Atom text editor free download for PC.

Atom text editor free download for PC

Atom text editor is a free and open-source text and source code editor for macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop application built using web technologies. Most of the extending packages have free software licenses and are community-built and maintained. 

 This App is based on Electron (formerly known as Atom Shell), a framework that enables cross-platform desktop applications using Chromium and Node.js.It is written in CoffeeScript and Less. It was able to be used as an integrated development environment (IDE) until that feature was ‘retired’ in December 2018. Atom was released from beta, as of version 1.0, on 25 June 2015. Its developers call it a “hackable text editor for the 21st Century.


Initially, extension packages for Atom and anything not part of Atom’s core were released under an open-source license. On 6 May 2014, the rest of Atom, including the core application, its package manager, as well as its desktop framework Electron, were released as free and open-source software under the MIT License.


There was initially concern and discussion about two opt-out packages that report various data to external servers. However, those packages are now opt-in with a verbose dialog at the initial launch:

  • Metrics package: Reports usage information to Google Analytics (As of version 1.31.0, this has been removed, now usage information is sent to GitHub’s analytics pipeline directly. including a unique UUID v4 random identifier. According to the authors, this is to determine the performance and know the most-used functions. This feature can be disabled by the user by opening the Settings View, searching for the metrics package, and disabling it.
  • Exception-reporting package: Reports uncaught Atom exceptions to

Technical Data:-

Technical Data
 File Name  AtomSetup_1.45.0_x64
 OS Requirements Window 7, 8, 8.1, and 10
 Language English
 License Freeware and Open Source
 Post update on 09.04.2020
 File Size 179 MB
 Author GitHub
 Official Websites


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Atom text editor

Atom text editor