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I would like a notepad for Mac OS that pretty prints JSON and XML copied from a server console, just like notepad++ did on pc with JSON and XML plugins.

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Have a look at Atom. It provides XML and JSON syntax highlighting.

Atom displaying a XML file

On the lower right corner click on Plain text if auto-detection does not work (e.g. when copying example XML into the editor) and select XML or JSON.

  • I tried atom but if the text I copy is in 1 line, it doesn't pretty print it in multiple lines like notepad++ plugins. – papakias Mar 27 '17 at 21:27
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    Install the plugin atom-beautify for source beautifying (apm install atom-beautify). It takes code that is in one line and makes several lines with proper indentation. Is this what you want? – Michael S. Mar 28 '17 at 13:28
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    that is exactly what i want! – papakias Mar 28 '17 at 15:32
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CudaText works on macOS, and it has plugins for pretty printing of JSON and XML. They are named JSON Format, and XML Format. Install them via Plugins / Addon Manager.

To enable plugins, you must install Python engine from python.org.

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