When comparing SnippetsLab vs SnipAway, the Slant community recommends SnippetsLab for most people. In the question“What is the best code-snippets manager?” SnippetsLab is ranked 2nd while SnipAway is ranked 8th.
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Pro Supports Markdown
Pro Alfred Integration
Makes for extremely fast pasting of code snippets and SQL queries.
Pro Sync snippets through Dropbox
Sync through iCloud.
Pro Great Language Support
Supports almost every language that you can think of.
Pro ZIP import / export
SnipAway saves all your snippet files locally. To create a backup of your snippets or to use them on other computers SnipAway allows you to export your snippets as a zip file and import them again. Same goes for all application settings.
Pro Global shortcuts
Using global shortcuts you can access features like quick create and quick search directly without opening up SnipAway again.
Pro Highly customizable
You can change a lot of settings to make SnipAway fit your personal preferences.
Pro Web snippet
Allowing to save any website or file on the web.
Pro Advanced code editor
Has a very advanced internal editor which you can also customize to match your style.
Pro Save snippets to network storage
Can save the snippets to a NAS or something else. Multiple access to the snippets. But the last change is saved.
Pro Supports markdown
Con Lacking support for other platforms
Con Bad gist import
Gist import data isn't adaptable. So the imported snippets could get named very ugly.
Con No gist batch support
Con No support for placeholders in snippets
Con Can not sync Snippets across different machines
You can do this now.
Con No subfolders
Stores the snippet in only one folder.
Con No TAGS
Con Only for Windows
But runs with wine.