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Cacher – A Code Snippet Organizer for Pro Developers

Cacher - Code Snippet Organizer for Developers
Written by Martins D. Okoi

Cacher is a modern productivity app for organizing code snippets into vast libraries that you can collaborate on with teams. It features a beautiful GUI with support for coloured labels, folders, bookmarks for quick organization, 100+ programming languages with syntax highlighting, and nicely demarcated working areas.

It also features support for text editors which allows you to create and insert snippets from Sublime Text, Atom, and Visual Studio Code. As if that is not enough, you can also conveniently create snippets from Slack channel messages and sync your GitHub Gists.

Features in Cacher

  • Available for GNU/Linux, Mac, and Windows.
  • A clean modern user Interface.
  • Available in 3 versions – Free, Pro, and Team.
  • Syntax highlighting for 100+ programming languages.
  • Web app for in-browser usage.
  • Flexible colour-coded labels.
  • Supports integration with GitHub and Slack
  • Native support for Visual Studio Code, Atom, and Sublime Text editors.
  • Supports working with teams not excluding team code reviews, centralized org account management.
  • Share snippets via URLs through Slack, Twitter, email.
  • Supports snippet embed in blogs.
  • 15 private snippets for free.
  • 3 private labels for free.
  • Use Cacher from the Command Line Interface.

Pricing

Cacher is free to use by students and enthusiasts, but it also has a Pro version for $6/month and Team version for $20/month (for the first 5 seats after which it costs $8/extra seat). Both versions are billed annually and you can take them for a test drive before making any purchases.

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The Pro and Team versions feature cross-platform code sharing, Markdown support, auto GitHub sync, unlimited private snippets and labels, etc. See the full pricing details here.

Cacher is available for Linux in the form of AppImage and Snap as well as a web app to run in your browser if that’s your cup of tea.

Install Cacher from AppImage in Linux

$ wget https://s3.amazonaws.com/download.cacher.io/cacher-2.0.4-x86_64.AppImage
$ chmod a+x ~/Downloads/cacher-2.0.4-x86_64.AppImage
$ cd ~/Downloads
$ ./cacher-2.0.4-x86_64.AppImage

Install Cacher from Snap in Linux

$ sudo snap install cacher
$ cacher

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About the author

Martins D. Okoi

Martins Divine Okoi is a graduate of Computer Science with a passion for Linux and the Open Source community. He works as a Graphic Designer, Web Developer, and programmer.