Free KDevelop Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to KDevelop for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. 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 50 alternatives to KDevelop and many of them is available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to KDevelop are Geany (Free, Open Source), PyCharm (Freemium, Open Source), Apache NetBeans (Free, Open Source) and Code::Blocks (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 13, 2021

    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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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

      Discontinued

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

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    5. 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. An IDE with all the features a developer need, having a consistent look, feel and operation across platforms.


    6. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • wxWidgets
      CodeLite is an open-source, cross platform IDE for the C/C++/PHP and Node.js programming languages.
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    7. kodeWeave is a realtime coding playground for HTML, CSS and Javascript. Similar to JSFiddle and JSBin, but kodeWeave was made to work offline but also as a prototyping application to build applications for desktop operating systems while on mobile devices.
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    8. Ultimate++, also called U++, is a C++ cross-platform rapid application development framework focused on programmers productivity. It includes a set of libraries (GUI, SQL, etc..), and an integrated development environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Anjuta is a versatile Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for C and C++ on GNU/Linux.
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