Brackets vs. CodeMirror vs. CotEditor

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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 CodeMirror?

CodeMirror is a JavaScript component that provides a code editor in the browser. When a mode is available for the language you are coding in, it will color your code, and optionally help with indentation.

What is CotEditor?

CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.
Why do developers choose Brackets?
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Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
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Why do developers choose CotEditor?
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What are the cons of using Brackets?
No Cons submitted yet for Brackets
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What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
No Cons submitted yet for CodeMirror
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What are the cons of using CotEditor?
No Cons submitted yet for CotEditor
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What companies use Brackets?
52 companies on StackShare use Brackets
What companies use CodeMirror?
27 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use CotEditor?
0 companies on StackShare use CotEditor
What tools integrate with Brackets?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Brackets, CodeMirror, and CotEditor?

  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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