Alternatives to FlashDevelop for all platforms with any license



Web / Online


  • Stencyl icon


    Stencyl is the creator of StencylWorks, a tool that has enabled creators of all all skills levels create iOS and Flash games in no time. In 2012, Stencyl will expand into Android and HTML5 game publishing. Games can be published to...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • Adobe Flash Builder icon

    Adobe Flash Builder

    Adobe Flash Builder 4 (formerly Adobe Flex Builder) software is designed to help software developers rapidly develop cross-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs) and content using the open source Flex framework. It includes...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • KoolMoves icon


    KoolMoves is a web animation authoring tool that creates Flash animations with multimedia slide shows, media players, and action scripting and frames for animated gifs. Create text effects, import vector clipart, attach wav audio...

    Commercial Windows

  • Minibuilder icon


    MiniBuilder is a very lightweight Flash builder, created for developing programs written in ActionScript 3. It's written in ActionScript itself. Extending, changing (and even integrating MiniBuilder with other software) is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Haxe Develop icon

    Haxe Develop

    Build and debug cross platform applications using Haxe. HaxeDevelop is free and available on Windows.

    Open Source Windows

  • Eclipse AXDT icon

    Eclipse AXDT

    AXDT is a plugin for Eclipse IDE that makes it possible to write MXML and AS3 with code support. You can also compile and build your flex application under same.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • PowerFlasher FDT icon

    PowerFlasher FDT

    FDT is a powerful Flash/Flex development environment for ActionScript, MXML and haXe. FDT enhances your workflow while increasing your productivity.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Eclipse

  • Wonderfl icon


    wonderfl is a service where you can build Flash(swf) online.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Ensemble Tofino

    Ensemble Tofino for Visual Studio is a plugin that enables .NET developers to create Flex front ends for their applications in the same IDE that they normally use. Instead of using a separate text or XML editor and manually invoking...

    Free Windows

  • Amethyst

    Amethyst is an IDE for Actionscript, Flex and AIR To install Amethyst, you need: - A commercial or free (‘Shell’) edition of Visual Studio 2008 - The Flex SDK - Flash 10 For Internet Explorer is required for debugging. - Java...

    Free Windows

FlashDevelop Comments

Flash development was always a dream of mine. Now, with thi ...

Comment by Elmernite
about FlashDevelop Jun 2011

Flash development was always a dream of mine. Now, with this and the Flash SDK. It can come true!



This is my favorite Flash Development environment. It does ...

Comment by UncleNinja
about FlashDevelop Jun 2011

This is my favorite Flash Development environment. It does everything for you and it's FREE. Before you buy Flex Builder, try out this. :)