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Package Control Alternatives

Package Control is described as 'The Sublime Text package manager that makes it exceedingly simple to find, install and keep packages up-to-date' and is a Package Manager in the development category. There are seven alternatives to Package Control for Mac, Windows, Linux, Python and Visual Studio Code. The best alternative is Sublime Text. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Bluefish Editor or TabNine. Other great apps like Package Control are Conda, pip, Poetry and IntelliCode.

Package Control alternatives are mainly Package Managers but may also be Text Editors or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Package Control.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • Sublime Text

The Sublime Text package manager that makes it exceedingly simple to find, install and keep packages up-to-date.

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  1. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSublime Text consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSublime Text can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableSublime Text is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingSublime Text supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeSublime Text supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeSublime Text has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ PortableSublime Text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ AutocompletionSublime Text can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    Bluefish Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.

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    TabNine

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    TabNine is the all-language autocompleter. It uses machine learning to provide responsive, reliable, and relevant suggestions.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionTabNine can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    Conda

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python

    Conda is a package manager application that quickly installs, runs, and updates packages and their dependencies. The conda command is the primary interface for managing installations of various packages.

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  5. pip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python

    The PyPA recommended tool for installing Python packages.

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    Poetry

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Poetry helps you declare, manage and install dependencies of Python projects, ensuring you have the right stack everywhere. It's commands are intuitive and easy to use, with sensible defaults while still being configurable.

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    IntelliCode

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Visual Studio Code

    IntelliCode saves you time by putting what you’re most likely to use at the top of your completion list. IntelliCode recommendations are based on thousands of open source projects on GitHub each with over 100 stars.

    ⚫︎ AutocompletionIntelliCode can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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