atom-editor Installation and Setup Installing Atom on Windows


Using the official installer

Download the installer from the official website. It will automatically add atom and apm (Atom Package Manager) to your %PATH% variable.

Building from source


  • Node.js 4.4.x or later
  • Python 2.7.x
  • 7zip
  • Visual Studio (One of the versions below)
    • Visual C++ Build Tools 2015
    • Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 (Express Edition or better)
    • Visual Studio 2015 (Community Edition or better)
  • Git

Run the following commmands into Command Prompt:

cd C:/
git clone
cd atom