Coverity Scan Alternatives

    Coverity Scan is described as 'Static Analysis allows to find and fix defects in your Java, C/C++ or C# open source project for free' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Coverity Scan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Xcode. The best alternative is SonarQube, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Coverity Scan are Cppcheck (Free, Open Source), PVS-Studio (Paid), Flawfinder (Free, Open Source) and Clang Static Analyzer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 9, 2020

    1. SonarQube is an open source quality management platform, dedicated to continuously analyze and measure source code quality, from the portfolio to the method.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      • Eclipse
      Cppcheck is an static analysis tool for C/C++ code. Unlike C/C++ compilers and many other analysis tools it does not detect syntax errors in the code. Cppcheck primarily detects the types of bugs that the compilers normally do not detect.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • MinGW
      • GCC C Preprocessor (cpp)
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      • clang
      PVS-Studio is a static analyzer that detects errors in source code of C, C++ and C# applications. The PVS-Studio tool is intended for developers of contemporary applications and it integrates into the Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010/2012/2013 environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Flawfinder examines source code and reports possible security weaknesses (``flaws'') sorted by risk level. It's very useful for quickly finding and removing at least some potential security problems before a program is widely released to the public.
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    2. The Clang Static Analyzer is a source code analysis tool that finds bugs in C, C++, and Objective-C programs.
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    3. lgtm.com is a platform for code analytics. It's free to use for open source software; results for over 55k projects are readily available (add your own!), has automatic code review pull request integration (GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab), and much more.
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    4. Splint is a tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes. With minimal effort, Splint can be used as a better lint.

      Discontinued

      Last version 3.1.2 is from August 2007.

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    5. A tool to detect bugs in C/Java/Objective-C programs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      EDoC++ is a C++ source analysis tool designed to identify problems associated with the use of exceptions in C++ code. Additionally EDoC++ can be used to generate detailed documentation
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    6. Parasoft’s C/C++test is the fully-integrated software testing solution for embedded safety-critical industries. Its automated software testing capabilities are also made for today’s high-velocity Agile DevOps environments.
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