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Delphi Alternatives for Mac

Delphi is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Microsoft Visual Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Lazarus or PyCharm. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Delphi and 19 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Delphi are MonoDevelop, Free Pascal, Xcode and Jmix.

Delphi alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Database Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Delphi.
This page was last updated Jun 25, 2022
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  • Windows

Embarcadero Delphi, formerly CodeGear Delphi and Borland Delphi, is a software development environment for Microsoft...

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  1. 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 Delphi opinions
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    More lightweight and much faster. Better auto-completion, has fuzzy search in all its search bars and much nimbler code navigation. Has better integration for git. Has many nice plugins, such as the Vim and of course OmniPascal (which is a must-have)

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  2. Lazarus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • OpenSolaris

    Lazarus is a cross-platform IDE for the Free Pascal compiler. It tries to offer a Delphi-like programming experience through its own 'Lazarus Component Library' and supporting many platforms like Windows, OSX, Linux, BSD, Android, iOS and more.

    Lazarus vs Delphi opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Lazarus is a great alternative to Delphi.

    Lazarus uses pascal language like Delphi and lazarus use many visual component Delphi use, components with the same name and in the same place delphi has it, I'm so glad find here an alternative to this program

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    Because it supports very simmilar Object Pascal dialect and can convert projects from Embarcadero Delphi to Lazarus projects.

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  3. 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.

  4. MonoDevelop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • .NET Framework
    • Xamarin Studio

    MonoDevelop enables developers to write desktop and web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It also makes it easy to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X maintaining a single code base for all platforms.

    Discontinued

    As of October 2021, the GitHub repository README has been updated to say "This project has not been built nor maintained since January 2020 and has been archived".

  5. Free Pascal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS

    Free Pascal (aka FPK Pascal) is a 32 and 64 bit professional Pascal compiler. It is available for different processors: Intel x86, Amd64/x86_64, PowerPC, PowerPC64, Sparc, ARM.

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  6. Xcode

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Xcode is Apple's premiere development environment for Mac OS X.

  7. Jmix

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Jmix provides powerful full stack architecture along with Rapid Application Development tools for easy start and fast development of modern business web applications.

  8. LiveCode

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    It is Both Under the GPL and it is also Proprietary if using the GPL version the software you make is required to be under the GPL.

  9. Ecere SDK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  10. React Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs.

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