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An arctic, north-bluish clean and elegant Atom syntax theme.

Designed for a fluent and clear workflow based on the Nord color palette that fits the Nord Atom UI theme.

Getting Started

Visit the official website to learn all about the syntax highlighting features, details and elements of the UI and editor elements, the supported packages and the one-click setup.

Learn about the installation and activation and how to develop the theme from the official documentations.

Quick Start

Thanks to the official Atom package registry, Nord Atom Syntax can be installed with one click.

  1. Go to the package installation view by opening the Settings.
  2. Switch to the Install pane and enable the Themes package search filter.
  3. Search for Nord and and click on the Install button to finish the installation.

See the documentation for details about more installation options like through the APM install command.


To activate the theme, open the Settings and switch to the Themes pane to change the UI or syntax theme. Click on the the Syntax Theme drop-down menu and select Nord Atom.

See the documentation for details about more activation options.


Your IDE. Your style.

A unified UI and editor syntax element design provides a clutter-free and fluidly merging appearance.

Beautiful code to keep focused.

The theme supports a wide range of programming languages — From bundled definitions up to many popular third-party syntax packages.

Take your favorite packages with you.

The theme supports many popular syntax packages for great highlighting.


Nord is an open source project and we love to receive contributions from the community!

There are many ways to contribute, from writing- and improving documentation and tutorials, reporting bugs, submitting enhancement suggestions that can be added to Nord by submitting pull requests.

Please take a moment to read Nord's full contributing guide to learn about the development process, the project's used styleguides, branch organization and versioning model.

The guide also includes information about minimal, complete, and verifiable examples and other ways to contribute to the project like improving existing issues and giving feedback on issues and pull requests.

Copyright © 2016-present Arctic Ice Studio and Sven Greb

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