When comparing SnippetsLab vs Simple Snippets, the Slant community recommends SnippetsLab for most people. In the question“What is the best code-snippets manager?” SnippetsLab is ranked 3rd while Simple Snippets is ranked 26th.
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Pro Supports Markdown
Pro Alfred Integration
Makes for extremely fast pasting of code snippets and SQL queries.
Pro Great Language Support
Supports almost every language that you can think of.
Pro Simple and good UI
Nothing extra fancy, does what it needs to do
Pro Sync snippets through Dropbox
Sync through iCloud.
Pro Set of snippets
There are snippets created and shared by other people
All your snippets are available at work, at home or on your mobile device.
Pro Private pages
All your code is private by default, but you can share specific snippets with others if you want. Some other sites allow private pages only for extra payment.
Pro Code highlighting
It supports highlighting for dozens of languages, even less known ones.
It's absolutely free at the moment.
Con Lacking support for other platforms
Con You cannot create Tag Groups
Tag Groups enhance usability once a lot of tags have been collected
Con Closed source
Con No support for placeholders in snippets
Con No gist batch support
Con Bad gist import
Gist import data isn't adaptable. So the imported snippets could get named very ugly.
Con Can not sync Snippets across different machines
You can do this now.
Con Help page
Help page is still under construction.
Con No search yet
Search feature is not available at the moment. So you cannot find snippets by keywords.