Atom: a free and open source text editor for everyone

Software

ATOM text editor, logo

Ten weeks ago we debuted Atom, the new text editor that’s deeply programmable but also easy to use. Starting today, Atom is available for download to everyone–completely free and open source.

On a closed beta for some time, last Tuesday with a post on their GitHub’s blog the project has officially given a go as an open source initiative.

At the moment is a Mac OS X (10.8+) exclusive, but there gonna be a v1.0 stable release for all the major operating systems on the market. We will see if/how people will use it instead of the “usual suspects”: Sublime Text, TextWrangler o bbEdit …

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