Sunday, November 6, 2011

Textmate Themes in Sublime 2

As if I needed another reason to love Sublime 2, I discovered I can import and use Textmate themes.

Here's how:

Go to Preferences  -> Browse Packages and put the tmTheme file in the User directory.
Restart Sublime 2
Then, go to Preferences  -> Color Scheme and it should be in there.

My favorite scheme is the theme created by Ryan Bates of You can find the theme on the 'about' page of


  1. Hi! I added a theme Railscasts in Sublim and noticed that she's somewhat different. In TextMate it looks softer and more pleasant, as if the color is applied a filter. In Sublime the same color more contrasting. Do not you know you are with what it can be connected and how to do so in Sublime it was like in TextMate?
    Heres screenshot -

  2. I'm sorry, I don't have an answer for you. I didn't even notice it until you pointed it out. I took your screenshot, along with some screenshots of my own and put them in a new post in hopes that another reader could help out. The new post is here:

    I hope this helps, and good catch!