Atom vs. Brackets vs. Kakoune

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Favorites

342

Favorites

27

Favorites

6

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 6.58K
  • 4.65K
  • 0
  • -
  • 355
  • 745
  • 3
  • 34
  • 8

GitHub Stats

Description

What is Atom?

At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.

What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.

What is Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

Pros

Why do developers choose Atom?
  • Why do you like Atom?

    Why do developers choose Brackets?
  • Why do you like Brackets?

    Why do developers choose Kakoune?
    Why do you like Kakoune?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Atom?
    Downsides of Atom?

    What are the cons of using Brackets?
    No Cons submitted yet for Brackets
    Downsides of Brackets?

    What are the cons of using Kakoune?
    No Cons submitted yet for Kakoune
    Downsides of Kakoune?

    Pricing

    How much does Atom cost?
    How much does Brackets cost?
    How much does Kakoune cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Atom?
    759 companies on StackShare use Atom
    What companies use Brackets?
    34 companies on StackShare use Brackets
    What companies use Kakoune?
    0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Atom?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Atom
    What tools integrate with Brackets?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Atom, Brackets, and Kakoune?

    • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
    • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
    • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
    • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

    See all alternatives to Atom

    Latest News

    Atom 1.24
    The State of Atom’s Performance
    Atom 1.23


    Interest Over Time


    Get help choosing one of these