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CMU Common Lisp Alternatives

CMU Common Lisp is described as 'CMUCL is a free, high performance implementation of the Common Lisp programming language which runs on most major Unix platforms. It mainly conforms to the ANSI Common Lisp standard' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to CMU Common Lisp for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Hy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CMU Common Lisp are Steel Bank Common Lisp, Armed Bear Common Lisp, CLISP and ManKai Common Lisp.

CMU Common Lisp alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CMU Common Lisp.
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    Hy

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that’s embedded in Python.

    Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax Tree, you have the whole beautiful world of Python at your fingertips, in Lisp form!.

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    Steel Bank Common Lisp

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL) is a high performance Common Lisp compiler. It is open source / free software, with a permissive license.

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  3. Armed Bear Common Lisp

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Armed Bear Common Lisp (ABCL) is a full implementation of the Common Lisp language featuring both an interpreter and a compiler, running in the JVM.

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    CLISP

    • FreeOpen Source
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    CLISP is a portable ANSI Common Lisp implementation and development environment by Bruno Haible. Interpreter, compiler, debugger, CLOS, MOP, FFI, Unicode, sockets, CLX. UI in English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Danish.

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  5. ManKai Common Lisp

    • FreeOpen Source
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    ManKai Common Lisp (MKCL) aims to be a full implementation of the Common Lisp language in compliance with the ANSI X3J13 Common Lisp standard.

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    Clozure Common Lisp

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Clozure CL (often called CCL for short) is a free Common Lisp implementation with a long history.

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    Allegro CL

    • Free PersonalProprietary
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    Allegro CL is the most powerful dynamic object-oriented development system available today, and is especially suited to enterprise-wide, complex application development. Complex applications with billions of objects are now made easy with Allegro CL 9.0.

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    GNU Common Lisp

    • FreeOpen Source
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    GCL is the official Common Lisp for the GNU project. Its design makes use of the system's C compiler to compile to native object code, providing for both good performance and facile portability.

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    LispWorks

    • Free PersonalProprietary
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    LispWorks is a commercial implementation and IDE for the Common Lisp programming language.

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    MIT Scheme

    • FreeOpen Source
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    MIT/GNU Scheme is an implementation of the Scheme programming language, providing an interpreter, compiler, source-code debugger, integrated Emacs-like editor, and a large runtime library. It's best suited to programming large applications with a rapid development cycle.

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