Alternatives to IDLE for all platforms with any license

  • IPython

    IPython is an interactive shell for the Python programming language that offers enhanced introspection, additional shell syntax, syntax highlighting, tab completion and...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    IPython icon
  • NINJA-IDE

    NINJA-IDE (from the recursive acronym: "Ninja-IDE Is Not Just Another IDE"), is a cross-platform integrated development environment (IDE). NINJA-IDE runs on...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

    No features added Add a feature

    NINJA-IDE icon
  • PyDev

    PyDev is a third-party plug-in for Eclipse. It is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used for programming in Python supporting code refactoring, graphical...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux Eclipse

    No features added Add a feature

    PyDev icon
  • PyScripter

    PyScripter is a free and open-source Python Integrated Development Environment (IDE) created with the ambition to become competitive in functionality with commercial...

    Free Open Source Windows

    No features added Add a feature

    PyScripter icon
  • Wing IDE

    Wing IDE is a commercial IDE for Python. It has syntax highlighting, code completion via analysis of Python files, Django integration, networked debugging, and more....

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

    Wing IDE icon
  • Pyzo

    Pyzo is a cross-platform Python IDE focused on interactivity and introspection, which makes it very suitable for scientific computing. Its practical design is aimed at...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Pyzo icon
  • Keypress Editor

    This is the editor you were looking for. Keypress is an offline, desktop based code editor. Use Keypress to edit your local files, on any platform. Keypress features...

    Free Chrome OS Chrome

    No features added Add a feature

    Keypress Editor icon
    • Discontinued goes to some chinese site
  • Eric

    Eric is a full-featured IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Python and Ruby, This is one of the best options for programming in Python. You can extend its...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Eric icon
  • Ecere SDK

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Ecere SDK icon
  • Thonny

    Python IDE for beginners. Its supports different ways of stepping through the code, step-by-step expression evaluation, detailed visualization of the call stack and a...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    No features added Add a feature

    Thonny icon
  • Python Tools For Visual Studio

    PTVS is a free/OSS plugin that turns Visual Studio into a Python IDE. PTVS supports CPython, IronPython, editing, browsing, Intellisense, mixed Python/C++ debugging...

    Free Open Source Windows Microsoft Visual Studio

    No features added Add a feature

Platforms

Desktop

Show 8 less popular platforms

IDLE Comments

Comment by Thelle
about IDLE · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

This software is not a duplicate after all, as I earlier claimed! But IDLE is bundled with Python... For more see the discussion page: Forum

reply
Comment by thelivingded
about IDLE · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Agree with Thelle, IDLE is part of python. This should be deleted.

reply
Comment by Thelle
about IDLE · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

This is a copy of Python (Small Python iconPython) and should be deleted...

reply