vim (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source) and gedit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    1. Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...
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    2. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      ReText is a simple text editor for Markdown and reStructuredText documents with syntax highlighting and optional live preview. It is written in Python using Qt libraries, able to run on any platforms (Linux and BSD are officially supported).
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    3. TextWrangler is the powerful general purpose text editor, and Unix and server administrator’s tool.

      Discontinued

      The developers announced that development of TextWrangler has stopped, in favor of concentrating their efforts on the development of BBEdit.

      Quoted from the TextWrangler webpage, "We are sunsetting TextWrangler, and we encourage anyone interested in TextWrangler to download and use BBEdit instead."

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    4. Textadept is a fast, minimalist, and ridiculously extensible cross-platform text editor for programmers.
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    5. BBEdit is a professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web authors and software developers, this award-winning product provides an abundance of high-performance features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text.
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      • Linux
      SlickEdit is a cross-platform, multi-language code editor that gives programmers the ability to code in over 40 languages on 7 platforms.
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    6. JetBrains RubyMine — Ruby and Rails IDE built on years proven IntelliJ platform.
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    7. 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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      • Mac
      The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.
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