Mac Os X For Atom


Open the Terminal (Mac OS X, Linux) or Command Prompt (Windows)in the given directory via context menu or keyboard shortcut.

In this video i am demonstrating how to install Atom Editor on Mac Os. 1) Download atom editor from atom website 2) After downloading move your atom editor p.

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Keyboard shortcuts

Open the Terminal in the current directory

PlatformKeyboard shortcut
Mac OS Xctrl-cmd-t

Open the Terminal in the project directory

PlatformKeyboard shortcut
Mac OS Xalt-cmd-t


How to open a new tab instead of a new window?

Mac OS X

Mac Os X For Atom
  1. Open Automator and select Application as new document.
  2. From the Library, add Run Applescript as Automator action.
  3. Replace the sample AppleScript code with the code fromterminal-tab.scpt.
  4. Save the Automator app as to your Applications folder.
  5. In the open-terminal-here settings, set Command toopen -a '$PWD'.

Mac Os X Install Atom

Ubuntu Linux

  1. Install xdotool:
    sudo apt-get install -y xdotool
  2. Download and make it executable:
    chmod +x ./
  3. Move the script to a directory in your path:
    sudo mv ./ /usr/local/bin/terminal-tab
  4. In the open-terminal-here settings, set Command toterminal-tab.


Atom is a free and open source Text editor which can be used for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It provides support for plugins written in Node.js. It is based upon electron which is a framework which can enable cross platform desktop applications using chromium and Node.js. Its first version was released on 25th January, 2015. It can also be used as an integrated development environment(IDE).

In this tutorial, we will learn the installation process of Atom on MacOS.


  1. MacOS
  2. Login as an administrator on terminal


The following steps are used in installation of Atom on MacOS.

1.Download and extract the file:

Mac Os X For Atom

Download the zip file by official website of Atom http://www.atom.ioor by simply pasting the link the browser's search bar. The downloaded file will be an archived file (.zip) which needs to be extracted in order to install Atom. Use the following command to extract the archived file.

2. Run Atom:

An executable file located at needs to be executed in order to launch Atom application.

3. Install shell commands

To run the software globally on the system, we need to install the Shell Commands of Atom. For this purpose, go to the atom icon at the top left corner of the computer screen and choose install Shell Commands from the dropdown menu.

This will install all the shell commands related to the software.

4.Test the application

To test, whether atom is successfully installed on the system or not, we can simply type Atom test.html on the terminal. This creates a file named as test.html.

Mac Os X 10.10 Intel Atom

Well, we have successfully installed and tested Atom on our MacOS.

Mac Os X Intel Atom N270