Download Code Editor for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Sublime Text

    3.3126

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Minimalist editor for hardcore programming

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: Minimalist interface, Handy minimap on the side, Works with many coding languages, Support for macros and plug-ins
    • CONS: Code navigation could be better, No built-in code completion, Doesn't support Zen Coding
  • Atom

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Build your own text editor with this free open-source editor

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: A one-of-a-kind tool that has made customizing easier than ever, A free text editor and a tool for programmers to play with
    • CONS: Non-programmers may not be as thrilled by this tool, You will have to learn a bit about programming to make your own changes
  • Adobe Dreamweaver

    CC 2014.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard for web design

    6
    231 votes
    • PROS: Packed with powerful tools , Excellent multimedia integration, Improved CSS inspection, Integration with WordPress, Joomla! etc, Writes good clean code
    • CONS: Lengthy installation process , Takes a while for beginners to get to grips with, Requires Creative Suite subscription
  • Coda

    2.0.11

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Web Apps

    One-window web development

    7
    107 votes
    • PROS: Integration of core features, Leopard GUI, Code completion, Collection of built in books
    • CONS: Can be overwhelming for first time users
  • PyCharm Community Edition

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PyCharm Community Edition - development tool for Python programmers

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free Python IDE is great for learners and hobbyist programmers, Contains support for scientific Python tools
    • CONS: Less fully featured than the professional edition, Wealth of tools can be overwhelming to complete beginners
  • PhpStorm

    Varies with device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A full featured IDE for developers

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Removes the annoyances of writing PHP code, Integrated with all related technologies PHP developers use
    • CONS: Very pricey when there are free alternatives, Takes time to configure exactly as you would like
  • IntelliJ IDEA

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Java IDE for professionals

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Plenty of features to make programming easier, Also supports programming languages other than Java
    • CONS: Very expensive product when several alternatives are free, Takes time for programmers to learn how to fully use it
  • PyCharm

    Varies with device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Professional gear for software developers

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: A multitude of useful features, Excellent auto-completion support
    • CONS: Can be slow, Uses a lot of memory
  • Vim

    7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Highly configurable text editor

    8
    4 votes
    • Komodo Edit

      8.5.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      The Firefox of programming environments

      6
      32 votes
      • PROS: Free to use, Works across platforms, Supports multiple languages, Expandable with add-ons
      • CONS: Doesn't support all languages, Some add-ons may conflict with others
    • Fraise

      3.7.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Lightweight and fast text editor

      7
      17 votes
      • PROS: Neat interface, Uncluttered, Tons of options, Great search and replace
      • CONS: None so far!
    • Android Studio

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac

      Complete Free Development Suite for Android

      4
      3 votes
      • PROS: Free download, Complete development suite
      • CONS: Only for experienced users, Sole focus on Android systems
    • Visual Studio Code

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Code Editing in a Visual Platform

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Visualising code makes it easier for beginners, Good documentation to help get you going
      • CONS: Only one root command when configuring tasks, Folder management could be better
    • Taco HTML Edit

      3.0.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Full-featured HTML and PHP editor

      6
      32 votes
      • PROS: Tabs, Batch find, Code completion
      • CONS: Can be sluggish
    • Google Web Designer

      1.0.0.924

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Google's HTML5 web "advertising" design tool

      2
      5 votes
      • PROS: Great if you just want HTML 5 animated ads, WYSIWYG editor, Free to use
      • CONS: Heavily based around advertising, Not a genuine web design tool like Dreamweaver, Doesn't support all browsers
    • Atom

      1.15.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A text editor you can change and alter yourself

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: It works on OS X Linux and Windows, The program has a built-in package manager
      • CONS: You need at least some programming knowledge to get the most out of it, It is still a very resource-hungry program
    • Bluefish Editor

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Write programming and website code with this free editor

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: It works on any popular desktop operating systems, There are plenty of tools for web and code programmers
      • CONS: It is not as perfect for coding only as Notepad++, The tool is lightweight which means it is not as pretty as other editors
    • WebStorm

      Varies with device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Smart and Lightweight JavaScript IDE Platform

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Cross-platform functionality enhances the effectiveness of WebStorm, A free trial is provided before a paid subscription is required
      • CONS: Primarily meant for experienced programmers, The last update took place in 2016
    • TextMate

      1.5.10

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A powerful text editor for programmers

      8
      29 votes
      • PROS: Packed with features, Automates the most common programming actions, Lightweight and relatively easy to use
      • CONS: Does not support Mac Accessibility Interface, Does not support standard text rendering and unicode fonts
    • jEdit

      4.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Powerful Cocoa based text editor for programmers

      6
      5 votes
      • PROS: Elegant Cocoa interface, Simple to use but powerful, Excellent search and replace feature, Lots of plugins
      • CONS: Can be slow on startup, Spell-checker inconsistent
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