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LiveReload vs Prepros: What are the differences?

LiveReload: CSS edits and image changes apply live. CoffeeScript, SASS, LESS and others just work. LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed; Prepros: Compile Sass, Less, Stylus, Jade, CoffeeScript on Mac, Windows & Linux with Live Browser Reload. 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.

LiveReload and Prepros can be primarily classified as "Live Reloading" tools.

LiveReload is an open source tool with 1.43K GitHub stars and 181 GitHub forks. Here's a link to LiveReload's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of LiveReload
Pros of Prepros
  • 4
    Lightweight, Gulp support
  • 2
    Reliable
  • 1
    Stable in Chrome
  • 1
    More stable on windows
  • 4
    Beautiful GUI
  • 4
    Easy to configure
  • 4
    Easy to use
  • 2
    Freemium
  • 2
    Any editor OK
  • 2
    Live reload
  • 2
    FTP upload

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What is LiveReload?

LiveReload monitors changes in the file system. As soon as you save a file, it is preprocessed as needed, and the browser is refreshed.

What is 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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    What are some alternatives to LiveReload and Prepros?
    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
    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
    Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language.
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