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Nova vs VSCodium: What are the differences?

Nova: The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor. It is the new native code editor for Mac. It is packed with features, built for modern workflows, lightning-fast and stylish. It also has a robust extensions architecture and replaces Code for Mac; VSCodium: Free/Libre Open Source Software Binaries of VSCode. It is a community-driven, freely-licensed binary distribution of Microsoft’s editor VSCode.

Nova and VSCodium can be primarily classified as "Text Editor" tools.

Some of the features offered by Nova are:

  • A powerful editor
  • A themeable interface
  • Flexible workflows

On the other hand, VSCodium provides the following key features:

  • Open Source
  • No Microsoft tracking
  • VSCode extensions compatible

VSCodium is an open source tool with 10.8K GitHub stars and 352 GitHub forks. Here's a link to VSCodium's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Nova
Pros of VSCodium
  • 1
    Extensions
  • 1
    Beautiful
  • 1
    Fluid and Fast
  • 6
    Open source
  • 5
    Intellisense
  • 5
    Community-driven
  • 5
    Simple and intuitive UI
  • 4
    Crossplatform
  • 4
    Git integration
  • 4
    Powerful multilanguage IDE
  • 4
    Privacy
  • 4
    Terminal
  • 4
    Good Plugins
  • 4
    Fast
  • 3
    Powerful
  • 3
    Extensions

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Cons of Nova
Cons of VSCodium
  • 1
    Mac only
  • 2
    Some extentions can't be isntalled direclty from IDE

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What is Nova?

It is the new native code editor for Mac. It is packed with features, built for modern workflows, lightning-fast and stylish. It also has a robust extensions architecture and replaces Code for Mac.

What is VSCodium?

It is a community-driven, freely-licensed binary distribution of Microsoft’s editor VSCode.

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Vim
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Atom
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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