Atom VS GNU Emacs

Compare Atom vs GNU Emacs and see what are their differences.

GNU Emacs

Mirror of GNU Emacs (by emacs-mirror)
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Atom GNU Emacs
200 127
57,547 3,458
0.8% 1.2%
8.3 0.0
7 days ago 3 months ago
JavaScript Emacs Lisp
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

Atom

Posts with mentions or reviews of Atom. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-15.

GNU Emacs

Posts with mentions or reviews of GNU Emacs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-03.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Atom and GNU Emacs you can also consider the following projects:

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code

Geany - A fast and lightweight IDE

vscodium - binary releases of VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing

notepad-plus-plus - Notepad++ official repository

Spyder - Official repository for Spyder - The Scientific Python Development Environment

KDevelop - Cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP

Light Table - The Light Table IDE ⛺

spacemacs - A community-driven Emacs distribution - The best editor is neither Emacs nor Vim, it's Emacs *and* Vim!

TextMate - TextMate is a graphical text editor for macOS 10.12 or later

vscode-org-mode - Emacs Org Mode for Visual Studio Code