Eclipse Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Eclipse for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac 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 Nov 29, 2021

    1. Experimental Sublime Text clone. The Backend is written in Go (Programming Language). If you are fluent in go, go ahead fork the projekt. This project is at an early stage. It is a chance and a challenge.

      Discontinued

      It would appear that Lime Text has been abandoned. It's web site is unavailable and it appears no work has been done on it since last year.

    2. Wing is a highly customizable Python IDE that uses both static and runtime code analysis to provide auto-completion, call tips, code documentation, goto-definition, find uses, refactoring, and many other features.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • FLATHUB
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      The repository "Code - OSS" (also known as vscode) is where Microsoft develops the Visual Studio Code product together with the community. This source code is available to everyone under the standard MIT license.
    3. JetBrains RubyMine — Ruby and Rails IDE built on years proven IntelliJ platform.
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    4. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The C++ IDE for professional developers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      A lightweight yet powerful IDE/code editor that comes in both Web and desktop editions, the latter written with PHP and including choices for several platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac).
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The Projucer is a comprehensive project management and code editing tool with a revolutionary C++ live coding environment which has full C++11 support.
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    5. The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.
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    6. Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries. Thunderpad aims to be faster and more lightweight than most text editors, but as useful as them.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2015. Latest versions can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub

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