Alternatives to IDLE for all platforms with any license

  • PyCharm Community Edition icon

    PyCharm Community Edition

    Python IDE with refactoring, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, graphical debugger, and coding productivity orientation. It can work with Git, Mercurial, CVS, Subversion, GitHub. The Community Edition has some limitations:...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • PyCharm icon

    PyCharm

    Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging. There is also an open...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • IPython icon

    IPython

    IPython is an interactive shell for the Python programming language that offers enhanced introspection, additional shell syntax, syntax highlighting, tab completion and rich history. It is a component of the SciPy package.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Light Table icon

    Light Table

    Light Table is a new interactive IDE that lets you modify running programs and embed anything from websites to games. It provides the real time feedback we need to not only answer questions about our code, but to understand how our...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Electron / Atom Shell

    IDE
  • NINJA-IDE icon

    NINJA-IDE

    NINJA-IDE (from the recursive acronym: "Ninja-IDE Is Not Just Another IDE"), is a cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE). NINJA-IDE runs on Linux/X11, Mac OS X and Windows desktop operating systems, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • Komodo IDE icon

    Komodo IDE

    Code smarter and faster with Komodo IDE, the cross-platform professional development environment for dynamic languages and open technologies. Komodo's award-winning feature set includes standard editor functionality like code...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • PyScripter icon

    PyScripter

    PyScripter is a free and open-source Python Integrated Development Environment (IDE) created with the ambition to become competitive in functionality with commercial Windows-based IDEs available for other languages. Being built in a...

    Open Source Windows

    IDE
  • Keypress Editor icon

    Keypress Editor

    This is the editor you were looking for. Keypress is an offline, desktop based code editor. Use Keypress to edit your local files, on any platform. Keypress features a stylish and simplistic interface, and intuitive features like...

    Free Chrome OS Chrome

  • Pyzo icon

    Pyzo

    Pyzo is a cross-platform Python IDE focused on interactivity and introspection, which makes it very suitable for scientific computing. Its practical design is aimed at simplicity and efficiency. It consists of two main components, the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • PyDev icon

    PyDev

    PyDev is a third-party plug-in for Eclipse. It is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used for programming in Python supporting code refactoring, graphical debugging, code analysis and many other features.FeaturesBelow there...

    Open Source Windows Linux Eclipse

    IDE
  • Eric icon

    Eric

    Eric is a full-featured IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Python and Ruby, This is one of the best options for programming in Python. You can extend its functionality with plugins. Eric is written in python; and based...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • Wing IDE icon

    Wing IDE

    Wing IDE is a commercial IDE for Python. It has syntax highlighting, code completion via analysis of Python files, Django integration, networked debugging, and more. There is also some integration with version control systems, though...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
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  • Ecere SDK icon

    Ecere SDK

    A cross-platform Software Development Kit including a GUI toolkit, a 2D/3D graphics engine, a networking library, an audio output library, an IDE, a compiler for the eC programming language, and more.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • gEcrit icon

    gEcrit

    gEcrit is a Python IDE. Its focus is on simplicity and ease of use. It is fast and lightweight. It features Python indentation, line numbers, code folding, syntax highlighting, shell access, code completion, a program runner, a source...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
  • Python Tools For Visual Studio

    PTVS is a free/OSS plugin that turns Visual Studio into a Python IDE. PTVS supports CPython, IronPython, editing, browsing, Intellisense, mixed Python/C++ debugging, profiling, HPC clusters, multiple REPL’s, IPython, Django, and...

    Open Source Windows Microsoft Visual Studio

  • WideStudio icon

    WideStudio

    WideStudio is an open source, Integrated Development Environment for desktop applications purely made in Japan. This enables you to develop GUI applications that can run on Windows95/98/Me/NT/2000/Xp, WindowsCE, Linux, FreeBSD...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    IDE
    • Discontinued The project is no longer updated. Last version, v3.98-7, released in November 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    bpython

    bpython is a fancy interface to the Python interpreter for Unix-like operating systems (I hear it works fine on OS X). It is released under the MIT License. It has the following features: * In-line syntax highlighting. *...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Thonny icon

    Thonny

    Python IDE for beginners. Its supports different ways of stepping through the code, step-by-step expression evaluation, detailed visualization of the call stack and a mode for explaining the concepts of references and heap

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Boa Constructor icon

    Boa Constructor

    Boa Constructor is a cross platform Python IDE and wxPython GUI Builder. It offers visual frame creation and manipulation, an object inspector, many views on the source like object browsers, inheritance hierarchies, doc string...

    Open Source Windows

    IDE
  • Dreampie icon

    Dreampie

    DreamPie was designed from the ground up to bring you a great interactive Python experience: - DreamPie features a new concept for an interactive shell: the window is divided into the history box, which lets you view previous...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Simple Code Editor icon

    Simple Code Editor

    Simple Code Editor is a simple, elegant, and powerful code editor, with many features.

    Free Windows

  • Stani's Python Editor icon

    Stani's Python Editor

    SPE IDE - Stani's Python Editor is a Free python IDE for Windows,Mac & Linux with UML,PyChecker,Debugger,GUI design,Blender & more

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    IDE
    • Discontinued no updates since 2010

IDLE Comments

This software is not a duplicate after all, as I earlier cl ...

Comment by Thelle
about IDLE Jun 2011

This software is not a duplicate after all, as I earlier claimed! But IDLE is bundled with Python... For more see the discussion page: Forum

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Agree with Thelle, IDLE is part of python. This should be d ...

Comment by thelivingded
about IDLE Jun 2011

Agree with Thelle, IDLE is part of python. This should be deleted.

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This is a copy of Python (http://alternativeto.net/software ...

Comment by Thelle
about IDLE Jun 2011

This is a copy of Python (Small Python iconPython) and should be deleted...

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