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JCreator Alternatives for Linux

JCreator is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Eclipse, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to JCreator and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to JCreator are IntelliJ IDEA, Apache NetBeans, MonoDevelop and BlueJ.

JCreator alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of JCreator.
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  1. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

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    Eclipse vs JCreator opinions
    Some users think Eclipse is a great alternative to JCreator, some don't.

    I don't think it's as useful or helpful as JCreator. My school has it, but i need a new and free software program. Eclipse just isn't my style.

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  2. IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains, and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition.

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  3. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

    Discontinued

    Python plugin for NetBeans (nbPython) has been discontinued since v8.1

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    Apache NetBeans vs JCreator opinions
    Most users think Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to JCreator.

    Easy to use, eclipse is impossible for beginners

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    Because it's easier to use

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    MonoDevelop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • .NET Framework
    • Xamarin Studio

    MonoDevelop enables developers to write desktop and web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It also makes it easy to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X maintaining a single code base for all platforms.

    Discontinued

    As of October 2021, the GitHub repository README has been updated to say "This project has not been built nor maintained since January 2020 and has been archived".

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    BlueJ

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    BlueJ is an Integrated Development Environment for Java, developed mainly for educational purposes, but also suitable for small-scale software development.

    BlueJ in Windows.


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    OpenBeans

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenBeans is an open-source IDE distribution. It is not a fork of Apache NetBeans, but a distribution, in the same way Ubuntu is a distribution based on Debian.

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