Open Source CodeLite Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to CodeLite is Eclipse, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to CodeLite and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to CodeLite are PyCharm (Freemium, Open Source), Code::Blocks (Free, Open Source), Qt Creator (Free, Open Source) and KDevelop (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021

    1. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable. An IDE with all the features a developer need, having a consistent look, feel and operation across platforms.
    4. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.
    5. A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP.
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    6. Bloodshed Dev-C++ is a full-featured Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the C/C++ programming language. It uses Mingw port of GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) as it's compiler. Dev-C++ can also be used in combination with Cygwin or any other GCC based compiler.

      Discontinued

      No longer developed. Last version, 5 Beta 9.2 (4.9.9.2), released on February 21th 2005, is still downloadable, but a maintained version of Dev-C++ with updated code is Orwell Dev-C++

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    7. Ultimate++, also called U++, is a C++ cross-platform rapid application development framework focused on programmers productivity. It includes a set of libraries (GUI, SQL, etc..), and an integrated development environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Anjuta is a versatile Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for C and C++ on GNU/Linux.
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    8. Orwell Dev-C++ is a Portable (IDE) Integrated Development Environment and Compiler for the C++ programming language. It's a maintained version of Dev-C++ which features an updated MinGW compiler and updated code.

      Discontinued

      The latest version is from April 2015. Project inactive for a while, see https://sourceforge.net/p/orwelldevcpp/forums/general/thread/ce51da27/

    9. 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.
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