Atom (text editor)
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Free and open-source text and source code editor
|Developer(s)||GitHub (subsidiary of Microsoft)|
|Initial release||February 26, 2014; 9 years ago (2014-02-26)|
1.63.1 / 23 November 2022
1.61.0-beta0 / 8 March 2022
|Operating system||macOS 10.9 or later, Windows 7 and later, and Linux|
|Type||Source code editor|
|License||MIT License (free software)|
Most of the extending packages have free software licenses and are community-built and maintained.
On June 8, 2022, GitHub announced that Atom’s end-of-life would occur on December 15 of that year, "in order to prioritize technologies that enable the future of software development", specifically its GitHub Codespaces and Microsoft's Visual Studio Code.