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'. 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 (Free, Open Source), Armed Bear Common Lisp (Free, Open Source), CLISP (Free, Open Source) and ManKai Common Lisp (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 21, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      femtolisp is a simple, elegant Scheme dialect. It is a lisp-1 with lexical scope. The core is 12 builtin special forms and 33 builtin functions. It is fast, ranking among the fastest non-native-compiled Scheme implementations.
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