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Free Code::Blocks Alternatives

The best free alternative to Code::Blocks is Eclipse, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Code::Blocks and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Code::Blocks are Microsoft Visual Studio, CppDroid, Apache NetBeans and Qt Creator.

Code::Blocks alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Code::Blocks.
This page was last updated May 1, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible...

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  1. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

    Most users think Eclipse is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  2. Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services.

    Microsoft Visual Studio vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Microsoft Visual Studio is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    doesn't have cpp development functionally

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    Visual Studio on Mac doesn't have C++ development functionality.

    Negative comment almost 4 years ago
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    -3


  3. CppDroid

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    CppDroid is simple C/C++ IDE focused on learning programming languages and libraries.

    Almost everyone thinks CppDroid is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  4. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

    Discontinued

    Python plugin for NetBeans (nbPython) has been discontinued since v8.1

    Most users think Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  5. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

    Qt Creator vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Qt Creator is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    High quality and very stable. Can be used for both Qt and general purpose C++ development, on both Windows and Linux.

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  6. CppCode

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    CppCode is an offline C/C++ IDE & Compiler:.

    Most users think CppCode is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  7. B4X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications.

    B4X vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Most users think B4X is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    Work so good and is perfect to exercise you at home

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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    -3
  8. A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP.

    Most users think KDevelop is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  9. CodeLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • wxWidgets

    CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages. CodeLite is known to work on various OSs including:

    CodeLite vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Most users think CodeLite is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    Simple, powerful, intuitive, and easy to set up.

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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    -2
  10. Programming Hub

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The best app to learn 14+ programming languages such as Python, Assembly, HTML, VB.NET, C, C++, C# (C Sharp), JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, R Programming, CSS, Java and much more!.

    Programming Hub vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Most users think Programming Hub is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
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    low level code IDE vs test online test bench/REPL

    Negative comment over 4 years ago
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