Snippets Alternatives

    Snippets is described as 'application that stores the most often-used pieces of your code you can re-use in different projects. The main idea is to make the process of re-using as easy as possible to avoid wasting your valuable time to write the same code again' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Snippets for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is GitHub Gist, which is free. Other great apps like Snippets are Quiver (Paid), massCode (Free, Open Source), Cacher (Freemium) and CodeBox (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 26, 2021

    1. Gist is a simple way to share snippets and pastes with others. All gists are git repositories, so they are automatically versioned, forkable and usable as a git repository.
    2. Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.
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    3. massCode is a free and open source code snippets manager. The main feature is a modern editor - Monaco editor, which is used in VS Code. Among the advantages of the editor are rich IntelliSense, validation for TypeScript, JavaScript, CSS, LESS, SCSS, JSON, HTML.
    4. Cacher is like long term memory for software professionals. Use it to curate a library of useful code snippets for you and your team.
    5. If you're looking for a fully-featured code snippet manager then CodeBox is exactly what you need!


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Gisto is a code snippet manager that runs on GitHub Gists and adds additional features such as searching, tagging and sharing gists while including a rich code editor.
    6. Code snippets are Knowledge and Sensitive ones doubly so! With DECS you can store, secure and tightly control access to proprietary bits, tokens, configurations, certificates, and other sensitive data all in one workspace.
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      • Mac
      SnippetsLab is an easy-to-use snippets manager. It helps you to collect and organize valuable code snippets, and makes sure that you have easy access to them whenever you want.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Snipt is a code snippet service for teams or individuals. Team accounts allow your team members to create and edit private and public code snippets. Search through all your team's snippets, and view detailed diffs of changes to each snippet.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      This is a platform for developers. TagMyCode helps you to save and manage your code snippets and reuse them when necessary.
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