Brackets is an open source, modern, lightweight code/text editor made by Adobe developers, it understands the web design which means if you want to work on HTML, CSS, JavaScript then you will find this editor very useful and handy. The Brackets can be splits in to two parts both horizontally and vertically to compare or edit files simultaneously with focused visual tools and preprocessor support, it's makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.

Instead of cluttering up your coding environment with lots of panels and icons, the Quick Edit UI in Brackets puts context-specific code and tools inline. Brackets is in sync with your browser. With Live Preview, Brackets works directly with your browser to push code edits instantly and jump back and forth between your real source code and the browser view. There are many extensions and themes available for Brackets, you can install whatever extension you need from it's extension library, there are two themes installed by default light and dark but you can install more from themes library. Instead of jumping between file tabs, Brackets lets you open a window into the code you care about most.

The Extract for Brackets (Preview) extension lets you pull out design information from a PSD including colors, fonts, gradients, and measurement information as clean, minimal CSS via contextual code hints. You can also extract layers as images, use information from the PSD to define preprocessor variables, and easily get dimensions between objects. All in the context of your code. Since the Bracket is in constant development and it's open source, you can help them in any way you want, you can hack it or suggest new features or may be test and report issues, you can contribute as you want to.


The Adobe Brackets is available for both architectures 32bit and 64bit, it is cross platform as well available for Linux, Windows and Mac. There is 'Extract bundle' available too.

Dependency for 16.04 Xenial/15.10 Wily

To install libgcrypt11 package for Ubuntu 16.04/15.10 (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following command in the Terminal:
>>> 32bit

>>> 64bit

What is your favorite text editor? Did you tried Adobe Brackets?
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