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FreeBASIC is described as 'completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types, inline assembly, object orientation, and many others' and is a programming language in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FreeBASIC for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Python, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FreeBASIC are C++, C#, Ruby and Lua.

FreeBASIC alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Game Development Tools or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FreeBASIC.
This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

FreeBASIC is a completely free, open-source, 32-bit BASIC compiler, with syntax similar to MS-QuickBASIC, that adds new...

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  1. Python

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • OpenSolaris
    • MorphOS

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

  2. C++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    C++ is a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose, powerful programming language. It is regarded as an intermediate-level language, as it comprises a combination of both high-level and low-level language features.



  3. C#

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    C# is a multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic, object-oriented (class-based), and component-oriented programming disciplines.

  4. Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features. Ruby originated in Japan during the mid-1990s and was initially developed and designed by Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto.

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    The Ruby language is even easier to read and write than BASIC, and there is a wide variety of add-on libraries in the form of "gems" that are easy to install and use on any major platform.

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    Good selection of libraries, easy-to-read syntax, and multiple ways to do most operations

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  5. Lua

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • Playstation
    • MorphOS

    Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.



  6. LÖVE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • FreeBSD

    Hi there! LÖVE is an awesome framework you can use to make 2D games in Lua. It's free, open-source, and works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS.

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    FreeBasic is a programming language. LÖVE is a game framework for the Lua language. LÖVE is great but is a very different kind of product.

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  7. Perl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development.

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  8. Dart

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus, 2011 October 10-12. The goal of Dart is "ultimately to replace JavaScript as the lingua franca of web development on the open web platform.

  9. Nim is a statically typed, imperative programming language with a powerful macro system that tries to give the programmer ultimate power without compromises on runtime efficiency.

  10. D is a language with C-like syntax and static typing. It pragmatically combines efficiency, control, and modeling power, with safety and programmer productivity.

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