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Visual Studio Live Share Alternatives

Visual Studio Live Share is described as 'When you need to collaborate, Live Share will instantly share your project with a teammate. Edit and debug together in real time without teammates needing to clone a repo or set up their environment' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Visual Studio Live Share for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Codeanywhere. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Codeshare or SubEthaEdit. Other great apps like Visual Studio Live Share are Screen, Nova, Coder and Teletype.

Visual Studio Live Share alternatives are mainly Code Editors but may also be IDEs or Remote Desktop Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Visual Studio Live Share.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

When you need to collaborate, Live Share will instantly share your project with a teammate. Edit and debug together in real...

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  1. Codeanywhere is a code editor in a browser with a powerful ftp client integrated, and all popular web formats are supported (HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and XML).

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    Codeshare

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Open a Codeshare editor, write or copy code, then share it with friends and colleagues. Pair program and troubleshoot together.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Codeshare simultaneously.
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    SubEthaEdit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    The app that started the collaborative editing revolution is back. Write articles, code, notes or meeting minutes with friends – wherever they are. Ideal for extreme programming sessions, tutoring and creative writing. And now it is free and open source!

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in SubEthaEdit simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingSubEthaEdit supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Screen

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Screen is a multiplayer screen sharing app that lets you work together like you’re in the same room. Unlike videoconferencing tools that are designed for presentation, Screen lets everyone participate through multiplayer drawing & control.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Screen simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Screen to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Nova

    • Mac

    The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.

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    Coder

    • Online

    The Cloud IDE, Solved.

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    Teletype

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Teletype(beta) for Atom lets developers share their workspace with team members and collaborate on code in real time.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Teletype simultaneously.
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    Discontinued

    Atom is being discontinued, this will be as well.

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    Drovio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    With Drovio, you can invite who you want on your screen, they all get their own mouse cursor appearing on it and can interact with your apps in real time, making you feel you are no more alone on your desktop!

    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Drovio to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Drovio simultaneously.
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    Duckly

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Visual Studio Code
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Sublime Text
    • Atom

    Duckly is an IDE plugin that makes coding multiplayer. It allows developers to talk, share their code, server, terminal, and collaborate in real-time with people using different IDEs. Duckly is available for VS Code and all IntelliJ IDEA-based IDEs.

    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Duckly to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Duckly simultaneously.
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    Floobits

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Vim
    • Sublime Text
    • GNU Emacs

    Floobits brings real-time collaborative editing to text editors and IDEs.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Floobits simultaneously.
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