NOTE: Atom has been discontinued. Instead, we recommend VSCode.
How To Download & Install the Atom Text Editor
Step 1) Download Atom
The first thing you need to is download Atom. You can find the download link for Atom at the button above. You can also click here to get too the Atom download page. Once you are on the download page, just click the yellow download button. The Atom installer will then download.
Step 2) Install the Atom Text Editor
With it downloaded, we can now go over how to install Atom in order for you to start coding with it. Start of by double-clicking to open the setup file you downloaded. Atom will then start installing automatically. It really is that simple. Once it is finished, Atom will open.
Step 3) Change Some Settings & Customize Atom
With Atom downloaded, you can change the settings and truly make it your own. In my opinion, this is one of the best parts of Atom as a text editor. To do this, click on ‘file' and ‘settings'. You will then see all of the different things you can change. From more general core settings to keybindings to themes to custom add on packages, your options for customization are endless with Atom.
Congrats! You now know how to get Atom. If you have any issues getting Atom, let us know in the comments. We will try to help you fix any issues you are having!