Eclipse Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Eclipse for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Eclipse and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Eclipse are IntelliJ IDEA (Freemium), Apache NetBeans (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Visual Studio (Free Personal) and VSCodium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021

    1. Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.
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      hpt8592 Best PHP IDE on the planet.
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    2. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.


    3. JetBrains WebStorm is a commercial IDE for JavaScript, CSS & HTML built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform. WebStorm provides automatic code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, refactoring support and VCS integration.
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    4. UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).
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    5. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
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    6. The intelligent cross-platform C/C++ IDE. CLion is a new IDE that helps you be more productive while developing apps with C and C++ for Windows, Linux and OS X.
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    7. A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP.
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    8. Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...
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      jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • wxWidgets
      CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages.
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