GitHub Web Editor

GitHub Web Editor

Run GitHub Web Editor in distraction-free window, manage multiple GitHub Web Editor accounts easily and more with the unofficial GitHub Web Editor desktop app for Mac and PC on WebCatalog.

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Benefits of Desktop App:

WebCatalog Spaces

Organize Apps into Tidy Collections

Group all your emails, messaging apps and web services, including GitHub Web Editor into tidy collections with Spaces.

Manage Multiple Accounts

Manage multiple GitHub Web Editor accounts at the same time and switch between them with a single click.

Stay Focused

Launch GitHub Web Editor quickly from dock or taskbar and run GitHub Web Editor in self-contained, distraction-free windows.

Work More Productively

Enhance GitHub Web Editor with keyboard shortcuts, menubar/tray integration, protocol handlers and much more!

Stay Secured

Protect your data from sneaky eyes with passwords or Touch ID.
The web-based editor introduces a new, lightweight editing experience that runs entirely in your browser. With the web editor, you can navigate files and source code repositories from GitHub, and make and commit code changes. You can open any repository, fork, or pull request in the editor. The web-based editor is available to everyone for free on The web-based editor provides many of the benefits of Visual Studio Code, such as search, syntax highlighting, and a source control view. You can also use Settings Sync to share your own Visual Studio Code settings with the editor. For more information, see the Settings Sync guide in the Visual Studio Code documentation. The web editor runs entirely in your browser’s sandbox. It doesn’t clone the repository, but instead loads your code by invoking the services' APIs directly from your browser. Your work is saved in the browser’s local storage until you commit it. You can commit your changes to persist any new work. Because there is no associated compute, you won’t be able to build and run your code or use the integrated terminal. Only a subset of extensions that can run in the web will appear in the Extensions panel and can be installed. Likewise, support for certain programming languages may be more limited in the web.


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