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Alternatives to LiveReload

BrowserSync, nodemon, CodeKit, and Prepros are the most popular alternatives and competitors to LiveReload.
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What is LiveReload and what are its top alternatives?

LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.
LiveReload is a tool in the Live Reloading category of a tech stack.
LiveReload is an open source tool with 1.4K GitHub stars and 179 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to LiveReload's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to LiveReload

  • BrowserSync
    BrowserSync

    BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free. ...

  • nodemon
    nodemon

    It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc). ...

  • CodeKit
    CodeKit

    Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language. ...

  • Prepros
    Prepros

    It is an interface tool which handles pre-processing, and other front-end tasks. Its greatest strength is the incredible ease with which it allows you to use pre-processors of various kinds, be they for CSS, HTML or JavaScript. ...

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BrowserSync

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Reload all your browsers, every time you hit save
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PROS OF BROWSERSYNC
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      nodemon

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      A simple monitor script for use during development of a node.js app
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      PROS OF NODEMON
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        Easy to use
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        It's lightweight
      CONS OF NODEMON
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        CodeKit

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        Mac app that compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Javascript, and Markdown files automatically each time you save
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        PROS OF CODEKIT
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          Instant setup for quick experiments
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          Easy to configure
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          Cross device live reloading
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          Any editor OK
        CONS OF CODEKIT
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          Prepros

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          Compile Sass, Less, Stylus, Jade, CoffeeScript on Mac, Windows & Linux with Live Browser Reload
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          PROS OF PREPROS
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            Beautiful GUI
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            Easy to configure
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            Easy to use
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            FTP upload
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            Any editor OK
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            Freemium
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            Live reload
          CONS OF PREPROS
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