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Infer is described as 'Facebook Infer is a static analysis tool - if you give Infer some Objective-C, Java, or C code, it produces a list of potential bugs' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Infer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Cppcheck, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Infer are Shellcheck, PVS-Studio, Coverity Scan and Flawfinder.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. Cppcheck icon

    Cppcheck

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Eclipse

    Cppcheck is an static analysis tool for C/C++ code. Unlike C/C++ compilers and many other analysis tools it does not detect syntax errors in the code. Cppcheck primarily detects the types of bugs that the compilers normally do not detect.

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    Shellcheck

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • GNU Emacs
    • Vim
    • Sublime Text
    • Atom
    • Code - OSS (vscode)
    • Visual Studio Code

    A simple tool for finding bugs in shell scripts.

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  3. PVS-Studio icon

    PVS-Studio

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • MinGW
    • GCC C Preprocessor (cpp)
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • clang

    PVS-Studio is a static analyzer that detects errors in source code of C, C++ and C# applications. The PVS-Studio tool is intended for developers of contemporary applications and it integrates into the Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010/2012/2013 environment.

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  4. Coverity Scan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD

    Coverity Scan Static Analysis allows to find and fix defects in your Java, C/C++ or C# open source project for free.

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  5. Flawfinder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Flawfinder examines source code and reports possible security weaknesses (``flaws'') sorted by risk level. It's very useful for quickly finding and removing at least some potential security problems before a program is widely released to the public.

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  6. Splint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Splint is a tool for statically checking C programs for security vulnerabilities and coding mistakes. With minimal effort, Splint can be used as a better lint.

    Discontinued

    Last version 3.1.2 is from August 2007.

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    lgtm.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    lgtm.com is a platform for code analytics. It's free to use for open source software; results for over 55k projects are readily available (add your own!), has automatic code review pull request integration (GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab), and much more.

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  8. VisualCodeGrepper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    VCG is an automated code security review tool that handles C/C++, Java, C#, VB and PL/SQL. It has a few features that should hopefully make it useful to anyone conducting code security reviews, particularly where time is at a premium:

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  9. EDoC++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    EDoC++ is a C++ source analysis tool designed to identify problems associated with the use of exceptions in C++ code. Additionally EDoC++ can be used to generate detailed documentation

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  10. Clang Static Analyzer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Xcode

    The Clang Static Analyzer is a source code analysis tool that finds bugs in C, C++, and Objective-C programs.

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