JsModules is a Sublime Text Plug-in to convert CJS modules to ES modules.
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[JsModules] is a Sublime Text Plug-in to convert CJS modules to ES modules.


[JsModules] is compatible with both Sublime Text 2 and 3, and all supported Operating Systems.


  • [Sublime Text] - Text editor for code
  • [node.js] - JavaScript runtime
  • [yarn] or [npm] - Package manager for JavaScript
  • [cjs-to-es6] - CLI to convert JavaScript files from CommonJS to ES6 modules

Install cjs-to-es6

If you installed [cjs-to-es6] globally (using the [yarn] or [npm] command below), there's nothing else you need to do.

# using yarn:
yarn global add cjs-to-es6

# using npm:
npm install -g cjs-to-es6

Install JsModules via Package Control

The easiest and recommended way to install Js​Modules is using [Package Control].

From the main application menu, navigate to:

  • Tools -> Command Palette... -> Package Control: Install Package, type the word JsModules, then select it to complete the installation.

Install JsModules Manually

  1. Download and extract Js​Modules [zip file] to your [Sublime Text Packages directory].
  2. Rename the extracted directory from SublimeJsModules-master to JsModules.

Default Sublime Text Packages Paths:

  • OS X: ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text [2|3]/Packages
  • Linux: ~/.Sublime Text [2|3]/Packages
  • Windows: %APPDATA%/Sublime Text [2|3]/Packages

NOTE Replace the [2|3] part with the appropriate Sublime Text version for your installation.


To run the JsModules command... open the Sublime Text Command Palette (super + shift + p) and type JsModules: Convert file to ES module.