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 Jun 2, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Raspberry Pi
      BlueJ is an Integrated Development Environment for Java, developed mainly for educational purposes, but also suitable for small-scale software development.
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    1. 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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    2. The C++ IDE for professional developers.
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    3. 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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    4. JetBrains RubyMine — Ruby and Rails IDE built on years proven IntelliJ platform.
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      • 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).
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      The beautiful, fast, flexible, native Mac code editor from Panic.
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    5. 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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    6. Foobar is an easy to use, "edit and run", coding environment with support for multiple programming languages and technologies. With Foobar you can easily write tools and scripts, test your ideas and learn new techniques and algorithms all from the same place.

      Discontinued

      Website down, twitter re-branded, app off the market.

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      • Linux
      Zend Studio for Eclipse combines proven capabilities to create the world’s most powerful IDE for Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
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