This is a quick guide on how to download and install Atom on Windows.
You’ll love the clear step-by-step approach in this tutorial.
What is Atom?
Atom is an open source text editor that works on different operating systems. It contains features like auto-completion and code navigation.
The team behind GitHub develops and maintains Atom.
Step #1: Download
Head over to the Atom latest release page on GitHub.
Check your windows bit version and click on the corresponding link under the
- For 32-bit = AtomSetup.exe
- For 64-bit = AtomSetup-x64.exe
In this guide, we will download the
At the time of writing the latest stable Atom release was version:
Wait for the download to complete.
Step #2: Install
Open the location of the downloaded executable.
Double-click it to run the installer.
On Windows 10 a pop-up window will appear:
The app you're trying to install isn't a verified app from the Store
The installer will open and start the setup.
The setup program will install Atom, add the
apm commands to your Windows
PATH variable. It will also create shortcuts on your desktop and in the start menu.
Once the installation is complete, Atom will launch.
Step #3: Run
To start Atom double-click on the desktop shortcut.
Welcome Guide editor should now open as shown below.
Congratulations, you have installed Atom on Windows 10!
Now go ahead and learn some Atom basics.
Have fun coding!
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