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

    1. WideStudio is an open source, Integrated Development Environment for desktop applications purely made in Japan.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last version, v3.98-7, released in November 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. An Editor for Text, HTML, LaTeX, C++, Java, Python, R, Perl, Ruby, PHP, and more... Based on GNU Emacs, Aquamacs integrates perfectly with OS X with many Mac-specific extensions to fit with the Mac user interface (you can turn them off if you want of course...).
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    3. JBoss® Developer Studio provides superior support for entire development lifecycle. It includes a broad set of tooling capabilities and support for multiple programming models and frameworks, including container development.
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    4. Peppermint is a tweakable Swiss Army knife for Coding on your Mac.

      Discontinued

      Website, Mac App, and Twitter last updated in 2015
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      DrJava is a lightweight development environment for writing Java programs. It is designed primarily for students, providing an intuitive interface and the ability to interactively evaluate Java code. It also includes powerful features for more advanced users.
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    5. Tool Suite for Node.js, JavaScript, Java and Eclipse plugin Development. Included plugins are - Nodeclipse - Chrome Development Tools, fixed for debugging Node.js - MarkDown (*.md) Editor - GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM) Viewer - Eclipse 4.
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      Cross-platform, keyboard-friendly text editor.
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      LiteIDE is a simple, open source, cross-platform Go IDE.
    6. DrPython is a highly customizable text editor geared towards writing programs in Python quickly and easily. It is written in Python using the wxPython toolkit (which makes use of the Scintilla text control internally).
    7. Adobe ColdFusion Builder is an official Adobe ColdFusion IDE based on the Eclipse platform which allows you to build and deploy web and mobile applications.
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