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Open Source WebStorm Alternatives

The best open source alternative to WebStorm is Atom. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try VSCodium or Eclipse. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WebStorm and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to WebStorm are Apache NetBeans, Bluefish Editor, Aptana Studio and Lite XL.

WebStorm alternatives are mainly Code Editors but may also be Text Editors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WebStorm.
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JetBrains WebStorm is a commercial IDE for JavaScript, CSS & HTML built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform.

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  1. Atom icon

    Atom

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAtom can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableAtom is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingAtom supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeAtom supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Atom simultaneously.
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    Discontinued

    Atom will be discontinued at the end of 2022: https://github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsetting-atom/

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    Atom vs WebStorm opinions
    Most users think Atom is a great alternative to WebStorm.

    WebStorm has: better code refactoring, on app compiling buttons, no annoying package.json to configure for each component

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    One is an IDE, the other is a glorified webpage running in a stand-alone chrome instance.

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    Atoms no comparison to webstorm

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  2. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code - Open Source ("Code - OSS") project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.

    ⚫︎ No TrackingVSCodium will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableVSCodium is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedVSCodium is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVSCodium can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineVSCodium can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VSCodium without registration.
    ⚫︎ LightweightVSCodium consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingVSCodium supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  3. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsEclipse can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Eclipse vs WebStorm opinions
    Most users think Eclipse is a great alternative to WebStorm.
  4. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingApache NetBeans supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Discontinued

    Python plugin for NetBeans (nbPython) has been discontinued since v8.1

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    Apache NetBeans vs WebStorm opinions
    Most users think Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to WebStorm.

    Free, multi-language and great auto-indent

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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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  6. Aptana Studio icon

    Aptana Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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...

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Aptana Studio simultaneously.
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    Lite XL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lite XL is a lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua — it aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either.

    ⚫︎ LightweightLite XL consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLite XL can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableLite XL is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingLite XL supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeLite XL supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  8. BlueGriffon icon

    BlueGriffon is a WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it can edit Web pages in conformance to Web Standards.

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    Discontinued

    Last version 3.1 was released on October 14th, 2019 according to their official website.

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    Graviton Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGraviton Editor can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingGraviton Editor supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Light Table

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell

    Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our programs really work.

    ⚫︎ LightweightLight Table consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLight Table can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    The last version (0.8.1) is from January 2016.

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