I would like a text editor with the following parameters:

  1. Works on latest version of OSX
  2. Supports editing files remotely via SSH, like Atom does via a plugin
  3. Doesn't crash all the time (which is why I want to switch over from Atom)

Bonus points for code/Markdown highlight support

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You could use Visual Studio Code for Mac along with the VS Code Remote SSH plugin.


Komodo Edit is cross-platform, and supports editing through SFTP and SCP: https://docs.activestate.com/komodo/11/manual/files.html#opening-remote-files

You can also use sshfs to mount any ssh server as a local filesystem and use any editor you'd like on the files there.

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