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KDevelop Alternatives

KDevelop is described as 'A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP' and is a popular IDE in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to KDevelop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Microsoft Visual Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Eclipse or Geany. Other great apps like KDevelop are PyCharm, Apache NetBeans, Code::Blocks and Qt Creator.

KDevelop alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KDevelop.
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  1. Microsoft Visual Studio icon

    Microsoft Visual Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • .NET Framework
    105 alternatives to Microsoft Visual Studio 

    Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services.

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    1.  AutocompletionMicrosoft Visual Studio can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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  2. Eclipse icon

    Eclipse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    155 alternatives to Eclipse 

    Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle. Many people know Eclipse as a Java IDE, but it is much more than that- Eclipse actually consists of over 60...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsEclipse can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  AutocompletionEclipse can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Eclipse.
    eclipse on windows 10
    eclipse on macOS


  3. Geany icon

    Geany

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    133 alternatives to Geany 

    Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. Another goal was to be as independent as possible from a special Desktop Environment like KDE or GNOME -...

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    1.  LightweightGeany consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Geany.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingGeany supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Ad-freeGeany doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Distraction-freeGeany has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Spell CheckingGeany can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  PortableGeany can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Geany 1.34
    Nice UI with themes and good integration with Ubuntu
  4. PyCharm icon

    PyCharm

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    74 alternatives to PyCharm 

    Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging.

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    1.  Code FormattingPyCharm supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in PyCharm without registration.
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  5. Apache NetBeans icon

    Apache NetBeans

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    102 alternatives to Apache NetBeans 

    A free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and mobile applications with the Java language, C/C++, and even dynamic languages such as PHP, JavaScript, Groovy, and...

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    1.  Code FormattingApache NetBeans supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    2.  Git SupportApache NetBeans supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingApache NetBeans supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Trees


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    Code::Blocks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    61 alternatives to Code::Blocks 

    Code::Blocks is a free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCode::Blocks can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableCode::Blocks can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Code::Blocks without registration.
    4.  Support for scriptingCode::Blocks supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Qt Creator

    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    136 alternatives to Qt Creator 

    Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    1.  AutocompletionQt Creator can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Code FormattingQt Creator supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingQt Creator supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  8. CLion icon

    CLion

    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • IntelliJ IDEA
    18 alternatives to CLion 

    The intelligent cross-platform C/C++ IDE. CLion is a new IDE that helps you be more productive while developing apps with C and C++ for Windows, Linux and OS X. Take advantage of proven JetBrains expertise in code quality, efficient code navigation, smart code completion...

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingCLion supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsCLion can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  AutocompletionCLion can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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    CodeLite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • wxWidgets
    51 alternatives to CodeLite 

    CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages. CodeLite is known to work on various OSs including:

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  10. Xcode icon

    Xcode

    • Mac
    59 alternatives to Xcode 

    Xcode is Apple's premiere development environment for Mac OS X. In addition to being packaged on the DVD with every copy of Mac OS X, the latest Xcode developer release is always available for free to ADC members and includes all the tools you need to create, debug, and...

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Xcode without registration.
    2.  PortableXcode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Dark ModeXcode supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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