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Sublime Merge vs Sublime Text: What are the differences?

Developers describe Sublime Merge as "A Git client from the makers of Sublime Text *". A snappy UI, three-way merge tool, side-by-side diffs, syntax highlighting, and more. Evaluate for free – no account, tracking, or time limits. On the other hand, *Sublime Text** is detailed as "A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose". Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform..

Sublime Merge belongs to "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" category of the tech stack, while Sublime Text can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".

"Speed" is the primary reason why developers consider Sublime Merge over the competitors, whereas "Lightweight" was stated as the key factor in picking Sublime Text.

Lyft, Typeform, and Starbucks are some of the popular companies that use Sublime Text, whereas Sublime Merge is used by kreait, Alternate-Life, and Balnc Care. Sublime Text has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1849 company stacks & 8508 developers stacks; compared to Sublime Merge, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 30 developer stacks.

Decisions about Sublime Merge and Sublime Text
Kamaleshwar BN
Senior Software Engineer at Pulley · | 12 upvotes · 954.9K views

Visual Studio Code became famous over the past 3+ years I believe. The clean UI, easy to use UX and the plethora of integrations made it a very easy decision for us. Our gripe with Sublime was probably only the UX side. VSCode has not failed us till now, and still is able to support our development env without any significant effort.

Goland being paid, as well as built only for Go seemed like a significant limitation to not consider it.

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Andrey Ginger
Managing Partner at WhiteLabelDevelopers · | 3 upvotes · 373.6K views

Since communication with Github is not necessary, the Atom is less convenient in working with text and code. Sublim's support and understanding of projects is best for us. Notepad for us is a completely outdated solution with an unacceptable interface. We use a good theme for Sublim ayu-dark

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I explored many Git Desktop tools for the Mac and my final decision was to use Fork. What I love about for that it contains three features, I like about a Git Client tool.

It allows * to handle day to day git operations (least important for me as I am cli junkie) * it helps to investigate the history * most important of all, it has a repo manager which many other tools are missing.

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Simon Ibssa
Student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo · | 2 upvotes · 883.7K views

I decided to choose VSCode over Sublime text for my Systems Programming class in C. What I love about VSCode is its awesome ability to add extensions. Intellisense is a beautiful debugger, and Remote SSH allows me to login and make real-time changes in VSCode to files on my university server. This is an awesome alternative to going back and forth on pushing/pulling code and logging into servers in the terminal. Great choice for anyone interested in C programming!

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Pros of Sublime Merge
Pros of Sublime Text
  • 10
    Speed
  • 4
    Hotkeys
  • 4
    Beautify UI
  • 3
    Command Palete
  • 2
    Commit Editing
  • 2
    Command Line Integration
  • 2
    Submodule Management
  • 2
    Blame and File History
  • 2
    Sublime Text Integration
  • 2
    Three-Way Merge
  • 2
    Outputs matching git CLI command
  • 718
    Lightweight
  • 653
    Plugins
  • 639
    Super fast
  • 467
    Great code editor
  • 443
    Cross platform
  • 280
    Nice UI
  • 259
    Unlimited trial
  • 154
    Cmd + d is the best command ever
  • 92
    Great community
  • 47
    Package control, modules
  • 26
    Mac OS X support
  • 23
    Easy to get started with
  • 22
    Monokai
  • 21
    Everything you need without the bloat
  • 21
    Built in Python
  • 18
    Easy
  • 14
    Speed
  • 12
    Session & edit resuming
  • 10
    Package Control
  • 9
    Well Designed
  • 8
    Multiple selections
  • 7
    ALT + CMD + DOWN is the best command ever
  • 7
    Nice
  • 7
    Fast, simple and lightweight
  • 5
    Great
  • 5
    It's easy to use, beautiful, simple, and plugins rule
  • 5
    ALT + F3 the best command ever
  • 5
    So futuristic and convenient
  • 4
    Free
  • 4
    Simple and clean design
  • 4
    Find anything fast within entire project
  • 3
    Pretty
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 3
    UI + plugins
  • 3
    Sublime Merge (Git Integration)
  • 3
    Hackable
  • 2
    Totally customizable
  • 2
    Color schemes and cmd+d
  • 2
    Material theme best theme forever

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Cons of Sublime Merge
Cons of Sublime Text
  • 2
    Only light mode available for evaluation
  • 8
    Steep learning curve
  • 5
    Everything
  • 4
    Flexibility to move file
  • 4
    Doesn't act like a Mac app
  • 3
    Number of plugins doing the same thing
  • 2
    Don't have flutter integration
  • 2
    Forces you to buy license
  • 2
    Not open sourced

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What is Sublime Merge?

A snappy UI, three-way merge tool, side-by-side diffs, syntax highlighting, and more. Evaluate for free – no account, tracking, or time limits.

What is Sublime Text?

Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.

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What are some alternatives to Sublime Merge and Sublime Text?
SourceTree
Use the full capability of Git and Mercurial in the SourceTree desktop app. Manage all your repositories, hosted or local, through SourceTree's simple interface.
GitKraken
The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.
Tower
Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
Fork
Manage your repositories without leaving the application. Organize the repositores into categories. Fork's Diff Viewer provides a clear view to spot the changes in your source code quickly.
SmartGit
It is a graphical Git client with support for SVN and Pull Requests for GitHub and Bitbucket. It runs on Windows, macOS and Linux.
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