BrowserSync vs. LiveReload

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What is BrowserSync?

BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free.

What is LiveReload?

LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.

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Why do developers choose BrowserSync?
Why do you like BrowserSync?

Why do developers choose LiveReload?
Why do you like LiveReload?


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

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


What companies use BrowserSync?
16 companies on StackShare use BrowserSync
What companies use LiveReload?
7 companies on StackShare use LiveReload


What tools integrate with BrowserSync?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with BrowserSync
No integrations listed yet

What is an alternative to BrowserSync and LiveReload?

  • CodeKit - Mac app that compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Javascript, and Markdown files automatically each time you save

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