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MIT Scheme is described as 'MIT/GNU Scheme is an implementation of the Scheme programming language, providing an interpreter, compiler, source-code debugger, integrated Emacs-like editor, and a large runtime library. It's best suited to programming large applications with a rapid development cycle' and is a programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MIT Scheme for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Hy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MIT Scheme are Chibi Scheme, Steel Bank Common Lisp, CMU Common Lisp and Armed Bear Common Lisp.

MIT Scheme alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MIT Scheme.
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    Hy

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    34 alternatives to Hy 

    Hy is a wonderful dialect of Lisp that’s embedded in Python.

    Since Hy transforms its Lisp code into the Python Abstract Syntax Tree, you have the whole beautiful world of Python at your fingertips, in Lisp form!.

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    1.  Support for scriptingHy supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
  2. Chibi Scheme

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    16 alternatives to Chibi Scheme 

    Chibi-Scheme is a very small library with no external dependencies intended for use as an extension and scripting language in C programs. In addition to support for lightweight VM-based threads, each VM itself runs in an isolated heap allowing multiple VMs to run simultaneously...

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    Steel Bank Common Lisp

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    11 alternatives to Steel Bank Common Lisp 

    Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL) is a high performance Common Lisp compiler. It is open source / free software, with a permissive license. In addition to the compiler and runtime system for ANSI Common Lisp, it provides an interactive environment including a debugger, a statistical...

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    CMU Common Lisp

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    11 alternatives to CMU Common Lisp 

    CMUCL is a free, high performance implementation of the Common Lisp programming language which runs on most major Unix platforms. It mainly conforms to the ANSI Common Lisp standard. CMUCL provides a sophisticated native code compiler; a powerful foreign function interface; an...

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  5. Armed Bear Common Lisp

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    11 alternatives to Armed Bear Common Lisp 

    Armed Bear Common Lisp (ABCL) is a full implementation of the Common Lisp language featuring both an interpreter and a compiler, running in the JVM. Originally started to be a scripting language for the J editor, it now supports JSR-223 (Java scripting API): it can be a...

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    CLISP

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    13 alternatives to CLISP 

    CLISP is a portable ANSI Common Lisp implementation and development environment by Bruno Haible. Interpreter, compiler, debugger, CLOS, MOP, FFI, Unicode, sockets, CLX. UI in English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, and Danish.

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    1.  PortableCLISP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. ManKai Common Lisp

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    11 alternatives to ManKai Common Lisp 

    ManKai Common Lisp (MKCL) aims to be a full implementation of the Common Lisp language in compliance with the ANSI X3J13 Common Lisp standard. It is free software distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) with a few minor exceptions (see the...

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    femtolisp

    11 alternatives to femtolisp 

    femtolisp is a simple, elegant Scheme dialect. It is a lisp-1 with lexical scope. The core is 12 builtin special forms and 33 builtin functions. It is fast, ranking among the fastest non-native-compiled Scheme implementations.

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    Clozure Common Lisp

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    11 alternatives to Clozure Common Lisp 

    Clozure CL (often called CCL for short) is a free Common Lisp implementation with a long history. Some distinguishing features of the implementation include fast compilation speed, native threads, a precise, generational, compacting garbage collector, and a convenient...

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    LIPS Scheme

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    5 alternatives to LIPS Scheme 

    Modern and powerful lisp language written in JavaScript with literal regexes, that hide use of promises, full access to JavaScript, lisp macro system and hygienic macros.

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