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What is Sublime Text?

Application development tool that allows multiple selections, customizable key bindings, split editing, cross-platform usage, and more.

Who Uses Sublime Text?

Designed to assist businesses with application development using project switches, customizable snippets, syntax changing, and more.

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Reviews of Sublime Text

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.4
Value for Money
4.5

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5
69%
4
27%
3
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2
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Samuel
Samuel
Founder and CEO in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Most suitable Text Editor for application development

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Using sublime is a blessing.
It superb and supports major programming and coding languages.

Pros:

Free plan. Light weight and easy to install. Plugins can be installed for advanced feature. Can open majot types of programming language files. Inbuilt auto complete features.

Cons:

Doesnt come with a shell, so you may not be able to run your program directly via the text editor, except you install the console or you configure the command line interface. Every other thing is okay.

Anthony
Anthony
Reviewer in Kenya
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Simplicity Meets Power in a Code Editor

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: Overall, my experience with Sublime Text has been positive. It has a user-friendly interface, a wide range of features, keyboard shortcuts, high customizability, supports many languages, and allows multiple files and projects to open. However, it requires a license, can be resource-intensive, some advanced features are hard to master, has a cluttered interface, and lacks integration with other software tools

Pros:

I like using Sublime Text because of its user-friendly interface and wide range of features that make coding and text editing very efficient. The software has a variety of keyboard shortcuts and commands that allow for quick navigation, editing, and manipulation of text. Additionally, the software is highly customizable, with various packages and plugins available to enhance its functionality. The software also supports many programming languages, making it a versatile developer tool. The ability to open multiple files and projects at the same time and easily switch between them is another feature I appreciate.

Cons:

One thing I like least about Sublime Text is that it is not free software. While it offers a free trial period, it requires a license to use it permanently. Additionally, the software can be quite resource-intensive, so running on older or less powerful computers may be challenging. While the software is generally user-friendly, some more advanced features can take time and effort to master. Additionally, some users may find the software's interface cluttered and overwhelming.

Ernesto Enrique
Ernesto Enrique
Web Operations Manager & Co-Founder in Venezuela
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Good choice but not the best

3.0 5 years ago

Comments: Sublime was my fast text editor for many years. When I needed to edit a code file without the need of IDE features or when I needed to do it on a computer with low resources, sublime text came to the rescue.

Pros:

I used Sublime Text for years, it is a tool that, unlike the ones that existed at that time, worked very fast. Today is still one of the lightest and most powerful tools that exists in the market and that would be the most interesting feature it has. Thanks to Sublime Text I met Emmet, the writing engine where you can do things like write in several sections of the same document at the same time, upload or download portions of code within the document as if it were a block. A powerful tool that you can customize, from your style of colors, thanks to Sublime Text I also knew Monokai, the color scheme that nowadays, years later I still use.

Cons:

There are a couple of things that I do not like about Sublime Text and one of them is the reason why I ended up using another application. The first one is the pop-up message to remind you that you are using the free version and if you wanted to buy it. It is the most annoying thing that exists and appears every time you save a document a few times and to develop applications is annoying since you save the document about 30 times per hour minimum. The second thing that I do not like has to do with the evolution of the application. When I used Sublime Text there was no other similar one. But today there are many others that have the same characteristics of Sublime plus other features that I use a lot and that's why I ended up migrating to another application.

Hamadou
Hamadou
CEO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Program Development, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Since I started using it, I haven't yet found any software that suits me better, especially for backend development.

Pros:

I particularly appreciate its simplicity and the fact that it loads easily. Unlike other software, it is minimalist, which is exactly what I am looking for.

Cons:

It's not very intuitive for beginners, especially when installing dependencies. Many people are often surprised by the appearance of my editor because they don't know it can be customized

Sara
Sara
Management in Spain
Verified LinkedIn User
Financial Services, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Unleashing productivity with Sublime

5.0 5 months ago

Comments: While using Sublime I found very important its exceptional performance and flexibility. Its deep customization options allow me to tailor nearly every aspect of the editor to my liking.

Pros:

The speed at which Sublime Text operates is remarkable, effortlessly handling large files. Also, the wide variety of customisation makes this editor my favourite choice.

Cons:

Updates and support can sometimes feel less frequent, which, while not often a major issue, leaves me wishing for quicker access to new features or bug fixes.

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